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THEATER: A brilliant and complex musical: ‘Next to Normal’ on stage at Media Theatre

By Frank Burd For Digital First Media A rock musical about a mother struggling with a mental illness is not your usual theater fare. It opened on Bro|

Grammy-winner drops by Montgomery County Community College Center for Music Technology. MORE: Nearing completion, a recording, mixing and mastering suite will be open to the public

Montgomery County Community College’s Lively Arts Series recently hosted five-time Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger and band leader Terence Blanchard. ...

By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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  • Education

    Daniel Boone School District preparing assembly guidelines

    One month after a high school assembly presentation on racism was deemed offensive and divisive, Daniel Boone School Board members said Feb. 12 there should be some general guidelines for future assemblies.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    ‘Active shooter’ in school training ongoing for Amity police

    AMITY >> Amity Township Police Chief Andrew J. Kensey said Feb. 15 that his department continues to be proactive with “Active Shooter” trainings at the Daniel Boone Middle School, 1845 Weavertown Road, in Amity.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Immaculate Conception Academy gives back

    Immaculate Conception Academy, a Catholic school located in Douglassville, celebrated 100 days of school on Friday, Feb. 9.

    Submitted by Adele Reilly|

  • News

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service prepares for 8th Annual Basket Raffle

    The Boyertown Area Multi-Service 8th Annual Basket Raffle is right around the corner! This event, guaranteeing fun for all ages, is scheduled for Friday, April 6, at a new location, Morning Star Fellowship. The doors open at 5:00 p.m. The Basket Raffle begins at 7:30 p.m.

    From Debra Brauner|

  • News

    Police ID fatal crash victim in Berks County

    DISTRICT TWP. >> Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash involving a Honda sedan and a dump truck.

    Digital First Media|

  • Events

    Antietam Valley Community Partnership Community Dinner on March 4

    Join us for our 5th annual Community Golumpki or Chili Dinner! All you can eat chili or golumpkis, drink, coffee, and dessert for $10 in advance or $12.50 at the door. All homemade by our dedicated volunteers. Eat in or take out from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Antietam High School, 100 Antietam Road, Reading, Pa. 19606.

    From Margaret Saylor|

  • Entertainment

    Berks Choir Games March 10 at Abe Lincoln Ballroom

    The Berks Choir Games was established by the Reading Choral Society in 2014 as a festival to share, inspire, and celebrate the continued creation of and love for excellent and diverse choral music in Berks County and beyond. This is the 4th year of our festival, and this year we will once again be focusing on the art of a cappella! BCG 2018 will be comprised of 3 components: Afternoon of A Cappella, Main Stage Concert, and Community Pop-Up events.

    From Susan Coughlin|

  • Entertainment

    2018 Reading Symphony Orchestra League student audition results

    Twelve students auditioned Sunday, Feb. 4, for the Reading Symphony Orchestra League Student Scholarship and for a chance to play with the Reading Youth Orchestra.

    From Charles Gallagher|

  • News

    Rep. Hennessey to seek re-election in Pennsylvania’s 26th House District

    State Rep. Tim Hennessey, a 25-year veteran of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, has announced that he will seek another term representing the 26th legislative district.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Caso resigns from Boyertown School Board

    BOYERTOWN >> Just three months after winning election to a second term in office, Boyertown School board member Robert Caso has tendered his resignation.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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