In Other News

Goat race crowns newest champion in Pottstown

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st- @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • Crime

    74-year-old robbed at gunpoint at Amity ATM

    AMITY >> Township police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the armed robbery of a 74-year-old Birdsboro man outside the National Penn Bank Sunday night to contact them at 610-689-6002, ext. 250.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • Features/People

    Exeter teen bake sale on track to reach $12,000 by 6th year for Animal Rescue League

    After six years of fundraising, Exeter teen Kyra Hoerr hopes this year to reach $12,000 raised for the Animal Rescue League.

    From Kyra’s Bake Sale for the ARL |

  • News

    Kutztown Community Choir continues tradition of providing free live music to community

    As the Kutztown Community Choir prepares for their annual Spring Concert and the 40th annual Flag Day Concert, the choir’s director and conductor celebrate the choir’s history and seeks guest conductors and accompanists to help the choir continue into the future.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Recycling

    Washington Township places recycling bins in public spaces

    Washington Township, Berks County, has received 21 recycling bins designed specifically for placement at public spaces throughout the community as part of a national recycling bin grant program made possible by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation.

    From Washington Township |

  • News

    Fleetwood Middle School principal taped to wall; Fifth graders rewarded for collecting the most for food bank donation

    Fleetwood Middle School’s fifth grade students taped their principal, Gangi Cucciuffo, to the wall with red duct tape on Friday, May 1.

    By Roxanne Richardson For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Kutztown Junior Girl Scout Troop 153 earns Bronze Award

    Kutztown Junior Girl Scout Troop #153 earned their Bronze Award this year by taking care of an area outside of their meeting place.

    By Kristen Berk Junior Troop 153 Leader |

  • News

    Fleetwood inducts two as distinguished alumni

    The Fleetwood Area School District and the FASD Foundation are very pleased to announce the selection of two individuals as Distinguished Alumni of Fleetwood Area High School. The induction ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 14th during the high school’s Band and Orchestra Spring Concert.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Fleetwood Superintendent |

  • News

    Rodale Institute, Kutztown hosts spring Plant Sale

    “The plants we have are of unusual varieties that you can’t find in stores.” Maggie Saska, Rodale Institute’s Plant Production Specialist, knows first-hand that this Plant Sale will be well worth the trip.

    By Aaron Kinsman Rodale Institute |

  • News

    Pea-Nut the Flying Elephant visits area, baffles Bally residents

    Local residents looked to the sky last Wednesday evening, April 29, asking, “What is that thing?”

    By Krista Zimmerman For Berks-Mont News |

  • Mother's Day

    Mother’s Day: Bridging the generations by bridging the miles

    In times past, families stayed put. Young mothers lived near their parents, and ties between mothers and daughters, grandmothers and grandchildren, were easy to maintain. But the modern family finds generations stretched across states, countries, even the world. Families are more challenged to stay connected, and holidays like Mothers’ Day can be a difficult. Using a mix of technological and time-honored tricks, here’s how today’s children, mothers and grandmothers...

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

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