In Other News

Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce welcomes new executive director Lori Donofrio-Galley

By Lisa Mitchell|

Northeastern Berks EMS operational by fall; President says patient care and community come first

The creation of a new emergency medical service organization is moving forward with plans of being operational by fall 2015. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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  • News

    Incumbents survive crowded Boyertown School Board race

    All of the incumbent Boyertown Area School Board incumbents will head onto the general election this fall. Only one challenger is moving forward.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Father and son rescued from banks of Schuylkill in Douglass (Berks) Township

    A father and son who went kayaking in the Schuylkill River Sunday night, May 17, were rescued by firemen after grappling with a strong current.

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

  • News

    Amity chief calls string of robberies an ‘anomaly’

    Amity >> Three armed robberies in Amity in as many weeks are an “anomaly,” said Police Chief Kent Shuebrook, who added the crimes are not necessarily connected.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@pottsmerc.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • School boards

    Hamburg Area School District directors approve proposed final budget

    Hamburg Area School Directors voted, 6-0, on May 18 to approve a $39.27 million proposed final budget for the 2015-16 school year.

    By Arch Kurtz For Berks-Mont News |

  • Events

    Boyertown YMCA to host Senior Fitness Day

    The Boyertown YMCA, 301 W. Spring Street, will host Senior Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    From the Boyertown YMCA |

  • Events

    Whole Health and Wellness Weekly Group kicks off

    Berks Encore of Reading will host a weekly seminar series tackling a variety of whole health issues related to aging.

    From Berks Encore |

  • Events

    Full day of events scheduled for Memorial Day in Mohnton

    A full day of events will highlight the Memorial Day celebration in Mohnton this year, beginning with the 55th Annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade, which begins at 9 am at the Mohnton VFW Post on Wyomissing Avenue, will feature many walking groups, as well as the World Champion Reading Buccaneers and the Gov. Mifflin HIgh School Band. The parade will end at the Mohnsville Cemetery, which will be the site of a Memorial Service beginning at 10 a.m.

    Submitted story |

  • Events

    Daniel Boone Homestead announces History Day Camp

    History Day Camp is a week-long, colonial adventure where kids will experience and learn what Daniel did while growing up here. Each day will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Space is limited to 15 children. The cost is $90/child for the week, Friends of the Daniel Boone Homestead members $80/child.

    From The Daniel Boone Homestead |

  • News

    Boyertown launches investigation into claims of racist student remarks

    The Boyertown Area School District is investigating claims that racial comments were made by its students at a recent track meet against Pottstown students.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Bank robber holds tellers, customers at gunpoint in Oley

    Oley >> National Penn bank tellers and several customers at the Main Street branch in Oley were held at gunpoint Wednesday as a man robbed the bank.

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

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