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WTIM: Music around town July 29 edition

By Tim Dietterick |


  • Columns

    Through my eyes: Legal blindness and an unlikely hobby

    As a new addition to Berks-Mont News, I figured I would use these early columns to give the readers a chance to learn more about me. I stated in a previous column that I struggle with being legally blind. I suffered from a lack of oxygen at approximately one month old which severely inhibited the proper development of my optic nerve.

    By Michael P. Hill Columnist |

  • News

    Fleetwood Carnival

    The community flocked to Fleetwood Park July 21 to 25 for the Fleetwood Community Carnival which included rides, food, Midway and entertainment.


  • Events

    Hopewell’s ‘Fueling The Furnace’ salutes conservation

    The National Park Service invites the public to celebrate the conservation of our nation’s natural and cultural heritage at its traditional “Fueling The Furnace” event on Saturday, Aug. 1, at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site.

    From Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site |

  • Features/People

    Residents of The Heritage of Green Hills help support New Journey Community Outreach, Inc., in Reading

    Residents and staff of The Heritage of Green Hills, a healthy living community in Shillington, recently delivered food and clothing donated by their community to New Journey Community Outreach, Inc.’s, food pantry and clothing center.

    From Heritage of Green Hills |

  • News

    Kutztown Patriot Community Calendar July 30

    Send events to by Friday noon week prior to publication.


  • News

    7th Annual Schuylkill Valley Girls Softball Association Diamond Cruise Car Show

    The second Saturday in July was an extremely popular date on the car show circuit as there was almost too many events to choose from. Fortunately, Mother Nature provided an exceptional day. There was a very good turnout for all of the events scheduled for that day. 245 enthusiasts opted for the 7th Annual Schuylkill Valley Girls Softball Association Diamond Cruise Car Show at the Bern Church Grove on Route 183 in Leesport.

    By Carl Hess Photographer |

  • News

    Amity Fire Company receives $130,000 grant

    U.S. Congressman Patrick Meehan, R-7 Dist., announced the award of a $129,926 grant to the Amity Fire Company from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Features/People

    Phillie Phanatic visits kids at The Goddard School, Gilbertsville

    Phille Phanatic, the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies Major League Baseball team, visited The Goddard School in Gilbertsville on Tuesday, July 21.


  • News

    Berks County prepares for gypsy moth invasion

    Like their namesakes, gypsy moths have taken to journeying across the country, starting in Massachusetts and spreading as far west as Wisconsin and as far south as Virginia’s border with North Carolina.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Volunteers take part in Mission Trip Birdsboro

    Earlier this month, volunteer workers could be spotted in bright yellow shirts as took part in Mission Trip Birdsboro 2015. These volunteers — broken into teams scattered throughout the community — provided help and repairs to 19 different work sites.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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