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|


  • School boards

    Hamburg Area School District directors approve proposed final budget

    Hamburg Area School Directors voted, 6-0, on May 18 to approve a $39.27 million proposed final budget for the 2015-16 school year.

    By Arch Kurtz For Berks-Mont News |

  • Events

    Boyertown YMCA to host Senior Fitness Day

    The Boyertown YMCA, 301 W. Spring Street, will host Senior Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    From the Boyertown YMCA |

  • Events

    Whole Health and Wellness Weekly Group kicks off

    Berks Encore of Reading will host a weekly seminar series tackling a variety of whole health issues related to aging.

    From Berks Encore |

  • Events

    Full day of events scheduled for Memorial Day in Mohnton

    A full day of events will highlight the Memorial Day celebration in Mohnton this year, beginning with the 55th Annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade, which begins at 9 am at the Mohnton VFW Post on Wyomissing Avenue, will feature many walking groups, as well as the World Champion Reading Buccaneers and the Gov. Mifflin HIgh School Band. The parade will end at the Mohnsville Cemetery, which will be the site of a Memorial Service beginning at 10 a.m.

    Submitted story |

  • Events

    Daniel Boone Homestead announces History Day Camp

    History Day Camp is a week-long, colonial adventure where kids will experience and learn what Daniel did while growing up here. Each day will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Space is limited to 15 children. The cost is $90/child for the week, Friends of the Daniel Boone Homestead members $80/child.

    From The Daniel Boone Homestead |

  • News

    Boyertown launches investigation into claims of racist student remarks

    The Boyertown Area School District is investigating claims that racial comments were made by its students at a recent track meet against Pottstown students.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Bank robber holds tellers, customers at gunpoint in Oley

    Oley >> National Penn bank tellers and several customers at the Main Street branch in Oley were held at gunpoint Wednesday as a man robbed the bank.

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

  • News

    Morgantown Area Business Association Expo exhibits businesses, police, fire & EMT vehicles, Cessna airplane

    Morgantown Area Business Association held its annual spring Expo at the Morgantown Crossings Mall on Saturday, May 16.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Morgantown Book lovers of all ages come out for Village Library’s Book Sale

    The Village Library at 207 N. Walnut Street in Morgantown was teeming Saturday May 16 as a beautiful spring day brought out a steady stream of book lovers browsing and picking out their favorites and popping them into big thirsty brown shopping bags at the semi-annual bag sale from 9 a.m. to noon on the final day of the three day sale open to the public.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Twin Valley Coffee, Buckman’s discounts support Elverson couple’s missionary work

    Love coffee? Enjoy the outdoors? If so, you can enjoy both while supporting an area couple’s upcoming missionary work in Italy. Elverson residents Bob and Sue Kummer will soon be on their way to Italy to provide outreach services on behalf of Crossworld, an organization that works to establish churches while supporting communities. Helping them raise the funds to do so are Twin Valley Coffee and Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops. Both retailers are offering product...

    Submitted |

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