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  • News

    Rafferty to seek fifth term in Pa. Senate

    State Sen. John Rafferty Jr. announced Wednesday he will seek re-election to a fifth term representing the 44th Senatorial District in Harrisburg.

  • Food

    THE TREND IS TO BLEND: Meat-and-mushroom recipes to try tonight

    Imagine an award-winning pitmaster serves you a juicy cheeseburger piled high with toppings. Bet your mouth’s watering. But this isn’t your typical patty. There’s a twist — button mushrooms blended with the beef.

  • News

    Northeast Berks Chamber announces Board Officers for 2018: Dustin Adam, John L. Scott, and Heather Uczynski

    The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, Kutztown, announces new officers for 2018. President Dustin Adam, Edward Jones, Fleetwood; 1st Vice-President & Treasurer John L. Scott, Community First Fund; and Heather Uczynski, Leading Edge Business Consulting, Leesport began a one-year term on Jan. 12.

  • News

    Chamber elects new board members to three-year terms

    Five new board members, who had been declared elected on Dec. 8, began three-year terms Jan. 12 and will serve the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors through December 2020.

  • News

    Jack knifed truck strikes SUV, trucks on 78, Tilden Township

    State Police Patrol Units were dispatched to Interstate 78 westbound in Tilden Township at 10:47 a.m. on Jan. 17 for reports of a jack knifed tractor trailer truck.

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Rediscover the surf rock sound with The Ventures

    Sellersville Theater presents a concert of beachy instrumentals with The Venutres, which of course will feature “Walk, Don’t Run” and “Hawaii Five-O,” as well as related popular ‘60s surf rock songs that the band has made their own, such as “Pipeline” (recorded by The Ventures in 1963, but best known for the top-10 version in that same year by The Chantays) and “Wipe Out” (recorded by The Ventures for their 2016 album...

  • Food

    QUICK COOK: Indonesian flavors spice up dinner

    This simple, vibrant curry, which originates from the Indonesian island of Java, makes a splendid “introductory” curry. It’s mild enough for sensitive palates, since it does not include any chiles and the white pepper is optional, and it’s super easy to make.

  • Winter weather

    Schools opening late after overnight snow

    Here are the schools that have announced late openings and closings today:

  • News

    Victory Chapel fire in Hamburg ruled accidental, electrical

    A State Police Fire Marshall Unit investigation ruled an early morning fire on Jan. 13 at Victory Chapel Ministries in Hamburg accidental. The estimated damage cost is $350,000.

  • Features/People

    Morgantown teen Sam Schmidthuber sings ‘National Anthem’ at PA Farm Show

    On Saturday morning, Jan. 13, singer and song writer Sam Schmidthuber, 16, of Morgantown, sang “The National Anthem” at the closing day ceremony of the 2018 Pennsylvania Farm Show.