In Other News

Leader Dogs for the Blind: ‘Let’s raise a puppy!’ — Part I

By Gailynne M. Ferguson For Berks-Mont News |

Employees contribute $235,000 in Grants for Pennsylvania nonprofits

Altria Companies Employee Community Fund (ACECF), including employees from John Middleton, donated $235,000 to 17 nonprofits in Pennsylvania with many located near the Philadelphia area. In Pennsylvania, ACECF has donated nearly $1 million since 2011 ...

From John Middleton |


  • News

    Exeter Police to host child seat seminar next month

    Exeter Police announced Friday, Oct. 9, that next month they will be having child seat seminars for the public.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Red Corner Benefit returns to Douglassville for 7th year

    union >> The Annual Red Corner Benefit is returning to Union Township for its 7th year this week.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Amity to adopt two street ordinances

    The Amity Township Board of Supervisors has advertised to adopt two streets ordinances on Oct. 21.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Exeter Fire Department to hold open house this Saturday

    Exeter Township Volunteer Fire Department’s newly implemented emergency services capabilities will be the focal point of the Open House and Recruitment Day at the Reiffton Station (46 West 33rd Street) this Saturday, Oct. 17.

    By Gil Cohen For Berks-Mont News |


    Fleetwood Brownie Troop visits Northern Berks Police, learn how police protect the public

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Brownie Troop 1793 visited Officer Woods and Officer Parks at the Northern Berks Police Station. The girls learned about how the police officers protect them and keep them safe.

    By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager |


    Fleetwood Brownie Troop explores forms of art, earn Potters Badge

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Brownie Troop 1793 was being creative as they worked on earning their Potters Badge. The girls explored different forms of art all year long, as well as learning some history behind it. The girls planned a trip to Busy Bees to create her own masterpieces and explore the world of clay. The girls worked hard to sell Girl Scout cookies to earn enough money to make their trip. The girls learn sale techniques and sold Girl Scout cookies in the winter and the Spring and...

    By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager |

  • Education

    Reading Area Community College hosts Immigrants’ Rights and Resources Symposium

    Reading Area Community College’s student Multicultural/International Club will host an Immigrants’ Rights and Resources Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Gust Zogas Student Union Building.

    RACC |

  • News

    Leesport Fire company open house

    Union Fire Company in Leesport hosted its Open House on Saturday, Oct. 10.


  • Entertainment

    Laughter and art flow at Paint with Spirit Event, benefits Hamburg Area Art Alliance and Our Town Foundation

    Paint with Spirit, a relaxed evening including acrylic painting instruction, was held Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the activity room adjacent to the Strand Movie Theatre on Fourth Street in Hamburg. The event, which promised a fun night of painting, wine and laughter, benefited the Hamburg Area Art Alliance and Hamburg’s Our Town Foundation.

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

  • Entertainment

    Fleetwood Community Theatre presents murder mystery comedy ‘The Game’s Afoot’

    Fleetwood Community Theatre presents one of Ken Ludwig’s new plays, The Game’s Afoot (Or Holmes for the Holidays), a murder mystery comedy of whodunit, a first for the local theatre. The cast includes actors from Hamburg. Exeter. Sinking Spring. Muhlenberg. Birdsboro and Blandon.

    Fleetwood Community Theatre |

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