In Other News

Fleetwood girl, 11, mingles with celebs at New York premiere of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

By David Daniels Columnist|

Behind the scenes of ‘The Music Man’ performed by Hamburg Drama Hawks

Hamburg Area Drama Hawks performed “The Music Man” on March 17, 18, and 19. ...

By Alyssa Marzili Hamburg junior |


  • News

    Hamburg Law firm Antanavage Farbiarz expands

    David W. Crossett recently joined the historic law firm of Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC.

    Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC|

  • News

    Shoemakersville Lions Club donates to Zion’s Community Garden, feeding those in need

    Shoemakersville Area Lions Club President Brian Moroney presented a check for $300 to Eileen Puglia, Zion Lutheran Church Council President for Zion’s Community Garden, which provides food for the Hamburg Area residents who are in need. Mrs. Puglia was also the speaker for the Ladies Night held on Thursday, March 23, at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood House, Leesport. Mrs. Puglia spoke on scrapbooking, and explained how to scrapbook and gave tips on how to get started in...

    By James W. Seifert Shoemakersville Lions|

  • Features/People

    Skippack artist’s mural brightens children’s lives at Montgomery County Court Care

    NORRISTOWN >> A colorful, playful and inspirational mural with the theme “Keep Looking Up,” created by a Skippack artist, now greets children at Montgomery County Court Care, a licensed drop-in care center for families who have court business to attend.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Announcements

    Pennsylvania American Water awards grants to Berks County fire departments

    Pennsylvania American Water announced today that seven emergency service organizations across Berks County received grants through the company’s annual Firefighting Support Grant Program. The company launched the program in 2009 to help local fire departments and emergency services in purchasing safety gear, lifesaving equipment, training materials and essential firefighting apparatus.

    Pennsylvania American Water|

  • News

    Students win big at Kutztown

    Kutztown Superintendent George F. Fiore recognized student achievements during the March 22 school board meeting, including Odyssey of the Mind teams, Berks County Spelling Bee third place winner, and National History Day winners.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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    High winds cause electrical fire at radio transmission site in Bethel Township

    State Police Reading investigated an accidental fire that occurred at a radio transmission site, Ministries of Yahew Inc., 90 Stauffer Road, Bethel Township, at 1:04 p.m. on March 22.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Driving too fast for traffic leads to 4-vehicle crash in Penn Township

    State Police Reading report that Pamela Pluguez, 22, Pottstown, was stopped in traffic traveling east on Bernville Road when Ian Kennedy, 34, Shillington, was traveling behind her vehicle too fast to stop in time. His 2012 Cadillac CTS4 struck her 2015 Chrysler Town & Country.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    2 vehicles collide on Route 61

    On Thursday March, 23, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Route 61 and Snyder Road in Ontelaunee Township.

    By David Reimer Sr. Leesport photographer|

  • Speaker gives presentation ‘Triangles, Tribes and Poison’

    The Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology John Shrader Chapter 21 will hold its Chapter Meeting April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Mule Stable at Joanna Furnace located just off Route 10, about 3 miles north of Morgantown turn right onto Furnace Road proceed about quarter mile to the entrance on the right.

    PA Archaelogy Chapter 21|

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    Vehicle strikes support pole of former Balthaser building, Hamburg

    On Wednesday March 22, a vehicle struck a support pole of the building overhang at Third and State streets in Hamburg. The property was previously owned by the late Sally Balthaser.

    By David Reimer Sr. Leesport photographer|

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