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Boyertown High School graduate dies after fall near Bloomsburg University  Reading Eagle

Justin King, 18, a Bloomsburg freshman, was found near a rocky ledge along a walking trail near the school.

Boyertown HS Grad Falls To Death At College: Reports  Pottstown, PA Patch

Boyertown HS Grad Falls To Death At College - Pottstown, PA - A 2019 graduate of Boyertown High School died after a fall at his college, according to media ...

Boyertown High School graduates 500  Reading Eagle

Assistant Principal Andrew T. Maoury said the Class of 2019 as a group will be remembered for serving as role models.

Cost of Boyertown athletic project jumps by $1 million  The Mercury

BOYERTOWN — The cost of the $5.7 million project at Boyertown High School to replace Memorial Stadium, upgrade the softball field, build a concession and ...

US Supreme Court rejects appeal over transgender bathrooms in Boyertown School District  Reading Eagle

The Boyertown School District can continue to allow transgender students the choice of what facilities to use.

Election Guide 2019: Boyertown School Board  Reading Eagle

Nine candidates cross-filed and are competing for six seats.

Parents urge Boyertown School Board not to close Pine Forge Elementary School  Reading Eagle

The school's closing is part of one of two plans to address changing enrollment in the district.

Board adds security guard at Boyertown High School  The Mercury

BOYERTOWN — The Boyertown School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to hire a private security guard for Boyertown Area Senior High School.

Boyertown to again consider closing Pine Forge Elementary  Reading Eagle

As the Boyertown School Board reviews enrollment trends,district officials are again considering whether to close Pine Forge Elementary, the oldest o.

Boyertown School District schedules public hearing on closing of Pine Forge Elementary  Reading Eagle

The hearing will be held Aug. 26 at Boyertown High School.

Boyertown transgender bathroom case nothing like school desegregation | Christine Flowers

The Supreme Court this week refused to hear an appeal from the Third Circuit's decision upholding Boyertown School District's policy allowing trans students to ...

The Boyertown area honors its finest  Reading Eagle

Citizen of the Year Donald Heimbach and four other honors are distributed.

Dancing the night away at senior prom in Boyertown  Reading Eagle Company

Boyertown High's National Honor Society cuts the rug with seniors at the Center at Spring Street.

Boyertown stadium demolition bids over budget | Local News  The Mercury

BOYERTOWN — The Boyertown Area School Board approved financing for a $5.5 million loan for a stadium project, at the same meeting at which bidding for ...

Upscale Italian restaurant in Boyertown slated for summer opening  Reading Eagle

Entrepreneur's effort to rehab downtown building is part of borough's economic redevelopment.

Boyertown School District marches forward with $5.7 million stadium upgrade project  Reading Eagle

The upgrades are slated to be completed by August but work contracts won't be awarded until February 2019.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Boyertown to tear down football stadium, build new one for $5M  The Mercury

BOYERTOWN — By the time football season starts up at Boyertown Area High School next year, it will be held in a new stadium.

Boyertown High School shows off renovations  Reading Eagle

An open house highlighted the $56 million project that took about three years to complete.

Boyertown School District backs off using snow day alternative  Reading Eagle

Districts are allowed to apply to the state Department of Education to use up to five flexible instructional days per school year.

Boyertown School Board approves preliminary budget with 3.6 percent tax hike  Reading Eagle

Officials caution that it's not the final spending plan.

Wellness Council of Boyertown hosts 14th Annual Wellness Fair  The Mercury

BOYERTOWN — The Wellness Council of Boyertown's 14th Annual Wellness Fair featured more than 75 vendors with health and wellness information and free ...

Boyertown School District ramps up security on buses  Reading Eagle

As part of ongoing upgrades, the district is installing GPS systems and new cameras in 185 buses.

Threat at Boyertown High School deemed not 'viable'  The Mercury

BOYERTOWN >> A threat made against the ninth-grade class at Boyertown Area High School was found to be non-credible by police and school officials, but ...

Officials: Threat made against 9th grade class at Boyertown High School  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Officials say a threat was made against a 9th grade class at Boyertown High School. The principal sent an email out to parents Monday night saying they are ...

In Our Schools: Jared K. Sparks  Reading Eagle

Dean of students, Boyertown High School Class of 2022.

