In Other News

Exeter School Board: Presentation heard on LERTA program; recommendation made on length of shorts

By Samantha Dix For Berks-Mont Newspapers |


  • News

    ADA Walk celebrates 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

    ADA Walk – July 24th Shouts of “Hey, hey, hey! ADA!” could be heard on the streets of Reading the morning of July 24, as people from across Berks County living with disabilities, their friends and coworkers, and supportive community members traveled to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    By Karen L. Chandler Board of Directors, National Federation of the Blind, Greater Berks Chapter |

  • News

    Hamburg High School program change: Juniors, seniors can earn credit for professional field experience

    Hamburg Area School Board approved changes to the high school program of studies for the 2015-16 school year on July 27.

    By Arch Kurtz For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Accidents

    State Police: Driver strikes tree, overturns vehicle in I-78 collision

    On July 23 at 3:30 p.m., State Police Trooper William Spayd responded to a two-vehicle crash on I-78 west.


  • Entertainment

    WTIM: Music Around Town

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

    By Tim Dietterick |

  • Entertainment

    Fun Friday: Take a break from summer heat and explore Crystal Cave

    Pennsylvania summers are no joke. While we are fortunate enough to enjoy beautiful seasonal weather in fall and spring, we also experience freezing winters and blistering summer days. One Friday was such a day, with temperatures soaring and humidity rising, so our family decided to check out a local site that promised much cooler temperatures: Crystal Cave.

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont Newspapers |


    Lions Club president commends dedicated food pantry volunteer

    Frystown Lions Club president Dennis Zerbe expressed his appreciation to Connie Bashore for her presentation on the history of, and current work with the Bethel-Tulpehocken Food Pantry, which is run out of Salem Lutheran Church in Bethel. Bashore is currently the volunteer director of the pantry.


  • News

    State grant opp for businesses working to stop pollution, improve energy efficiency, Schwank Says

    Businesses working to save electricity or protect the environment can now apply for a state grant for pollution prevention and energy conservation projects, Sen. Judy Schwank said today.

    From the office of Sen. Schwank |


    Kwik Shoppe donates to fire company

    On Saturday, July 25, The Kwik Shoppe held a 50’s party, donating part of the proceeds to the local fire company. With $1 specials all day, a DJ, balloons for the kids and a 50/50 drawing, the event offered fun for the community while supporting a cause.

    Shoemakersville Fire Company |

  • Entertainment

    Free Concert: Black Horse Motel brings folk music to Honey Brook Aug. 9

    Honey Brook Borough’s third concert of the free Concert in the Park series will be held on Sunday, Aug. 9 at 5:30 p.m. when Philadelphia-based Americana band Black Horse Motel takes the stage.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Honey Brook Music Fest raises $5,000 for Food Pantry

    Honey Brook Music Fest rocked the greens, raising $5,000 for the Honey Brook Food Pantry.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont News |

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