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Kutztown integrates STEAM into everyday classroom

By Brady Tucker For Digital First Media|

Talisman Players presents ‘Pinnochio’ at Boyertown State Theatre March 3

It was a news article in the Boyertown Times on Feb. 8, written by Lisa Mitchell of the Kutztown Patriot, that the Talisman Players were performing the children’s production of “Pinnochio” in Kutztown that led State Theatre presi...

From State Theater|


  • Berks County Public Libraries hosts 16th annual Awards Celebration

    Berks County Public Libraries hosted the 16th Annual Awards Celebration at their headquarters in Leesport on Feb. 21.

    By Ashleigh Hughes Kutztown Community Library|

  • J-Walkers volunteer team of Boyertown host Benefit for Bryce March 3

    When the J-Walkers volunteer team of the Boyertown area becomes focused and mission-oriented, some miraculous things develop.

    Submitted by J-Walkers|

  • Columns

    SPEAKER MIKE TURZAI: PA Supreme Court oversteps authority to redraw Congressional map

    Sen. Joe Scarnati, as the Pennsylvania Senate Pro Tempore, and I, as Speaker of the Pennsylvania House, filed an Emergency Application for a Stay with the United States Supreme Court today. Our application makes clear that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court did not have the power to invalidate the constitutional, democratically passed congressional map. In allowing the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to invalidate federal congressional lines and to draw lines of their own, the U.S. Supreme Court will...


  • Kutztown FFA hosts 75th Anniversary Bash Feb. 24

    Kutztown FFA celebrates 75 years of agriculture education and FFA leadership training by hosting a 75th Anniversary Bash for all former FFA members at the Virginville Grange on Feb. 24.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Iconic barn torn down to make way for future development in Ontelaunee Township

    In Ontelaunee Township, across from the Leesport Diner, this iconic barn at the intersection of Routes 61 and 73 was torn down on Feb. 20 to make way for future development of the 22 acre tract along Route 61 owned by the Greater Berks Development Fund.


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    Troop 48 leader accomplishments celebrated in its 100th year

    While local Boy Scout Troop 48 celebrated their 100th Year Anniversary, many accomplishments were also celebrated for their members.

    From Joseph Valent|

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    Tri County Record Community Calendar Feb. 27

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to Note Tri County Record Calendar.


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    Conestoga Christian School student receives two congressional nominations

    At age 8 Carissa Earnest decided that she wanted to go to the naval academy. Her parents thought it might be just a passing phase, but Carissa has been determined to follow that dream ever since. It wasn’t long before she decided that she wanted to learn to fly. Later, she got involved in the Technology Student Association at Conestoga Christian School, receiving awards at regional and state competitions, and decided that she wanted to pursue aeronautical engineering.

    From Ginnie Lodge|

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    Tel Hai sponsors annual food drive to support local families

    Tel Hai Retirement Community invites the community to participate in the Annual Tel Hai Food Drive from March 1 to 30, benefiting the Twin Valley Food Pantry in Morgantown and the Honey Brook Food Pantry in Honey Brook. In conjunction with National Nutrition Month, Tel Hai is requesting the donation of non-perishable food items and supplies including canned tuna, peanut butter, cereals, pasta, rice, canned fruits & vegetables, laundry detergent, dish soap, bar soap, paper towels and...

    From Jolene Weaver|

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    Thrivent named one of the world’s most ethical companies

    Thrivent, a not-for-profit membership organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously, announced today it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

    From John Lauer, Thrivent Financial®|

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