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...

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  • News

    Hamburg Post Office recognizes one of its own

    The Hamburg Post Office recently took some time to recognize one of their own for his 35 years of service. Stanley R. Henne Jr., was honored during a brief presentation with the flag that had been flying at the post office.

    Shea Singley
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  • School boards

    Schuylkill Valley School Directors hear about ‘Being a Writer’ program, recognize students

    The Board of School Directors at the Schuylkill Valley School District held their regular meeting on Monday, May 18.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Comcast awards $200,000 in scholarships to 191 Pennsylvania high school seniors

    The Comcast Foundation recently announced the 2015 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program awards.

    From Comcast |

  • News

    Little Sprouts Daycare LLC expands with Bernville location

    Jessica Schaeffer always dreamed of opening her own daycare center after having her own in-home daycare. In April of 2014, she opened Little Sprouts Daycare LLC in an old doctor’s office on Main Street in Strausstown (this center will remain open until May of next year). After only a year, Schaeffer saw it was time to expand the center to a larger location which happened to be in Bernville.

    Shea Singley
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  • News

    Fleetwood pays tribute to veterans

    Cub Scouts from Pack 183 and Boy Scouts from Troop 183 on May 21 assisted members of the Fleetwood Legion in placing flags on the graves of veterans at Berks Memorial Gardens and later participated in the Fleetwood Memorial Day Parade.

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  • News

    A Tribute to Veterans

    The American Legion Post 480, Kutztown, Memorial Day Parade, started at 8:30 a.m. on May 25, traveling Main Street to Fairview Cemetery for a tribute to veterans buried there; then to Hope Cemetery for a tribute and Memorial Day address. Taps and a Salute to the Dead was given as well as solemn prayers in remembrance to those fallen and serving. Americanism award winners gave recitations during each ceremony at the cemeteries; and local Scouts, Veteran’s groups, bands, fire...

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  • News

    Boyertown Memorial Day parade draws crowd to Fairview Cemetery

    Boyertown’s annual Memorial Day parade was held Monday, May 25. The parade began at Boyertown High School at the Monroe Street entrance and travelled west on Philadelphia Ave. into Fairveiw Cemetery.

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  • Music

    WTIM: Music around town May 27 edition

    By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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  • Opinion

    Felicia Fisher’s Slice of Life: Ice cream makerless strawberry ice cream

    I’ve concluded that the lack of decent customer service in today’s world is, in effect, a lack of integrity. Entry level employees simply do not care if they’re doing their job well and this became apparent to me on several occasions this week including snide comments by a cashier coupled with the failure of a customer service representative to follow up with a telephone call as promised leaving me to wonder if my mixer parts will ever be delivered.

    By Felicia Fisher Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Welcome to my World: My front porch

    Reprint: 2008 in local paper, Lifestyles, 2012 on Berks County TV web site.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

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