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Wedding Announcement: Felter and Loch married in September



  • Features/People

    Artist, director and founder of New Arts Program, Kutztown, James Carroll awarded third Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant

    James F. L. Carroll, artist, director and founder of the New Arts Program, Inc. in Kutztown, has been awarded a third Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant for 2015-2016.

    Submitted by Shirk Communications |

  • Features/People

    Boyertown woman wishing for Christmas mirale, hopes to help others

    Where there is an action, there is a reaction—and sometimes that reaction can make all the difference.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Oley farmer wins Sunoco’s Free Fuel 5000 Contest Grand Prize of $5,000 in fuel

    Sunoco marks the first decade of its popular Free Fuel 5000 contest by giving out $5,000 Grand Prizes to 10 lucky customers from across the country.

    Sunoco |

  • Features/People

    Kutztown University Commencement a special day for stroke victim

    This time last year, things were going well for Jennifer Sommers of Stroudsburg, Pa. As a special education pre-K - 8 and elementary education pre-K - 4 major at Kutztown University, she saw the light at the end of the tunnel and looked forward to graduating in the spring alongside her twin brother, Tim Sommers. With her finals completed, she settled in for a normal, relaxing winter break.

    Kutztown University |

  • News

    Leader honored for 50 years of Scouting

    John Mehltretter was not expecting a room full of Boy Scout leaders and members, family and friends yelling “Surprise!” when he walked into the weekly Troop 101 meeting at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kutztown on Tuesday.

    By Emily Leayman For 21st Century Media |

  • Holidays

    Pottstown MOMS Club holds Gift-A-Way Event

    Most folks can use a little extra help from time to time—and what better time than the holiday season.

    By Jesi Yost For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Owen J. teacher uses passion for scuba and outdoors to help students

    BUCKTOWN >> How does a school district deal with truancy and behavior issues when the students simply have no interest in traditional education? Challenge them!

    By Gailynne Ferguson For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Big Shot: Elverson teen gets her first buck

    Grace Brown, age 14, of Elverson, hunted her very first buck - a large 8 point! Grace’s dad, Andrew, and good friend, Craig Shenk were with Grace on this exciting day! Way to go Grace!! We’re all proud of you!

    Submitted By Kim Brown |

  • Features/People

    Brownies Brighten the Day for Seniors

    Brownie Troop 1905 of Honey Brook paid a visit to residents of the Meadows Health Care Center on Saturday, December 7. Troop leader, Jennie Pratt, led the girls on a day long community service project at Tel Hai. The youngsters spent the day doing craft projects and playing games with residents on the Tel Hai campus located off Beaver Dam Road in the township, east of Route 10.


  • Features/People

    Pottstown Halloween Window Decorating awards distributed

    On Wednesday, Dec. 3, awards for the Downtown Pottstown Halloween Window Decorating were issued at Pottstown’s Committee of the Whole Meeting.

    By Berks-Mont News staff |

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