In Other News

Boyertown buries new time capsule to celebrate 150th anniversary

By Harrison Otto|

Kutztown University Faculty prepare for possible strike

In preparation for a possible faculty strike Kutztown chapter of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties union moved its office off the Kutztown University campus Oct. 13. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    Heritage of Green Hills to hold Casino Night on Oct. 22

    The Heritage of Green Hills, a healthy life plan community in Shillington, invites area residents to attend a Casino Night on its campus on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 6-9 p.m. All money raised during the event will support the Heritage Resident Benefit Fund, which was established to assist residents who may need financial assistance for a variety of reasons.

    The Heritage of Green Hills|

  • Music

    WATCH: ‘Incomparable’ Golden Rams Marching Band ‘Paint it Black’

    The Golden Rams Marching Band call themselves “Incomparable,” and for good reason. The band performs regularly at West Chester University football games, numerous exhibition events throughout the region and at special events for the university and community. They recently performed at halftime during a Pittsburgh Steelers game in September, and have also performed during Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, New York Giants and Washington Redskins football games.

    For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Amity swears in new police sergeant

    Amity Police Det. Jeffrey Smith was sworn into service on Oct. 5, by Magisterial District Judge Victor Frederick IV, Esquire, at the Amity Township Board of Supervisors meeting.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Washington Township fire destroys barn, injures firefighter

    WASHINGTON TWP. >> One firefighter was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries sustained while battling a fire that destroyed a township barn Friday evening.

    Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    WTIM: Music Around Town Oct. 12 edition

    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|

  • Columns

    A Look Back in History - Sacrificing to Prosper in a New World: The Cultural Exchange at the Port of Philadelphia

    The interaction between Pennsylvania “Deitschers” (Dutch people) and English farmers around Philadelphia was important to both their well-being, because of the Dutchman’s language barrier attempting to negotiate commerce in Penn’s port city. Several Pennsylvania Dutch farmers in the PA Dutch Country purposely hired their young children out to English farmers who lived in New Jersey just to learn the English language. By forcing their children to live in this...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist|

  • News

    Relay For Life events raise over $1 million

    Once again, generous communities across BerksCounty have come together to raise over $1 Million for the American Cancer Society.285 teams and 3,837 people participated in 7 community and 1 collegiate American Cancer Society Relay For Life events this May and June, raising a total of $1,051,653 from September 1st 2015 to August 31st, 2016. These funds help the American Cancer Society save lives through groundbreaking cancer research, education and risk reduction efforts, and free information...

    Berks County Relay For Life|

  • News

    Bechtelsville school celebrates World Day of Peace

    On Wednesday, Sept. 21, students at Brookeside Montessori School, near Boyertown, celebrated World Day of Peace. Cooperating with other Montessori school children throughout the world, everyone sang the song “Light a Candle for Peace” simultaneously in many time zones.

    Brookeside Montessori School|

  • News

    Community college to offer free sealant program for children

    Montgomery County Community College and Tierra L. Dobry Foundation will co-sponsor a free Children’s Dental Sealant Program from 5:30 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic, Central Campus, Science Center 211, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.

    Montgomery County Community College|

  • News

    Multi-Service hosts Thanksgiving Meal Drive

    The holiday season is right around the corner. Unfortunately, many local families are unable to provide a Thanksgiving dinner for their family.

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service|

The Berks-Mont News: BLOGS