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Studio B invites submissions for third annual exhibit ‘To Be: Know Thyself…You Do You’ — combining literary and visual art

From Studio B |


  • Opinion

    PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: MJ Dougherty, Saved by God’s Grace (Part I)

    A neighbor came to visit us in recent weeks and said that I might be interested in writing a story about a new neighbor who experienced Sept. 11, 2001 firsthand. Barb and I invited MJ Dougherty to have dinner at our house one evening and invited her to dessert several days later. As we exchanged introductory comments, we were quite surprised that we both started to work for the same large insurance broker in 1998 and both left the same year, 2005. MJ worked in both the Harrisburg and...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • News

    Rick Hallman Day offers day of golf and music

    The LCB Band hosts Rick Hallman Day Sept. 13 at Honeybrook Golf Course with a 9 hole golf tournament starting at 8 a.m. followed by music starting at 2 p.m. until dusk. All of the proceeds will go to Rick Hallman of the LCB Band.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Honey Brook Legion Riders honors veterans at Festival for the Veterans

    Honey Brook American Legion Riders Post 422 hosted the inaugural Festival for the Veterans for David’s Drive 831 Aug. 22 at St. Benedict’s Picnic Park in Mohnton.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Hamburg School Board hires school psychologist Jolee Keifer, of Hamburg, member of Hamburg Area Education Foundation and OTF

    Hamburg Area School Directors agreed on Aug. 24 to hire Jolee Keifer as a school psychologist at a salary of $85,500 effective upon her release from the Schuylkill Valley School District.

    By Arch Kurtz 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

    Honey Brook “shares the warmth” with a coat and food drive for “Make A Difference Day”

    Make a Difference Day is a USA TODAY initiative celebrating the spirit of neighbors helping neighbors. It is a national day of volunteerism celebrated annually, for the past 20 years, on the fourth Saturday of October.

    Honey Brook Borough & Honey Brook Township |

  • 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 |

  • News

    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 |

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