In Other News

High winds cause electrical fire at radio transmission site in Bethel Township

By Lisa Mitchell|

Topton high speed police chase ends with flipped Jeep

A Macungie man lead State Police on a high speed chase through Topton that ended in his vehicle flipping over onto its side on March 22 at 11:45 a.m. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • Speaker gives presentation ‘Triangles, Tribes and Poison’

    The Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology John Shrader Chapter 21 will hold its Chapter Meeting April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Mule Stable at Joanna Furnace located just off Route 10, about 3 miles north of Morgantown turn right onto Furnace Road proceed about quarter mile to the entrance on the right.

    PA Archaelogy Chapter 21|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: A peach pudding to welcome Spring

    I think this “pudding” is out of this world. It reminds me of a chocolate pudding cake.....moist and decadent. To me, it is a mixture of the New England Cobbler and a Buckle. This classic is usually prepared using a sugar syrup that is poured over the top, but I find the natural sweetness of peaches and oranges is far superior, sorry Tennessee purists.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Kutztown Middle School wins 4th overall at Regional Science Olympiad

    The Kutztown Middle School Science Olympiad team who placed 4th overall at the Centraleastern Regional Science Olympiad competition held at Kutztown University on March 17. There were 23 individual events with Kutztown Middle School receiving a combined 14 medal count.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Road naming ceremony honors East Penn founder DeLight Breidegam Jr.

    East Penn Manufacturing Co., Lyon Station, held a ceremony on March 17 to announce the designation of a portion of State Route 1010, which passes by the Lyons Station manufacturing facility, as the DeLight Breidegam Jr. Memorial Highway.

    East Penn Manufacturing Co.|

  • News

    Talisman Players present ‘George Washington Slept Here’

    Talisman Players present “George Washington Slept Here” on March 30 and 31 and April 1 at 7 p.m. and April 2 at 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Auditorium, 357 W. Main St., Kutztown.

    By Tom Nardone Director|

  • News

    Did George Washington stay at inn in Kutztown?

    Did George Washington stay at an inn in Kutztown?

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Lifestyle

    PHOTOS: Boyertown Wellness Fair promotes healthy living

    The Wellness Council of Boyertown had their 12th Annual Wellness Fair on Saturday. The event included more than 50 vendors and hundreds of people in attendance. Through the day, there were several healthy breakout sessions on topics such as nutritious snacks and how gratefulness is good for health. The fair also included demonstrations about karate, CrossFit and more. There was a kids cook-off where students made healthy dishes. The winner of the chef competition took home a bicycle. For...


  • Sports

    Twin Valley’s ascent culminates with trip to states

    Shortly after he was named Twin Valley girls basketball coach back in 2015, Mark Morrow had a conversation with the returning Raiders trio of Taylor Knorr, Julie Wallace and Gabby Parlaman.

    By Darryl Grumling For Digital First Media Twitter: @DarrylGrumling|

  • News

    More than 150 dance night away at Masquerade Daddy/Daughter Dance

    Tri Valley YMCA in Fleetwood hosted its annual Daddy/Daughter Dance on March 3. More than 150 fathers and daughters attended the Masquerade-themed dance. Michele Ernst of Michele Ernst Photography, 484-955-7031, was the event photographer.


  • Entertainment

    Hannah Violet Trio to perform at Boyertown’s State Theatre

    This Saturday, March 25, the Hanna Violet Trio will perform at the State Theatre. The show starts at 7 p.m.

    The State Theatre Preservation Society|

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