Kutztown Borough Police Department blotter

Kutztown Borough Police Department blotter

Feb. 9, 2018

  • Police arrested Matthew Campbell, 20, of Philadelphia, for violation of the borough noise ordinance following an incident that occurred at 169 West Main St. A Disruptive Conduct Report was also issued.
  • Police arrested Twynique Chisholm Wilkerson, 20, of Harrisburg, for purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages following an incident that occurred in the 00 block of South Baldy Street.
  • Police investigated the report of theft from vehicle after it was reported that an item was removed from the vehicle while it was parked at a residence in the 00 block of Noble Street.

Feb. 10, 2018

  • Police arrested William Barner-Bornstein, 22, of Wyomissing, for violation of the borough noise ordinance following an incident that occurred at 11 East Main St. A Disruptive Conduct Report was also issued.
  • Police arrested Tyler German, 22, of Collegeville, for public drunkenness following an incident that occurred at a residence in the 400 block of West Walnut Street.
  • Police investigated the report of theft from vehicle after it was reported that an item was removed from the vehicle while it was parked at a residence in the 100 block of Normal Avenue.

Feb. 11, 2018

  • Police investigated the report of vandalism to a vehicle after it was reported that the driver-side mirror was broken while the vehicle was parked at a residence in the 300 block of West Walnut Street.

Feb. 12, 2018

  • Police arrested John Gorski, 46, of Kutztown, for simple assault, harassment/physical contact and for criminal mischief/tampering with property following an incident that occurred at a residence in the 200 block of Noble St.
  • Police investigated the report of theft from a vehicle after it was reported an item was removed from the vehicle while it was parked at a residence in the 88 block of Bieber Alley.

Feb. 13, 2018

  • Police investigated the report of vandalism to a vehicle after it was reported that the vehicle was keyed while it was parked at a residence in the 100 block of Noble Street.

Feb. 14, 2018

  • After completing their investigation, police arrested Jason Moyer, 36, of Kutztown, for simple assault and for harassment/physical contact following an incident that occurred at a residence in the 500 block of North Kemp Street.
  • Police investigated the report of theft from vehicle after it was reported that an item was removed from a vehicle while it was parked at a residence in the 400 block of College Boulevard.

Feb. 15, 2018

  • After completing their investigation, police arrested Konstantinos Kourahanis, 19, of Chester Springs, for possession of a small amount of marijuana, public drunkenness and for purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages following an incident that occurred at W E Yoder, Inc., 41 S Maple St.
  • After completing their investigation, police arrested Allison Girardi, 20, of Somerset, N.J., for confinement of dogs following an incident that occurred in the 400 block of West Main St.

Kutztown Comes Home Fourth Sunday to Close Fourth Annual Golden Bear Classic

2/11/2018 | Women’s Bowling
Final Bracket | All-Tournament Teams | Video Replay (KUTV)

READING – The Kutztown University women’s bowling team won 2-of-3 matches Sunday, went to game seven in the third-place match against No. 14 Saint Francis, and finished in fourth place Sunday afternoon to close the fourth annual Golden Bear Classic from Berks Lanes.

The Golden Bears (59-37) opened Sunday with back-to-back wins over Caldwell (4-2) and Franklin Pierce (4-0) to put themselves in the third-place match vs. Saint Francis (PA). KU was particularly strong vs. Franklin Pierce, posting 200+ scores in all four games.

KU led 3-1 through four games in the best-of-seven match, but Saint Francis (PA) charged with three-straight wins, two of which were 200+ scores, to earn the 4-3 comeback win.

For the third straight day, a different Golden Bear led the team. Freshman Laura Hartley stepped up

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Golden Bear Track & Field Programs Remain in Top-10 of Regional Rankings

2/6/2018 | Men’s Track and Field
USTFCCCA Regional Rankings (2-6-18)

KUTZTOWN – The Kutztown University men’s and women’s track & field teams remain in the top-10 of the weekly regional poll of the indoor season, released this week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The Golden Bear men are ranked fourth in the Atlantic Region, third in the conference, and the women’s team is ranked eighth, seventh in the conference.

Kutztown will feature both the men and women at the FastTrack National Invitational in Staten Island, N.Y. this weekend, competing on Friday, Feb. 9 beginning at 2 p.m.

MEN

The Kutztown men have posted 40 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) qualifying marks so far this season.

Steve Maine leads the PSAC in the 3000m for his school-record-breaking performance at the NYC

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KU Caps Regular Season at ESU Invitational

2/3/2018 | Women’s Swimming
Results 

KUTZTOWN – Carley Wise qualified in the 50-free, winning the event with a time of 25.53 seconds to make it 12 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference qualifiers for the Kutztown University women’s swimming team in its final regular season competition at the East Stroudsburg Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

Competitors from both ESU and Millersville University were present at the ESU Invite, often considered a ‘last chance’ meet for those who have not yet qualified for the postseason and a tune-up for those who have before two and a half weeks of heavy training leading up to the PSAC Championships.

Wise took advantage of her final opportunity, qualifying in the 50-free to join teammates Claire Frank, Madi Bleiler, Alison McLaughlin and Katerina Parowski as the fifth Golden Bear slated to compete in this event in the postseason.

Parowski and Bridget Perdoch both finished second in their respective events with Parowski notching a

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KU Finishes 4-1 at Bowling for a KUre Tournament

2/3/2018 | Women’s Bowling
Results

DOUGLASVILLE – Playing host to the Bowling for a KUre Tournament at Jay Lanes, the Kutztown University women’s bowling team’s Angela Kozma and Jenn Fitts were named to the All-Tournament team, pacing KU to a 4-1 record on the day.

