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First Saturday of December means Chillin’ on Main in Boyertown


Playcrafters of Skippack’s ‘Love Happens’

Stuff happens. So goes the adage (okay, slightly tweaked) we’re all familiar with. But on the flip side, there is a higher calling, and it’s happening now on Playcrafters’ stage. ...

By Mary Cantell For Playcrafters |


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    New on DVD: ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E,’ based on the ’60s TV series, delivers lots of fun

    Director Guy Ritchie takes a refreshingly old-school approach to “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” (2015, Warner, PG-13, $30), offering up an actioner powered less by digital trickery than by the chemistry between stars Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer as rival spies Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin, respectively.

    By Amy Longsdorf Digital First Media |

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    Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad to take over service to Humboldt Industrial Park

    Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad will take over ownership of the rail infrastructure at the Humboldt Industrial Park beginning Jan. 1, 2016 through an agreement with the park’s owner, CAN DO, Inc., according to CAN DO President Kevin O’Donnell and Andrew Muller, Jr., owner and CEO of the rail company.

    CAN DO, Inc. and Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad |

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    Habitat for Humanity takes ‘field trip’ through Reading

    The school bus, which was boarded by 45 adult passengers last evening to tour the city of Reading, may have inspired fond memories of a grade school field trip, but the passengers were also looking for memories of the town that Reading that used to be, a vibrant and beautiful Pennsylvania city of neighborhoods.

    Habitat for Humanity of Berks County |

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    Local 4-H club competes at 2015 PA State Horse Show

    Berks County 4-H Horse Club members participated in the 2015 PA State 4-H Horse Show from Oct. 23 to 25 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex.

    Berks County 4-H |

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    Throwback Thursday: What are they making?

    George M. Meiser IX asked the American Folklife Institute in Kutztown what was being made in this photo from circa 1910s. Photo taken by Winslow Fegely. Email comments to Berks-Mont Newspapers to or post on or


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    Tilden Township artist Martha Ressler exhibits at YR Club

    Tilden Township artist Martha Ressler exhibits her “Art Quilts Large and Small” at YR Club, Parkside Dr. South and Thrush, Wyomissing, Dec. 1 through Jan. 24. The Opening Reception is Dec. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. YR Club hours are Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday 4 to 11 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.

    Submitted |

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    Historian discusses impact of Gettysburg Address during Hamburg Library lecture

    Michael Jesberger greeted attendees to his lecture, Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address, wearing the woolen blue uniform of a Civil War “Billy Yank.”

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

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    Hamburg School Board President Brooke Adams strikes gavel final time after 28 years on board

    After 28 years as a Hamburg Area school director with the past several as its president, Brooke Adams struck the gavel for the final time on Nov. 23.

    By Arch Kurtz For Berks-Mont News |

  • Sports

    Twin Valley stuns Villa Maria Academy 3-1 to win PIAA Class AA title

    How long ago was 1977? It was so long ago, that the 77-year-old bus driver who escorted Twin Valley’s field hockey team to the Nov. 21 PIAA Class AA championship match against Ville Maria Academy at Whitehall High School was a 39-year-old head coach then.

    By Jeff Dewees For 21st Century Media |

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    Kutztown alum graduates from Marines

    PVT. Nathan Lee Bowman, 19, graduated Nov. 13 from the Marines, at Parris Island, SC. Bowman is a Combat Engineer and Expert Rifleman with 1st RT BN PLT 1089 Delta Company.

    Submitted |

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