In Other News

Hamburg 8th grade twirler wins Preteen Miss Majorette of North Atlantic title

By Tamra Adam|

Dreibelbis Farm welcomes visitors to 1800s festival in Virginville

Old-fashioned hymns drifted through the air on Saturday as visitors walked a meadow path to a Virginville farm. This was the site of the PA German Farm Festival, which underscored the region’s agricultural history and raised funds for the Dreib...

By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Patriot Community Calendar Sept. 1

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

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  • News

    Kutztown Strong Pool Party celebrates the end of summer

    Kutztown Strong worked at easing the transition back into school mode for Kutztown high and middle school students with a Farewell to Summer Pool Party at the Kutztown Pool Aug. 24.

    By Reno Unger KCP |

  • News

    Penn State Extension: What to do if you find spotted lanternfly

    The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that was first found in Pennsylvania in 2014. This insect is a potential threat to several important crops including grapes, peaches and timber trees.

    By Emelie Swackhamer Horticulture Educator Penn State Extension, Montgomery County |

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    Kutztown Chocolate Crawl offers chocolate surprises and prizes

    Merchants on Main Street Kutztown will host a Chocolate Crawl on Sept. 22, from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Chocolate surprises will await crawlers at each merchant and prizes will be awarded by lottery drawing at end of the quest.

    By Reno Unger KCP |

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    Gruber Wagon Works and Hiester Canal Center participate in Museum Day Live!

    The Gruber Wagon Works and the C. Howard Hiester Canal Center will open their doors free of charge along with more than 1,400 other participating venues for the 8th annual Museum Day Live! on Sept. 24.

    Berks County Parks and Recreation Department |

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    Master Gardeners of Berks host plant sale with a difference

    Penn State Master Gardeners of Berks County will hold their annual fall plant sale on Friday, Sept. 9, from noon to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale is held at the Berks County Agricultural Center, County Welfare Road, Bern Township, near the fairgrounds.

    Penn State Extension |

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    State Police conducts DUI check point in Berks

    State Police Reading reported that the Reading Station will be conducting a stationary Driving Under the Influence check point in Berks County at an undisclosed location within the next two weeks. This enforcement effort is aimed at detecting and removing drug and alcohol impaired motorists from the roadway within this Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania State Police will continue to utilize both stationary and roving DUI enforcement details in an effort to reduce the number of injuries, deaths...

    State Police |

  • KUTZTOWN LOCAL

    Hamburg couple injured; Car struck tractor trailer crossing into Peters Bro.’s Trucking

    A Hamburg couple were injured when their car struck a tractor trailer crossing Penn Street (Old Route 22) in Lenhartsville on Aug. 22 at 11:16 a.m.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • HAMBURG LOCAL

    Hamburg Item Community Calendar Aug. 31

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.

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    Hamburg couple questions sidewalk requirements

    Hamburg Borough Council amended Part 8 of the Property Transfer Use and Occupancy Certificate ordinance on Aug. 22 which establishes rules and regulations upon the transfer of a property in the Borough of Hamburg.

    Lisa Mitchell
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