In Other News

Brandywine Heights Elementary students smash pies in teachers’ faces for reading 10,000 books

By Roxanne Richardson For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

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 |


  • Events

    Boyertown’s ‘Coming Out of Hibernation’ slated for April 18

    In celebration that spring is here, the bears are coming out in downtown Boyertown. Come, bring the whole family and join the fun!

    From Building a Better Boyertown |

  • News

    Twin Valley Rotary Club hosts 20th Tri-County Art Show

    The Caernarvon Township Community Center in Morgantown transformed into an art gallery as artists, patrons and members of the Twin Valley Rotary Club gathered for a preview of the 20th annual Tri-County Art Show and Sale on Friday, April 10.

    By Emily Leayman For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Kutztown Rotary Club announces winners of 4-Way Contest

    Kutztown Rotary Club named Ayla Blatt, a tenth grader from Kutztown Area High School, winner of its annual 4-way speech contest at the Kutztown Tavern March 26. Others honored were 10th grader Tom Velik, of KAHS as runner up and Krista Kunkle, an eleventh grader from KAHS as third place.

    By Unger Reno Rotary |

  • News

    Ribbons of Respect pinned up throughout Berks to support police

    Since March 20, blue ribbons have been decorating Berks County, colorfully supporting police officers.

    By Gabriella Ciaccio For Berks-Mont News |

  • Pets

    Meet Dude, a black lab ready for a forever home

    Hey ya’ll. I came into the ARL as a stray. Nobody knew if I had a name so my foster mommy kept calling me by “Hey Dude” or “Come here Dude.” I kinda liked it and started to respond to the name Dude so here I am. My names Dude (#9388).

    From the Animal Rescue League of Berks County |

  • News

    Fire destroys Amity home that once housed church

    A two-alarm fire that destroyed a home on the 300 block of Monocacy Creek Road kept fire crews busy Wednesday, April 8, as they worked to fight the blaze in dreary conditions.

    By Eric Devlin and Marian Dennis @Eric_Devlin @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Colorful mural on business facade brightens Bernville Main Street

    Tulpehocken and Wilson high school students brought color and cheer to downtown Bernville through creation of a mural on Main Street, culminating on April 4 with a community event.

    By Mary Himmelberger For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • School boards

    Hamburg Area School Directors hold special meeting, reject fact finder’s teacher contract proposal

    Hamburg Area School District teachers have been without a contract since July and after a special meeting of the district’s school directors on April 7 the situation does not appear likely to change in the near future.

    By Arch Kurtz For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Events

    Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles to host another Diner Day on April 11

    The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles is pleased to announce the next Diner Day event, which is to be held on Saturday, April 11 from 10am to 1pm. Diner Day is one of the Museum’s most popular events. With the price of regular admission, guests will be able to sit inside the beautifully preserved Fegely’s Reading Diner and enjoy coffee and homemade pie. Coffee and pie are available for purchase at 1938 prices--that means a nickel for a cup of coffee and a quarter for a...

    From the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles |

  • News

    Creekside Stable hosts American Competitive Trail Horse Association event

    Mohnton, PA - Creekside Stable, 5180 Diehl Road, Mohnton, will be announcing their grand opening as well as hosting an American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) event the weekend of May 9 and 10. This is exciting news as this will be one of the first ACTHA events in the area. The event will bring in many people from across the state and also surrounding states. This is open to both English and Western equestrians, members and non-members of ACTHA.

    Creekside Stable |

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