RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Thu, 09 Apr 2015 22:24:45 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles to host another Diner Day on April 11]]> The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles is pleased to announce the next Diner Day event, which is to be held on Saturday, April 11 from 10am to 1pm. Diner Day is one of the Museum's most popular events. With the price of regular admission, guests will be able to sit inside the beautifully preserved Fegely's Reading Diner and enjoy coffee and homemade pie.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:50:27 -0400 2015-04-09T17:50:27-04:00 2015-04-09T17:50:27-04:00
<![CDATA[Creekside Stable hosts American Competitive Trail Horse Association event]]> Mohnton, PA - Creekside Stable, 5180 Diehl Road, Mohnton, will be announcing their grand opening as well as hosting an American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) event the weekend of May 9 and 10. This is exciting news as this will be one of the first ACTHA events in the area. The event will bring in many people from across the state and also surrounding states.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:09:34 -0400 2015-04-09T17:09:34-04:00 2015-04-09T17:09:34-04:00
<![CDATA[Meet Boyertown's 2015 Student of the Year, Abby Jaeger]]> For years, Abby Jaeger has been giving back to her community, throwing herself into the numerous groups for which she is involved.

Jaeger has always been too busy to recognize the difference she is making in the lives of others, her "can-do" attitude and spirit of giving coming naturally. But many have taken notice, particularly her teachers at Boyertown Senior High, and thanks to her unyielding willingness to participate and give back, Jaeger is being recognized as this year's Boyertown Student of the Year.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:50:04 -0400 2015-04-09T14:50:04-04:00 2015-04-09T14:50:04-04:00
<![CDATA[Photos: Oley Valley Middle School students to compete in Spelling Bee]]> Oley Valley sixth graders will soon compete for first, second and third place in the annual Boyertown Area Times Spelling Bee to be held at the middle school on Tuesday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. If you're unable to attend the event, check back with The Boyertown Area Times to see who won.

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<![CDATA[Introducing the Oley Valley High School's 2015 Musical Production: Meredith Willson's The Music Man]]> Students at Oley Valley High School are on the verge of presenting Meredith Willson's The Music Man as their 2015 Musical Production.

Synopsis: Con man, Harold Hill, arrives in River City, Iowa, intending to sell the town and its children on a fake marching band system, and then skip town.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:29:50 -0400 2015-04-09T14:29:50-04:00 2015-04-09T14:29:50-04:00
<![CDATA[Dance with Jerry Blavat, The Geator with the Heator, at the SunnyBrook Ballroom]]> Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Jerry Blavat, the Geator with Heator, the Bos with the Hot Sauce, the King of Philly Rock & Roll returns to the SunnyBrook Ballroom in Pottstown, on May 2, at 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Ticket are onsale now through May 1.

Blavat is as much a part of Philadelphia as cheese steaks, Tastykakes, soft pretzels and The Liberty Bell.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:24:14 -0400 2015-04-09T13:24:14-04:00 2015-04-09T13:31:54-04:00
<![CDATA[Exeter Community Band to perform Jazz Fest Concert at Hopewell Furnace to celebrate Civilian Conservation Corps]]> The National Park Service (NPS) will commemorate the 82nd birthday of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) with a Jazz Concert performed by the Exeter Community Band at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (NHS).

The event is free and open to the public. This concert is part of the nationally renowned Berks Jazz Fest that runs from April 10 to April 19.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:28:27 -0400 2015-04-09T13:28:27-04:00 2015-04-09T13:28:27-04:00
<![CDATA[1,000 quilts sewn by Heritage of Green Hills residents, delivered to needy throughout Berks County in 2014]]> The Quilting Club at The Heritage of Greens Hills, a healthy living community in Shillington, sewed at least 1,000 quilts for the second consecutive year in 2014. The club, comprising six to 10 female residents of The Heritage who meet weekly, then donated the quilts to a variety of local organizations.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:02:44 -0400 2015-04-09T13:02:44-04:00 2015-04-09T13:02:44-04:00
<![CDATA[Aging Parent Fair provides resources to adult children]]> A team of diverse professionals serving the aging population in Berks County and dedicated to assisting their adult children, has come together to provide the Aging Parent Fair. The Fair provides attendees with financial resources, care alternatives, assistive services and connections to the people and programs who can serve them and their loved ones.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:37:15 -0400 2015-04-09T09:37:15-04:00 2015-04-09T09:37:15-04:00
<![CDATA[Webelos II Scouts receive Arrow Of Light Awards]]> Pack 180 Webelos II Scouts received their Arrow of Light awards at the pack Blue and Gold Banquet on March 28 and crossed over to Boy Scout Troop 104 on April 1.

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:57:37 -0400 2015-04-08T15:57:37-04:00 2015-04-09T14:08:49-04:00
<![CDATA[Elverson Borough Council reviews proposed Sunoco pipeline for propane, butane and ethane; could affect 91 landowners]]> Elverson Borough Council reviewed on April 7 a proposed Sunoco pipeline, which would carry propane, butane and ethane through the borough.

The Elverson Borough currently has a pipeline, known as the Mariner I, which runs through the borough. Sunoco has proposed the Mariner II, a pipeline that would be larger in diameter and would be efficient in primarily providing propane, as well as butane and ethane.

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:22:17 -0400 2015-04-08T16:22:17-04:00 2015-04-08T16:22:17-04:00
<![CDATA[Brush fires in New Hanover, Robeson show dangers of burning foliage]]> The fire began around 2 p.m. at a property along the 2300 block of Colflesh Road, near routes 663 and 73.

New Hanover Township Fire Chief Phil Agliano said the flames started from a neighbor burning brush.

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:55:00 -0400 2015-04-08T14:55:00-04:00 2015-04-08T14:55:00-04:00 > Two people were sent to the hospital for exh]]>
<![CDATA[Old Fireman's Carnival brought back; New Morgantown Carnival aims to rejuvenate community spirit with 5-day extravaganza in June]]> Morgantown's Pauly Whiteman, a third-generation "Morgantowner," spent his boyhood summers anticipating weekends, when he'd get to meander through the town's Fireman's Carnival.

The Carnival, which ran for five weekends every summer, was a highlight in Morgantown during the 1970s and '80s. Locals and others from surrounding areas couldn't resist the myriad of sensory stimuli: bright lights; sizzling sausages; whirrrr-ticking game 'o chance wheels; wares and foodstuffs for auction and sale.

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:45:41 -0400 2015-04-08T14:45:41-04:00 2015-04-08T14:45:41-04:00
<![CDATA[Elverson Day Committee seeks crafters and funds for fireworks]]> Elverson Day began with our Centennial in 2011. We have planned a day of music, sports competitions, good food and fireworks at the Livingood Park each year since. This year the Elverson Day at the Park is scheduled for Saturday, June 27.

The committee is busy nailing down the details of the day.

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:18:21 -0400 2015-04-08T14:18:21-04:00 2015-04-08T14:18:21-04:00
<![CDATA[Leechburg and Twin Valley students share music with one another]]> The state of Pennsylvania became a little smaller last weekend for two schools. Students from Leechburg Area High School traveled across the state to meet with students from Twin Valley High School for a few days. Leechburg is a school district near Pittsburgh. The purpose of their visit was to share music with one another.

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