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Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

What do you tell the babysitter? How do you teach your child stranger danger? We touch on these topics and more, here.

Summer Camp Guide 2015

Summer Camp Guide 2015

There's no shortage of summer camp options in Berks. Here we break them down by topic, in hopes of making a choice easier for you, the parent.

Following in Family Footsteps

Following in Family Footsteps

Meet three local guys who knew they had big shoes to fill when they decided to follow in their fathers’ footsteps. In the classroom and on a sprawling farm, they’re having an impact on the community and, in turn, learning why “father knows best” is more than a catch phrase when it comes to making career choices. For them, it was a call to action.

All About Biking in Berks

All About Biking in Berks

Put your pedal to the pavement and do the earth - and your exercise routine - a favor. Read on and see why Berks is a prime biking destination.

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Archive »Dining Out

Taste the Love: Basil Restaurant and Pizzeria

Taste the Love: Basil Restaurant and Pizzeria

Yearning for an incredible authentic Italian meal? Look no further than Basil Restaurant and Pizzeria in Sinking Spring.

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Archive »The Look

Snapping the Perfect Family Photo

Snapping the Perfect Family Photo

When planning a family photo, there are many elements that go into getting that perfect shot, including the time of year, the photographer, the location, the kids’ cooperation and, most importantly of all, the outfits. Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee the little ones will be on their best behavior, but we can ensure your family’s wardrobe will be flawless with these tips and ideas!

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Archive »Living in Style

Where Play Takes Center Stage

Where Play Takes Center Stage

Tucked away in the Chen family of Wernersville's home is an amazing playroom crafted by mom Christy. You have to see it to believe it.

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Archive »In the Limelight

In the Limelight with Sherry Fuhrmann

In the Limelight with Sherry Fuhrmann

Teacher and tea manufacturer? That's Sherry Fuhrmann, fourth grade teacher at Tilden Elementary and founder of Pure Wild Tea. Meet her by reading on.

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Archive »Web Exclusives

Healthy Family Time

Healthy Family Time

Want to get fit? Get your family involved! From increased moral support to just plain having someone fun to have fun with, a fit family is a fun family.

The Surprise Factor

The Surprise Factor

Sure there’ll be tiramisu, but what else will you find on Basil’s dessert menu? It’s a surprise – because it changes daily! Get an inside look here.

Jazz Fest Events Blanket Berks

Jazz Fest Events Blanket Berks

Berks County’s best-known event may very well be its Berks Jazz Fest, produced annually by the Berks Arts Council and celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year over a 10-day span from April 9-19. Here’s a rundown of where you can catch the Jazz acts you love, or listen to a soon-to-be new favorite.

Get Fit and Environmentally-Conscious

Get Fit and Environmentally-Conscious

Spring has sprung! Take advantage of the warmer temperatures and fresh air by moving your workout outdoors. Here are some fun ways to do it.

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That's Something

thoughts from our publisher
Hoppin’ Down the Bunny Trail

Hoppin’ Down the Bunny Trail

Or the Jelly Bean trail, in my case. That’s right, my favorite Easter tradition as a child was waking up to a jelly bean trail that started at the foot of my bed. It was a great way to start the day knowing that the Easter Bunny had come to our house! After I would go to bed, my mom...

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Oh, Really?

thoughts from our editor
Reasonably-Priced Fashion for a Good Cause

Reasonably-Priced Fashion for a Good Cause

Fashions from local Goodwill stores took center stage at the 6th Annual Goodwill Runway Show this past Thursday, April 23 at the Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex. Goodwill, a nonprofit, aims to provide education, training and support for those with disabilities and economic hardships....

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Phoebe Savors Berks, BCL Style

thoughts from our local foodie
Brunch is Served!

Brunch is Served!

Our local farm markets and roadside stands are popping with color and fresh produce!  Between veggies, local eggs and warm temps I'd say it makes for the perfect brunch on the porch event. Let's toast to making weekend bunch a spring and summer habit.  My...

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Here's What's Happening!

This weekend, that is!
Mark Your Calendar – Weekend of 8/29 – 8/31

Mark Your Calendar – Weekend of 8/29 – 8/31

Want to know what’s happening each weekend in Berks? Well, we’ve got your answer! Check out this weekly podcast and learn about lots of events going on in our great community. Each week, our very own Publisher, Robyn Jones, along with Toni Reece and Brad Weisman talk about...