In Other News

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...



  • Sports

    TRACK AND FIELD: Exeter’s Cassandra Whitmoyer to run for Edinboro University

    For Exeter Township High School senior Cassandra Whitmoyer, running is important. So when she went shopping for a college to attend next fall, she wanted a college where running was important. In the end, that college was Edinboro University. She recently signed her letter-of-intent to run cross country and track for the Fighting Scots.

    Ric Webb

  • High school baseball

    BASEBALL: Governor Mifflin defeats Daniel Boone for Berks League championship

    When the Berks County League baseball season began, the Governor Mifflin Mustangs were the odds on favorites to win the championship. With that kind of pressure on their backs, the Mustangs only went 7-3 in the regular season and finished in second place behind Exeter in Division 1. But they got hot when it mattered, winning all three playoff games, including a 3-1 victory over Daniel Boone in the championship game on May 13 at First Energy Stadium in Reading, to capture the program’s...

    Ric Webb

  • School boards

    Hamburg Area School District directors approve proposed final budget

    Hamburg Area School Directors voted, 6-0, on May 18 to approve a $39.27 million proposed final budget for the 2015-16 school year.

    By Arch Kurtz For Berks-Mont News |

  • Lifestyle

    Pets: Adoptables from the Montgomery County SPCA

    Ty enjoys long cat naps in tight quarters, feline and canine companionship, and above all, love. He can be rather timid and shy, but once he feels comfortable, you better look out. Ty will reserve your lap for hours at a time just appreciating the company and back scratches. And if all that scratching gets to be a bit too much, tuck him in a blanket by your side where he’ll snuggle up safe and secure to sleep away his troubles. Release number A184954.


  • News

    Morgantown Area Business Association Expo exhibits businesses, police, fire & EMT vehicles, Cessna airplane

    Morgantown Area Business Association held its annual spring Expo at the Morgantown Crossings Mall on Saturday, May 16.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Morgantown Book lovers of all ages come out for Village Library’s Book Sale

    The Village Library at 207 N. Walnut Street in Morgantown was teeming Saturday May 16 as a beautiful spring day brought out a steady stream of book lovers browsing and picking out their favorites and popping them into big thirsty brown shopping bags at the semi-annual bag sale from 9 a.m. to noon on the final day of the three day sale open to the public.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • News

    Twin Valley Coffee, Buckman’s discounts support Elverson couple’s missionary work

    Love coffee? Enjoy the outdoors? If so, you can enjoy both while supporting an area couple’s upcoming missionary work in Italy. Elverson residents Bob and Sue Kummer will soon be on their way to Italy to provide outreach services on behalf of Crossworld, an organization that works to establish churches while supporting communities. Helping them raise the funds to do so are Twin Valley Coffee and Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops. Both retailers are offering product...

    Submitted |

  • News

    Honey Brook Community Library Paperback Book Sale Saturday, May 30

    Friends of the Honey Brook Community Library are holding their annual paperback book sale on the parking lot of the library on Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Fill a bag full of your choice of books for a donation of $5. This year, the Friends will also have a nice selection of children’s book for sale from 9 AM until 1 PM. Bring your children to the sale so that they can choose their own books and help support their local library.

    Honey Brook Community Library |

  • News

    Children sell items at Book Sale to help Village Library, Morgantown

    From Thursday, May 14, through Saturday, May 16, the doors of the Village Library of Morgantown were open to all shoppers as they held their Bi-Annual Used Book Sale, offering thousands of gently used items. The money raised at the sale will assist the library in purchasing new materials for their collection. In addition, there was a bake sale featuring brownies, breads, cakes, cookies, and other tasty treats.

    By Natasha Donaldson The Village Library |

  • News

    East Earl ‘Ride for Kenny’ motorcycle ride benefit ride for Kenny Patterson

    Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church will have a Blessing of the Motorcycles service on Sunday, June 14, 2015. Worship will begin at 10:00 a.m. We will provide a lunch at 11:30 a.m. Kick Stands are up at 12:30 p.m.

    Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church |

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