In Other News

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

From the PA Department of Transportation |

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. ...

By Rebecca Blanchard|


  • News

    Twin Valley Rotary hosts Empty Bowls Event for Food Pantry

    The Twin Valley Rotary Club of Morgantown is hosting its first annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser on Friday, November 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at he Conestoga Christian Church, 2279 Main Street, Morgantown. All funds raised will benefit the Twin Valley Food Pantry which serves 150 families from Berks, Lancaster, and Chester County each month.

    Rotary |

  • Entertainment

    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 |

  • Entertainment

    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 |

  • News

    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 |

  • News

    Hope Lutheran Church in Bowers raises funds for World Hunger

    Before the Lyons Fiddle Festival begins, there is a Gospel Worship Service beginning at 9 a.m. shared by members of Hope Lutheran Church in Bowers. We usually have more than 100 people attend the worship. During the service, we take an offering for World Hunger through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In the past we have raised a lot of money for this project. This year we raised $440. I want to thank those who attended the service, the community in which I serve and those...

    By Pastor Elizabeth Haines Hope Evangelical Lutheran |

  • News

    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 |


    Kutztown lantern release honors memory of Michael Bailey and Heather Delp

    The Kutztown/Brandywine Youth Football and Cheer Association will be holding a Memorial Sky Lantern Release on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 9 at the Kutztown Park youth football field to benefit the families of the late Michael Bailey and the late Heather Delp who were coaches in the Kutztown /Brandywine youth football and cheer program.

    By Michele O’Donnell Secretary of the KYFCA |

  • News

    New Innkeeper brings changes to Main Street Inn in Kutztown

    Shena Corrado is the new Innkeeper and General Manager at Main Street Inn, 401 W. Main St., Kutztown, which has also brought a few changes to the Inn.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • 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

    Spotted lanternfly meeting planned for mid-October in Berks County

    Pennsylvanians interested in learning more about the spotted lanternfly, an invasive species found in the state last fall, are invited to a public meeting in Berks County on Thursday, Oct. 22. The event will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Brandywine Heights Middle School auditorium located at 200 West Weis Street in Topton.

    Penn State Extension |

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