In Other News


  • General news

    Fourth annual Car & Motorcycle Show held at Cabela’s

    The fourth annual Cabela’s Car & Motorcycle Show in honor of Skylar Kauffman was held this past Sunday, Oct. 19. The event, held under beautiful autumn skies, attracted about 200 entries despite temperatures in the low fifties and wind chills making it feel more like the forties. With Halloween right around the corner a number of the car enthusiasts decorated their vehicles accordingly.

    By Carl Hess For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Kutztown High School Student Council hosts 5th Quarter free concert for students

    Last Friday, October 17, Kutztown Area High School Student Council hosted the “5th Quarter” after their home football game. This free event was created in order to allow kids to hang out after the game in a safe and fun environment.

    By Krista Kunkel Student Council |

  • Features/People

    Bernville teen follows passion for wildlife, completes Wildlife Leadership Academy field school

    Since she was young, Bernville resident Hannah Krause has had a love of animals and interest in wildlife. That passion is leading her toward becoming a conservation biologist. To reach that goal, she is jumping at every opportunity that comes her way to further her knowledge and become as well-rounded in the field of wildlife as she can.

    Shea Singley

  • General news

    Iron Chef heats up Hamburg for fourth year on Nov. 2

    As it has for the past three years in Hamburg, the first Sunday of November will heat up with the fourth annual Iron Chef Hamburg. An afternoon of food and healthy competition begins at 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Hamburg Area High School.

    Shea Singley

  • Features/People

    Berks County Dairy Princess named Pennsylvania Dairy Princess

    Ashley Mohn, of Womelsdorf, was crowned as the Pennsylvania 2014-2015 Dairy Princess Sept. 20 after a three-day competition with 26 county dairy princesses.

    By Delaware Valley College |

  • General news

    RACC set to host celebration of Hispanic business and community leaders

    Reading Area Community College will host a Celebration of Hispanic Entrepreneurs and Leaders in the Reading Community on 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Gust Zogas Student Union Building. The College’s Multicultural Awareness Initiative and Multicultural/International Club are sponsoring the event.


  • Food and drink

    Fall into a dairy recipe with Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

    Rustling of the leaves, becoming darker earlier, sweater weather, and hot apple cider are all signs fall is among us. Fall is a season where many athletes are back in season. A great after game or practice drink is chocolate milk. Sixteen ounces of chocolate milk after an intense workout will help refuel your body and replenish your muscles. A common sign families are welcoming in this time of season is carved pumpkins on their front porches. When you are out picking your pumpkins, grab an...

    By Ashley Mohn Berks County Dairy Princess |

  • Anniversaries

    Scott and Barbara Snyder celebrate 30 years of marriage

    Scott A. Snyder and Barbara J. (Levan) Snyder of Kutztown celebrated 30 years of marriage on Sept. 1. The couple enjoyed their anniversary by taking a scenic drive in their Mustang convertible down the East Coast, visiting many landmarks along the way: the Biltmore Estate in the Blue Mountains of North Carolina, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville and Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Music

    WTIM: Music around town Oct. 22 edition

    By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers


  • Social groups and organizations

    Woman’s Club of Strausstown visits Light Victorian Farmhouse for annual mystery tour

    For the members of the Woman’s Club of Strausstown, the October meeting usually means getting out and about on a kind of mystery tour. They’ve visited a winery, a railroad museum, a historic church, and other area places of interest. This year’s jaunt saw the ladies traveling just over the border into Lebanon County to the Light Victorian Farmhouse, where they enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner seated in the dining room and parlor of the beautifully restored house. From...

    By Peg Behm Woman’s Club of Strausstown |

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