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  • Business

    Citadel to sponsor Chesco country music festival

    Exton >> Citadel Federal Credit Union has announced that it is the title sponsor a new, three-day country music festival coming to Chester County in August.

  • Columns

    GUEST COLUMN: Rebuilding U.S. infrastructure requires better access to minerals, metals

    For a White House often accused of being divisive, President Trump may yet bring warring parties together on a major initiative that few voters will oppose. In his ‘State of the Union’ address last month, the president declared a major priority of his administration will be the rebuilding of America’s crumbling infrastructure.

  • Columns

    SPEAKER MIKE TURZAI: PA Supreme Court oversteps authority to redraw Congressional map

    Sen. Joe Scarnati, as the Pennsylvania Senate Pro Tempore, and I, as Speaker of the Pennsylvania House, filed an Emergency Application for a Stay with the United States Supreme Court today. Our application makes clear that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court did not have the power to invalidate the constitutional, democratically passed congressional map. In allowing the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to invalidate federal congressional lines and to draw lines of their own, the U.S. Supreme Court will...

  • Kutztown FFA hosts 75th Anniversary Bash Feb. 24

    Kutztown FFA celebrates 75 years of agriculture education and FFA leadership training by hosting a 75th Anniversary Bash for all former FFA members at the Virginville Grange on Feb. 24.

  • News

    Iconic barn torn down to make way for future development in Ontelaunee Township

    In Ontelaunee Township, across from the Leesport Diner, this iconic barn at the intersection of Routes 61 and 73 was torn down on Feb. 20 to make way for future development of the 22 acre tract along Route 61 owned by the Greater Berks Development Fund.

  • News

    Troop 48 leader accomplishments celebrated in its 100th year

    While local Boy Scout Troop 48 celebrated their 100th Year Anniversary, many accomplishments were also celebrated for their members.

  • News

    Tri County Record Community Calendar Feb. 27

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Tri County Record Calendar.

  • News

    Conestoga Christian School student receives two congressional nominations

    At age 8 Carissa Earnest decided that she wanted to go to the naval academy. Her parents thought it might be just a passing phase, but Carissa has been determined to follow that dream ever since. It wasn’t long before she decided that she wanted to learn to fly. Later, she got involved in the Technology Student Association at Conestoga Christian School, receiving awards at regional and state competitions, and decided that she wanted to pursue aeronautical engineering.

  • News

    Tel Hai sponsors annual food drive to support local families

    Tel Hai Retirement Community invites the community to participate in the Annual Tel Hai Food Drive from March 1 to 30, benefiting the Twin Valley Food Pantry in Morgantown and the Honey Brook Food Pantry in Honey Brook. In conjunction with National Nutrition Month, Tel Hai is requesting the donation of non-perishable food items and supplies including canned tuna, peanut butter, cereals, pasta, rice, canned fruits & vegetables, laundry detergent, dish soap, bar soap, paper towels and...

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    Thrivent named one of the world’s most ethical companies

    Thrivent, a not-for-profit membership organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously, announced today it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies.