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Sinking Spring family holds Extreme Christmas Light Show benefits the Animal Rescue League of Berks County

From the Animal Rescue League of Berks County |

Seat-Belt Use, Impaired Driving a focus for ‘Operation Safe Holiday’; Agencies encourage SaferRide App use

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) are combining enforcement, education and smartphone technology to make this holiday season a safer one through “Oper...

From the PA Department of Transportation |


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    Throwback Thursday: What are they making?

    George M. Meiser IX asked the American Folklife Institute in Kutztown what was being made in this photo from circa 1910s. Photo taken by Winslow Fegely. Email comments to Berks-Mont Newspapers to or post on or


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    Tilden Township artist Martha Ressler exhibits at YR Club

    Tilden Township artist Martha Ressler exhibits her “Art Quilts Large and Small” at YR Club, Parkside Dr. South and Thrush, Wyomissing, Dec. 1 through Jan. 24. The Opening Reception is Dec. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. YR Club hours are Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday 4 to 11 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.

    Submitted |

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    Historian discusses impact of Gettysburg Address during Hamburg Library lecture

    Michael Jesberger greeted attendees to his lecture, Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address, wearing the woolen blue uniform of a Civil War “Billy Yank.”

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

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    Hamburg School Board President Brooke Adams strikes gavel final time after 28 years on board

    After 28 years as a Hamburg Area school director with the past several as its president, Brooke Adams struck the gavel for the final time on Nov. 23.

    By Arch Kurtz For Berks-Mont News |

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    Twin Valley stuns Villa Maria Academy 3-1 to win PIAA Class AA title

    How long ago was 1977? It was so long ago, that the 77-year-old bus driver who escorted Twin Valley’s field hockey team to the Nov. 21 PIAA Class AA championship match against Ville Maria Academy at Whitehall High School was a 39-year-old head coach then.

    By Jeff Dewees For 21st Century Media |

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    Kutztown alum graduates from Marines

    PVT. Nathan Lee Bowman, 19, graduated Nov. 13 from the Marines, at Parris Island, SC. Bowman is a Combat Engineer and Expert Rifleman with 1st RT BN PLT 1089 Delta Company.

    Submitted |

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    Trinity Lutheran Church in Kutztown hosts live Nativity

    Trinity Lutheran Church in Kutztown is hosting an interactive live Nativity on Dec. 4 and 5.

    Trinity Lutheran Church |

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    Schwank, Argall disappointed in property tax reform setback

    Because of the hard work and groundswell of support from Berks County residents and Pennsylvanians, state Senator Judy Schwank said Nov. 24 she is disappointed with the Senate’s defeat of a bill that would have eliminated the regressive property tax, but she said she will fight on to change how the commonwealth pays for public education.

    Offices of Senators Judy Schwank & David G. Argall |

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    Committee approves measure to review utilization of state owned and leased office space

    A resolution authored by Senators David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) received the unanimous support of the Senate State Government Committee, chaired by Senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York), to evaluate current practices of real estate utilization policies with state owned and leased properties.

    Office of Senator David G. Argall |

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    ‘Think About Energy’ briefing conducted in Berks County

    America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), UGI Utilities, Inc., UGI Energy Services, LLC, the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Greater Reading Economic Partnership hosted a Think About Energy briefing on Friday, Nov. 20 at Albright College.

    UGI Utilities, Inc. |

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