In Other News

BCTC Students Win Over $140,000 in Scholarships and Prizes at 2015 Greater Philadelphia Automotive Technology Competition

From Berks Career & Technology Center |

Boone tables full-day kindergarten vote until next year

Despite emotional pleas from Daniel Boone School District residents about the merits of full day kindergarten, the board did not vote on March 9 to restore the full-day program. ...

By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |


  • Easter

    Sweet treat busyness

    Becky Degler is just one of many members and friends of Evangelical Lutheran Friedens Church, of Bernville, helping create the traditional sweet Easter treats that the church is known for making annually. She, along with many men and women volunteers, gives many volunteer hours to this traditional fellowship and fund-raising event.


  • Outdoor recreation

    Annual banquet celebrates beauty and bounty of outdoors at Salem EC Church

    The third Annaul Sportsmen’s Banquet at Salem EC Church, Lenhartsville, included something for everyone. Organizers of the banquet were pleased with the event, with approximately 125 in attendance. The afternoon and evening included interactive vendors, tasty food and an entertaining speaker.

    By Kolleen Long Salem EC Church |

  • News

    Kutztown Jazz Festival: Kutztown Middle School hosted five guest bands

    Kutztown Middle School hosted its instrumental Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. There were five guest bands. Both the Elementary and Middle School Kutztown Jazz Bands performed. All proceeds benefit KASMA, the Kutztown Area Schools Music Association.


  • News

    Lower Macungie Township Historical Society honors Kutztown’s Dr. Don Yoder and Bob Ensminger as scholars of the barn

    The Lower Macungie Township Historical Society honored Dr. Don Yoder, co-founder and director of the Pennsylvania Folklife Society and the Kutztown Folk Festival, and Bob Ensminger, emeritus professor of geography at Kutztown University, during the Lower Macungie Barn Expo 2015.

    By Roxanne Richardson For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Entertainment

    10th Annual Art Students’ Exhibition and Competition to be held at MCCC, Pottstown

    Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) will be highlighting the talent of its art students at its Tenth Annual Art Students’ Exhibition and Competition, which opens Wednesday, April 1, and continues through Friday, April 24, at the Fine Arts Gallery, North Hall, 16 High Street, Pottstown.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

  • Fires

    Shed fire on Wednesday spread to adjacent Birdsboro homes

    Firefighters responded to a fully-involved fire in a large shed at 119 Furnace St. in Birdsboro Wednesday afternoon, March 25.

    By Digital First Media Staff |

  • Features/People

    Meet Lori Carnes, Boyertown’s 2015 Citizen of the Year

    “We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give.”

    By Lynn A. Gladieux For Berks-Mont News |

  • Announcements

    Chestnut Knoll earns top honor for 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s, prepares for 2015

    For the second year in a row, Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care earned a trophy for being the Top Earning Memory Walk Team at the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Chestnut Knoll participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Kutztown University on Saturday, October 11, 2014 and raised $18,772.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

  • Features/People

    Couple at Keystone Villa celebrates millennium birthdays

    John Brower is planning his 104th birthday party on March 31. He said he has been lucky in life and lucky in love to not only have had a great first marriage, but also a wonderful second marriage.

    From Keystone Villa, Douglassville |

  • Features/People

    Daughter of Daniel Boone grad to be featured on PBS special about cancer

    The daughter of a 1999 Daniel Boone graduate will be featured on a PBS special airing next week.

    From Lynn A. Gladieux |

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