In Other News

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

Humane Pennsylvania |

Amity to request ambulance RFPs

The Amity Township Board of Supervisors said June 17 that it will follow the necessary protocol to locate and contract with an ambulance service. ...

By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |


  • News

    Boone eliminates 7 teachers, terminates 29 cafeteria workers

    The Daniel Boone School Board unanimously approved June 22 the termination of 29 cafeteria employees “due to the outsourcing of their positions” to Nutrition Group, Inc., Irwin, Westmoreland County, for cafeteria fund savings of $150,000 and new cafeteria fund revenue of $150,000.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Readers are the real super heroes this summer at Hamburg Public Library

    Summer programming is in full swing at the Hamburg Public Library on North Third Street, but it is not too late for readers to join in on the fun. Children who participate can earn prizes, attend special programs and — not coincidentally — read lots of books.

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Railroad Museum ‘Rails Go Bragh’ event celebrates Irish heritage

    On Saturday, June 13, the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum hosted “Rails Go Bragh” to celebrate the contribution of Irish workers to the Reading Railroad. Volunteers, sporting festive green top hats, greeted visitors to the event at the museum on Third Street in Hamburg.

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

  • Social groups and organizations

    Woman’s Club of Strausstown disbands during 60th year

    The Woman’s Club of Strausstown had its final meeting, which also happened to be during its 60th year, with a farewell luncheon in May that was attended by members, past and present, as well as quite a few husbands.

    Shea Singley

  • News

    DCNR reveals statewide recreation plan at Pottstown Volleyball Rumble (photos, video)

    POTTSTOWN >> About 15 people riding yellow Bike Pottstown bicycles pedaled their way onto the lush green fields of Memorial Park Thursday to center court of the 24th annual Pottstown Volleyball Rumble.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • News

    Boyertown man jailed for sex with teen girl

    NORRISTOWN >> A 20-year-old Boyertown man faces several years of court supervision after he admitted to having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl in Lower Providence after meeting her on the social networking site Facebook.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Events

    Boyertown haunted & historical walks slated through June to October

    Haunted & historical walks around Boyertown will be held on June 27, July 25, Aug. 22, Sept. 26, Oct. 10 and Oct. 17.

    From Boyertown Area Historical Society |

  • News

    Relay team Friends for Life holds 4th annual 5K

    On Saturday, June 6, the Friends for Life held their 4th annual 5K run event. This year’s event was attended by over 140 participants and included individuals from the Fun on the Run team from the YMCA and also children participating in a fun run.


  • Beer

    Brew Hub: Craft brewing in the Philly region

    The Craft Beer industry has soared to new heights globally, and the Philadelphia area has been a flagship of homebrewed growth and innovation.

    By Digital First Media Staff @DFMPhillyNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Antietam Valley Farmers’ & Artists’ Market to celebrate grand opening

    The Antietam Valley Farmers’ & Artists’ Market at historic Carsonia Park will hold its grand opening on Saturday, June 27 at 8 a.m., rain or shine. Over 25 vendors will be offering fresh meats and produce, baked goods, plants and cut flowers, and a wide variety of homemade products in our beautiful shady park.

    From Antietam Valley Farmers’ & Artists’ Market |

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