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Teens perform Duck for President at libraries in Berks this summer

By Lisa Mitchell|

WTIM: Music Around Town

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know. ...

By Tim Dietterick |


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    Tompkins VIST Bank donates $1,000 to Schuylkill Valley Community Library

    As part of Tompkins VIST Bank’s celebration of 107 years serving the Leesport community, the bank donated $1,000 to the Schuylkill Valley Community Library.


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    Reading & Northern Railroad promotes 3 to Vice President positions

    Reading & Northern Railroad has announced the promotion of three veteran employees to Vice President level positions at the company.

    Reading & Northern Railroad |

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    Lift up a child’s voice, become a CASA volunteer

    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Berks County invites you to attend their upcoming informational sessions to learn how CASA makes a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. Court appointed special advocates are volunteers empowered by the courts to advocate for children in foster care, to help protect their rights and safety and to guide them through the child welfare system.

    CASA of Berks County |

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    ReadingFilm and GRACT seek program manager

    The ReadingFilm office and the Greater Reading Alliance of Community Theatres are excited to announce a partnership that will create a temporary part time staff position to provide administrative support to the ReadingFilm Office, ReadingFilmFEST and Greater Reading Alliance of Community Theatres.

    ReadingFilm |

  • Entertainment

    Movie Review: ‘Warcraft’

    Regardless of how good the video games are, almost always, the movie adaptations tend not to work out so well. However, “Warcraft” does everything that fans of the game have come to love and expect; there’s action, magic, Orcs and all sorts of other fantasy that made the game such a draw in the first place.

    By Dan O’Neill Columnist |

  • Columns

    Welcome to my World: The art of auctioneering

    One of the things I enjoyed as a youngster, in the 40s and early 50s, was attending auctions, at a local home or farm sale, with Mom and Pop. Mostly, I was mesmerized by the actions of the auctioneer himself, Luther Welder. I was impressed by his style of counting and oftentimes didn’t even grasp what he said, due to such fast talking. I’d laugh at the funny things he’d say to the bidders about an item. In the end, when the bidding was over, I’d hear,...

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

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    Boyertown church garden promotes community effort

    A community garden launched back in 2014 continues to thrive, with plans to donate a majority of food to local food banks.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Belleman’s serves flood victims in South Carolina

    Recently, eight individuals from Salem Belleman’s Church, in Mohrsville, took a mission trip to Andrews, South Carolina to serve flood victims by rebuilding their homes.

    Salem Belleman’s Church |

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    Berks Encore’s Annual Summer Picnic set for July 28

    Berks Encore’s Annual Summer Picnic will take place on Thursday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Highlands at Wyomissing, 2000 Cambridge Avenue, Wyomissing. This picnic is open to anyone over the age of 50; tickets can be purchased at any Berks Encore location.

    Berks Encore |

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    The Heritage of Green Hills displays resident artwork

    The Heritage of Green Hills, a healthy life plan community in Shillington, recently exhibited paintings and photos of resident Paul Laincz. The exhibition included more than 50 of Laincz’s works.

    The Heritage of Green Hills |

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