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Dreibelbis Farm hosts PA German Farm Festival

By Arundhati Das For 21st Century Media |

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    New school year kicks off at St. Francis Academy

    Students at St. Francis Academy in Bally began the new school year on Tuesday, Aug. 26. As a part of the first day, Students, kindergarten through eighth grade, were greeted by the schools principal, Deacon Thomas Murphy.

    By Berks-Mont staff |

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    PennDOT, police focused on reducing impaired driving crashes through Labor Day

    As part of the national enforcement initiative, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day.

    From PennDot |

  • Education

    Boyertowns Technology Student Association attends the national conference

    For the first time in twenty years, the Boyertown Area Senior High School Technology Student Association was able to attend the national conference located in Washington, D.C. from June 27 to July 2.

    From the Boyertown Technology Student Association |

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    Local historian focuses on the past of Berks County through photography

    From plate photography to the iPhone, Berks historian George M. Meiser, IX must adapt to the modernization of the world in order to preserve what is left of the countys history.

    Emily Thiel
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    Boyertown Museum showcases history of the Pennsylvania TurnpikeA Tunnel Highway

    When the Pennsylvania Turnpike opened in 1940, the Turnpike Commission promoted their new road as the tunnel highway. This is due to no less than seven tunnels making up part of the Turnpike through the mountainous terrain it crossed between the Carlisle and Irwin interchanges. Originally, there were nine tunnels proposed by planners. Eventually, the Quemahoning and Negro Mountains near Somerset were by-passed, taking that final number down to seven.

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    Daniel Boone School Board considers audio policy for school buses

    The Daniel Boone School Board is considering adding audio recording to its video monitoring of district school buses.

    By Denise Larive 21st Century Media |

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    2 injured after plane crash in Amity (video)

    Two people were injured Wednesday, Aug. 27 afternoon after a small airplane crashed and caught fire, police said.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Arts and entertainment

    WTIM: Music Around Town: Sept. 3 edition

    Whats going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

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  • General news

    In efforts to support local, Boscovs East hosts library fundraiser

    Local libraries cross-referenced with one retail store recently for an annual fundraiser full of events.

    Emily Thiel
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  • General news

    Jam for Krista set for Sept. 6

    The Second Annual Jam for Krista fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at the Reading Liederkranz. Money from the fundraiser benefits the Krist Staudt Memorial Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships to Berks County high school seniors who have overcome a medical challenge and are continuing their education at a technical school, business school, junior college, or four year college. The fund is administered by the Berks County Community Foundation.

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