In Other News

Kutztown University students run through campus in Boxer Trot; KU fraternity raises $1,250 for charity

By Emily Leayman For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

Berks County appeals to state legislators for 911 funding

The Berks County commissioners moved their meeting off-site for the first time Thursday, April 9, to draw the attention of state legislators to an issue that they have been emphasizing for several years — a better way to fund the 911 system.

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |


  • Earth Day

    Elmcroft Senior Living celebrates Earth day with life talks and butterfly tree planting

    Elmcroft Senior Living Community wanted to celebrate Earth Day with their moto “Here’s to Life.”

    By Berks-Mont News staff |

  • News

    Girl Scouts plant garden at Honey Brook Library

    Great things are happening at our Honey Brook Community Library!

    By Jennifer Spade Honey Brook Library |

  • News

    Blue Marsh Insurance donates to Honey Brook Food Pantry

    Local independent insurance agency, Blue Marsh Insurance in partnership with one of its carriers, Grange Insurance, has donated $566 to the Honey Brook Food Pantry.

    Blue Marsh Insurance, Inc. |

  • News

    Part 5 Vietnam 1970 - 1971: Meet Private Beetle Bailey’s Protégé

    Shortly after taking up residence in base camp, I established a routine of going to a Vietnamese barber on a weekly basis. Each customer received the works: haircut, shave, shoulder massage and the unexpected neck crack, accomplished by the barber grabbing each side of your head firmly and giving it a quick 90 degree sharp turn. It only took one time to learn to tell the barber every time: “No neck crackie!” My other interaction with a Vietnamese was the hooch maid who...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • News

    Robeson Township Board of Supervisors authorize OLDS ordinance draft

    The Robeson Township Board of Supervisors reviewed and approved another draft of the On Lot Disposal System (OLDS) ordinance at a Tuesday meeting, April 21, and Allen Madeira, the township’s Sewage Enforcement Officer (SEO) proposed a fee schedule that will go into effect along with the ordinance.

    By Laura Dillon For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Elverson martial arts, self-defense and health and wellness instructor writes, publishes book ‘Martial Thought Matters’

    Anthony Lorenzo, a Chester County native and Elverson resident and the owner of Villari’s Self Defense Center in Elverson, has self-published the 157-page book, “Martial Thought Matters,” a guide to thinking about personal protection, self defense and the martial arts.

    Submitted |

  • News

    Twin Valley School Board honors outstanding academic and athletic achievements

    Twin Valley School Board honored outstanding academic and athletic achievements of high school students during its meeting April 20.

    By Laura Dillon For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Education

    Twin Valley Tri-M Music Honor Society collects MP3 players for Community Service Project

    WANTED: All Players! Do you remember those MP3 players that you used all the time before you got your new phone? Well we want them! The Tri-M Music Honor Society at Twin Valley High School is collecting as many of these MP3 Players as they can to be used as part of the Music and Memory Project.

    By Daniel Long Twin Valley HS Band |

  • Events

    Upcoming events for Boyertown Area

    Thursday, April 23 Hubble Birthday Party: Community members are invited to a very special birthday party. The Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 this year and to celebrate the Boyertown Planetarium will have a special program highlighting its accomplishments. Bring the family out for a night of amazing images, stories and prizes as we celebrate the most famous telescope out of this world! This event will be held at 7 p.m. at the planetarium located in the back of the Junior High East...


  • Crime

    Berks County man arrested after police find 600,000 child porn files

    An Earl Township man was arrested last week after a search warrant yielded more than 600,000 child pornography computer files.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st- @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

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