In Other News

Kutztown lantern release honors memory of Michael Bailey and Heather Delp

By Michele O’Donnell Secretary of the KYFCA |

Kutztown senior Tyler Akers joins school board; middle school theater’s future discussed

The Kutztown School Board unanimously approved Tyler Akers as the 2015-16 student representative and Dean Delp as an alternate Monday, Oct. 5 at its monthly workshop meeting. ...

By Emily Leayman For Berks-Mont News |


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    U.S. 422 West to close overnight next week at Route 100 Interchange for bridge construction

    U.S. 422 west will be closed and detoured at the Route 100 Interchange on Tuesday, October 13, through Friday, October 16, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning for the placement of 10 concrete beams on the new bridge being built over the Schuylkill River in North Coventry Township, Chester County, and West Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today.

    From the PA Department of Transportation |

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    Berks County man collects coats for North Philadelphia schoolchildren

    A Berks County man has launched a winter coat drive to help underprivileged children in Philadelphia.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Budget impasse puts pressure on Pa. charter schools

    Pennsylvania charter schools are being “strangled” by the state budget impasse that’s dragged on for three months and has cut off funding to school districts, says one charter school advocate.

    By Evan Grossman |

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    Beyond Fit, Douglassville, to celebrate grand opening on Saturday

    There’s a new gym in town. Beyond Fit will be celebrating a grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 10, at their new studio located in Douglassville

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    ArtFusion, Pottstown, highlights inspiring women

    ArtFusion 19464’s latest educational exhibit Her Story opened on Sept. 19 and will run through Oct. 31. This show highlights artwork inspired by women’s history, celebrating notable woman and also addressing important issues, both from the past and today, that highlight the evolution of a woman’s role in society.

    From ArtFusion |

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    Studio B to host Panel Discussion on Critiquing, Publishing, and Promoting

    Writers interested in publishing and promoting their work are invited to Studio B Fine Art Gallery and Studio on Sunday, Oct. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. for a panel discussion entitled “Critiquing, Publishing, and Promoting” featuring Virginia Beards, Professor and writer; Jim Breslin, author, publisher, and founder of the West Chester Slam; Heather Thomas, published author, former poet laureate, and English Professor emeritus; and Dawn Wivell, owner and lead writer at Dawn Wivell...

    From Studio B |

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    Real Estate Column: STAGED TO MOVE! These top 3 must do’s will help your house move quickly in today’s real estate market

    We all want to get the most bang for our buck when we choose to sell anything, especially a house. And no matter what the reason is for selling a home, there is always preparation involved.

    By Rachel Ingram Garden Spot Real Estate |

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    Halloween at Boone Homestead slated for Oct. 25

    Goblins, ghosts, monsters, oh my! Children and adults alike will delight in our annual trick-or-treating event. Costumed children can visit the historic buildings and receive a fun treat, have their face painted, and pick and decorate their own pumpkin. They can also play with colonial toys and games, listen to scary stories, and help a scarecrow stuff his friend. This event will be held Sunday, Oct. 25, 12 to 4 p.m.

    From the Daniel Boone Homestead |

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    Exeter Community Library to host yearlong film series

    On Friday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. the Exeter Community Library, led by Ben Sneeringer (a Native Berks Countian, library supporter, and avid film enthusiast) and Executive Director, Mallory Hoffman, will be hosting their first film in a yearlong film series entitled “The Best of the 2000’s: 2000-2009”.

    From Exeter Community Library |

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    ReadingFilmFEST presents the first ever ‘Art of Film’

    The ReadingFilmFEST (RFF) presents the first ever “Art of Film,” a fine art exhibition featuring regional artists designed to highlight the theme of “FILM,” create awareness of the revamped film festival, and engage the community in the event.


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