In Other News

Through My Kitchen Window: Recipe book pays tribute to PA Dutch baking traditions

By Lisa Mitchell|

Kutztown University President addresses students about strike

Kutztown University President Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson hosted an open forum today, Oct. 19, in an effort to ease staff and student’s concerns regarding the APSCUF faculty union strike. ...

By Darius Pleasant For Digital First Media|



    Elverson holiday parade reaches new heights

    ELVERSON >> It was a beautiful night for a parade. Hundreds of people lined the streets of Elverson watching all the participants. American Legion Morgantown Post 537 once again won Best in Show with their float of an Astronaut in Space. Rich Williams of Morgantown, a talented member of the Legion worked hard to design and build the float.


  • Local pastor honored for years of service

    On Sunday, Oct. 2, Pastor Edward Kurtz and his wife, Helen, were honored for more than 40 years of service to the Living Waters Fellowship Church. More than 50 members from past to present met at The Torch Community Center for a surprise celebration reunion to show their appreciation. A time of prayer and testimony was followed by cake and refreshments.


  • Petra Fall festival offers family fun Oct. 28

    Families looking for a Halloween alternative — and lots of fun — are invited to the 2016 Petra Fall Fest at Petra Church, New Holland, on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. All are welcome, and everything but the optional purchase of food from food trucks is free!


  • Wedding donations provide new computers for Morgantown’s Village Library

    A Morgantown couple celebrated their vows, and their wedding donations provided new computers for Morgantown’s Village Library.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

  • On the Record with Carol: Morgantown Village Library hosts Fall Book and Bake Sale

    The annual Fall Morgantown Village Library and Book Sale was held October 13-15.

    By Carol Quaintance @for Digital First Media|

  • Honey Brook’s Ivan Stoltzfus sets off for cross country journey on tractor

    Ivan Stoltzfus began his “Across America for Wounded Heroes 2016” on a tractor from Honey Brook farm on Oct. 15.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Exeter Police receive grant for ballistic vests

    EXETER >> The Exeter Police Department is one step closer to purchasing new bulletproof vests.

    Digital First Media|

  • Education

    More sleep for Philly area students? Facts to know about later school start times

    Several schools in the region have been discussing later start times. This has spurred a lot of discussion about the sleep schedules and logistics about a later start times for middle and high school students. Regionally, Owen J. Roberts and Phoenixville school districts have been in talks about how a later start day would work.


  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Make time for this sweet treat

    Just like the classic cocktail flavor, these muffins are easy, delicious and will give you a natural high after one bite.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    UPDATE: State university faculty go on strike

    WEST CHESTER >> According to an announcement on their Twitter feed, the faculty across the state system of higher education are on strike.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

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