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Throwback Thursday: What are they making?


Dear Santa, young Berks-Mont readers share all they want for Christmas

We’re asking our littlest readers to share their hand-written (or drawn) letters to Santa and send them to us for delivery to the North Pole! The newspapers will quickly deliver your letter to the big man himself who will respond with a letter ...



  • Announcements

    Hollenbach Construction receives ABC Merit Excellence In Construction Award

    From Hollenbach Construction, Inc.


  • News

    Helping to fill Boyertown area food pantry

    It’s that time of the year again when E.G. Landis Jewelers of Gilbertsville collects food items for the Community Food Pantry located at 200 W. Spring Street Boyertown.

    From E.G. Landis Jewelers |

  • News

    Kempton artist Jonathan Bond wins 2nd at Schuylkill River Art Show

    Kempton artist Jonathan Bond won 2nd place at the 2015 Scenes of The Schuylkill River Art Show for his new oil painting titled “Memento Mori.”

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Photos: Ice sculpting at tree lighting teases Reading’s Fire and Ice Fest

    Mark Crouthamel from Sculpted Ice Works attended Reading’s Christmas Tree Lighting celebration on Friday, Nov. 20, to show off his ice sculpting skills while promoting Reading’s Fire and Ice Fest set to be held in January.


  • Events

    Fine Crafts and Original Artwork featured in Harleysville Christmas Market tour

    Visit the Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville, the first weekend in December for the opening of the Fine Craft Show & Sale and the Fine Art Exhibit. The shows are held annually during the month of December and are a wonderful opportunity to purchase fine pottery, textiles, wood carvings, baskets and affordable original art. There’s something for every budget!

    From the Mennonite Heritage Center |

  • Holidays

    Boyertown Area Choral Association presents free Holiday Concert

    To conclude its 25th anniversary season, the Boyertown Area Choral Association will offer a free Christmas concert on Sunday, December 6th. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. at The Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, located at 35 W. Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown.

    From the Boyertown Area Choral Association |

  • Events

    13th Annual Boyertown Holiday Open House Tour set for Dec. 4

    Boyertown invites you to come out for its most festive, annual Boyertown Holiday Open House Tour.


  • News

    Morgantown Area Business Association names Jim McIntyre new vp of marketing

    James “Jim” McIntyre, Nationwide, has been named the new vice president of marketing for the Morgantown Area Business Association.


  • Columns

    PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: Through my car window

    Most of you are familiar with editor Lisa Mitchell’s column in the Tri County Record entitled “Through My Kitchen Window,” in which her daughter, Anna, helps her make apple pancakes, chocolate cupcakes, macaroni and cheese from leftover noodles and other delicious eats. Many times, Lisa has varied the recipe to accommodate diet restrictions or just to make the recipes tastier. These changes are great! However, I have found some areas in life where changes not only do not...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • Entertainment

    Welkinweir Estate opens doors for Holiday Open House

    The historic Welkinweir Estate is opening its doors to the public for a festive Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The estate house will be decorated in holiday splendor for all to enjoy! Celebrate the season with joyful music from the estate’s newly restored pipe organ; glimpse the public garden and wintry views of forests and ponds from inside the warm estate; and learn about the history of the estate, which spans three centuries. Marsh Creek Tree Farm...

    Green Valleys Watershed Association |

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