In Other News

BCTC Students Win Over $140,000 in Scholarships and Prizes at 2015 Greater Philadelphia Automotive Technology Competition

From Berks Career & Technology Center |

Boone tables full-day kindergarten vote until next year

Despite emotional pleas from Daniel Boone School District residents about the merits of full day kindergarten, the board did not vote on March 9 to restore the full-day program. ...

By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |


  • News

    Garden Spot Village Drug Take-Back Service: Public may dispose of unwanted medications on campus April 18

    Although the national Prescription Drug Take-Back initiative has ended, Garden Spot Village and the New Holland Police Department are teaming up to build on the successful program’s momentum by offering their own drug take-back event on Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    Garden Spot Village |

  • News

    Brandywine Community Library honors Sandra Cullin for 25 years of service, dedicates Adult Fiction Room in her honor

    At a meeting of the Board Of Trustees of the Brandywine Community Library in February, special recognition was given to one of its members, Sandra Cullin. Sandy has served the library since its inception twenty five years ago.

    By DJ Siravo Brandywine Library |

  • Features/People

    Wohlsen Construction apprentice Mark Rineer wins Gold Medal for Carpentry at National Craft Championship

    Mark Rineer of Wohlsen Construction, Lancaster, received the Gold Medal for Carpentry at the National Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Craft Championship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

    Wohlsen Construction |

  • News

    Berks Women in Crisis WALK FOR NO MORE: Together We Can End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    On Saturday, April 18, Berks Women in Crisis will hold its first annual Walk For No More: Together We Can End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault at First Energy Stadium in Reading.

    Berks Women in Crisis |

  • Crime

    State Police respond to bomb threat at Berks County Jail System on Monday

    Pennsylvania State Police-Reading reported that a threatening phone call was received at the Berks County Jail System in the 1200 block of County Welfare Rd. in Bern Township on Monday, March 23 at approximately 1 p.m. Shortly after the first call, a second phone call was received indicating that there was a bomb located on the property. Both phone calls were made by an anonymous person.

    By Berks-Mont Newspapers Staff |

  • Entertainment

    The Artists Circle 30th Annual Art Show and Sale features artists demos

    The Artists Circle Annual Art Show and Sale, will run from April 17 to April 19, in Schlack Hall at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 203 N. Valley Forge Road, Devon.

    The Artists Circle |

  • Columnists

    Person to Person - Impact: Worthless Gifts & Priceless Gifts

    Dear Reader: In 1987 my sister, Phyllis, was not feeling well for some time and was scheduled to go into the hospital for explorative surgery. One Sunday, a short time before she was to go into the hospital, my wife, Barb, and I decided to “farm out” our three sons right after church and travel to Maryland to see her. The Lord blessed us because days later, she died and we were so glad we had a chance to see her one last time. Of my three siblings, I was closest to Phyllis...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • Letters

    Letter: Thank you, for your service

    Hi Jeff, I don’t usually read through the Tri County Record but I am glad I saw your article this week. Very interesting. Vietnam? I was 4 F in 1961 and couldn’t go in the army or Navy (my preference) so by 1965 I was raising a family and only reading about the horrors of Vietnam. Now I have missionary friends serving in Cambodia. Now I know you, who went in my place.


  • Lifestyle

    Focus on the Family: Social media starting to take over couple’s time together

    Q: How can I guard against the danger of online social networking taking up too much of my time and negatively impacting my marriage? When my wife and I first started using sites like Facebook, we thought they were a great way to keep in touch with family and friends. Now they’re beginning to dominate our lives. Any advice?

    By Jim Daly Columnist |


    Financial Column: Variable annuities can help you accumulate assets for retirement

    Many studies show that most Americans are unprepared for retirement. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, the average 65-year-old can live for another 19 years as opposed to 13 years in 1940.

    Thrivent Financial |

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