Easton man faces murder charge in death of Boyertown woman  Reading Eagle

Investigators say the suspect used a martial arts move, breaking one of her legs and causing the injury that led to her death.

Report finds Boyertown High School stadium 'unsafe' | News  The Mercury

BOYERTOWN >> The Boyertown Area School Board has agreed to spend another $16000 to find out just how bad the damage is at the high school's Memorial ...

SugarHouse Casino Partners With Flyers and Wells Fargo Center as Official Sportsbook  Crossing Broad

SugarHouse Sportsbook is now the official sportsbook partner of the Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center. What does that mean? So this is a multi-year deal that ...

Police, DA and coroner investigate death of Boyertown woman  Reading Eagle

She died Friday less than three weeks after assault; autopsy results pending.

Concert to benefit Boyertown school stadium project  69News WFMZ-TV

A community effort is underway to help fund needed repairs to Boyertown's high school football stadium.

Boyertown School District calls emergency meeting after threat rumor  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Parents in Berks County are demanding answers. The Boyertown School District called an emergency meeting less than a week after a rumor started swirling ...

Appeals court reaffirms Boyertown transgender policy  Reading Eagle

The students who filed the lawsuit can ask for a rehearing before the full court or appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Boyertown High School graduates 484 students  Reading Eagle

The principal said the class featured students who were successful inside and outside the classroom in a wide variety of areas.

Lawsuit concerns mother of Boyertown transgender student  Reading Eagle

She says the school district has been tolerant and understanding.

Police identify pregnant mother, son, 9, who drowned in Manatawny Creek flooding  Reading Eagle

Crews worked for hours to try and locate the victim's missing car in Douglass Township after it was swept downstream.

More Berks schools moving to armed security  Reading Eagle

In January, Boyertown and Conrad Weiser began to arm school security officers and authorized use of lethal force. The Gov. Mifflin and Wilson school districts ...

In Our Schools: Jennifer Benning  Reading Eagle

I grew up in: Boyertown, and reside there now. Family: Husband, Steve; sons, Zachary and Andrew. Education: Boyertown High School; Millersville University; ...

Boyertown High School graduate charged with selling drugs to fellow student  Reading Eagle

Police say Rakhi T. Allen-Sims sold Xanax in school a few weeks before commencement.

4 appeal ruling on Boyertown School District transgender decision  Reading Eagle

Four current and former students want the full U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the case involving use of bathrooms and locker rooms.

Colebrookdale's Pit Stop switches gears with swanky speakeasy vibe  Reading Eagle

The Pit Stop becomes Decades Speakeasy and Restaurant.

Memorial Day events scheduled across region | News |  The Mercury

Memorial Day is just around the corner and several area events have been planned to commemorate the holiday.

Boyertown School Board hires superintendent  Reading Eagle

Dr. Dana T. Bedden has a five-year contract with a starting salary of $185000.

Daniel Boone School District has new superintendent  Reading Eagle Company

Dr. Brett A. Cooper is currently the principal at Boyertown High School; he'll start Jan. 18.

Boyertown High School graduates 536  Reading Eagle

Principal Brett A. Cooper said the Class of 2018 as a group will be remembered for making the school look good wherever it went.

Boyertown School District to build new stadium  Reading Eagle

Following months of studies and discussions, the Boyertown School Board agreed to demolish Memorial Stadium and replace it with a new structure. The board ...

Federal court upholds Boyertown school bathroom policy; appeal likely  WHYY

A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has upheld the policy of a Berks County school allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice.

PHOTOS: Boyertown High School graduates the class of 2018  The Mercury

Boyertown High School held its 2018 graduation ceremony at the Santander Arena in Reading on June 7, 2018.

Boyertown High School graduates 463  Reading Eagle

Boyertown High School graduated 463 students as part of the Class of 2015 on Friday.Valedictorian Rebekah Jones and salutatorian Zachary Sermarini de.

Boys basketball: Boyertown, High Point and Berks Christian  Reading Eagle

Coach: Mike Ludwig, 10th season, 85-118. Last season: 2-8 league, 8-14. PIAA classification: 6A. Top players: 6-3 F Hunter Borgman, 5-8 PG Aarick Salata, 6-3 ...

Huge crowd faults Boyertown's response to school threat  The Mercury

BOYERTOWN >> Faced with continuing rumors about threats at Boyertown Area High School, the administration called a town hall meeting Thursday which, ...

