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Kutztown illustrator’s ‘The Real Poop on Pigeons’ book recommended reading by New York Public Library

By Lisa Mitchell|

Rhythm in Motion Dance Company, Kutztown, dances on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

Rhythm in Motion Dance Company, Kutztown, took their dance shoes on the high seas. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    New garden takes root at Barth Elementary in Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN >> Barth Elementary students got down and dirty when they planted tomatoes in a new community garden.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • News

    PHOTOS: 100 children take home free bicycle at Pottstown PAL rodeo

    Free, free and free was the theme of the day during the Pottstown Police Athletic League (PAL) bike rodeo Saturday at Lincoln Elementary School.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • News

    Cluster wins variances from to convert former Pottstown mansion to offices, classrooms

    POTTSTOWN >> With two unanimous votes, the borough zoning hearing board approved both variances that will allow the Cluster of Religious Communities to use a former mansion on North Franklin Street as offices and classrooms.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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    VIDEO: MCCC graduates over 1,000 in GED program in a decade

    POTTSTOWN >> For many, a high school diploma means the end of four years of hard work and the first step toward a bright future. Yet for those receiving a GED diploma, it means the first step toward a fresh start in life.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Stephanie Grace to perform at Ridgewood Winery June 25

    Local singer-songwriter Stephanie M. Grace will be performing at Ridgewood Winery this Saturday, June 25.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    KU Summer Chamber Music Festival performs at Kutztown Park June 29

    The sixth annual Kutztown University Summer Chamber Music Festival, under the Direction of Maria Asteriadou, is pleased to announce Sunset Spectacular, it’s first ever performance at the Kutztown Park bandshell on Wednesday, June 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

    By John Schmoyer Kutztown Recreation Director |

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    PAHWF awards more than $1.7 million in grant dollars

    The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $1,755,755 in grant requests during the spring grant round of fiscal year 2015-2016 to 41 non-profit organizations, schools and municipalities.

    Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation |

  • Lifestyle

    Cat Angel Network: Meet Kelley, a charming girl looking for a family

    Meet our charming Kelley girl! This pretty lady was found in an abandoned house and left to a very uncertain fate. She is an exceptionally attractive gray and white two-year-old sweetie who will make a wonderful addition to the lucky family who takes her home. Although she loves attention and being petted, she never demands it. She is an affectionate companion and the kind of kitty you look forward to have waiting to greet you when you come home.


  • Columns

    The Historian: A 1720 trip down the Rhine

    On Aug. 30, 1720 the ship Laurel, John Coppel, Master, from Liverpool and Cork, docked in Philadelphia with about 240 Palatine immigrants. It is believed that aboard that ship were New Hanover pioneers Henry Antes, his father and sister, as well as John Philip Boehm, school master, who founded and led the Falkner Swamp Reformed congregation, among others. It is helpful to remember that in those days the job of “school master” was not similar to our school teacher, but more...

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

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    Hamburg Art in the Garden raises funds for Reading Symphony Orchestra League

    Hamburg artists Jay and Martha Ressler welcomed about 20 guests to their home for Art in the Garden, a Reading Symphony Orchestra League fundraiser.

    Lisa Mitchell

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