In Other News

America’s Got Talent finalist visits Kutztown for sold-out performance Dec. 4

Nettwerk Music Group |

Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce presentation reviews benefits of Main Street Programs to Kutztown and Hamburg

Keynote speakers Deena Kershner, Executive Director of Our Town Foundation, and Nancy Brooks, Main Street Manager for Kutztown Community Partnership, provided a presentation on Main Street Programs in Hamburg and Kutztown during the Northeast Berks Ch...

By Lisa Mitchell|


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    America’s Got Talent finalist visits Kutztown for sold-out performance Dec. 4

    Installation artist, musician and America’s Got Talent finalist William Close visits Kutztown for a special sold-out performance with his Earth Harp at the Schaeffer Auditorium at Kutztown University on Dec. 4

    Nettwerk Music Group |

  • Announcements

    #GivingTuesdayBerks launched as part of global effort to champion charity at the holidays

    More than 70 Berks County nonprofit organizations are collaborating on the global Giving Tuesday social media campaign that is underway to encourage charitable donations one week from today on Dec. 1.

    From the Berks County Community Foundation |

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    State Police: York man taken into custody for public drunkenness

    On Nov. 22 at approximately 2:32 a.m., State Police from the Reading station responded to Route 222 in Maxatawny Township, about a half north of the Virginville exit, after receiving several reports of an unknown male walking in traffic around the location.


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    Fleetwood Police: Two car collision on Arch Street

    On Nov. 22, Fleetwood Police responded to a two car crash that occurred at the intersection of Arch Street and North Franklin Street in Fleetwood.


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    Dr. Roger Whitcomb to speak to Kutztown Rotary

    Dr. Roger Whitcomb will explain the complicated relationship between Russia and Syria in an open presentation to the Kutztown Rotary Club in the President’s Room (Room 250) of the McFarland Student Union Building, Kutztown University at 7 p.m. on Dec. 9.

    Kutztown Rotary Club |

  • Entertainment

    Kutztown Community Choir to perform annual Christmas Concert

    The annual KCC Christmas choral concert has been scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 357 W. Main Street, Kutztown.

    Kutztown Community Choir |

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    Fleetwood senior Carl Fortna, Jr. earns All-State cross country honor

    Fleetwood senior Carl Fortna finished 19th at the PIAA AA State Cross Country Championships recently held in Hershey, earning a selection to the PA All-State Team. This honor is in addition to him placing third at the Berks County Championships held at Kutztown University, as well as a sixth place finish at the PA District III Championships held at Big Spring High School in Newville. Fortna is one of only three male Fleetwood cross country runners in the past 40 years to be named to the...

    For Digital First Media |

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    Fleetwood Brownie Troop visits Camp Mosey Wood for ‘Pony Days’

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Brownie Troop 144 visited Camp Mosey Wood for the day to enjoy a special event they host called “Pony Days.” During the course of the day, the girls learned basic horse safety, which included the proper way to put on a helmet. They got to meet the horses and pet them. After learning more horse skills, each of the girls got to ride a horse as they were led around a ring three times. That was their favorite part of the whole day.

    Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager |

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    Fleetwood Area High School: November Students of the Month

    Daniel Shomper Daniel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Shomper of Blandon. Daniel’s future plans include attending either the University of Akron or Temple University. Daniel has been involved in the following clubs at Fleetwood Area High School: Football, Track and Field and Future Business Leaders of America. Daniel has also dedicated himself to the community by volunteering at Berks Encore helping elderly citizens with technological issues, and he helps coordinate and run...

    Fleetwood Area High School |

  • Education

    Fleetwood Area School District Report: Holidays renew appreciation for the importance of the arts

    During this time of year, I have a renewed appreciation for the importance of the arts in my life. I enjoy the holiday music, receiving beautiful greeting cards, and seeing all of the decorations throughout our community. As the superintendent of schools, I have even more opportunities to enjoy the arts during the holidays thanks to the work of our students and teachers. I would like to call your attention to a number of opportunities for you to join us in the school district to see and...

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Fleetwood Superintendent |

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