In Other News

Pres. Lincoln visits Kempton Civil War Days

By Lisa Mitchell|

Schuylkill Valley High School breaks ground on new stadium

The Schuylkill Valley School District celebrated a milestone when they broke ground on their new stadium project at 6:30 p.m. in the current stadium on May 22. The project is set to be completed in September 2017. ...

By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|


  • News

    Snap Fitness of Douglassville introduces MYZONE heart rate monitors

    Snap Fitness of Douglassville is adding new ways for guests to achieve their personal fitness goals with the introduction of MYZONE heart rate monitoring technology.

    By Harrison Otto|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: The upside of tent caterpillars

    Right now, they’re everywhere — those white, webby, Halloween-y things in the crotches of tree branches. Inside the webs are hundreds of wriggly, leaf-chomping Eastern Tent Caterpillars. Ick.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Movies & TV

    NEW TO STREAMING/VOD: ‘Get Out’ remains the year’s biggest must-see film

    A mind-bendingly original and terrifying horror thriller, Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” follows an African-American photographer named Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) who reluctantly agrees to meet the parents (Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener) of his white girlfriend (Allison Williams).

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Columnists

    REFLECTIONS: Why doesn’t gender equity apply to barbecuing?

    I always have found it amusing that men, many of whom would only cook in the kitchen if they were handcuffed to the stove, are the king of the grill.

    By Mike Zielinski Columnist|

  • Food

    FOOD: Tasty spring salad recipes to try tonight

    Faced with six types of lettuce on display, a woman wondered aloud which to buy.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Good Shepherd Kutztown celebrates move with public wellness event May 31

    Good Shepherd Physical Therapy – Kutztown is celebrating its move to a new, larger location by holding a wellness event for the public on Wednesday, May 31 from 3 to 7 p.m. The new site is located at Weis Plaza, 15260 Kutztown Road, Suite 170 in Kutztown and is one of more than 60 facilities in nine Pennsylvania counties operated by Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

    Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network|

  • News

    Taylor Pool crowned Berks County Dairy Princess; Malaina Rhoads crowned Li’l Miss Dairy Princess

    The 2017-2018 Berks County Dairy Princess is excited to go on a “Milk Adventure” promoting the Berks County Dairy Industry. Taylor Pool was crowned as the 2017-18 Berks County Dairy Princess on May 12 at the Mohrsville Church of the Brethren.

    Berks County Dairy Promotion Committee|

  • Entertainment

    OUTDOORS: David Rogers’ ‘Big Bugs’ at Tyler Arboretum this summer

    There will be “Big Bugs” on exhibit June 3-Aug. 29 at Media’s Tyler Arboretum.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary publishes new children’s book

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary staff and interns have published a new children’s book, entitled Percy the Victorious Vulture, which is based on the true and inspirational story of a flightless black vulture in Kempton, PA. The publication serves as an education tool to teach children about vulture behavior, raptor conservation, and citizen science.

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary|

  • News

    The King’s Academy launches variable tuition program

    The King’s Academy launches Variable Tuition, a tuition assistance program aimed at making an outstanding, Christian education available to as many families as possible.

    The King’s Academy |

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