In Other News

Topton high speed police chase ends with flipped Jeep

By Lisa Mitchell|

Vehicle strikes support pole of former Balthaser building, Hamburg

On Wednesday March 22, a vehicle struck a support pole of the building overhang at Third and State streets in Hamburg. The property was previously owned by the late Sally Balthaser. ...

By David Reimer Sr. Leesport photographer|


  • 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

    Soup’s on! Celebrate spring with five fresh recipes

    After a warm February and snowy March, it’s officially spring ­­‑ a time when chefs eagerly await tendrils, shoots and other tempting ingredients for seasonal soups.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • 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|

  • 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|

  • News

    Several join Oley American Legion Post to make lunch for Hope Rescue Mission

    Several members of the community recently spent a Saturday morning making dozens of lunches for Hope Rescue Mission of Reading.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Gilbertsville man charged in fatal Route 100 hit-and-run

    POTTSTOWN >> Authorities have arrested a man who allegedly left the scene of a fatal accident on Route 100 earlier this month.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    Missing Mertztown man, 84, found dead near his car on Rockland Township private lane

    A missing Mertztown man was found deceased near his car, which was parked on a private lane in Rockland Township, on Sunday.

    Lisa Mitchell

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