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Emily Thiel is the editor of The Southern Berks News and is the Community Engagement Editor for Berks-Mont Newspapers. Emily joined Berks-Mont in March 2013. She graduated from Kutztown University in 2011 with a degree in English with a concentration in Cultural and Media Studies. Emily is a native of Allentown, Pa.
Police are still in the hunt for the culprits who stole from Tim’s Ugly Mug last month. During the snowstorm on February 14, two “younger males in hooded sweatshirts” broke into the restaurant and stole $100 worth of alcohol from inside.
The Shillington Police Department is now equipped to accept expired pharmaceutical medications with the installation of a drop box.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have come to an end with the closing ceremonies airing this past Sunday night. Overall the Olympics amaze me; the incredible strength and ability of the athletes, and their stamina and persistence is incredible. This year was the first time I have watched a good portion of the winter sporting events, I was most intrigued by the biathlon. For those who may not be familiar with the sport by it’s official name, it is the relay cross-country skiing and...
Arts and entertainment
Governor Mifflin students are proving to be very successful in the world of art as they have stole the show at the Annual Berks County Junior/Senior High School Juried Art Exhibit. Junior Hannah Mansell was awarded the Jack Coggins award and senior Erin Bleacher was awarded the first place win at the exhibit, held at The Yocum Institute for Arts Education.
One local singing has stepped up to shine in the world of barbershop quartets.
Birdsboro Christian Preschool, 5 Brooke Manor, Birdsboro is celebrating their 40th year in the community.
Birdsboro residents will be glad to see “the local watering hole” is back in business.
Exeter Board of Supervisors have voted against permitting renters to pay for alcohol privileges at both the Dunn Community Center and Trout Run Sports Complex pavilion.
In these dangerous winter conditions with downed trees and no power, the volunteers at Birdsboro Berks Encore are saving lives.
Libraries are teaching the youth across America to appreciate a good read.