In Other News

Reading Civic Theatre’s ‘Shrek’ captivates young fans

By Cheryl Thornburg |


  • General news

    Morgantown Hard to the Core Mud Run fundraises for cancer patients

    Moregantown >> The rain was not an issue for runners this past weekend. In fact, it made for a more exciting experience.

    By Gwen Bauer For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Boyertown Historical Society sells calendars, holds paranormal investigations

    The Boyertown Historical Society will begin rolling out their end of the year calendar of events beginning this weekend Sept. 19 and 20 with a paranormal investigation and several Haunted Boyertown ghost tours.

    By Hilda Hynes For the Boyertowbn Historical Society |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Studio B exhibit “Untitled: Art without Artifice” offers artistic freedom and challenge

    In honoring the freedom inherent in the creative process, an anonymous donor invited artists to submit work that need not fit a particular theme or idea, artists who stretch boundaries in their work “because they can.” The exhibit “Untitled: Art without Artifice” opens Friday, September 19, 2014, at a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

    From Studio B |

  • Education

    Kutztown University & Reading Area Community College sign reverse transfer agreement

    Kutztown University and Reading Area Community College announced Sept. 15 a reverse transfer agreement that will permit eligible students, who transfer from RACC to KU before earning an associate degree from RACC, the opportunity to transfer KU credits back to RACC to apply towards completion of the RACC associate degree concurrent with their enrollment at KU.

    From RACC |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Fleetwood Community Theatre Spaghetti & Song features theme The Anatomy in Music

    Fleetwood Community Theatre presents an evening of musical talent and food.

    From FCT |

  • General news

    Kutztown Overlay Districts fail to pass; Silk Mill District shelved

    Kutztown >> The motion for Overlay Districts failed to pass Tuesday night, shelving the Silk Mill District land development proposal.

    By Joe Brown For 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Oley Fair returns for 68th Year; Lego contest, pumpkin weigh-off among new events

    The 68th Annual Oley Valley Community Fair is right around the corner, and a team of administrators has worked diligently alongside volunteers to offer events, contests and entertainment for this popular event. The fair runs Sept. 18, 19 and 20 at the Oley Valley Fairgrounds.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Veteran Benefit to be explained at Chestnut Knoll At Home

    Chestnut Knoll At Home, Gilbertsville, invites all veterans and their spouses to a free educational Veterans Benefits Seminar on Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Chestnut Knoll At Home, Gilbertsville, located at 1041 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville. Learn about an eldercare benefit offered by VA that can reduce the cost of senior care for veterans and their spouses.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

  • Opinion

    A Slice of Life: Deep Fried Fare…

    Resistance is simply futile. Despite the fact that the nutritional benefits of anything which is deep-fried is essentially zilch, the scent of funnel cake batter hitting hot oil is oftentimes too great a temptation to resist.

    By Felicia Fisher Black Buggy Baking Company |

  • General news

    Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County to host three part event

    On Saturday, Sept. 27, the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County will host a three part event. First and foremost, the day will celebrate 50 years of caring for their important collection of early buildings. All of the Trust properties will be open to the public that day. Finally, the Trust will unveil signs informing visitors of the history of the buildings at the historic park at Old Morlatten Village, 31 Old Philadelphia Pike, Douglassville.


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