In Other News

More than 300 attend historic Farm Festival at 240-year old Dreibelbis homestead in Virginville

By Karen L. Chandler For Berks-Mont News |

PA Seventh-day Adventists thank community for support after tornado struck Blue Mountain Elementary

On Thursday, July 9, an EF1 tornado struck Blue Mountain Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School, a Christian school in Hamburg, taking off the roof, destroying the gym, and knocking down several walls of the 46-year-old brick structure. Principal Rac...

By Jeff Bovee VP of Education PA Conference of Seventh-day Adventist |


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    Fun Friday: On warm days, head to the neighborhood pool

    By the time this story goes to press, summer vacation will be officially over and children in our area will be back at school, sorting out desk supplies and counting down the time until recess. But it’s not too late to have some summer-style fun with your family in the next few weeks. And what could be more summery than a trip to the local public pool?

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

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    Shartlesville parade, festivities pay tribute to 250th anniversary

    The Shartlesville 250th Anniversary Celebration Aug. 22 opened with a crowd in Friedens Church singing “America” accompanied by the church’s historic Dieffenbach organ.

    By Karen L. Chandler For Berks-Mont News |

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    More than 300 attend historic Farm Festival at 240-year old Dreibelbis homestead in Virginville

    Eric Dreibelbis, a volunteer at the 2015 Historic Dreibelbis Farm Festival and a ninth generation member of the Dreibelbis family, called the preservation of the property “a massive philanthropic act” on the part of the Dreibelbis Farm Historical Society, a registered non-profit organization.

    By Karen L. Chandler For Berks-Mont News |

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    Salem EC hosts 7th Annual Pig Roast and Car Show in Lenhartsville

    Classic cars and hot rods, motorcycles and antique tractors, delicious home-style foods, free kids’ activities and an auction are all on the menu for the 7th annual Pig Roast and Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 19, Salem EC Church, 2150 Old Route 22, Lenhartsville. People from across the region are expected at this popular event, which draws those ready to enjoy a fun, family-friendly Saturday.

    By Kolleen Long Salem EC |

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    Northeast Berks Chamber announces finalists for Shining Star Awards

    The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce will announce Shining Star Award winners during its second-annual event on Sept. 24 at the Berkleigh Golf Club, in Kutztown.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

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    Rotary club president recognizes excellence

    President Kim, of the Hamburg Rotary Club, welcomed Hannah Stertzel, who received the Elva Bear Scholarship, Abbie Smith, who attended Camp Neidig and Larry Wingard, who presented the program about the Rotary Leadership Institute.



    Hamburg Boy Scout earns Eagle Scout rank

    John J. Schultz III, 16, son of John and Rose Schultz, Hamburg, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

    Boy Scout Troop 184, Hamburg |


    Berks Encore Centers host Open House Events

    Berks Encore invites you to join us on Wednesday, Sept. 2 as we celebrate National Senior Centers Month to promote community awareness and recruit new participants and members. Special events will be held throughout the day, with each center providing an array of programs and activities for visitors to watch and partake in. Berks Encore Centers are open to anyone over to the age of 50.

    Berks Encore |

  • Music

    WTIM: Music Around Town

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

    By Tim Dietterick |

  • Education

    Bernville native named Emergent Scholar at Elizabethtown College

    Brianna M. Bashore, a junior Actuarial Science major, of Bernville, was named as an Emergent Scholar at Elizabethtown College.

    Elizabethtown College |

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