In Other News

Wockets, silly rhymes and Dr. Seuss: Fleetwood High School FBLA and Andrew Maier Elementary “Read Across America” with Dr. Seuss

By Laura Dillon For Berks-Mont Newspapers |


  • News

    Hopewell Furnace presents The Legacy of William Penn March 8

    What does William Penn have to do with Berks, Chester and Montgomery Counties? Plenty! On Sunday, March 8, historian and preservationist Barbara Cohen will discuss the Legacy of William Penn. The free program will begin at 2 p.m. in the Hopewell Furnace Conference Center.

    Friends of Hopewell Furnace |

  • Features/People

    Boyertown team to compete in Preston & Steve’s Cardboard Classic this Friday

    While some are steering away from the cold, some are choosing to steer into it head-on.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Pets

    Cat Angel Network: Meet Oliver

    Are you one of those people who loves big, cuddly, orange-and-white boy cats? Then Oliver is your guy! He is pure sweetness and adores the company of his favorite people. He’s the best buddy ever for couch potato sessions!


  • News

    Free Dining with Diabetes program comes to Boyertown this week

    Boyertown>> A free informational diabetes program that includes cooking demonstrations will be offered to local residents starting Thursday.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Boyertown man pleads guilty to sex assault of girl, 14, he met on Facebook

    NORRISTOWN >> A Berks County man pleaded guilty on Monday to having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

    By Dan Clark @DanClark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Guns permitted in Union Township public rec area

    UNION TWP. >> The township supervisors recently approved an ordinance amendment that allows visitors to carry firearms into the Union Township Recreation Area off Route 724.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Berks County Commissioner Kevin Barnhardt seeks third term

    Reading >> Berks County Commissioner Kevin Barnhardt did not require any pomp and circumstance when he quietly stepped into election season. Seeking his third term, the Democrat simply stated that he would like to continue working on the projects he has in the pipeline.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Pets

    Montgomery County S.P.C.A. Pets of the Week

    Tina is a beautiful spayed senior lab/pointer mix, two great breeds in one wonderful dog. Tina is a fun girl that loves playing with her toys and resting in the bath tub. She enjoys all human company, never lived with dogs and does not favor cats. Release Number A248292


  • Features/People

    Sanatoga Fire chief reflects on past, outlines plans for future

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> A lot of firefighters first pull on their bunker gear when they’re still in their teens. Not David Saylor Sr., who was initiated into the brotherhood of firefighters at the age of 41.

    By Gil Cohen For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Local authors to read passages of their work, speak with public at Studio B

    Studio B, 39A E. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, welcomes the community to enjoy an event featuring local published writers on Sunday, March 8, 2015, from 2 to 4 p.m.

    Courtesy of Studio B |

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