In Other News

Kutztown lantern release honors memory of Michael Bailey and Heather Delp

By Michele O’Donnell Secretary of the KYFCA |

Kutztown senior Tyler Akers joins school board; middle school theater’s future discussed

The Kutztown School Board unanimously approved Tyler Akers as the 2015-16 student representative and Dean Delp as an alternate Monday, Oct. 5 at its monthly workshop meeting. ...

By Emily Leayman For Berks-Mont News |


  • News

    Hope Lutheran Church in Bowers raises funds for World Hunger

    Before the Lyons Fiddle Festival begins, there is a Gospel Worship Service beginning at 9 a.m. shared by members of Hope Lutheran Church in Bowers. We usually have more than 100 people attend the worship. During the service, we take an offering for World Hunger through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In the past we have raised a lot of money for this project. This year we raised $440. I want to thank those who attended the service, the community in which I serve and those...

    By Pastor Elizabeth Haines Hope Evangelical Lutheran |

  • Entertainment

    Tel Hai to host The Wheatland Chorale for ‘shimmering’ performance

    Tel Hai Retirement Community invites the public to a Tel Hai Concert Series performance by The Wheatland Chorale on Friday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in the community’s StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts, located at 4000 Tree Line Drive in Honey Brook. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

    Tel Hai Retirement Community |

  • News

    Borough invites spectators to swoop, chug and motor along at the Elverson Halloween Parade

    Planes will swoop, trains will chug and automobiles will motor down Main Street in this year’s Elverson Halloween Parade, to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, beginning at 7 p.m. at the corner of South Pine and Main Streets. This year’s theme of Planes, Trains and Automobiles should provide an exciting variety of floats and rousing band music as the parade progresses down Main Street to the National Penn Bank. Spectators will also be treated to pre-parade entertainment at the...

    Elverson Borough |

  • News

    New Innkeeper brings changes to Main Street Inn in Kutztown

    Shena Corrado is the new Innkeeper and General Manager at Main Street Inn, 401 W. Main St., Kutztown, which has also brought a few changes to the Inn.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Entertainment

    The King’s Heralds to perform as part of Tel Hai Concert Series

    Tel Hai Retirement Community and Conestoga Mennonite Church invite the public to a concert performance by The King’s Heralds on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the community’s StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts in Honey Brook.

    Tel Hai Retirement Community |

  • Entertainment

    SunnyBrook Foundation presents Dance with Jerry Blavat, The Geator with the Heater, at SunnyBrook Ballroom

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Blavat, the Geator with Heater, the Boss with the Hot Sauce, the King of Philly Rock & Roll, returns to the SunnyBrook Ballroom in Pottstown, on Friday, Oct. 9th, at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Tickets are on sale now for a reduced price until Oct. 8. Tickets will also be available at the door.

    The SunnyBrook Foundation |

  • News

    Dr. Chris Kraft to speak on early arrival and settlement of Americans

    Dr. Chris Kraft, Geology Professor Emeritus of the University of Delaware, and well-known local resident, will present an interesting program on the earliest arrivals of people to the Americas at the October meeting of the Goschenhoppen Historians.

    The Goschenhoppen Historians |

  • News

    Diakon Adult Day Services program receives grant to support area seniors

    Diakon Adult Day Services at Manatawny, 30 Old Schuylkill Road, in Pottstown was recently awarded a nearly $5,000 grant from the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation, providing a subsidy to seniors with low to moderate incomes who need adult day services and are currently waiting for financial assistance from the county or state.

    Home Instead Senior Care |

  • Columns

    The Historian: Bees, parties, frolics or a chore called by some other name

    We have all heard the expression, “Many hands make light work.” This seemed to be the idea behind the frolics, parties and bees of our Goschenhoppen forefathers. Diaries that have been saved and translated from the original Pennsylvania German dialect attest to the popularity of these “parties.”

    By Anna Jane Waddington Guest Columnist, from “The Goschenhoppen Region” |

  • Lifestyle

    Cat Angel Network: Meet Brianna, the ‘queen of the castle’

    At only four-and-a-half years of age, Brianna is the perfect choice for a family wanting a settled adult cat who is still young enough to have plenty of energy for play and fun. Brianna is a talker, and she is particularly vocal when she is carrying around her favorite toy in her mouth. You would think she would drop it with all her chatter, but she is always in full possession of her prize!


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