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 |


  • Entertainment

    Studio B opens “Til Death Do Us Art”; unique exhibit features artist couples who live and create together

    For artist Susan Biebuyck, gallery director for Studio B, the hills of her neighborhood are alive with art!

    Studio B, Boyertown |

  • News

    Cat Angel Network: Meet Yahoo, a sweet boy with lots of charm

    Yahoo is a very mild-mannered, docile boy with a GREAT personality! Just look at him and he starts to purr, and his paws start to knead. He even does “patty paws” while he’s standing which makes him look like a high-stepping horse.


  • Events

    PA State Rep. David Maloney to host annual Sportsmen’s Expo this Saturday

    One of the most enjoyed events I host each year is the Sportsmen’s Expo at the Oley Valley Community Fairgrounds at 27 Jefferson St. in Oley.

    News from State Rep. David Maloney |

  • Entertainment

    Steel River Playhouse to host Open House, kick off its 2015-2016 school year

    Steel River Playhouse, Pottstown, is hosting a free Educational Open House to kick off its 2015-2016 school year on Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 30. Festivities take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Light refreshments will be served.

    From Steel River Playhouse |

  • News

    Pets of the Week: Adoptables from the Montco SPCA

    Allow us to introduce little Tequila, a 12-year-old Chihuahua. Tequila was surrendered because her owner was going through a divorce and couldn’t keep her. This little girl was never spayed and developed mammary masses; these masses were removed and sent for biopsy and sadly are cancerous. Our vets spayed Tequila and are hopeful that there is someone out there who will be willing to give this sweet little princess a place to call home. She is great with all humans and even tries to be...


  • Fitness/Outdoors

    New fitness studio to open in Gilbertsville

    A dream is about to come true as long-time Boyertown resident, Bobby Pritchard, opens his first fitness studio, CustomFit Training. Scheduled to open in early September, the 1,800 square-foot facility will be located at 2028 Swamp Pike in Gilbertsville. Bobby, a devoted fitness advocate and personal trainer, has a passion for fitness and for helping others gain a healthier lifestyle.

    CustomFit Training |

  • Entertainment

    A call for singers — 3rd Annual Amity Idol Singing Contest slated for Saturday, Sept. 12

    The Daniel Boone Optimist Club is looking for singers between the ages of 11 - 19 to compete in the 3rd Annual Amity Idol Singing Contest on Saturday, Sept. 12, during their Community Day event. Singers can perform alone or in a group of up to four people. Returning as a guest judge this year will be Jon Gosselin, star of TLC’s hit show Jon & Kate Plus 8.

    Submitted |

  • News

    BB&T to acquire National Penn Bancshares for $1.8B

    North Carolina-based BB&T Corp. and National Penn Bancshares Inc. has announced an agreement under which BB&T will acquire National Penn in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    A welcome back from Boyertown School Board President Stephen Elsier

    Welcome back students! It is that time of year for families, teachers, support staff, and administrators to get ready for the new school year.


  • News

    Albright College named one of the best schools in the Northeast

    For the 12th year in a row, Albright College has been named one of the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review.

    From Albright College |

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