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NomFest in Kutztown helps poor, homeless

By Lisa Mitchell|

Lightning strikes rainbow in Berks County

The July 25 storms brought dark clouds, lightning and heavy rainfall. As the storm passed, lightning struck through a rainbow over Hamburg Community Library. ...



  • News

    Boyertown, Pottstown gardeners take home cash prizes at contest awards ceremony

    POTTSTOWN >> Money ... money ... money and plants ... plants ... plants were a big part of this year’s Home Garden Contest award ceremony since winners took home as much as $200.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Entertainment

    Genesius Theatre to present ‘In The Heights’ musical comedy

    Genesius Theatre presents “In The Heights” — the light, sweet & hot, hot, hot Latin & hip-hop musical comedy — which runs August 5 thru 14 at the 10th and Walnut theater. Step into the super hot Tony Award-Winning musical featuring a fusion of music and dance from across Latin America made fresh with an urban New York vibe. In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant Manhattan neighborhood, on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and...

    Genesius Theatre |

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    Tompkins VIST Bank hires commercial lending manager for new Pottstown branch

    On July 18, Tompkins VIST Bank announced that Frank Strunk, of Sanatoga, has joined the bank as commercial lending relationship manager supporting the new Pottstown branch. Strunk’s responsibilities include providing conventional and SBA loans and other personalized banking solutions to business customers in the Pottstown and TriCounty areas.

    Tompkins VIST Bank |

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    Pottstown Memorial Medical Center welcomes new pediatrician

    Pediatrician Sheila Aseto-Rhoden, DO, MS, has joined Conventry Pediatrics in Pottstown. Dr. Aseto-Rhoden recently completed a pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Hospital at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. She received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013.

    Pottstown Memorial Medical Center |

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    PAHWF announces Board retirements

    The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has had changes in Board leadership. As of June 30, two of the Foundation’s Board members, Dr. William Taddonio and Debbie Zelle, have concluded their terms and retired from the Board.

    Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation |

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    Living History Sundays come to Pottsgrove Manor

    On Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 1 to 4 p.m., Pottsgrove Manor’s living history volunteers, dressed in colonial period clothing, will be living life the 18th century way.

    Pottsgrove Manor |

  • Lifestyle

    On Tap

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    Breanna & Alexa Forrest Osoyo spread South of the Border Trojan pride

    Breanna and Alexa Forrest Osoyo, granddaughters of former Executive Director of the Foundation for Pottstown Education, traveled from their home in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico to spread Pottstown Pride in Ocean City, New Jersey.


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    Building a Better Boyertown eyes next 5 years

    With the year 2016 more than half over, Building a Better Boyertown (BBB) is looking towards the future.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Patriot Community Calendar July 28

    Send events to by Friday noon week prior to publication.


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