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  • News

    Daniel Boone re-hires 2.5 elementary teachers

    The Daniel Boone School Board approved 5-3 on Aug. 24 to hire 2.5 elementary teachers to lower class sizes.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Fleetwood School Board approves district goals for the 2015-16 school year

    At their meeting on Aug. 18, the Board of School Directors approved the district’s goals for this school year. The goals reflect the fact that a successful school district is one that continually works to improve the curriculum and instruction, and partner with families to meet students’ needs.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Fleetwood Superintendent |

  • News

    Registration now open for 2015 Berks County Heart and Stroke Walk

    The American Heart Association invites workplaces, community groups, friends and family from across Berks County to lace up their sneakers and register now for the 2015 Berks County Heart and Stroke Walk to be held Sunday, Oct. 4 at Blue Marsh Lake in Leesport. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk steps off at 10 a.m.

    The American Heart Association |

  • Lifestyle

    Through My Kitchen Window: Truly, the best apple pie muffin ever!

    I was craving something sweet and my daughter, Anna, 4, was eager to bake together so we headed to the kitchen with stomachs growling. Anna requested chocolate cupcakes, as usual, but I wanted to try to bake something different.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Entertainment

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce presents Laugh Out Loud Comedy Night

    The Chamber announces its first Comedy Night to be held on Friday, Oct. 2 at the Kutztown Fire Company, 310 Noble Street. Hosted by Comic Steve Borkowski, with headliner Comic Chip Chantry, Laugh Out Loud Comedy Night will also feature performances by Jason Brown and Tyler Rothrock.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

  • News

    Berks Heritage Council celebrates 25th anniversary

    The Berks Heritage Council is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Organized in the summer of 1990 as a consortium for combining marketing efforts and for the exchange of information and ideas, the Council was originally called the Berks County Museum Council. Initially, 11 founding members worked together to promote public interest and awareness of Berks County’s historic culture. Aided by a $10,000 grant from the Berks County Board of Commissioners, the Council was able to...

    From Berks Heritage Council |

  • News

    Morgantown Area Business Association members enjoy food, fellowship during picnic at Joanna Furnace

    Morgantown Area Business Association hosted its annual picnic at Joanna Furnace in Morgantown on Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    New PennDOT website shows customers active, planned projects; site features construction, Act 89 and future improvements

    Pennsylvanians looking for information on construction projects, improvements underway because of Act 89, the state’s transportation funding plan, as well as projects scheduled through 2026 have a new resource:

    From PennDOT |

  • News

    54-Acre Arnold Farm now protected, Sen. Schwank announces

    A 54-acre tract in Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, is now under the commonwealth’s farmland preservation shield, state Senator Judy Schwank said on Aug. 13.

    From Mark Shade PA Senate |

  • Columns

    Welcome to my World: Pennsylvania honors Stephen Foster

    On the campus of the University of Pittsburgh is the only museum, concert hall and library dedicated to an American composer, Stephen Foster. His hometown memorialized him, even though he didn’t write our state song, but Florida and Kentucky adopted his tunes as their state songs.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

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