In Other News

New Jerusalem Church Celebrates 175 Years: Celebrations began Sunday with special worship service

By Roxanne Richardson For Berks-Mont Newspapers |


  • Events

    Boyertown Borough announces Earth Day festivities

    Earth Day in the Boyertown Community Park will be celebrated on April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event promises to be better than ever with many programs and activities.

    From the Borough of Boyertown and Berks-Mont News staff |

  • News

    Boyertown’s 61st Citzen of the Year takes new venue, introduces new award

    The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles was the place to be Saturday night as the who’s who of Boyertown gathered to celebrate this year’s Citizen of the Year and the Outstanding Citizens of the Year.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Boyertown EMS launches Operation Safe-Walk

    With so many children having to walk to and from school, it is necessary that our community does its very best to keep our youth safe. To make sure this happens, Boyertown EMS has teamed up with Kutztown Area Transport Service and many other ambulance agencies throughout the Berks County area to form Operation Safe-Walk.

    By Jamie Bailey For Berks-Mont News |

  • Earth Day

    Colebrookdale Railroad celebrates Earth Day with Mudball Express

    The Colebrookdale Railroad celebrated Earth Day on Saturday, April 18, with a Mudball Express excursion. During the hour long trip, passengers were encouraged to throw wild flower seed mudballs from the side of the train’s open car.

    By Jesi Yost For Berks-Mont News |

  • Lifestyle

    Jake’s Flea Market open for 35th Season

    The beginning of spring can mean a lot of things like planting flowers, warm weather, enjoying the outdoors. For many locals, spring means the reopening of Jake’s Flea Market.

    By Krisa Zimmerman For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Perry Elementary Center students’ cemetery field trip combines math and science

    The third grade students at Perry Elementary took a walking field trip to the local cemetery to do rubbings of tombstones and to determine age.

    By Cindy Schneiderhan Perry Elementary Center |

  • News

    Schuylkill Valley Community Library annual book sale draws crowd

    The parking lot was filled to capacity on Friday, April 10, at 10 a.m., for the opening of the book sale at the Schuylkill Valley Community Library.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Sports

    Schuylkill Valley Age Group Swimming Girls have record setting season

    The following girls with Schuylkill Valley Age Group Swimming had a record setting season.


  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Area Historical Society members model and hear about hats from ‘The Hat Lady’

    The Hamburg Area Historical Society took a trip down memory lane at their monthly meeting on Thursday, April 9. The group met either wearing a hat or receiving a hat at the door to wear during the event.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Academic competitions

    Hamburg student wins regional Rotary Speech Contest

    Grace Kutz, a freshman at Hamburg Area High School, won the 4-Way Test Speech Contest sponsored by the North Region of Rotary District 7430, on April 11 at Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schnecksville. Grace, who represented the Rotary Club of Hamburg, competed against five other students who represented clubs in Lehigh County, Northern Berks, and Upper Bucks.

    From the Hamburg Rotary Club |

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