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|


  • Columns

    For what it’s worth: York County’s Live Eagle Camera has my attention

    I’m not sure why it’s so interesting to me—but it is. Since I discovered it, I cannot seem to stop watching York County’s live feed of an eagle nest.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Grange pot pie dinner to benefit ‘Save Our Strand’ campaign on Feb. 28

    As is often seen in the Hamburg area, helping and supporting one another is a big part of small town and small communities. Since the beginning, the Hamburg Grange February pot pie dinners have helped to support different groups and causes in the community. This year, all the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Our Town Foundation “Save Our Strand” campaign.

    Shea Singley

  • News

    Montco Dems endorse three lawyers for Common Pleas Court judge

    With the Pennsylvania Department of State ruling this week that November’s election will include only three open seats for the Montgomery County bench, not the four that had been anticipated, county Democrats have now endorsed their judicial slate.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Boyertown Area Senior High students to dance all night to fight childhood cancer

    Boyertown >> Twelve hours, hundreds of students and thousands of dollars. This is what Boyertown Area Senior High students are offering Friday night and Saturday morning to the families of children battling cancer.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Berks County kidnapping suspect apprehended in Wyoming

    Pennsylvania State Police Hamburg report that kidnapping suspect Marshall Glenn McGinty, 43, was taken into custody without incident on Feb. 25 by Casper, Wyoming Police Department. He was found parked in the victim’s Honda Fit at the East Side Wal Mart in Casper Wyoming.

    By Berks-Mont Newspapers Staff |

  • News

    Exter School Board discusses Bond Sale and Transportation Center Site costs; graduation requirements revised

    During their Feb. 17 meeting, the Exeter Township School District Board of School Directors was presented with results of the competitive bond sale, which took place Jan. 13, by Jamie Schlesinger of Public Financial Management and an update from Justin Istenes on the Transportation Center Project.

    By Samantha Dix For 21st Century Media |

  • Entertaining

    Murder mystery event ‘Murderoulsy Uncorked!’ slated at Moonlight Winery

    A classic whodunit at Moonlight Winery has been sponsored by Moonlight Winery, Fecho Productions and Genesius Theatre.

    From Moonlight Winery |

  • News

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

    Crude oil transport trains, which travel through and often pause in Pottstown, have been gathering attention of late. The derailment that led to sky-high flames in West Virginia Feb. 16 has shone a national spotlight on an issue that hits close to home.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Opinion

    Guest Column: Teachers are Born, Not Made

    Before I came to realize that my future resided in the classroom, I took two education classes in my senior year of college. I’d already completed most mandated courses and taken more than the required units of English. So to help fill out two remaining semesters, I joined some fellow English majors in their educational theory and adolescent psychology classes. They wanted to teach. I wanted a break from courses with multiple outside readings and research papers.

    By Jim Lynch Columnist |

  • News

    Humane Veterinary Hospital being built adjacent to Humane Society of Berks County

    Humane Pennsylvania, a network of animal welfare facilities in Pennsylvania, is excited to announce the recent acquisition of a new building located at 1729 N. 11th Street, Reading.

    Humane Pennsylvania |

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