In Other News

“Summer of Ska” Pints for Pups event series benefit pets and pet owners in need

Humane Pennsylvania |

Small Business Administration names Pennsylvania 2015 Small Business Person Of Year Joseph G. Zidik, President and CEO of Custom Milling & Consulting, Inc. in Fleetwood

U.S. Small Business Administration Eastern Pennsylvania Director Antonio (Tony) Leta officially introduced Pennsylvania’s Small Business Person of the Year, Joseph G. Zidik, President and CEO of Custom Milling & Consulting, Inc., 1246 Maide...

Small Business Administration |


  • Events

    Boyertown to hold 8th annual Relay for Life this weekend

    Boyertown’s eighth annual Relay for Life will take place on Saturday, June 27, through Sunday, June 28, beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday and lasting for 24 hours. This year’s goal for Relay for Life is $218,000 — more than $149,500 has already been raised.

    By Gabriella Ciaccio For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Pottstown 4th of July event prep in full force

    July fourth is quickly approaching and Independence Day Ltd. is working hard to prepare.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Kutztown resident tells Council he is concerned about student crowds

    Several residents came before Kutztown Borough Council at the June 16 meeting to address personal concerns, including one resident’s concerns with university students and another’s request for the borough to advocate for environmentally friendly energy solutions.

    By Laura Dillon For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Kutztown School Board approves final budget, no tax increase, no staff cuts

    The Kutztown School Board voted unanimously June 15 to adopt the final 2015-16 budget with a zero-percent tax increase. There will be no staff cuts.

    By Laura Dillon For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Education

    Three students receive scholarships from Hamburg Area Education Association

    These three students each received a $1000 scholarship from the Hamburg Area Education Association, which represents all teachers within the Hamburg Area School District. Pictured from left to right in the photo are: Mr. Jeffry Bryan, President of Hamburg Area Education Association; Deven L. Messner – Attending Kutztown University; Julian P. Warner (Valedictorian) – Attending Pennsylvania State University; and Cody M. Knight (Salutatorian) – Attending Cornell...


  • School boards

    Hamburg Area School Directors approve final budget

    Hamburg Area School Directors voted, 6-1, to approve the 2015-16 final budget, which includes a .25 millage increase on June 15.

    By Arch Kurtz For Berks-Mont News |

  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Lions Club holds 44th Charter Night

    The Hamburg Lions Club held their 44th Charter Night at Mohrsville Church of the Brethren June 13. After a very good meal awards were given out for the year and the installing of new officers was done by Past District Governor Lion Richard Stump. To end the night we enjoyed a program of singing and bingo playing by Conlan Kerschner.


  • Education

    Perry Elementary Center second grades celebrate accomplishments by making ice cream

    In honor of their many outstanding accomplishments in school this year, Mr. Bryan’s second graders at Perry Elementary Center celebrated by making ice cream during the last week of school, which is an annual tradition with his students. Each child had an opportunity to help in the process by smashing the ice that was mixed with rock salt to freeze the ice cream. The class then enjoyed homemade vanilla and strawberry ice cream that same afternoon, made with fresh strawberries that Mr.

    By Jeff Bryan Perry Elementary Center |

  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Rotary Club welcomes new member, hears about local company

    President Titus Miller presents Raymond Frey from Creation Cabinetry with the Rotary pin. Tom Roth welcomes new member to the Hamburg Rotary Club. The program chairperson was Beth Heckart and the program was presented by Alyse Mitten owner of Interlace Communications. Alyse has Social Media Solutions, Website Solutions and Design and Print Solutions.


  • News

    Man’s 75th birthday party brings in donations for food pantry and ARL

    He never enjoyed his own graduation party; never was married and celebrated with a reception; but now, at age 75, his family gave him a birthday party not to be forgotten.

    By Adele Argot Berks County resident |

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