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  • Entertainment

    The Feinberg Brothers bring bluegrass to Reinholds

    REINHOLDS >> An evening of Bluegrass Music will be held at the Reinholds Fire Company Banquet Hall along Route 897 in Reinholds on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 6 p.m. Featured will be The Feinberg Brothers along with Chester Johnson and The Foggy Mountain Grass.


  • Announcements

    Moms Club of Douglassville East holding raffle event to support Amity Fire & Rescue

    A six-year-old boy is taken to school in a yellow school bus. So what? But getting driven to school in a big yellow fire truck, with sirens wailing and lights flashing? That’s a big deal.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Getting the most out of the Flower Show

    With its stunning garden exhibits, floral displays, miniatures, individual plant entries, and so much more, the Philadelphia Flower Show is always a delight to the senses — plenty to engage the eye and the nose. But if you know where to look, there’s also plenty to tickle your brain cells as well.

    By Pamela Baxter|


    TriCounty Community Calendar for Feb. 21

    Now through Feb. 28 Birdhouse show: An old-fashioned wall-mounted telephone, a vintage blue teapot and a cheerful yellow trolley are just a few of the more than 50 of hand-crafted birdhouses, bird feeders and 30 bird-themed quilted wall hangings, pillows and artwork that are up for bid in the ninth annual Birdhouse Show & Silent Auction, now through Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Garden Spot Village. Members of the Garden Spot Village Woodshop started the event in 2009 to raise money for...


  • Announcements

    State Sen. Judy Schwank hosting Opioid Addiction Awareness Event

    State Sen. Judy Schwank is hosting an opioid addiction awareness event from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 16 at the Governor Mifflin Intermediate School in Shillington.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Features/People

    Store owners take part in National Random Acts of Kindness Day, donate goods to Exeter Police

    Local residents and store owners Ben and Ellen Nonnemacher recently took part in National Random Acts of Kindness Day on Friday, Feb. 17, by donating goods to Exeter Township Police Department.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Boyertown Area School District participates in Pennsylvania TSA Region 9 Conference

    On Feb. 4, 131 Boyertown Area School District students travelled to Stroudsburg High School to compete in the Pennsylvania Technology Student Association (TSA) Region 9 Conference. Students from Boyertown Area Senior High School, Junior High East, and Junior High West joined 200 high school and junior high school students for a thrilling day of competition.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Hamburg Area High School students, teachers explore virtual reality classroom

    Hamburg students, teachers and administrators entered virtual reality, using 3D computer technology on Feb. 21.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Announcements

    Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announces temporary closure for renovations

    BOYERTOWN >> The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced it will be temporarily closed while its main gallery undergoes major renovations. Its entire collection has been moved out so a new cement floor can move in.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Twelve former troopers honored

    During the recent Feb. 21 Troopers Lodge Dinner and Legislative Reception at the Roman Delight Restaurant near Orwigsburg, 12 retired members of Trooper Melley Lodge were honored for their combined service of more than 280 years with the Pennsylvania State Police.

    Trooper Melley Lodge|

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