In Other News

Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce welcomes new executive director Lori Donofrio-Galley

By Lisa Mitchell|

Northeastern Berks EMS operational by fall; President says patient care and community come first

The creation of a new emergency medical service organization is moving forward with plans of being operational by fall 2015. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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  • Events

    Shoemakersville Children’s Parade and Fair kicks off 250th anniversary celebration

    The residents of Shoemakersville are helping to celebrate the town’s big birthday with a series of events throughout summer, starting with the popular 64th annual Children’s Parade and Fair on Saturday, June 6. This year’s theme is “Happy Birthday Shoemakersville” in honor of the town turning 250 years old.

    Shea Singley
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  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Rotary Club hears from Bestonium owner

    Tim Best, the owner of Bestonium, presented the program on May 21, at the Hamburg Rotary. He has graphics for the masses. Screen printing signage, lamination, banners, t-shirts, photo enlargements, custom wallpaper, fabric printing and more. Tom Roth was the program chairperson.

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  • School boards

    Schuylkill Valley School Directors hear about ‘Being a Writer’ program, recognize students

    The Board of School Directors at the Schuylkill Valley School District held their regular meeting on Monday, May 18.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Fleetwood pays tribute to veterans

    Cub Scouts from Pack 183 and Boy Scouts from Troop 183 on May 21 assisted members of the Fleetwood Legion in placing flags on the graves of veterans at Berks Memorial Gardens and later participated in the Fleetwood Memorial Day Parade.

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  • News

    A Tribute to Veterans

    The American Legion Post 480, Kutztown, Memorial Day Parade, started at 8:30 a.m. on May 25, traveling Main Street to Fairview Cemetery for a tribute to veterans buried there; then to Hope Cemetery for a tribute and Memorial Day address. Taps and a Salute to the Dead was given as well as solemn prayers in remembrance to those fallen and serving. Americanism award winners gave recitations during each ceremony at the cemeteries; and local Scouts, Veteran’s groups, bands, fire...

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  • News

    Boyertown Memorial Day parade draws crowd to Fairview Cemetery

    Boyertown’s annual Memorial Day parade was held Monday, May 25. The parade began at Boyertown High School at the Monroe Street entrance and travelled west on Philadelphia Ave. into Fairveiw Cemetery.

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  • News

    Hamburg’s From the Early Files May 27 edition

    25 Years Ago May 30, 1990 >> Virginia Weidman, outgoing president of the Woman’s Club of Hamburg, passed the gavel to the newly-elected president, Hilda Achenbach.

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  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events May 27 edition

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.

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  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar May 27 edition

    St. Michael’s Church Sunday, May 31, .We celebrate The Holy Trinity. We will use the Athanasian Creed which is a precise mini-theology lesson on what the Trinity is and what it is not. It counters the claims of Arianism, which said that Christ was a created being and not equal with God the Father and the Holy Spirit. Athanasius was credited as the author for many years because he was a staunch defender of the divinity of Jesus Christ and of the Trinity.

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  • News

    Rededication of Carl A. Spaatz Pavilion to be held at Boyertown Fun Days

    On Saturday, May 30, the Boyertown Alumni Band will be playing at the Boyertown Community Park at 7 p.m. The concert is an annual event during Fun Days, but this year, it will feature something special.

    By Gabriella Ciaccio For Berks-Mont News |

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