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|

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  • Social groups and organizations

    Shartlesville Lions Club presents Pennsylvania Lions Fellowship in honor of late Lion

    The Shartlesville Lions Club presented a Pennsylvania Lions Fellowship to Betty Riegel in honor of her late husband Lion Vincent Riegel. He was a Lion for 54 years, from October 1959 through February 14. 2014. Fellow Lions remembered him as being very involved, whether it was serving pancakes at breakfasts, helping with the club’s chicken barbecue, attending conventions or that “he liked parades” and played trumpet in the Centerport Band. Club president Peggy Seitzinger,...

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  • News

    Fightin’ Phils visit Schuylkill Valley Elementary School

    Students at Schuylkill Valley Elementary School were rewarded with another special assembly, the last being when they pied their principal and assistant principal in the face, for being the number one school in Berks County in raising funds to fight adult illiteracy in a campaign run by the Literacy Council of Reading-Berks.

    Shea Singley
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  • News

    2015 Berks County Dairy Princess and Li’l Miss crowned

    The new 2015 Berks County Dairy Princess and Li’l Miss Dairy Princess were crowned during the 2015 Berks County Dairy Princess Coronation Banquet on Saturday, May 9 at Mohrsville Church of the Brethren.

    Shea Singley
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  • News

    St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church project workers make quilts to distribute to people around the world

    Throughout the school year a group of project workers at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 99 Church St., Hamburg are busy making quilts. These quilts were blessed during worship on Sunday, May 10 at 10:15 a.m. To date 102 quilts have been made by the Project Workers at St. John’s.

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  • News

    Community invited to ‘March Forth for Literacy’ celebration May 30

    The Heidelberg Association of UCC churches has decided to “March Forth for Literacy” as they join with UCC churches nationwide to encourage literacy with their Children’s Book Drive.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Hamburg Area Historical Society takes a walk down memory lane with Pagoda program

    Another quality program was sponsored on Thursday, May 7, by the Hamburg Area Historical Society, with their invitation to Corrie Crupi, Chairman of the Board of Pagoda-Skyline, Inc., to come to the Hamburg Area High School to talk about the history of the Pagoda and Skyline Drive area.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Announcements

    Colebrookdale Railroad honors service men and women throughout Memorial Day weekend

    Thank you and your family and friends for your service to our Country. Now? Relax and enjoy a scenic ride through the bucolic landscape of yesteryear. The Colebrookdale Railroad deeply thanks all of our vets for their service to this nation.

    From the Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust |

  • Events

    Chestnut Knoll to hold Kauffman’s Chicken BBQ Relay for Life Fundraiser

    Grab some dinner for your family and help a good cause! Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care is holding their annual Kauffman’s Chicken BBQ Relay for Life fundraiser at the community. Pickups will be held at Chestnut Knoll on Wednesday, June 17 from noon–6 p.m.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

  • Announcements

    Hay Creek Festival makes a call for vendors

    The Hay Creek Festival, held at historic Joanna Furnace near Morgantown, is in need of craft and antique vendors for this year’s event that will be held on Sept. 11 to 13.

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  • News

    Gov’s Proposal to Improve Workforce Skills Now Before Committee as Schwank Bill

    One of Pennsylvania’s champions for education has converted Gov. Tom Wolf’s idea for career and technical instruction into a proposal that is now before a Senate committee for consideration.

    From the office of Sen. Schwank |

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