RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:43:05 -0500 60 <![CDATA[Kempton artist Jonathan Bond wins 2nd at Schuylkill River Art Show]]> Kempton artist Jonathan Bond won 2nd place at the 2015 Scenes of The Schuylkill River Art Show for his new oil painting titled "Memento Mori."

The painting will be on display during the next three months at two different venues: through Dec. 12 at Montgomery County Community College, Pottstown, and Jan.

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<![CDATA[Photos: Ice sculpting at tree lighting teases Reading's Fire and Ice Fest]]> Mark Crouthamel from Sculpted Ice Works attended Reading's Christmas Tree Lighting celebration on Friday, Nov. 20, to show off his ice sculpting skills while promoting Reading's Fire and Ice Fest set to be held in January.

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<![CDATA[Fine Crafts and Original Artwork featured in Harleysville Christmas Market tour]]> Visit the Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville, the first weekend in December for the opening of the Fine Craft Show & Sale and the Fine Art Exhibit. The shows are held annually during the month of December and are a wonderful opportunity to purchase fine pottery, textiles, wood carvings, baskets and affordable original art.

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<![CDATA[Boyertown Area Choral Association presents free Holiday Concert]]> To conclude its 25th anniversary season, the Boyertown Area Choral Association will offer a free Christmas concert on Sunday, December 6th. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. at The Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, located at 35 W. Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown.

The choir will perform a variety of classic and contemporary carols.

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<![CDATA[13th Annual Boyertown Holiday Open House Tour set for Dec. 4]]> Boyertown invites you to come out for its most festive, annual Boyertown Holiday Open House Tour.

Six lovely, never seen before, homes will be showcased during this year's holiday spectacular. There will be a live nativity along the route, along with an assortment of new and unique downtown Boyertown businesses.

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<![CDATA[Morgantown Area Business Association names Jim McIntyre new vp of marketing]]> James "Jim" McIntyre, Nationwide, has been named the new vice president of marketing for the Morgantown Area Business Association.

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<![CDATA[PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: Through my car window]]> Most of you are familiar with editor Lisa Mitchell's column in the Tri County Record entitled "Through My Kitchen Window," in which her daughter, Anna, helps her make apple pancakes, chocolate cupcakes, macaroni and cheese from leftover noodles and other delicious eats. Many times, Lisa has varied the recipe to accommodate diet restrictions or just to make the recipes tastier.

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<![CDATA[Welkinweir Estate opens doors for Holiday Open House]]> The historic Welkinweir Estate is opening its doors to the public for a festive Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The estate house will be decorated in holiday splendor for all to enjoy! Celebrate the season with joyful music from the estate's newly restored pipe organ; glimpse the public garden and wintry views of forests and ponds from inside the warm estate; and learn about the history of the estate, which spans three centuries.

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<![CDATA[Group serves Thanksgiving dinner during Reading's tree lighting]]> Organized by the church's Director of Compassion Ministry, Julie Natoli, 25 volunteers from Reading's 'City Reach Church' served a Thanksgiving dinner to anyone who came to the group's table on Friday, Nov. 20. The outreach coincided with Reading's tree lighting holiday event.

The church serves food on 5th and Penn Street the 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday of each month.

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<![CDATA[Three new prosecutors sworn in, joining District Attorney's Office of Chester County]]> Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced that three new Assistant District Attorneys have joined the District Attorney's Office. Matthew Finley, Caitlin Rice and Samantha Ryan were sworn in before the Honorable Mark L. Tunnell on Friday, Nov. 20.

Finley received his undergraduate degree from University of Kentucky and his law degree from William and Mary Law School.

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<![CDATA[Twin Valley Rotary Club honors Students of the Month]]> On Nov. 18, the Twin Valley Rotary club was proud to honor Twin Valley High School seniors Hannah Hessler and Kelee Lepage as their Students of the Month.

The presentation was made at their weekly meeting. Hannah and Kelee were honored for their academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities and service to the community.

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<![CDATA[Winter is the time for garden tool cleaning, maintenance]]> The trees have shed their leaves, the perennials have gone dormant and the garden beds have been dressed for the winter as we celebrate the season's harvest and blessings. But, it's not time for gardeners to put their feet up just yet! Winter is a great time for cleaning and maintaining lawn and garden tools.

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<![CDATA[TVHS holds College Signing Day; four seniors commit to college on athletic scholarships]]> Twin Valley School District is pleased to announce that a College Signing Day was held on Nov. 12 for student athletes that committed to college on an athletic scholarship. Congratulations to the following Twin Valley seniors: AJ Alexy, RJ Wren, Kelee Lepage and Kendra Jones.

AJ Alexy will be attending Radford University next year to play baseball.

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<![CDATA[Tri County Record Community Calendar Dec. 1]]> Event Submissions: send to week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in email subject.

Ongoing & Upcoming

Good News Club: Children are invited to come to the Twin Valley Elementary Center every Thursday after school to enjoy games, singing, Bible stories and verses.

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<![CDATA[Crime Victims' Center of Chester County, Inc. names 2015 John J. Crane award recipients]]> The Board of Directors of The Crime Victims' Center of Chester County, Inc. (CVC) has selected West Goshen Township Police Det. Dave Maurer (aka Mrs. Claus) and Tredyffrin Township Police Department Executive Secretary Sharon Rose to receive CVC's 2015 John J. Crane Allied Professional Award for Excellence in Service to Victims, especially children.

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