In Other News

Honey Brook Legion Riders honors veterans at Festival for the Veterans

By Carol Quaintance For Berks Mont Newspapers |

Union Township to proceed with Geigertown sewer project

The Union Township Board of Supervisors said Aug. 17 that connecting 115 properties to the proposed Geigertown sewer line will be a financial burden of $110 to $125 per month, an expense that will be borne by all residents. ...

By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |


  • Events

    Annual Apple Sales hosted at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

    Beginning Saturday, Aug. 29, and continuing while the crop lasts, the apple orchard at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site will be available for picking apples, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day the park is open. This will be the 29th year the National Park Service has invited the public to harvest apples from the park’s trees. The proceeds of apple sales go toward maintaining the orchard and other historic entities of the park.

    Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site |

  • News

    Gear up for Harmony Day with the First Annual Honey Brook Harmony Day Bike Ride

    Pump up those tires, strap on your helmet and join your neighbors for the First Annual Honey Brook Harmony Day Bike Ride on Saturday, Sept. 19. Leaving from Umble Park on the edge of Honey Brook, the 30 mile ride will follow back roads through Honey Brook and West Nantmeal Townships with a half-way rest stop with snacks at Just Mom’s on Route 82.

    From Paula McGinness Honey Brook Harmony Day Bike Ride |

  • Entertainment

    Hibernia County Park invites community to Murder Mystery at Hibernia Mansion

    The Friends of Hibernia County Park invite you to an evening of “Peace, Love & Homicide” on Sept. 25 and 26 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Hibernia Mansion.

    Hibernia County Park |

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    Chester County Commissioners seek review of telephone service providers’ 9-1-1 billing

    The Chester County Board of Commissioners introduced a resolution at this week’s Commissioners’ Sunshine Meeting, that authorizes the law firm of Dilworth Paxson LLP, and the telecommunications auditing firm, Phone Recovery Services LLC to undertake a legal review and forensic audit, to determine if telephone companies providing service in Chester County have failed to bill, collect and remit the proper 9-1-1 charges that help fund Chester County’s 9-1-1 operations.

    Chester County |

  • News

    Chester County audit department receives commendation

    The Chester County Internal Audit Department, under the leadership of County Controller Norman MacQueen, has received a commendation from the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) for its operations undertaken from January 2012 to December 2014. The department is one of only five audit departments among Pennsylvania’s 67 counties to meet these prestigious standards, and it is the fourth consecutive peer review to achieve this accolade.

    Chester County |

  • News

    Natural Lands Trust adds 54 acres to French Creek Park

    UNION TWP. >> The Hopewell Big Woods just got 54 acres bigger.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • Events

    Explore the night sky this fall during community nights in MCCC Observatory

    Members of the community are invited to explore the night sky this fall during three open community nights in Montgomery County Community College’s (MCCC) state-of-the-art Observatory and Observation Deck.

    Montgomery County Community College |

  • Events

    PA State Rep. David Maloney to host annual Sportsmen’s Expo this Saturday

    One of the most enjoyed events I host each year is the Sportsmen’s Expo at the Oley Valley Community Fairgrounds at 27 Jefferson St. in Oley.

    News from State Rep. David Maloney |

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    Board OKs safety updates to Boyertown high school project

    The Boyertown Area School Board voted Tuesday night, Aug. 18, to approve change orders for the high school construction project that are aimed to improve traffic and pedestrian safety on the campus.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Warwick County Park hosts Community Day to “explore your own backyard”

    On Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Warwick County Park will be hosting Community Day in partnership with South Coventry, Warwick and East Nantmeal Townships.

    Warwick County Park |

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