In Other News

Update: Truck driver killed in early morning I-78 crash in Greenwich Township, Berks

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • Crime

    Robbery at Dollar General in Hamburg on Monday, March 30

    Hamburg Borough Police report that an armed robbery occurred at the Dollar General store in Hamburg on Monday, March 30 at approximately 8:55 p.m.

    By Berks-Mont Newspapers Staff |

  • News

    Police: Timet explosion ruled accidental; one person killed, several injured in Caernarvon Township, Berks

    State Police are investigating an explosion at Timet Corp., Caernarvon Township, Berks, that killed one worker and injured several others. The incident has been ruled an accident.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Berks County commissioners find backdrop for 911 funding plea

    The Berks County commissioners are moving their April 9 meeting to make a point.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st- @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Regional planners resolve Route 422 tolling debate

    POTTSTOWN >> Tolls on Route 422 — the conversation that just won’t die — rose from the grave again Wednesday, March 25, as planners for eight municipalities wrestled with comprehensive plan language to make their opposition to the idea clear.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st- @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • Automotive accidents

    Report: Coroner called to I-78 crash

    Greenwich Twp. >> The coroner has been called to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash that has backed up I-78 West Tuesday morning, WFMZ reported.


  • Social groups and organizations

    Pack 184 participates in Scout Sunday

    Pack 184 participated in Scout Sunday, Feb. 8, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hamburg.


  • Events

    On Tap

    Send your event listings to content manager Matt D’Ippolito at to have them listed in On Tap! Deadline for submissions is noon Tuesday.


  • Pets

    Montgomery County S.P.C.A. Pets of the Week

    This is Roxy. She is a beagle and labrador retriever mix. This adorable girl is approximately 9 years old but still enjoys long walks and being active. Roxy is a wonderful mix of both breeds. Stop in and meet her and many other shelter friends at the Perkiomenville S.P.C.A. ID#A253101


  • News

    Cadets graduate from MCCC Municipal Police Academy, raise $3K for Angel Trust Fund

    Montgomery County Community College’s Municipal Police Academy Class 1404 graduated 31 cadets on March 25 during a ceremony held at the College’s Science Center Theater, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.

    Courtesy of Montgomery County Community College |

  • News

    Northern Berks Community Garden members ready for second year

    Pastor Bruce Osterhout is not new to ministry, having served in Reading city churches for over thirty years, but his position at Zion’s Lutheran Church, getting to know Northern Berks County, and having a large community garden as part of his ministry is all relatively new. September 1, 2014, marked the start of Pastor Bruce’s journey in Shoemakersville, Perry Township.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

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