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Brew Hub: Craft brewing in the Philly region

By Digital First Media Staff @DFMPhillyNews on Twitter |

Perspective on Parenting: Stuff to do with kids this summer

School’s out, so it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to pass the time and make some fabulous summertime memories for our families. While I know I’m definitely going to catch a few movies with my kids; I saw ET...



  • Lifestyle

    Focus on the Family: Daughter’s peers focused on unrealistic beauty standards

    Q: My daughter is entering the tween years, and I’m concerned about her self-image. The other girls in her peer group are so focused on being thin and wearing the right clothes. But my mom always told me, “Pretty is as pretty does.” How can I get that same message across?


  • News

    Pottstown Health & Wellness Foundation awards more than $1.5 million in grant funds

    The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $1,547,345 in grant requests during the spring grant round of fiscal year 2014-2015 to 40 non-profit organizations, schools, and municipalities.

    Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation |

  • News

    Pottstown’s Levi S. Wolf renamed to list of “Super Lawyers” In Pennsylvania

    Levi S. Wolf of Wolf, Baldwin & Associates, P.C. in Pottstown, PA has been renamed to the list of top workers’ compensation attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2015 as published by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Wolf was named as a “Rising Star” in the magazine in 2011 and 2012, which recognizes excellence in lawyers under age 40, and to the Super Lawyers list in 2014. In 2013, Mr. Wolf became one of the first attorneys in the state to be certified as a specialist in the...

    Wolf, Baldwin & Associates, P.C. |

  • News

    “Summer of Ska” Pints for Pups event series benefit pets and pet owners in need

    Humane Pennsylvania will present “Summer of Ska” in a series of three Pints for Pups events spanning Lancaster, Berks, and Montgomery counties this summer.

    Humane Pennsylvania |

  • News

    Mary visits St. Paul’s Vacation Bible School in Fleetwood

    St. Paul’s U.C.C. in Fleetwood hosted its Vacation Bible School last week. Fleetwood resident Linda D. Bullock, Ms. Senior Pennsylvania America 2012, portrayed Mary during VBS. Mary writes about her experience at St. Paul’s VBS.

    Submitted |

  • Features/People

    Cruze in for a Cure: Fighting back in honor of Morgan

    On Saturday, June 6, at the Morningstar Fellowship grounds in Bechtelsville, the “Miracles From Him” team, part of the Relay for Life of Boyertown, held their fourth annual Cruze In for a Cure event.

    By Krista Zimmerman For Berks-Mont News |

  • Anniversaries

    Robert and Joanna Werley celebrate 60 years of marriage

    Robert C. and Joanna L. Werley, of Shoemakersville, will be celebrating 60 years of marriage on July 8. The couple was married in Elkton, Maryland, on July 8, 1955.


  • Features/People

    With the help of 3-D printers, Westtown School students develop prosthetic hands for children

    Engineering students at Westtown School have developed robotic hands for two area children. As part of the school’s Hand Project, and in conjunction with Nemours/ Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Delaware, the high school students worked for months in Westtown’s Science Institute, customizing each hand so it would fit each child accordingly.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Features/People

    Barbara’s Beauties of Southern Berks gather for tea

    Barbara’s Beauties chapter of the Red Hat Society recently held a Tea Party on the patio of one of the members.


  • Features/People

    New Hamburg graduate discusses music and the future

    When asked to describe the musical gifts of Hamburg Area High School 2015 graduate, Cody Knight, his music director, Dr. Christy Ryan, said, “he knows his ability level, but what people don’t know about him is how hard he works… People assume it comes easily. He is humble.”

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont News |

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