In Other News

Von Dohren grabs 3rd modified win of season at Grandview

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

Saxton: Broadcaster bias an increasing issue in NASCAR

I don’t always agree with Brad Keselowski. Sometimes I think he comes across as somewhat arrogant. However I do agree with him when he talks about the NASCAR Fox Sports broadcast team and some of them being biased. ...

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |



    Tax increase approved

    Hamburg Area school directors gave final approval for the 2016-17 budget, which includes a .25 mill tax increase, on June 20.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media |

  • News

    PDC recognizes Our Town Foundation as statewide accredited program

    Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) is honored to recognize six Pennsylvania downtown neighborhoods, including Hamburg’s Our Town Foundation, as statewide accredited programs.

    Pennsylvania Downtown Center |

  • News

    Local teacher awarded Buchwald Summer Fellowship

    Katrin Jungé, a teacher at Kempton New Church School, has been awarded a prestigious Buchwald Summer Fellowship by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio. The center is a highly regarded nonprofit provider of educational programs for U.S. history and government teachers, as well as high school and college students.

    The Ashbrook Center |

  • News

    Northeast Berks Chamber announces 2016 Shining Star Awards

    For a third year, the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, Kutztown, announces the Shining Star Awards to be held at the Berkleigh Golf Club, 14623 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, on Thursday, Sept. 29. Last year, Berks Encore, a nonprofit represented by LuAnn Oatman, President and CEO, received the ultimate recognition - Member of the Year.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

  • News

    State Police: Children’s slide at Centerport playground vandalized

    State Police at Hamburg are currently investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred in the Centerport Borough on June 13 between 8 and 11 p.m.


  • News

    Hawk Mountain receives grant from PPL Foundation for public programming

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation.

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary |

  • Lifestyle

    Hamburg Item Calendar June 29

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.


  • Lifestyle

    LIVE BLOG: Chester County Hot Air Balloon begins today

    For many in Chester County and the tri-state area, June means hot air but not so much in terms of temperature nor misleading messages.


  • News

    Lift up a child’s voice, become a CASA volunteer

    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Berks County invites you to attend their upcoming informational sessions to learn how CASA makes a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. Court appointed special advocates are volunteers empowered by the courts to advocate for children in foster care, to help protect their rights and safety and to guide them through the child welfare system.

    CASA of Berks County |

  • News

    ReadingFilm and GRACT seek program manager

    The ReadingFilm office and the Greater Reading Alliance of Community Theatres are excited to announce a partnership that will create a temporary part time staff position to provide administrative support to the ReadingFilm Office, ReadingFilmFEST and Greater Reading Alliance of Community Theatres.

    ReadingFilm |

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