The Golden Bears battled with a tough Molloy squad to open the one-day tournament, outlasting the Lions 899-879. Facing off with Wilmington for the fourth time this season in their next match, the Maroon and Gold kept their unblemished record intact, taking their fourth straight meeting with the Wildcats, 869-820.

Carrying momentum from two straight victories, KU was rolling from the opening frame in its third

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Alvernia University Names Spring Commencement Speaker

Alvernia University Names Spring Commencement Speaker

READING – John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE will be awarded an Honorary Degree of Humane Letters before offering remarks to the Alvernia University Class of 2018 at Commencement, May 12, 2 p.m., Santander Arena, Reading.

Other ceremony highlights include the university’s inaugural graduating class of Doctor of Physical Therapy students and the first graduating class of the university’s groundbreaking, inner-city Reading Collegiate Scholars Program.

John Hope Bryant is an entrepreneur, author and founder of two businesses. He is founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE, Inc., the largest not-for-profit provider of financial literacy, financial inclusion and economic empowerment tools and services in the United States for youth and adults. Bryant is also chairman and CEO of Bryant Group Ventures and The Promise Homes Company, the largest for-profit minority-controlled owners of institutional-quality, single-family residential rental homes in the U.S.

An advisor to the last three sitting U.S. presidents, Bryant was appointed by President Obama to serve on the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. He also served as President Obama’s Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Underserved and Community Empowerment.

Bryant has received hundreds of awards and citations for his work, including Oprah Winfrey’s Use Your Life Award and the John Sherman Award for Excellence in Financial Education from the U.S. Treasury. Bryant received an honorable mention in Inc. magazine’s “The World’s 10 Top CEOs” article that spotlights global servant leaders as the visionaries behind some of the most successful organizations. He was named American Banker magazine’s Innovator of the Year in 2016.

Kutztown Holds on to Defeat No. 19 Shippensburg in Double-Overtime Thriller

2/12/2018 | Men’s Basketball | Box Score
KUTZTOWN – The Kutztown University men’s basketball team played well past regulation against No. 19 Shippensburg University Monday night at Keystone Arena. The Golden Bears and Raiders fought for six quarters, as KU scored 14 of the last 18 points in the second overtime to win an important rematch over Ship 92-85 in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) action.

Kutztown (17-5 overall, 13-5 PSAC) tied the game at the buzzer of regulation, and then saw a 3-pointer from the Raiders to tie the score at the end of the first overtime, but gave itself enough of a cushion in the second overtime period to come away with the victory.

Redshirt-freshman Moe Williams had his third double-double of the season, recording 14 points and 13 rebounds. He had an important rebound and put-back basket as time expired at the end of regulation. The Maroon and Gold saw itself ahead 76-71 with just 0:36 left in the first overtime, but the Raiders scored the next five points, capped by a 3-pointer from Justin McCarthur with 0:12 to go. KU had a chance for the win, but had its shot clang off the rim as time ticked off to go to the second OT.

In that next frame, Shippensburg led for the first 1:56, but behind nine points from Anthony Lee and six from Ethan Ridgeway, KU ended the game on a 14-4 run the last 3:04.

Ridgeway had a game-high 22 points and added 11 assists and four rebounds. The senior now has 642

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Ridgeway Named LV Small College Pete Nevins Player of the Year

2/12/2018 | Men’s Basketball
KUTZTOWN – Kutztown University men’s basketball senior Ethan Ridgeway was named the 2018 Lehigh Valley Small College Basketball Media Organization Pete Nevin’s Player of the Year on Tuesday, at a luncheon hosted at DeSales University. He earned the honor over men’s players from DeSales, East Stroudsburg, Moravian and Muhlenberg.

The Team of the Year recognizes student-athletes from six local colleges in the Lehigh Valley area – Kutztown, Moravian, Muhlenberg, DeSales, East Stroudsburg and Cedar Crest – for their athletic accomplishments during the season.

Ridgeway is a first-time honoree on the Team, and gives KU its first award winner since Stephen Dennis

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Derr Tabbed to Lehigh Valley Small College Basketball Media Organization’s Team of the Year

2/13/2018 | Women’s Basketball
KUTZTOWN – Freshman Rylee Derr of the Kutztown University women’s basketball team was chosen by the Lehigh Valley Small College Basketball Media Organization for its Team of the Year on Tuesday, as announced at the end of season luncheon hosted by DeSales University.

The Team of the Year recognizes student-athletes from six local colleges in the Lehigh Valley area – Kutztown, Moravian, Muhlenberg, DeSales, East Stroudsburg and Cedar Crest – for their athletic accomplishments during the season.

Derr has made her mark on the collegiate game in just her first season in Maroon and Gold. She has started all 24 games this season and is leading the team in scoring at 13.2 ppg and ranks second in

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Both Cross Country Teams and Seven Golden Bears Named to Coaches Association’s All-Academic Team

2/13/2018 | Men’s Cross Country
Individual Honors | Team Honors

The Kutztown University men’s and women’s cross country teams were honored with multiple academic awards from the United States Track & field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2017 season. Both teams were honored as All-Academic Teams, while seven individuals garnered nods to the individual All-Academic Team.

The women’s team has been recognized as an All-Academic squad for 19 of the last 20 seasons. This is the second consecutive year that the men’s team has been recognized as an All-Academic Squad. The requirement for teams to achieve the award was to hold a team-wide average GPA of 3.0 or higher. The women’s cross country team held a 3.51 GPA while the men’s team held a 3.04.

Individually, the women’s team had six student-athletes received the All-Academic honor while the men’s team had one student-athlete.

For the women’s team, juniors Stephanie Bresadola, Erin Callaghan and Alexis Dongvort all earned the

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