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Through My Kitchen Window: Truly, the best apple pie muffin ever!

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    Daniel Boone re-hires 2.5 elementary teachers

    The Daniel Boone School Board approved 5-3 on Aug. 24 to hire 2.5 elementary teachers to lower class sizes.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

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    Fleetwood School Board approves district goals for the 2015-16 school year

    At their meeting on Aug. 18, the Board of School Directors approved the district’s goals for this school year. The goals reflect the fact that a successful school district is one that continually works to improve the curriculum and instruction, and partner with families to meet students’ needs.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Fleetwood Superintendent |

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    Registration now open for 2015 Berks County Heart and Stroke Walk

    The American Heart Association invites workplaces, community groups, friends and family from across Berks County to lace up their sneakers and register now for the 2015 Berks County Heart and Stroke Walk to be held Sunday, Oct. 4 at Blue Marsh Lake in Leesport. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk steps off at 10 a.m.

    The American Heart Association |

  • Entertainment

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce presents Laugh Out Loud Comedy Night

    The Chamber announces its first Comedy Night to be held on Friday, Oct. 2 at the Kutztown Fire Company, 310 Noble Street. Hosted by Comic Steve Borkowski, with headliner Comic Chip Chantry, Laugh Out Loud Comedy Night will also feature performances by Jason Brown and Tyler Rothrock.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

  • News

    Berks Heritage Council celebrates 25th anniversary

    The Berks Heritage Council is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Organized in the summer of 1990 as a consortium for combining marketing efforts and for the exchange of information and ideas, the Council was originally called the Berks County Museum Council. Initially, 11 founding members worked together to promote public interest and awareness of Berks County’s historic culture. Aided by a $10,000 grant from the Berks County Board of Commissioners, the Council was able to...

    From Berks Heritage Council |

  • News

    Recycling Services, Inc. temporarily closed for renovations

    The recycling center is getting a makeover.

    Recycling Services, Inc. |

  • News

    New PennDOT website shows customers active, planned projects; site features construction, Act 89 and future improvements

    Pennsylvanians looking for information on construction projects, improvements underway because of Act 89, the state’s transportation funding plan, as well as projects scheduled through 2026 have a new resource:

    From PennDOT |

  • News

    Montgomery County Historical Society slates Intermediate Genealogy Workshop

    The Historical Society of Montgomery County is offering an “Intermediate Genealogy Workshop” presented by Rose Brown, Genealogist and former Society librarian. The four-week workshop, which will include research tips beyond the basic genealogy research, will run four consecutive Tuesdays, Sept. 8 through Sept. 29, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

    From the The Historical Society of Montgomery County |

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    54-Acre Arnold Farm now protected, Sen. Schwank announces

    A 54-acre tract in Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, is now under the commonwealth’s farmland preservation shield, state Senator Judy Schwank said on Aug. 13.

    From Mark Shade PA Senate |

  • Features/People

    Skippack Painting with a Twist hosts fundraising event in remembrance of Hurricane Katrina

    As part of the nation’s largest paint-and-sip franchise, Painting with a Twist of Skippack participated in the company’s national fundraising event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 26 through the company’s charitable arm, Painting with a Purpose.

    From Painting with a Twist |

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