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Emergency crews raise American flag for NJ Trooper killed in I-78 crash

By Lisa Mitchell|

Samantha Haag crowned 2018-19 Berks County Dairy Princess

The 2018-2019 Berks County Dairy Princess is excited to promote the Berks County Dairy Industry. Samantha Haag was crowned as the 2018-19 Berks County Dairy Princess on May 5 at the Mohrsville Church of the Brethren. ...

By Jennifer Koller Berks County Dairy Princess Committee Member|


  • Veterans, spouses invited to free seminar on long-term care benefits

    Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care invites all veterans and their spouses to attend a free seminar to learn about long term care benefits available to veterans who served on active duty on Thursday, June 7. Seminar times are 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.


  • Former Boyertown Auto Body Works employees reunite at Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

    More than 120 former employees of the Boyertown Auto Body Works attended a Reunion at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles on May 19.

    From Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles|

  • Bally Vacation Bible School promotes conflict resolution

    Vacation Bible School at Bally Mennonite Church will be held July 9 to July 13 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for children Ages 4 through Grade 5.


  • Railfest in Hamburg features demonstrations and exhibits

    The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum invites everyone to “Railfest 2018: Hauling Black Diamonds on the Reading Railroad” on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, June 10, from noon to 5 p.m.

    From Reading Railroad Heritage Museum|

  • New exhibit at Clay on Main: ‘Working Surface’

    Clay on Main will showcase works by local artists in a new exhibit, “Working Surface: Indulging in Appearances,” open now through June 17 from 4 to 6 p.m.

    From Clay on Main|

  • Twin Valley Middle School celebrates ‘Schools To Watch’ designation

    On May 11, 2018, Twin Valley Middle School celebrated its 2018 Don Eichborn Schools “Schools to Watch®” designation with a school wide pep rally, followed by a reception with artistic and musical performances, and recognition given to its students, staff and leadership by Board President Gary McEwen, Superintendent Robert Pleis, Senator Judith Schwank and Senator John Rafferty Jr.

    From Emily A. Branch|

  • Chester County artist, Doug Mott, opens his home

    The minute you walk in the door, you’re looking out a window. In other words, as soon as you’re in, you’re out again. Sort of.

    From Doug Mott|

  • Conestoga Church hosts program on Lazarus Project fighting opioid crisis

    People gathered at the Conestoga Mennonite Church, 2779 Main Street in Morgantown, May 14, at 7 p.m. to learn about the Lazarus Project, a Lancaster County project fighting the national crisis of overdose deaths from opioids.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    DINING: Bank & Bourbon a tasty culinary investment

    Maybe it was just a dream, but I think I read somewhere that NASA has discovered a new planet covered in bourbon. But even if you can’t go there any time soon, you can do the next best thing; you can go to Bank & Bourbon, the upscale restaurant in the Loews Hotel in the old PSFS building at 12th and Market streets in center city Philadelphia.

    By Len Lear For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Schuylkill River Sojourn to celebrate 20 years

    When the first Schuylkill River Sojourn launched in 1999, most participants had canoes, and paddling on the river was a novelty to many.

    Digital First Media|

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