In Other News

Fleetwood HS recognizes September Students of the Month

Fleetwood High School|

Fleetwood Girl Scout Brownie Troop earns Dancer Badge

Fleetwood Girl Scout Brownie Troop 1956 recently visited Dance Dynamics Studio in Blandon. ...

By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager|


  • News

    Washington Township fire destroys barn, injures firefighter

    WASHINGTON TWP. >> One firefighter was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries sustained while battling a fire that destroyed a township barn Friday evening.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    13th Annual Boyertown Area Unity Walk highlights non-profits

    The 13th Annual Boyertown Area Unity Walk was held Sunday, Oct. 9, coinciding with the 13th Turning Leaf Fall Festival. The event was originally planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, but was held on it’s Sunday rain date due to the weather conditions.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • News

    Hundreds walk to raise funds at Berks County Heart Walk

    More than 200 walkers turned out at Gring’s Mill Recreation Area in Reading on Sunday, Sept. 25 for the Berks County Heart Walk.

    American Heart Association|

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    Governor Mifflin High School student selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American

    Governor Mifflin High School senior Matthew Bowers has been selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American. He will join an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

    Governor Mifflin School District|

  • News

    Photos: Boyertown’s Turning Leaf Fest welcomes fall

    The 9th Turning Leaf Fall Festival returned to Boyertown Community Park on Sunday, Oct. 9. The event was originally planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, but was held on Sunday due to the weather conditions.


  • Columnists

    person to person — impact: Treasures Among Us (Part 2 of 2)

    Last week I shared with you about meeting Bill and Marge Montgomery in church, his early years in committing his live to Jesus Christ, his music accomplishments and attending the Navy Music School. The following is additional information I learned about Bill during our conversations.


  • Food

    Talking trash ... fish: Area chefs champion former cast-offs

    Dogfish, drum, sea robin — embrace the idea that “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” and sample some so-called “trash fish.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Warm up with a rustic lentil stew

    If you have never pureed cooked carrots as a thickening and flavor agent to a stew, you are in for a treat. With the addition of some slight sweetness in the way of dried fruit, this hearty stew is a great entree by itself ... with the addition of some crusty bread that is.


  • Food

    NUTRITION: Dealing with stress, and the appetite that comes with it

    With the relaxation of summer days now a hazy memory and school and work schedules in full swing, you might notice your stress levels are up.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Events

    46th annual Greek Food Bazaar returns to Berks County Oct. 14-15-16

    READING >> Visit Greece without leaving Berks County at the 46th Annual Greek Food Bazaar, returning Oct. 14-15-16 to Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

    By Tony Phyrillas @tonyphyrillas on Twitter|

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