In Other News

45 Kutztown students perform at Berks Junior County Music Festival 2014

By Bryan Hartman KASD Music Department |

WTIM: Music Around Town Feb. 26 edition

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



  • School boards

    Hamburg directors hear update on Perry construction and laptop program

    Although the largest part of the Perry Elementary Project is on schedule, Hamburg Area School directors learned that this year’s harsh winter is negatively impacting some areas of the project at the meeting on Feb. 24.

    By Arch Kurtz For 21st Century Media |

  • Football

    Boyertown’s Tyler Zilen heads to Millersville University

    Few players have had the impact that Tyler Zilen has had on the Boyertown Area High School football team. His awards, too numerous to for all to be mentioned, included being named to the 2013 All PAC-10 first team offense as a tight end, and the second team defense as a defensive end.

    Ric Webb

  • Education

    Soprano Rebecca Lister to perform at Lebanon Valley College

    Dr. Rebecca Lister, Lebanon Valley College professor of music, will perform a vocal recital Sunday, March 16 at 3 p.m. in Zimmerman Recital Hall of the Suzanne H. Arnold Gallery. The program is free and open to the public.


  • Education

    Air National Guard Band plays at Lebanon Valley College

    The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast presents its brass quintet and trombone quartet on March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Lutz Hall of the Blair Music Center at Lebanon Valley College. Brass in Blue includes five brass players and one percussionist; the Trombone Quartet includes four trombonists. Both ensembles are formed from the ranks of the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast concert band. The concert will feature a variety of classical, jazz, popular music, marches, and show...


  • General news

    Pa. Turnpike scheduled to install intelligent transportation system technology

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announces that 12 permanent Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) will be installed and activated at 11 locations on the Pa. Turnpike (I-76/I-276) east of the Lebanon-Lancaster Interchange (Exit #266) and west of the Bensalem Interchange (Exit #351) starting this spring.

    From the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission |

  • Education

    Albright College honors Nelson Mandela

    Albright College is dedicated the current semester – spring 2014 – to the memory of Nelson Mandela.


  • Arts and entertainment

    Pottsgrove Middle School to present Grease

    The Pottsgrove Middle School will presenting the musical, ‘Grease – School Version’ beginning on Feb. 27, 28, and March 1 at 7 p.m.


  • Columns

    The Historian: Black Walnuts: History and Lore

    Each year the Goschenhoppen Folk Festival, held in August, carries a different theme. These topics range from “wood” or “iron” to “lard” or “the garden.” A few years back the theme was “black walnuts on the farm.”

    By Robert Wood Contributing writer |

  • General news

    A.D. Moyer recognizes three employees for 40 years of service

    Three employees of A.D. Moyer Lumber & Hardware, Inc. were recently honored at a company meeting for their 40 years of dedicated service to the organization.


  • General news

    D.A. investigating Douglass (Mont.) township supervisor

    Douglass (Mont.) Township solicitor Paul Bauer has confirmed that the township has asked the Montgomery County district attorney to investigate matters involving one of the elected township supervisors.

    By Evan Brandt |