In Other News

Millions of gallons of crude oil pass through Pottstown area each week

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Oley Valley ends its season with district loss to York Catholic

The Oley Valley High School girls basketball team completed the season on Feb. 20 with a second round District 3 loss to York Catholic, 58-28, The Lady Lynx advanced to the second round with a victory over Tulpehocken in the first round. Oley Valley f...

By Ric Webb|


  • News

    Free Dining with Diabetes program comes to Boyertown this week

    Boyertown>> A free informational diabetes program that includes cooking demonstrations will be offered to local residents starting Thursday.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Boyertown man pleads guilty to sex assault of girl, 14, he met on Facebook

    NORRISTOWN >> A Berks County man pleaded guilty on Monday to having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

    By Dan Clark @DanClark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Guns permitted in Union Township public rec area

    UNION TWP. >> The township supervisors recently approved an ordinance amendment that allows visitors to carry firearms into the Union Township Recreation Area off Route 724.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Berks County Commissioner Kevin Barnhardt seeks third term

    Reading >> Berks County Commissioner Kevin Barnhardt did not require any pomp and circumstance when he quietly stepped into election season. Seeking his third term, the Democrat simply stated that he would like to continue working on the projects he has in the pipeline.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Kutztown rings in Bicentennial; Bells ring 200 times to celebrate Ktown’s 200th birthday

    The “Ringing of the Bells” brought Kutztonians out in the snow to celebrate the 200th birthday of Kutztown.

    Kutztown Bicentennial Committee |

  • Features/People

    Blandon author Dori Hoch releases ‘The Easter Bunny Brothers’

    Submitted Dori Hoch, Blandon, recently released her newest book filled with colorful illustrations and the competitive antics of, “The Easter Bunny Brothers.”


  • Education

    Fleetwood Area School District Report presents Spring Musicals

    The Fleetwood Area School District is proud to present three musicals for your enjoyment this month.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Fleetwood Superintendent |

  • Music

    Kutztown hosts District 10 Jazz Band Concert

    Kutztown Area High School hosted the P.M.E.A. District 10 Jazz Band Concert Feb. 21 with guest conductor Dr. William Stowman. Concert include high school jazz musicians from Delaware Valley, Easton Area, East Stroudsburg South, Exeter Township, Kutztown Area, Lehigh Valley Charter, Muhlenburg, Pocono Mountain East, Pottsville Area, Stroudsburg Area, and Wilson.

    Kutztown High School |

  • Pets

    Montgomery County S.P.C.A. Pets of the Week

    Tina is a beautiful spayed senior lab/pointer mix, two great breeds in one wonderful dog. Tina is a fun girl that loves playing with her toys and resting in the bath tub. She enjoys all human company, never lived with dogs and does not favor cats. Release Number A248292


  • Features/People

    Sanatoga Fire chief reflects on past, outlines plans for future

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> A lot of firefighters first pull on their bunker gear when they’re still in their teens. Not David Saylor Sr., who was initiated into the brotherhood of firefighters at the age of 41.

    By Gil Cohen For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

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