In Other News

Kutztown University freshman needs video to go viral to help critically ill mother; Lenovo will award $50,000 grand prize if contestant gets 500,000 views by Jan. 31

By Roxanne Richardson For 21st Century Media |

Berks County worried about budget-busting costs of Obamacare

While the word ‘forecast’ is bringing a fair amount of ire to the area right now, the concept has made Robert Patrizio’s job as Berks County chief financial officer a lot easier. ...

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |


  • Education

    Schuylkill Valley High School student selected as National Youth Delegate

    Kevin Cook, a student at Schuylkill Valley High School, has been selected to represent Pennsylvania as a National Youth Delegate to the 2015 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.

    From George Mason University |

  • Events

    Boyertown area calendar of events for February

    Saturday, Jan. 31 Pancake Breakfast: Bally Mennonite Church, Route 100 in Bally, will be serving a pancake breakfast which includes pancakes, French toast, sausage, scrapple, OJ, tea, & coffee in the Church Fellowship hall from 7 to 11 a.m. The cost is a donation. For more information check our website at <>. Proceeds from this pancake breakfast will provide funds for the Bally Community Center.


  • Student exchange programs

    EF High School Exchange Year is looking for Berks County families to open their hearts and homes

    Sheryle Delewski, international exchange coordinator for EF High School Exchange Year, is currently looking for families to open their hearts and homes to high school foreign exchange students.

    By Sheryle Delewski EF High School Exchange Year |

  • Events

    What’s new and what to expect at 2015 Philadelphia Auto Show

    It’s a Philly tradition that pre-dates the Mummers.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter |

  • Events

    Frecon Farms slates Winter Warmer Open House this Saturday, community invited

    Community members are invited to the inaugural Winter Warmer Open House at Frecon Farms, Saturday January 31. The event will celebrate the launch of a Winter Savory Menu from The Bakery at Frecon Farms.

    Berks-Mont News staff |

  • News

    Boyertown superintendent recognizes Develin for ‘hard work and dedication’

    In a week that shines the brightest spotlight on athletic achievements, Boyertown Area School District Superintendent Richard Faidley instead focused on the academics and persistence of James Develin.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Rotary welcomes Assistant District Governor Area 3 District 7430

    President Titus Miller welcomes Robert Horbaugh the Assistant District Governor Area 3 District 7430 who is an Attorney at Stevens and Lee. He shared messages from the District and the convention that will be held at Gettysburg on April 24, 25 and 26.


  • News

    Hamburg Middle School student wins third place in poster contest

    Jacob Mohn, 12, a student at Hamburg Middle School, won third place in the Lions Club District 14-P (Berks and Chester Counties) 2014 International Peace Poster contest. Jacob is the son of Central Berks Lions Club Past President Mark Mohn and Central Berks Lions Club Secretary Heather Mohn of Tilden Township. The Central Berks Lions Club, Centerport, sponsored Jacob’s entry in the contest.


  • News

    Rep. Marcy Toepel invites District 147 residents to attend open house

    Rep. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) is hosting an open house at her district office, located at 1885 Swamp Pike, Suite 107, in Gilbertsville, on Thursday, Feb. 5, from noon to 6 p.m. The office is located in the Hanover Court Shopping Center.

    From the Pennsylvania House of Representatives |

  • News

    Police ID man found inside burning car in Amity

    The body found inside a burning car in Amity Sunday, Jan. 25 morning was identified Monday, Jan. 26 by Berks County officials.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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