Supreme Court allows Pennsylvania transgender bathroom policy to go into effect | TheHill  The Hill

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up a challenge to a transgender bathroom policy for a Pennsylvania school district, allowing it to go into effect.

New wing at Boyertown High School ready for freshmen  Reading Eagle

Formerly taught in the district's two junior highs, the ninth grade is on the move.

Music Educators of Berks to host Junior County Music Festival  Reading Eagle

The Berks Jumnior County Music Festival will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Boyertown West Junior High School. Dr. Travis Weller, professor of musi.

Boyertown schools budget would raise property tax 5.4 percent  Reading Eagle

The school board is scheduled to adopt the $119.1 million budget next month.

Berks' Best 2018 performing arts scholarship winner: Mary Fetterman, Boyertown High School  Reading Eagle

The Colebrookdale Township 18-year-old has been singing all of her life and aspires to sing in an opera, on Broadway or in a movie.

Boyertown parents get update on stadium repairs | News  The Mercury

COLEBROOKDALE >> Decisions about the fall sports season at Boyertown High School will probably have to wait until at least May, a group of parents was told ...

Boyertown woman used business cards to sell drugs, state police say  Reading Eagle

She put the cards on vehicles at a dog park in Lehigh County, according to troopers.

Reading Fairgrounds racing history on exhibit at Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles  Reading Eagle

It focuses on the golden age of racing from 1955 to 1979.

Boyertown students in 6th, 9th grades on the move  Reading Eagle

Boyertown Middle School East and Boyertown Middle School West will welcome sixth-graders; the high school will add ninth-graders in the fall.

Gas lamps from circa 1900 brighten spirits in Boyertown  Reading Eagle Company

The Colebrookdale Railroad lights and dedicates the first two of 50 planned for the borough.

Berks Legion playoffs: Boyertown, Norchester earn victories  Reading Eagle

The Bears top Twin Valley and the WIldcats beat West Lawn.

Voters Guide: Boyertown School Board  Reading Eagle

Candidates are battling in contested races in Regions 1, 2 and 3.

Boyertown School Board rebuffs demand to change transgender policy (VIDEOS)  Reading Eagle

More than 200 people, divided in their opinions, turned out for the meeting, the board's first meeting since a lawsuit was filed against the district.

Boyertown students raise $35,000 for cancer research  Reading Eagle

The school has raised $250000 in 11 years for Boyertown Relay for Life.

Community track at Boyertown high school allows people to walk the extra mile  The Mercury

Boyertown >> A community track makes fitness opportunities easy, from walking senior bingo to a walking group called the BASH Steppers.

New superintendent brings progressive, kid-centered philosophy to Daniel Boone  Reading Eagle

After working in the Boyertown School District for more than a dozen years, Dr. Brett A. Cooper is learning the ropes as top administrator at his alma mater.

United States of Berks: How Colebrookdale Township got its name  Reading Eagle

Get acquainted with the history of the areas and points of interest in each Berks County municipality.

Music sounds a high note in Boyertown  Reading Eagle

Performance and showmanship are hallmarks of a tradition that continues today.

Boyertown School Board hires assistant superintendent amid turnover  Reading Eagle

Christine M. Neiman voted no, saying she didn't want to tie the hands of the district's next superintendent.

Boyertown School Board chooses retired teacher to fill seat  Reading Eagle

Rodney Boyer also ran for election for the post last fall.

Temporary seating keeps Boyertown at home  Reading Eagle

Flawed stadium grandstand will be demolished, replaced after fall activities.

Losing Katie: A Boyertown couple describes daughter's battle with heroin  Reading Eagle

Katie Strohm, a 2010 graduate of Boyertown High School, was a bubbly, loving girl, her mother said.

Boyertown area man beaten, shot to death; suspect in custody  Allentown Morning Call

State police say 58-year-old Stephen Kriebel was killed Thursday morning in his Berks County home and a suspect is in custody.

Results are in for Berks County's 18 school districts  Reading Eagle

64 percent perform above state average in English, and 53 percent score higher than the mark in math.

Boyertown School Board member email concerns some parents  Reading Eagle

Clay D. Breece sent an email to parents registered for his mailing list that criticized other unnamed board members.

