In Other News

Reel Experiences with Robert Humanick: ‘Mr. Turner’ is a ‘masterpiece’

By Robert Humanick Columnist |

Birdsboro man killed in one-vehicle crash at Berks County state park

A driver was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Berks County after colliding into two trees at a high rate of speed Tuesday, Jan. 10 police said. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Rotary Club hears from Holistic Nutritionist

    Christina Major a Holistic Nutritionist who owns and operates Crystal Holistic Health Consulting spoke to the club about how to use your dinner plate to form a healthy diet. Two third of your meal should consist of fruits and vegetables. She also spoke on how to eat healthy without exotic foods and expensive supplements. President Titus Miller was the program chairperson.


  • Opinion

    Welcome to my World: The many names of the Easter season

    I haven’t found one holiday season that has more names for its days then Easter. These names have been gleaned from various countries, but mainly England. Some of the names have been carried over to the United States by different cultures. Often the names for a day, come from localities where foods, or games, have been traditionally used during this season. Some are no longer in use. And many come from the church itself.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Small Beginnings: Maybe you just want to think again...

    I’m writing this column before the next ubiquitous holiday, though you will be reading it after it has already passed. I am referring to Valentine’s Day of course although I tend to be a bit cynical about the various ways in which people are supposedly encouraged to celebrate this random calendar date. I realize that advertising geniuses are paid to capitalize on anything and everything to entice folks to purchase whatever it is they are peddling. Still, some of the products...

    By Lisa Schappell Columnist |

  • Music

    WTIM: Music around town Feb. 18 edition

    By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers


  • News

    Hamburg’s From the Early Files Feb. 18 edition

    25 Years Ago Feb. 21, 1990 >> Thomas C. Miller, retired businessman, died February 17 in the dispensary of Reading Hospital. Self-employed, Miller had been the owner and operator of T.C. Miller Concrete and Construction Company, Hamburg, from 1945 to until 1987, when he sold the business. He was a retired forest fire warden, having served 25 years.


  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events Feb. 18 edition

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.


  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar Feb. 18 edition

    St. Mary Roman Catholic Church Located at 94 Walnut Road in Tilden Township. Visit our website at Daily schedule: Eucharistic devotions on Monday at 7 p.m.; Masses on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Wednesday through Friday at 9 a.m. Weekend Masses on Saturday at 4:30 p.m., and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.. Reconciliation every Saturday from 3:45-4:15 p.m., Sundays 7:30-7:45 a.m. and before each daily Mass. Upcoming activities include:


  • News

    Concert in Fleetwood advocates for visually impaired; Musicians spread word about new Greater Berks Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind

    Visually impaired advocated for the Greater Berks of the National Federation of the Blind at a concert Feb. 8 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fleetwood.

    By Roxanne Richardson For 21st Century Media |

  • News

    Festival of the Arts expands into Fashion Show featuring middle school, high school and university students

    Kutztown School District’s Festival of the Arts is now expanding into a fashion show involving middle school, high school and university students.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Albright College presents International Film Series for February and March

    The Center for the Arts at Albright College will offer screenings of international films throughout February and March. The films will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, in Klein Lecture Hall, in the Campus Center. The films include:

    Courtesy of Albright College |

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