In Other News

Brownie Troop 1759 shows off their spring hats

From Sharon Smith|

Boyertown Area Choral Association presents noteworthy tunes from the movies

The Boyertown Area Choral Association went to the movies to draw inspiration for the start of its 28th season. “Movie Tunes: Songs Made Famous through Film from the 1930s to the Present” is the theme for this year’s spring concer...

From Allison Kelly|


  • News

    Julie Stark, Keith Haring named 2018 Distinguished Alumni of Year

    Kutztown Area School District Education Foundation announce the recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumni of the Year, Julie Stark and the late Keith Haring. They will be honored at a reception at Moselem Springs Country Club on June 5, 5 to 7 p.m. Stark will also deliver the commencement address to Kutztown Area High School’s graduating class of 2018 on June 8.

    From Kutztown Education Foundation|

  • News

    Vulakovich, Schwank introduce sextortion legislation to criminalize the coercion of sexual conduct

    Pennsylvania Sens. and Judy Schwank (D-11) and Randy Vulakovich (R-38) have introduced legislation that aims to criminalize the coercion of sexual conduct.

    From Sen. Schwank’s Office|

  • News

    Berks History Center presented Achievement Award from PA Museums

    On April 16, the Berks History Center accepted an Institutional Achievement Award from PA Museums, Pennsylvania’s statewide trade association serving museum professionals and institutions, at PA Museum’s Annual Conference in State College, PA.

    From Berks History Center|

  • News

    Fleetwood FBLA wins Outstanding Chapter Award

    ecently 35 members from the Fleetwood Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America attended the 2018 State Leadership Conference held in Hershey. At the conference the Fleetwood Chapter was recognized as an Outstanding Chapter for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

    By Kelly Ackerman Fleetwood High School|

  • News

    Library supporters fill Wine & Stein fundraising event

    Brandywine Community Library hosted its annual community fundraiser, with a new name, Wine and Stein, on April 14 at the Henry Auditorium located on The Lutheran Home at Topton campus.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    William Macmillan wins 2018 Mr. Brandywine

    William Macmillan won the title 2018 Mr. Brandywine during the Brandywine Heights High School’s annual Mr. Brandywine pageant held in March.

    By Ethan Strause Brandywine Heights freshman|

  • News

    Brew Fest celebrates all things beer

    The Berks History Center and Oakbrook Brewing Company invited the community to immerse in Berks County’s vibrant beer brewing culture, both past and present, at Berks Brewery & Breweriana Fest on April 14 at the Berks History Center in Reading.

    From Berks History Center|

  • News

    Berks County residents join rally to end gerrymandering

    Citizens from Berks County were among more than 800 concerned Pennsylvanians who rallied in Harrisburg on April 16 to call for a permanent solution to the extreme partisan gerrymandering that has seeded political gridlock and apathy for decades and recently put the state in the national spotlight.

    From Jennifer Hanf|

  • Entertainment

    5th Annual Author Pavilion hosted at Kutztown Block Party April 29

    The novelist Ernest Hemingway once famously said, “It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.”

    From Firefly Bookstore|

  • Entertainment

    Headliners announced for The Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration

    Bill Haley Jr. and the Comets, Hector Rosado and Steel Ave. Salsa, Grammy nominated polka advocate Alex Meixner, and Purcell’s Irish Band and Irish Stepdancers with Toad Creek Ramblers and Hoedowners and Callers (led by Keith Brintzenhoff of Kutztown) will be the music headliners at the 2018 Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration (PennMArt) at the historic Allentown Fairgrounds on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28.

    From Pennsylvania Music Preservation Society |

The Berks-Mont News: BLOGS