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...



  • 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 |

  • News

    Incumbents survive crowded Boyertown School Board race

    All of the incumbent Boyertown Area School Board incumbents will head onto the general election this fall. Only one challenger is moving forward.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Father and son rescued from banks of Schuylkill in Douglass (Berks) Township

    A father and son who went kayaking in the Schuylkill River Sunday night, May 17, were rescued by firemen after grappling with a strong current.

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

  • Features/People

    Reiffton students collect donations to support Child Life Services Program at CHOP

    Local students are ‘changing the world with kindness.’

    By Berks-Mont News staff |

  • News

    Amity chief calls string of robberies an ‘anomaly’

    Amity >> Three armed robberies in Amity in as many weeks are an “anomaly,” said Police Chief Kent Shuebrook, who added the crimes are not necessarily connected.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • 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.


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