In Other News

Studio B announces Thursday Series: Life in the Old Days: Stories of the Past with Bob Wood

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Fifteen Boyertown students awarded $29,700 in scholarships

The Berks County Community Foundation recently distributed $29,700 in scholarships to 15 Boyertown Area Senior High School graduates. ...

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  • Arts and entertainment

    Santo D. Marabella’s new play ‘Getting Complete!’ tackles tough issue, the bully

    Getting COMPLETE! is the new work from playwright Santo D. Marabella.

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  • Business

    Walbert Funeral Home hosts Open HouseMore than 400 attended ribbon cutting and veterans ceremony in Fleetwood

    Walbert Funeral Home, Fleetwood, hosted its Open House on Sept. 21. More than 400 people attended the event, which included a veterans ceremony. Attendees included soldiers from Fort Indiantown Gap, as well as active duty United States Marine, Command Master Sergeant Barry Frain who is based in New York, but lives locally and the retired United States Marine Ralph Hilborn, a local resident.

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  • Business

    Potts’ U in Kutztown celebrates Grand Opening, gives out nearly 200 free hot dogs

    Kutztown >> Potts’ U held its grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 20 and gave out nearly 200 free hot dogs.

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  • Features/People

    Kyle Quinn Memorial 5k Run

    From Eric F. Johnson Six Kutztown area residents ran in the 7th annual Kyle Quinn Memorial 5k Run recently. This 5k raises funds for a scholarship in Kyle Quinn’s name after he was murdered in Kutztown in 2007. Two of the people from Team Kutztown brought home medals. From left to right, Eric F. Johnson, Kutztown University history professor; Caleb Wendling, KU alum; Jeff Voccola, English Professor at KU; Sam Arnold, Kutztown High School student; Alex Magana, special education...

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  • Food and drink

    What’s Cooking with Linda: Rosemary Potatoes offer subtle flavor

    What I liked most about these potatoes is that they offer a subtle flavor, not overwhelming, yet enough to make it feel like a special side dish. If you don’t have dried Rosemary in your spice cabinet, you should definitely stock some for these roasted potatoes.

    By Linda Yuengel For 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Artistic bus trip benefits Kutztown Community Library

    Join the Friends of the Kutztown Community Library on Thursday Oct. 2 for an extraordinary bus tour of the artistic genius of Bucks County.

    By Janet Yost Kutztown Community Library |

  • Events

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    Send events to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com by Friday noon week prior to publication.

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  • General news

    Emergency Responders take tour of Martin Stone Quarry in Colebrookdale

    On Monday, Sept. 15, Emergency Responders from Eastern Berks Fire, Boyertown Area Fire and Rescue, and Gilbertsville Fire and Rescue, as well as EMS personnel from Boyertown, Bally and Gilbertsville, were given a guided tour of the Martin Stone Quarry operation in Colebrookdale Township.

    From Eastern Berks Fire |

  • Food and drink

    Virginville Hotel’s Art of the Harvest unites food, wine and art

    After four years of wine, beer and food pairings, Wendy and Rich Hess, Virginville Hotel, decided this fall was the perfect time to warm up with a harvest of artists Sept. 20.

    By Roxanne Richardson For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    A sweet taste of Birdsboro’s history

    For two Lancaster residents, investing in a way to pass the time could not have evolved into anything sweeter.

    Emily Thiel
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