Oktoberfest underway in Boyertown  Reading Eagle

The annual event is sponsored by Building a Better Boyertown.

Montco raises pride flag at courthouse to commemorate Stonewall Riots  The Times Herald

NORRISTOWN — A smiling Malachi was front and center in the crowd on Tuesday afternoon, assuring prominent participation in a “part of history.”

Woman shoots at ex-boyfriend, fatally shoots self in Douglass Township, police say  Reading Eagle

Police say the woman was driving on Route 562 when she shot herself.

Special gifts the draw at Der Belsnickel Craft Show in Boyertown  Reading Eagle

The event displayed work from artists in craft guilds, featuring quilts, jewelry, pottery, baskets, soap and more.

Ruling Opening Restrooms, Locker Rooms to Transgender Students Appealed  Daily Signal

A conservative legal organization is asking the full 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review the May ruling of a three-judge panel against school privacy in ...

Woman dragged from car, then run over in domestic assault in Bechtelsville, police say  Reading Eagle

Two people, including the victim's ex-boyfriend, are arrested.

Boyertown student sues district over locker room privacy  Reading Eagle

Federal lawsuit claims the boy's rights were violated when a female student was permitted to undress with males.

Washington Township man charged with vehicular homicide in death of fiancee  Reading Eagle

Shaun M. Kramer is accused of driving under the influence of prescription drugs.

Firefighters to honor former chief with funeral procession  The Mercury

UPPER FREDERICK — There are few professions that bond individuals together like that of emergency services.

Last weekend for Zerns Farmers Market  Reading Eagle

A Boyertown-area tradition, the iconic Pennsylvania Dutch-style market will close for good on Saturday.

Boyertown High School Graduate To Play In Super Bowl For Patriots  CBS Local

BOYERTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A local guy is about to play in the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots. Once again, Boyertown High School graduate James ...

New Boyertown superintendent excited for more active role  Reading Eagle

Dr. Dana T. Bedden says he's looking forward to a job that allows him to visit school buildings more often.

Boyertown JROTC program graduates 29  Reading Eagle

Teens involved say it's good preparation for the military and life.

Berks' Best 2019 Science/Environment finalists and nominees  Reading Eagle

Madison M. Keiser of Kutztown High School, Hilary E. Good of Berks Catholic High School and Shelby R. Claytor of Fleetwood High School.

Boyertown principal testifies in transgender lawsuit  Reading Eagle

Three students will be permitted to use the bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity in the 2017-18 school year.

Legion baseball: Norchester eliminated by Souderton  Reading Eagle

Souderton defeated Norchester 4-1 Tuesday at Boyertown to eliminate the Bulldogs from the Region 2 Legion Tournament. Earlier, Norchester scored six runs ...

Boyertown high school Winterguard takes first place at competition  Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers

The Boyertown Area School District's Winterguard took first place at the Winterguard competition at Spring-Ford School District's Ninth Grade Center on Saturday ...

Boyertown-area residents will walk for suicide prevention  Reading Eagle

More than 60 will participate in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk today in Allentown.

Severe storms cause injuries, home damage, road closures in eastern Lancaster County [Video]  Reading Eagle

Same system prompts tornado warning in parts of Berks County.

Scholarships: March 31  Reading Eagle

Boyertown High School seniors who live in the borough of Boyertown, or the townships of Colebrookdale and Douglass in Berks County, and Douglass ...

Berks' Best 2019 Computer Science finalists and nominees  Reading Eagle

Benjamin L. Chen of Wyomissing High School, Logan E. Kramer of Gov. Mifflin High School, MarissaJo A. Scheck ofMuhlenberg High School, Marcantonio Soda ...

Boyertown superintendent finalist drops out  Reading Eagle

Keith Yarger will remain at his current job in Juniata County, the district says.

Couple endows scholarship to help others as well as their alma mater  Penn State News

Penn State alumni Chad, class of 1993, and Jill Harris Helmer, class of 1992, are giving back to their alma mater by pledging $50000 to create the Helmer ...

Tri-County In Our Schools: Tim Bauman  Reading Eagle

Seventh-grade Western Civilization teacher, Boyertown Middle School West.

Veteran Tri-County law enforcement officer helps Colebrookdale police transition to regional department  Reading Eagle

Former Pottstown chief F. Richard Drumheller comes out of retirement to head the township force.

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