In Other News

Kutztown lantern release honors memory of Michael Bailey and Heather Delp

By Michele O’Donnell Secretary of the KYFCA |

Tyler Akers and Sakira Fussner crowned Kutztown Homecoming King and Queen

Tyler Akers and Sakira Fussner were crowned 2015 Kutztown High School Homecoming King and Queen on Friday night, Oct. 2. ...

By Patrick Moyer For Berks-Mont News |


  • News

    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 |

  • Entertainment

    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 |

  • Entertainment

    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.


  • Lifestyle

    Chestnut Knoll to offer Virtual Dementia Tour to help caregivers understand the struggles of living with dementia

    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live life in the day of someone who has dementia? What is their perspective? Thanks to Chestnut Knoll, caregivers and family members are able to “walk in their loved ones’ shoes” and experience dementia for themselves, so they can better understand the physical and mental challenges of those who have dementia.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

  • Features/People

    Third Annual Bark For Life draws crowd to Oley Fairgrounds

    A handful of volunteers continue to push for a cause close to their hearts. On Sunday, Oct. 4, the 3rd Annual Bark For Life of Boyertown/Oley Valley kicked off at the Oley Fairgrounds. The event benefits the American Cancer Society under Boyertown’s Relay For Life.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Mom accused of injecting daughter with heroin, boyfriend also sought by police

    WEST CALN >> A West Caln woman and her boyfriend have been accused by authorities of supplying her 14-year-old daughter and another teenager with heroin and helping them get high, the woman at times injecting both of the teens with the drug.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

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    Tuesday, October 6 6:00-9:00 PM BINGO Nite


  • News

    Four Berks ambulance squads receive awards

    Of the 36,000 emergency service calls fielded by the four ambulance squads in Berks County, 10 percent represent the most serious type of cardiac emergencies.

    By Gil Cohen For Berks-Mont News |

  • Crime

    Man charged with rape of child in Oley Township

    On Wednesday, Sept. 30, State Police of Reading received a report of a sexual assault involving a 2-year-old male victim in Oley Township.

    From Pennsylvania State Police |

  • News

    Governor Mifflin to host Substitute Teacher Job Fair

    As part of a continued effort to strengthen the roster of qualified substitute teachers,the Governor Mifflin School District will hold a Substitute Teacher Job Fair.


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