In Other News

BCTC Students Win Over $140,000 in Scholarships and Prizes at 2015 Greater Philadelphia Automotive Technology Competition

From Berks Career & Technology Center |

Boone tables full-day kindergarten vote until next year

Despite emotional pleas from Daniel Boone School District residents about the merits of full day kindergarten, the board did not vote on March 9 to restore the full-day program. ...

By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

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  • Social groups and organizations

    Pack 184 participates in Scout Sunday

    Pack 184 participated in Scout Sunday, Feb. 8, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hamburg.

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  • News

    Police officers meet in Hamburg for Below 100 Program

    Forty-nine police officers from 22 police departments representing both Schuylkill and Berks County met at Hamburg Area High School on Tuesday, March 24, to participate in the Below 100 Program that aims to reduce the line-of-duty deaths of police officers to less than 100 per year.

    Shea Singley
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  • Music

    Schuylkill Valley High School Marching Band, Concert Band And Chorus perform at the Walt Disney World Resort

    Members of Schuylkill Valley High School Marching Band, Concert Band and Chorus became stars of their own Disney show on March 15 and March 16 when they entertained resort guests at the Magic Kingdom Park and Melody Gardens Theater in the Epcot Park. The group traveled more than 1,000 miles from Leesport to the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida to take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program.

    From Disney Performing Arts Program |

  • Music

    WTIM: Music around town April 1 edition

    By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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  • Opinion

    A recipe for your Easter celebration

    A popular treat during the Easter season is peanut butter eggs covered in milk chocolate.

    By Ashley Mohn PA State Dairy Princess and Berks County Dairy Princess |

  • Opinion

    Welcome to my World: April Fool’s stories

    “Let us be thankful for the fools.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • Opinion

    From the Item Editor: Being a part of the show

    Recently, I had the opportunity to be not only part of a jury for the first time, but to also be the client of a law firm. On the evening of Saturday, March 21, I was able to sit in Judge Judy Koch’s court room at Haag’s Hotel in Shartlesville and watch Melissa Cheatham of The Law Firm of Dewy, Cheatham, & Howe go head to head with Sydney Schyster of Spring, Schyster, &Shark Legal Counseling.

    Shea Singley
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  • News

    Hamburg’s From the Early Files April 1 edition

    25 Years Ago April 4, 1990 >> In appreciation for his generosity and service to the community, Herb Gebely was inducted as an honorary member of the Hamburg Exchange Club.

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  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events April 1 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.

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  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar April 1 edition

    St. Mary Roman Catholic Church Located at 94 Walnut Road in Tilden Township. Visit our website at www.rc.net/allentown/stmaryhamb. 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 PM and before each daily Mass. Upcoming activities include:

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