Three local institutions that are helping to educate and entertain the public while preserving the area's cultural history were awarded substantial grants Tuesday under a special state program.
Poets and writers who participate in an annual exhibit by Studio B in Boyertown that features visual and literary art will be part of a Friday (Sept. 18) live panel discussion on the creative process.
A local Girl Scout earns that organization's highest award with work in Green Lane. Three local employers introduce experts in new positions. And, Boyertown area artists show off latest creations.
Instructor Ozzie Sneddon, who led a successful virtual comics workshop for young artists during July, returns online again in September with weekly art lessons for teens. Registrations are being taken now.
Over a three-hour period Friday between 6 and 9 a.m., the Douglass (Berks) Police Department said its patrols were busily stopping aggressive drivers on Reading Avenue in Boyertown.
Boyertown, Bechtelsville, and Colebrookdale have benefited since June from coverage by the new Eastern Berks Regional Police Department. Its chief and officers informally chatted Saturday with the public.
Rather than run in a pack, members of the Healthy Kids Running Series in Boyertown and Pottstown will take to the Internet and trod virtual paths to better living despite the coronavirus outbreak.
Montgomery and Berks County representatives of an organization advocating electoral redistricting reform is scheduled to be held March 4 at Boyertown Community Library.