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New Hanover Historical Society slates May program

New Hanover >>The May meeting of the New Hanover Historical Society will feature an illustrated talk by Jim McClelland about how cannon were made in Pennsylvania for the American Revolution. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2...



  • News

    Business: Music and fine Mexican cuisine paired in Pottstown; Classical guitarist Russell Ferrara returns to Juan Carlos Friday nights

    In the fall of 2008 Ron Garza, chef-proprietor of Juan Carlos Fine Mexican Cuisine on High Street in Pottstown, was scouting locations to realize his dream of opening a fine dining restaurant.

    Submitted by Russell Ferrara |

  • Features/People

    Exeter May Days announced; Bake sale on track to reach $12,000 by 6th year for Animal Rescue League

    It’s that time of year again — Exeter PArks and Recreation along with the Exeter School District has announced “May Days.” This year’s festival will be held on Friday, May 15 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Exeter High School, 201 East 37th Street, Reading.

    By Berks-Mont News staff |

  • Features/People

    Goat race crowns newest champion in Pottstown

    Pottstown >> After accidently crowning the wrong winner in last year’s event, the organizers behind this year’s Sly Fox Bock Fest Goat Race were taking no chances.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st- @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Mother's Day

    Mother’s Day: Bridging the generations by bridging the miles

    In times past, families stayed put. Young mothers lived near their parents, and ties between mothers and daughters, grandmothers and grandchildren, were easy to maintain. But the modern family finds generations stretched across states, countries, even the world. Families are more challenged to stay connected, and holidays like Mothers’ Day can be a difficult. Using a mix of technological and time-honored tricks, here’s how today’s children, mothers and grandmothers...

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Mother's Day

    Hamburg mom a role model for her own children as well as others

    As a school counselor and mother, Marybeth Mell has had ample opportunities to be a role model for not only her own children, but hundreds of other children in her position as a school counselor at the Hamburg Area Middle School during the last 11 years.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Mother's Day

    Hamburg mother helps son reach his dreams

    Eileen Leiby, a graduate of the Kutztown Area School District, and currently a resident of Hamburg, is a well-known staff member at the Hamburg Area Middle School, having been an aide in the library since 2001. What people may not know is that Eileen had a career as a court reporter for almost ten years.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Features/People

    Nick Hunsicker is Mr. Boone 2015

    Ear-piercing screams and stomping feet once again characterized the Daniel Boone School District’s 8th Annual Mr. Boone Pageant, which crowned — with a “coon skin cap” — Nick Hunsicker as Mr. Boone 2015.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

  • Features/People

    Success of Candy’s Home Made Ice Cream in part to ‘what goes around comes around’

    What started out as a way to use an empty building has turned into a stopping place for people from multiple counties as they travel through Shoemakersville. When David and Candy Krumanocher ended the auto supply business that was originally known as DJ Auto Supply, they knew they either had to come up with another function for the building or they would have to sell.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Outdoor recreation

    Go Fly A Kite! Day embraced by Berks County generations

    Kite amateurs, families, professionals, and hobbyists brought color to the fields – and to the skies, but only with the occasional good breeze – at Bern Township’s Youth Recreation Facility on Sunday’s “Go Fly a Kite! Day” in celebration of National Kite Month. The Sky Pilots Club and Berks County Parks and Recreation Department teamed up to host the 28th year of this county tradition.

    By Mary Himmelberger For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Pets

    Cat Angel Network: Meet Dale

    My name is Dale, and everyone says I’m a very charming and handsome fellow. I recently lost my loving home due to the death of my special person so now I’m looking for a new home and family.


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