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Boyertown area student named to Dean’s List

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Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles and BASH work together

The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles and students from Boyertown Area Senior High recently embarked on a cooperative project that will benefit both organizations. The Boyertown Museum is aiming to better engage youth with its mission, and the Boy...

Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles |

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  • News

    Hamburg Rodeo passes love of fishing to new generations

    Children and their families gathered around the pond at the Hamburg Fish and Game Association on Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22. The weekend marked the 59th Annual Children’s Fishing Rodeo, which is offered free to the youngsters.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Shoemakersville Children’s Parade embraces #ShoeyStrong

    Participants of the 65th Annual Shoemakersville Children’s Parade have been asked to embrace this year’s theme #ShoeyStrong.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Schuylkill Valley Dodgeball Tourney raises funds for CHOP

    A little girl’s spirit lives on in the game of dodgeball.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Tilden Elementary crowns Spelling Bee champ

    Tilden Elementary Center recently held its annual fourth and fifth grade Spelling Bee. This year’s champion, Annika Reinhard, received her first-place ribbon and certificate from Principal Lacie Cucciuffo. Reinhard is a fourth grade student in Mrs. Staudenmeier’s class. There were a total of 18 contestants who participated in the event. Fifth grade student Mckenna Ecker was the runner-up.

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  • News

    Hamburg Rotarian Fred Sheeler shares the importance of exercise

    Rotarian Fred Sheeler did the program on May 26. He shared with Rotarians the importance of exercise each day. Exercise is not only good for your health; it improves balance and keeps you more mentally in tune with every day living. It is good for every age.

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  • Entertainment

    Jon Bond presents ‘Stone and Wood Revisited’ Art Show

    Artist Jonathan Bond, of Kempton, will present his 2016 “Stone and Wood Revisited” Art Show on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will be held in conjunction with the 11th Annual Hawk Mountain Arts Tour held the same day.

    Bond Customart |

  • Lifestyle

    Item Community Calendar June 1

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to ldillon@berksmontnews.com. Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.

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  • 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 tdietterick@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Entertainment

    RSO takes center stage at ballpark for July 4 concert

    The Reading Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Andrew Constantine celebrate the Fourth of July with a free Star-Spangled Spectacular concert of patriotic songs at FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Reading Fightin’ Phils, followed by a fireworks display. The concert starts at 8 p.m. with entrance to the stadium beginning at 6 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, the concert and fireworks will be held on July 5.

    Reading Symphony Orchestra |

  • Columns

    A Look Back in History: American acculturation of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    Nowhere in America is there a Germanic “Cultural Island” of ethnic PA Dutch people than in the historic East Penn, Oley and Great Valleys of Pennsylvania, “The Dutch Country,” where there are Germanic Hex-sign barns, Colonial clay-tiled bake ovens and farm buildings still exude the quaint folklife of Europe’s Rhine Valley. Yet these PA Deitsch American immigrants who survive with their Fatherland folk culture have built some of early America’s most...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

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