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September Farm makes new Dutch Style Gouda, based on Holland tradition

By Lisa Mitchell|

5th annual Food for Families raises record breaking $9,000 for Twin Valley Food Pantry

Another record breaking success toped $9,000 at Fifth Anniversary Food for Families Fundraiser to benefit the Twin Valley Food Pantry. ...

By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media |

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  • Entertainment

    Movie Review: ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

    English tea and zombies. What do the two have in common? Nothing at all. And yet in the movie “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” it’s practically related. Refined English women and men, dressed impeccably, are forced to deal with the threat of zombies lurking about, searching for brains to eat, yet life goes on with balls, weddings and, of course, tea time.

    By Tamera Lawrence For Digital First Media |

  • 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

    Dreibelbis Farm to hold ice harvesting demonstration

    On Sunday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m., the Dreibelbis Farm Historical Society will host a presentation of 19th century Pennsylvania German ice harvesting at the Historic Dreibelbis Farm in Virginville. The demonstration will include cutting and harvesting ice blocks from the ice pond, showing how ice was hauled to and loaded in the ice house and a demonstration of the actual tools used. A bonfire and hot chocolate will be available after the presentation, and the farm grounds and nature trail will be...

    Dreibelbis Farm Historical Society |

  • Business

    Hamburg Family Dental moves to new office

    Hamburg Family Dental moved to a new office at 469 W. State Street in Hamburg, featuring a parking lot, ramp and new, upgraded equipment.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Events

    Oley’s Ladyfingers Sewing Studio invites public to ‘Sew for the Animals’

    Ladyfingers Sewing Studio of Oley is hosting it’s first ever “Sew for the Animals” event on Saturday, Feb. 20.

  • News

    Governor Mifflin schools compete in fifth annual Souper Bowl food drive

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  • Events

    Berks Humane Society announces pet adoption special for Valentine’s Day weekend

    Adoption fees for all pets will be waived at the Humane Society of Berks County (HSBC) from Feb. 12 – Feb. 14 during the organization’s “Runaway Train – Straight to Your Heart” adoption special sponsored by Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad. Throughout the weekend, the railroad will be hosting picture frame decorating for all of the families that adopt animals and each family adopting a pet has the opportunity to have their photo taken with...

    Berks Humane Society |

  • Features/People

    Boyertown Girl Scouts Valentine’s Dance offers memorable night

    More than 150 people recently attended the annual Valentine’s Dance, sponsored by the Boyertown Service Unit of Girl Scouts of Eastern PA.

    Girl Scouts of Eastern PA |

  • News

    Restoring Hope Foundation accepting 2016 build applications

    The Restoring Hope Foundation is now accepting applications for our 2016 build.

    HBA Restoring Hope Foundation |

  • Columns

    Through My Eyes: A farewell to Berks-Mont

    It seems amazing to me now just how much can happen in so little time. At this time last year, I was a person with a vision impairment who had resigned himself to a job as a package assembler in a sheltered workshop working for piecework wages. This place hired me almost five years ago when no one else would, and, having been away from my college training for so long, I was convinced that it would be the only place that would ever want me.

    By Michael P. Hill Columnist |

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