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With the help of 3-D printers, Westtown School students develop prosthetic hands for children

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

Perspective on Parenting: Stuff to do with kids this summer

School’s out, so it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to pass the time and make some fabulous summertime memories for our families. While I know I’m definitely going to catch a few movies with my kids; I saw ET...



  • Graduation ceremonies

    Tulpehocken High School graduates ready to make an impact

    Tulpehocken’s 87 graduates celebrated their years together by focusing on the years to come. Friday, June 5 ceremoniously embraced the themes of facing adversity, making an impact, and sharing talents as a foundation to wish the graduates well on their way.

    By Mary Himmelberger For Berks-Mont News |

  • Graduation ceremonies

    Schuylkill Valley High School graduates thank those who made it possible

    True to the lyrics in the Schuykill Valley Alma Mater, written by James Rieser, Class of 1959, that say “Gratitude we owe to you…,” the theme of thankfulness was prevalent throughout the 2015 Commencement exercises.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont News |

  • Graduation ceremonies

    Hamburg Area High School graduates ready for greatness

    On Friday, June 5, 154 young adults and soon to be graduates entered the packed gymnasium at Hamburg Area High School in rows of two dressed in red and white. The class of 2015 was ready to graduate and celebrate the past 12 years of being shaped into young men and women ready to take on the world.

    Shea Singley

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    Adoptables from the Montco SPCA

    Bad hair day? Flower understands! This young Abyssinian Guinea Pig knows all too well about messy hair. Aside from being an absolute cutie, Flower has an equally attractive personality. Release number A254832.


  • Food

    Celebrating macaroni and cheese

    Imagine a roomful of golfers chanting: “Mac and cheese! Mac and cheese! Mac and cheese!”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Features/People

    St. Francis Academy celebrates two decades of Dairy Day

    On May 29 Dairy Day at St. Francis Academy celebrated two decades of making oversized ice cream confections that thrilled, chilled and filled delighted students and everyone young at heart.

    By Martha Gehringer For Berks-Mont News |

  • Lifestyle

    Sand volleyball tournament added to Elverson Day at the Park

    Elverson Day at the Park is scheduled for Saturday, June 27 at the Livingood Park beginning at 3 pm and ending with fireworks at dark. It is a fabulous gathering of local folks – families, friends and neighbors enjoying an evening of music and fun.

    By Esther Prosser Committee Chairperson |

  • Features/People

    Kutz becomes 100th Eagle Scout in Troop 184’s 100th Year

    Friends, families and fellow scouts gathered for an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Brandon Kutz, son of Craig and Tina Kutz, of Hamburg, on May 17. The occasion included a review of Kutz’s qualifications to achieve the rank, the reading of poems by guests, and comments and letters from local and national leaders. Standing before an audience including past 184 Eagle Scouts, Kutz took the Eagle Scout Oath.

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

  • Lifestyle

    Cat Angel Network: Meet two sisters who would like to stay together

    Faith and Sapphire are sisters born in August, 2012. Their rescuer found them in the woods when they were kittens, and she gave them all the TLC they needed to make them well and strong.


  • Lifestyle

    Pets: Adoptables from the Montco S.P.C.A

    Please meet Jaxon, a handsome and loving bachelor hoping to stumble across the love of his life. Jaxon enjoys showing off his athleticism, going on walks, and spending time with his humans. He is just shy of a year and a half, but very mature for his age; he will gladly demonstrate sit, down, paw, stay, come, and grabs his toy on command if you ask. Jaxon, though very macho, doesn’t like going outside in the rain and is afraid of those scary lawn mowers! Release number A253077.


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