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Kutztown Strong enacts strong relationship between school district, university, community

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Ivan Stoltzfus of Honey Brook returns home from second cross-country tractor ride

Ivan Stoltzfus of Honey Brook returned home from his second drive across the country on his 1948 John Deere Model A Tractor benefiting Across America for Wounded Heroes. ...

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  • Lifestyle

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Vacation, tides, and the rhythms of life

    I just got back from our annual family vacation on the coast of Maine. There is something about the quantity and the quality of all the blue and green — the ocean and the forests — that keeps calling us back. And so does our hideaway — a little cottage that sits on a wooded bluff about fifty feet above a bay; it takes a hike down a series of wooden steps and ladders to actually get to the water’s edge.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • News

    Building a Better Boyertown announces Dog Days of August

    Building a Better Boyertown is hosting the annual Dog Days of August event this coming weekend, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on N. Chestnut Street. This is going to be an exciting event for all pet owners and their companions in walkable Boyertown.

    Building a Better Boyertown|

  • Entertainment

    MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Wind River’ a chilling, compelling drama in harsh setting

    One can argue that in the tales penned by Taylor Sheridan, the setting is a character, one almost as important as the protagonist.

    By Mark Meszoros mmeszoros@news-herald.com @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|

  • News

    Welcome To My World: Happiness is washing the car, together

    Reprint (First Use to Highway News 2011)

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist|

  • News

    A Look Back in History: The Hidden Architectural Treasures found at Pricetown

    Conrad Price, the person for which the small community of Pricetown bears its name, was among the original 12 Brethren pioneer families who settled here about 1754 and were an outgrowth of the Brethren Plain sect who settled in the Oley Valley.

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist|

  • News

    REFLECTIONS: CTE makes giving up football a no-brainer

    This fall there are kids all over Berks County playing youth and high school football. Their parents should ask themselves, “Should they be?”

    By Mike Zielinski Columnist|

  • Entertainment

    EAT & DRINK: Phoenixville’s TASTE, Sand Castle Winery host Vegan Winemakers Dinner

    TASTE, the new vegan restaurant from Sand Castle Winery, will host a winemakers dinner at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug 31. Executive Chef Theo Charitos will pair a six course vegan menu with select wines from Sand Castle Winery. Winemaker, Joseph Maxian will host the event and discuss the food and wine pairings. The cost is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

    By Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: From PAW Patrol to food trucks to community festivals and more — lots to enjoy

    Take off American Helicopter Museum and Education Center: Celebrate World Helicopter Day noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 20 at 1220 American Blvd., West Chester. Every day thousands of people rely on helicopters for rescue, disaster relief, transport, firefighting, medical transfers, power line maintenance, tourism, agriculture and many other roles. See helicopters up close and talk to the people who work with them. Admission is $10, $8 for children, students and seniors. Helicopter rides...

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Six Flags sets world record fon National Roller Coaster Day

    Six Flags Great Adventure celebrated National Roller Coaster Day by setting a new record, and it involves pajamas.

    By Ticket staff|

  • News

    Boyertown twirling coach draws jail for improper contact with teen girl

    NORRISTOWN >> A former Berks County man who authorities said helped coach the Boyertown Legionette Twirlers faces time behind bars for having an inappropriate relationship with a teenage girl he coached.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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