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The Historian: Cazenove’s journey through Pennsylvania, 1794

By Robert Wood Columnist |

New Hanover Historical Society slates May program

New Hanover >>The May meeting of the New Hanover Historical Society will feature an illustrated talk by Jim McClelland about how cannon were made in Pennsylvania for the American Revolution. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2...

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  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar May 27 edition

    St. Michael’s Church Sunday, May 31, .We celebrate The Holy Trinity. We will use the Athanasian Creed which is a precise mini-theology lesson on what the Trinity is and what it is not. It counters the claims of Arianism, which said that Christ was a created being and not equal with God the Father and the Holy Spirit. Athanasius was credited as the author for many years because he was a staunch defender of the divinity of Jesus Christ and of the Trinity.

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  • News

    2 Boyertown students to be disciplined over racist remarks at track meet

    BOYERTOWN >> Two students at Boyertown Junior High West will receive the maximum punishment allowed as the result of the school district’s investigation of racial comments being made during a track meet with Pottstown Middle School.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@pottsmerc.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Rededication of Carl A. Spaatz Pavilion

    On Saturday, May 30, the Boyertown Alumni Band will be playing at the Boyertown Community Park at 7 p.m. The concert is an annual event during Fun Days, but this year, it will feature something special.

    By Gabriella Ciaccio For Berks-Mont News |

  • Announcements

    Reading grad serves aboard USS North Carolina

    A 1994 Reading High School graduate and Reading native is part of a select crew, protecting and defending America aboard the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered attack submarine USS North Carolina.

    By Lieutenant Ana Maring Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs |

  • News

    Wolf chief of staff says governor ‘more than flexible’ on sales tax expansion plan

    Gov. Tom Wolf’s chief of staff, Katie McGinty, said the governor is willing to compromise over his proposal to subject nursing homes, child care, flags, and many other goods and services to the state sales and use tax.

    By Ed Mahon emahon@ydr.com @edmahonreporter on Twitter |

  • News

    Kutztown School Board passes resolution to allow auction and sale of Albany Elementary property

    Kutztown School Board passed a resolution to allow the auction and sale of the Albany Elementary School property in Kempton.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Teams ‘cruise for a cure’ at Relay for Life of Central Berks

    Lynne Ruffner, the Event Head for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Central Berks, held at the Schuylkill Valley School District stadium, opened the event on Friday, May 15 on an emotional note by thanking “team captains and participants for creating a world with more birthdays.”

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Northeast Berks Chamber honors students for overcoming challenges

    The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce honored local students at a recent breakfast meeting.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Brandywine Heights hosts drug abuse panel discussion June 9

    On June 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Brandywine Heights Area School District Middle School, there will be a panel discussion to discuss the topic of drug abuse. There will be panelists representing counseling and support services, medical personnel and law enforcement.

    Brandywine Heights School District |

  • News

    Daniel Boone cafeteria workers in limbo

    Despite an April 30 bid deadline three weeks ago, the Daniel Boone School District is still without a new cafeteria contract as well as a new food services manager.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

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