In Other News

Kutztown University alumna shows anyone can thru hike, even with diabetes

By Lisa Mitchell|

A sweet reminder for Shoey Lions Club officers

Shoemakersville Lions Club invited PDG Bob Argot and his Partner in Service to come to the annual Lions Club officers installation. He came bearing sweet reminders of their various responsibilities for their respective positions. ...

By Adele Argot Lions Club|


  • Columns

    Welcome to my world: Flowers do speak

    For lo the winter is past; The rain is over and gone;

    By Carole Christman Koch|

  • News

    Pottstown women arrested for theft at Exeter Walmart

    EXETER >> Two Pottstown women were arrested Saturday after an incident at Walmart that allegedly involved a retail theft and an assault on three employees.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    ‘Project Dawn’ now on stage at People’s Light

    Think of prostitution as portrayed on stage. Tragic, measured and distant, for many decades it was done in a well-worn approach seen in such plays as “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” or “Anna Christie.” The oldest profession was portrayed as driven by altered economic circumstances and bad luck rather than sexual abuse, drug addiction, illiteracy and deep-rooted poverty. Examinations of power – the power of men over women, of women’s own power...

    By Anders Back For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    ‘Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect’ on view at Brandywine River Museum of Art

    Occupying two floors at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, the new “Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect” exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Chadds Ford master painter’s birth.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Body of missing Berks woman found among building materials

    DOUGLASS (BERKS) >> The body of a woman reported missing from her Douglass Township home Friday was discovered Monday morning, putting a tragic end to a weekend-long search, authorities confirmed.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Photos: Boyertown Relay For Life celebrates 10th year

    Boyertown Relay for Life celebrated its 10th year on June 24 at the Boyertown Community Park. Forty-two groups participated and the theme for this year was superheroes. This annual event, which benefits the American Cancer Society, runs for 24 hours from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday.


  • News


    Oley beer and wine enthusiasts will no longer have to travel far to stock their refrigerators and wine racks.

    By Lynn A. Gladieux For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Elmwood Park Zoo ready for Beast of a Feast

    NORRISTOWN – Elmwood Park Zoo’s (temporary) transformation from daily family destination to wild party location is underway as it prepares for its biggest event of the summer. Guests of this year’s Beast of a Feast, Elmwood Park Zoo’s annual summertime fundraiser, will enjoy sample selections from nearly 50 local restaurants, making it the largest food celebration in the event’s nearly ten year history. A full list of participating restaurants is available...


  • News

    Music Around Town for June 28

    28 June – Michael Kropp at Wyebrook Farm, Honey Brook (6 p.m. start)


  • Sports

    Berks/L-L wins Carpenter Cup for second straight year

    The Berks/Lancaster-Lebanon softball team captured its second straight Carpenter Cup championship on June 22 at FDR Park in Philadelphia with a 2-1 victory over Tri-Cape in the final.

    Staff report|

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