In Other News

Kutztown University students run through campus in Boxer Trot; KU fraternity raises $1,250 for charity

By Emily Leayman For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

Berks County appeals to state legislators for 911 funding

The Berks County commissioners moved their meeting off-site for the first time Thursday, April 9, to draw the attention of state legislators to an issue that they have been emphasizing for several years — a better way to fund the 911 system.

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |


  • News

    Twin Valley High School students educate students about saving lives through organ tissue donation

    Twin Valley High School’s Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Team sponsored various activities throughout the day on Friday, April 17 educating students about Organ Tissue Donation.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Caernarvon Township volunteers clean up Morgantown at first Community Clean Up April 25

    The Caernarvon Township Parks and Recreation board hosted its first Morgantown Community Clean Up on Saturday. April 25.

    By Amber Soto For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Announcements

    Leidy-Rhoads Fund gives scholarships, assists students in Boyertown

    A 74-year-old scholarship program in Boyertown is going strong and paying out to students who live in the borough.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st- @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Earthfest, Comcast Cares Day takes over Boyertown Community Park

    On Saturday, April 25, Boyertown Community Park hosted two events geared toward celebrating the Earth and taking care of what we have.

    By Krista Zimmerman For Berks-Mont News |

  • School administration

    Hamburg Area School District directors select new Superintendent of Schools

    Dr. Richard J. Mextorf has been selected as the new Superintendent of Schools for the Hamburg Area School District, effective July 1, 2015. The HASD Board of Directors mad the appointment official at the board meeting on Monday, April 27. Dr. Mextorf succeeds Mr. Steven Keifer, who is officially retiring from HASD.

    From Hamburg Area School District |

  • Pets

    Cat Angel Network: Meet Dale

    My name is Dale, and everyone says I’m a very charming and handsome fellow. I recently lost my loving home due to the death of my special person so now I’m looking for a new home and family.


  • Pets

    Montgomery County S.P.C.A. Pets of the Week

    Strudel is a sweet and loving 8-month-old Staffordshire mix. She is very eager to please and willing to learn. She is rather calm for a puppy and has a great deal of potential. The sky is truly the limit with Strudel. Release Number A253718


  • News

    BACA celebrates 25th anniversary with free spring concert

    The Boyertown Area Choral Association will celebrate the start of its 25th Anniversary season with a free spring concert on Sunday, May 3, at 3 p.m. The concert will be held at The Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, located at 35 W. Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown.

    Courtesy of The Boyertown Area Choral Association |

  • News

    Hamburg Area School District to induct five into Alumni Academic Hall of Fame

    Hamburg Area School District will be inducting five members into the Alumni Academic Hall of Fame on May 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the high school. The school district is recognizing alumni for their career and life achievements which were developed through their academic preparation while a student in Hamburg Area schools. Nominees must have graduated at least 20 years before they are considered.

    From Hamburg Area School District |

  • News

    Hamburg’s First Mini-THON a success

    Hamburg’s first Mini-THON took place at the Hamburg Area High School on Saturday, April 18. Going into the student run and organized event, the goal was to raise $5,000 with all proceeds directly benefiting the Four Diamonds Fund. At the time of the interview with junior Hannah Schreffler, who brought the event to Hamburg, the event raised just shy of $6,300.

    Shea Singley

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