In Other News

Up close view of bald eagle, golden eagle at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton

By Lisa Mitchell|

Union Township to proceed with Geigertown sewer project

The Union Township Board of Supervisors said Aug. 17 that connecting 115 properties to the proposed Geigertown sewer line will be a financial burden of $110 to $125 per month, an expense that will be borne by all residents. ...

By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

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  • Crime

    Mertztown man threatens woman with gun in domestic incident

    On Aug. 26 at 3:41 a.m., State Police from the Reading station were called to a domestic disturbance on Sally Ann Furnace Road in Rockland Township.

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  • Crime

    20-year-old female robbed at gunpoint in Lyons

    The Pennsylvania State Police of Reading responded to a robbery at gunpoint that occurred on Aug. 28 in the Lyons Borough.

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  • College Sports

    KU’s Robert Ryan participates in unprecedented international psychology project

    Associate Professor Dr. Robert Ryan, along with 269 co-authors from around the world, published their findings in Science Magazine following their investigation into the reproducibility of psychological science. Launched nearly four years ago, the Reproducibility Project: Psychology has produced the most comprehensive investigation ever completed about the rate and predictors of reproducibility in a field of science.

    From KU Relations |

  • News

    Kutztown University to host 150th Anniversary races; public welcome to register for 5K Cross Country Run and 150-Yard Cub Dash

    Kutztown University will host the Sesquicentennial 5K Cross Country Run and 150-yard Cub Dash on Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. in honor of its 150th year anniversary.

    From KU Relations |

  • Music

    WTIM: Music Around Town

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

    By Tim Dietterick tdietterick@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Lifestyle

    Fun Friday: Spend an afternoon on the wild side at Elmwood Park Zoo

    The Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown offers the ideal afternoon escape for families and animal lovers. Our family took our first visit to this zoo the last Friday before school started and time flew as we explored exhibits featuring diverse mammals, birds, reptiles and more. The property, which extends over 16 acres, dates back to the 1920s and is run as a non-profit by the Norristown Zoological Society.

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

  • News

    Hamburg Hole in One

    Sam Garland, Hamburg resident, 80, received a Hole in One plaque made by Rich Weigle from Kutztown. The plaque was on his breakfast table at 3rd Street Café on Aug. 25. The hole in one was on Aug. 14, 2014 at hole #6 at Perry Golf Club. Garland had been golfing 50 years.

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  • News

    Kutztown Girl Scout earns Gold: Samantha Tanner, 16, scrapbooked articles advocating deaf and hard of hearing

    Samantha Tanner, age 16 of Kutztown, from Troop 1359 completed her Gold Award project in July, 2015. Her project consisted of organizing and scrapbooking newspaper articles and archiving Senator’s letters addressing the advocacy of the deaf and hard of hearing in Berks County dating back since 1967. Twenty-one people which included people from her Girl Scout troop 1359, Grace Evangelical Congregational Church, Beacon Homeschool group, and friends all contributed in helping her achieve...

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  • News

    Three Chick-fil-A locations donate $2,500 to Food Bank’s Weekender Backpack Program

    After a daylong fundraiser this summer, three Chick-fil-A locations in Berks County have donated $2,500 to the Greater Berks Food Bank’s Weekender Backpack Program.

    From Chick-fil-A |

  • News

    ‘At-risk’ kindergarten presented at Boone

    Seven months after the Daniel Boone community heard the possibility of restoring full-day kindergarten to the curriculum, two kindergarten teachers presented on Aug. 24 a new model for an “at-risk” kindergarten program.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

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