| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a murder-suicide in North Heidelberg Township in Berks County.
They say 39-year-old Donna Evans was distraught over the breakup of her relationship with her lover and that she bludgeoned her 11-year-old...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The state departments of Agriculture and Health Monday advised consumers and retailers who purchased raw milk and raw milk cheese from Norman Z. and Edith B. Sauder in Kutztown, Berks County, to discard or return the products immediately. Raw milk and raw...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Trout season opens statewide in Pennsylvania on Saturday. The Southeast had a two-week jump start on the rest of the state, but that was somewhat mitigated by low water conditions and the high winds of late.
A lot of area anglers are planning to head...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:05 PM
The executive board of the Somerset County Society of Farm Women met at Kings Restaurant April 10. There were five societies represented at the meeting.
Sally Ware, representing the 11th Society, shared devotions. The three readings she used were:...
| Oct 21, 2012
Cornerstone Wealth Management Group
The advisers at Cornerstone Wealth Management Group, a Hagerstown-based independent investment and wealth-management firm, recently announced their affiliation with CWM LLC, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission-...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:38 PM
About 30 people showed up mid-morning on Wednesday at Kaercher Creek Lake in eastern Berks County to check out the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission in action.
Mike Kaufmann, the Area 6 fisheries manager for the PFBC, and fish biologist Greg Murphy...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Q: We live in the Kutztown area and use Route 222 eastbound several times a month. Just about a half-mile after we pass the Terry Hill water park on the right side of 222, there are several utility poles leaning toward the highway. We've noticed this...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:04 PM
This may come as a terrible shock to certain school officials in Berks County, but some high school students have been known to (gasp) have sex with each other.
Even more shocking is the claim in a lawsuit that it is (gasp, agonized hand-wringing)...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:04 PM
It is cruel to expect people to be responsible for themselves and for what they do to themselves.
We need paladins like Ralph Bellafatto to protect us from the forces of evil, who lure and seduce us into behaviors over which we cannot be expected to...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Hurricane Sandy left the Lehigh Valley and Poconos regions in the dark and with a few less trees but with little damage compared to the beating suffered in neighboring New Jersey.
The only death reported by local emergency and police officials as of...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) advises drivers several state roads are closed or restricted in East Central Pennsylvania because of weather issues caused by Hurricane Sandy. Here is the latest list of road closings in PennDOT...