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36th Annual Kutztown Holiday Festival puts shoppers in holiday mood

By Craig Koller Kutztown Area Historical Society|

Hamburg Middle School Principal McGorry awarded by Association of School Retirees

On Nov. 13 Hamburg Area School Directors gave special recognition to Middle School Principal Dr. Gene McGorry, who recently received the Lauretta Woodson Award from the Pa. Association of School Retirees (PASR). ...

By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media|


  • News

    OPERATION HOLIDAY: Pottstown woman takes in nephew, 11, in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

    POTTSTOWN >> Everyone who celebrates the holiday season knows that it’s a time for generosity and good cheer.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    PennDOT announces lane closures for Route 422, Route 100

    Right lane closures are scheduled next week on Route 422 and Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) in Montgomery County, for guide rail repair, PennDOT announced.

    Digital First Media|

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    Boyertown’s 14th annual Chillin’ on Main slated for Dec. 2

    The community is invited to join Building A Better Boyertown for Santa’s arrival for Chillin’ on Main scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., for a day of family activities right on Philadelphia Avenue. Philadelphia Avenue will be closed from Reading Avenue to Washington Street from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

    Submitted by Building a Better Boyertown|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Ted Vigil presents ‘John Denver Christmas’ at Sellersville Theater

    That portal to the 1970s is about to open again.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Events

    Boyertown Area Choral Association presents annual free holiday concert

    The Boyertown Area Choral Association will present its 27th annual Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. at The Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, 35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown.

    From Allison Kelly|

  • Food

    FOOD: Try your hand at homemade pasta

    Celebrate fall with a homemade pasta dish that’s sure to please. Whether you’re a pasta pro or first-timer, award-winning chef, author and restaurateur Marc Vetri has you covered.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    ‘A Christmas Carol on the Coach’ rolls into West Reading

    Back by popular demand and now in it’s 4th year, the interactive holiday sensation, “A Christmas Carol,” with a Pennsylvania Dutch twist, rolls into West Reading again this year. Sponsored by the L.O.V.E. Team of West Reading and presented by Fecho Productions, the production is now called, “A Christmas Carol on the Coach.”

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Events

    Boyertown calendar of events Nov. 23 edition

    Nov. 25 Oldies Dance and more: The public is invited to a dance held at Keystone Fire Company, 240 N. Walnut Street in Boyertown, from 7 to 10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. Entertainment provided by DJ Sunny. For more information, call 610-562-2326.


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    Southern Berks calendar of events Nov. 23 edition

    Dec. 2 Contra dancing: Birdsboro Contra Dance offers contra dancing from 7:30 til 10:30 p.m. at Birdsboro Community Memorial Center, 201 E. Main St. in Birdsboro. Beginner instruction at 7pm. Caller is Sue Gola with music by ACED. Admission $9 for adults, $6 students. Wear or carry in clean soft-soled shoes.


  • Entertainment

    Pottstown Dance Theatre brings back a favorite Christmas classic, ‘The Nutcracker’

    The Pottstown Dance Theatre Repertory Ensemble will be doing a full version of the family classic “The Nutcracker” at The Hill School Center for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. as well as Sunday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m.

    From Michelle Jones Wurtz|

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