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Drowning at the Rock: 26-year-old man drowns in Schuylkill River

By Lisa Mitchell|

Swimmers & jumpers flock to Peace Rock in Hamburg, leave trash

A YouTube video, “Wild Things — Peace Rock / Cliff Jumping & Dam Sliding,” shot in Hamburg by Nick Savino two weeks ago has more than 20,000 views and counting. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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  • Business

    Democratic National Convention brings boon to hotels in region

    Thousands of visitors will begin arriving in the region this weekend for the Democratic National Convention being held July 25-28 in Philadelphia. An estimated 6,000 delegates and alternates will participate in convention week activities, and thousands more are expected to join the festivities.

    By Donna Rovins and Brian McCullough drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter; bmccullough@21st-centurymedia.com @wcdailylocal on Twitter |

  • Entertainment

    WTIM: Music Around Town

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

    By Tim Dietterick tdietterick@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • News

    Reading Public Library to stage outdoor dance performance

    An original dance production, “Odyssey: Storytelling through Dance,” will be held on The Steps at Reading’s Main Library on Saturday, July 30 at 1 p.m. More than 50 presenters, including dancers, spoken artists and martial artists will tell the story of a man who travels through different worlds in search of his dream, a woman he once saw while walking through our city. Featured will be interpretive dance numbers in styles ranging from ballet and swing to hip hop and...

    Reading Public Library |

  • News

    Item Community Calendar July 27

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to ldillon@berksmontnews.com. Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.

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  • News

    Royalty reigns at Shartlesville Lions Club

    Berks County Dairy Princesses spoke, sang, told jokes and tap-danced their way into the hearts of the Shartlesville Lions Club members as they presented the message of the importance of milk in everyone’s life.

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  • News

    District Governor installs Frystown Lions Club officers

    The Frystown Lions Club welcomed District Governor Gus Meyer at the club’s recent meeting held at the Argot club members’ home on Frystown Road.

    Frystown Lions Club |

  • News

    Hamburg Rotary Club awards two scholarships

    The Hamburg Rotary Club recently awarded Rotary scholarships to two young women, both pursuing careers in teaching. Those awarded scholarships were Melanie Haas and Alyssa Muller. Martha Bertolet was the program chairperson.

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  • News

    State Police: Shoemakersville man arrested for DUI

    On July 20 at 2:40 a.m., State Police from the Hamburg station were called to the Wal-Mart parking lot, 1800 Tilden Ridge Drive, in Tilden Township, for an unresponsive male behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Aveo.

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  • News

    Local student graduates from Cabrini

    Aron Russell Shutter, of Hamburg, recently graduated with distinction from Cabrini College, now Cabrini University (effective July 1), with a Master of Education in Education.

    Cabrini University |

  • News

    Local student earns academic honors at Cabrini

    Samuel Sheridan, of Kempton, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester at Cabrini College, now Cabrini University, in Radnor.

    Cabrini University |

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