In Other News

Living history at Kutztown Easter on the Farm: Demos, activities, egg hunts, food and music offer historical experience at Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center

By Amber Soto For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

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 |

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  • News

    State police charge man after standoff at campgrounds

    Bechtelsville >> Police have released information involving a standoff with a man that took place early Wednesday morning.

    By Mercury Staff |

  • Crime

    Drug roundup nets arrests in Birdsboro, warrants in Boyertown

    Reading >> Berks County Detectives have procured warrants for 28 people in a drug roundup, including a teenage girl and a man from Boyertown.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@pottsmerc.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Business

    Billy Burger opens in Morgantown

    Billy Burger and Bakery owners Billy and Sally McConnell, with combined food service experience of 50 years, opened their new restaurant Billy Burger and Bakery at Morgantown Crossing, March 30.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Music

    Lancaster Bible College Chamber Singers perform April 18 in New Holland

    Garden Spot Village invites the public to enjoy a classical vocal concert when it hosts the Chamber Singers of Lancaster Bible College under the direction of Dr. Robert Bigley on Saturday, April 18, in the final performance of this season’s Saturday Evening Concert Series.

    Garden Spot Village |

  • News

    Robeson Elementary Center hosts annual Fun Fest: Family-oriented community event raises funds for school activities and materials not covered by budget

    Robeson Elementary Center hosted its annual Fun Fest March 14, offering a fun-filled, family-oriented community event that raises money for school activities and materials that are not covered in the yearly budget.

    Robeson Elementary PTO |

  • Music

    Twin Valley Percussionists End on High Note: Indoor Percussion Ensemble scores 80.0 at championships

    The Twin Valley High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble recently concluded their competitive season at the Mid-Atlantic Percussion Society Championships held at Coatesville High School. The ensemble achieved the score of 80.0 at championships.

    By Daniel M. Long Twin Valley HS Band Director |

  • Music

    East meets west at Twin Valley High School: Leechburg visit Twin Valley to share music with one another

    The state of Pennsylvania became a little smaller last weekend for two schools. Students from Leechburg Area High School traveled across the state to meet with students from Twin Valley High School for a few days. Leechburg is a school district near Pittsburgh. The purpose of their visit was to share music with one another.

    By Daniel M. Long Twin Valley HS Band Director |

  • News

    Elverson-Morgantown Lions provide free eye screening for 55 registering kindergarteners

    Lion Rich Regetta is shown using a hand held vision screen instrument to screen Declan Sacks of Birdsboro at Robeson Elementary School on March 26. The Elverson-Morgantown Lions Club recently conducted the vision screening of 55 children as they registered for kindergarten.

    By Dottie Regetta Lions Club |

  • Crime

    Twenty-eight suspects wanted in Countywide Drug Round-Up

    On April 1, members of the Berks County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, Pennsylvania State Police, Reading Police Department and the Sheriff’s Department conducted an early morning drug round-up of twenty-eight (28) suspects from Berks County. The suspects were wanted for various violations of the PA Controlled Substance Act, specifically delivery of controlled substances, which included heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana and prescription drugs.

    From the Berks County District Attorney’s Office |

  • News

    Action Impact hosts Egg Hunt in Elverson April 4

    The Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Action-Impact, on Saturday, April 4, at 10 am sponsored by Action-Impact is for EVERYONE!!!!!! There will be about 3000 filled plastic hidden in the woods. Some eggs will have candy from Goldenberg’s, Lerro’s, Palmer’s, and Zitner. Others will have numbers that will match prizes. Prizes include: a dinner at Olive Garden, several lunches at Red Lobster, stuffed animals and many other fun surprises. In addition there will be two live...

    Action Impact |

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