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Driver fell asleep, Jeep veered into path of Deka truck

By Lisa Mitchell|

Bartram Breeze Trail Races held at Kerny Dam Rec Area

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  • News

    Jury will not learn about Bill Cosby civil settlement

    NORRISTOWN >> A jury will not learn about entertainer Bill Cosby’s October 2006 civil settlement with Andrea Constand, the woman who accused him of the sexual assault for which he will stand trial in June, a judge has ruled.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Bigger Than the Beatles, Who Does God Say I Am?

    On May 6, Pequea Presbyterian Church will host a free ladies event from 9 a.m. to noon. This event is open to women and teen girls ages 12 and up and will focus on identity and who we are in Christ.

    Pequea Presbyterian Church|

  • News

    Hamburg Area High School April Students of the Month

    Congratulations to the Hamburg Area High School Students of the Month for April. Freshman Emma Riegel is the daughter of Brian and Stephanie Riegel of Hamburg. Sophomore Isaiah Blatt is the son of Eric and Tina Blatt of Shoemakersville. Junior Alyssa Marzili is the daughter of Sheri Marzili of Shoemakersville and Michael Marzili of Pottsville. Senior Helen Kerschner is the daughter of Diane and Glenn Kerschner of Hamburg.

    Hamburg Area High School|

  • News

    New chief sworn in May 8 for Northern Berks Regional Police

    Northern Berks Regional Police Department will swear in Det. Sgt. Brian Horner, Officer in Charge, as the new chief of police during a ceremony at 11 a.m. on May 8 at the Ontelaunee Township Municipal Building.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Crime

    M&T Bank robbery arrest in Honey Brook Borough

    On April 24, 2017 the Honey Brook Borough Police Department and Chester County Detectives arrested Megan Courtney Collins, age 31, from the 2500 block of Conestoga Avenue, Honey Brook, in connection with a bank robbery on Feb. 22, 2017.

    By Patrick Ely Chief of Police|

  • News

    BASD Special Education Liaison presented with Annie Sullivan Award

    The Boyertown Area School District has announced that Barbara VanBuskirk, special education liaison and 20-year employee with the District, was presented with the 2017 Annie Sullivan Award during a ceremony at the Berks County Intermediate Unit.

    Submittted to Digital First Media|

  • Events

    Boyertown Area Choral Association announces broadway-themed concerts

    Songs of Broadway is the theme of the Boyertown Area Choral Association’s 27th annual Spring concert. Two free performances will be offered the first weekend in May.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Gardening and community — plant sales, contests, and more

    Gardening creates so many opportunities to build community — from the simple act of sharing a spring bouquet or own-grown produce, to hobnobbing with growers at local plant sales or taking part in a community garden contest.


  • Entertainment

    Boyertown State Theatre prepares for ‘Steel Magnolias’ production

    The State Theatre Players of Boyertown will be bringing audiences to a hair salon in northern Louisiana during their upcoming production of “Steel Magnolias” at the end of April.

    By Harrison Otto|

  • Events

    ‘The Right Price’ game show comes to The State

    The State Theatre Preservation Society is proud to sponsor The Right Price Game Show on Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 7, at 3 p.m. at the historic State Theatre in Boyertown.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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