In Other News

MCCC to host Third Annual Tri-County High School Art Exhibition

Montgomery County Community College |

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 |


  • News

    Cabela’s announces Spring Great Outdoor Days I and Turkey Classic

    Cabela’s Of Hamburg has announced plans to host their annual Spring Great Outdoor Days I and Turkey Classic on March 12 and 13. Featured seminars and demonstrations will offer insight and training for customers with all levels of experience. The seminars will be presented by the store’s staff. Join us on this weekend as we focus on turkey hunting and fishing along with a fun time for Kids. The following events and seminars will be taking place all weekend.

    Cabela’s of Hamburg |

  • News

    Comfort Keepers celebrates Random Acts of Kindness

    In celebration of Random Acts of Kindness (Feb. 17) and in conjunction with their 15 year business anniversary, Comfort Keepers, West Lawn, will be awarding 15 Berks County seniors with a “Caregiver for the Day,” which includes four hours of complimentary non-medical, in-home care.

    Comfort Keepers |

  • Entertainment

    The Paul Michael Band to perform at Reading Museum

    Enjoy live music under the stars with The Paul Michael Band at the Neag Planetarium, located at the Reading Public Museum on Feb. 11. In addition to live music, there will be food and drink available for purchase by Masterpiece Events.

    Reading Public Museum |

  • Entertainment

    ‘Spirits in the Paint’ comes to Eight Oaks; Showcase will feature works of renowned local artist Jon Bond

    On Feb. 20 and 21, Eight Oaks Craft Distillers will proudly host an art showcase featuring the original works of local artist Jon Bond.

    Eight Oaks Craft Distillers |

  • Columns

    Letter to the Editor: A ‘thank you’ to road maintenance crews

    Dear Editor: My home town of Fleetwood and many other communities in Berks County are great places to live, in part because of the dedication of those providing public services.


  • Entertainment

    Movie Review: ‘The Boy’

    Finding a live-in nanny can be a tedious task, especially when the job location is secluded and isolated. Even if a prospective nanny could overcome the isolation issue, she must be able to connect with the child or children in her care and be able to handle the task at hand.

    By Tamera Lawrence For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Hamburg Area High School: January Students of the Month

    Congratulations to the January Students of the Month at Hamburg Area High School.

    Hamburg Area High School |

  • Columns

    Welcome to my World - Weathervanes: The wind predictors

    Even in today’s age, farmers continue to watch the local TV weatherman, as did my father some 50 years ago. Yet, I recall during harvesting or planting season, my father, upon glancing at the weathervane atop our home, often commented about the direction of the wind.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • Columns

    From Arthur’s Policy Desk - Trump: Fifty years in the making

    The Republican Party, for more than 50 years, has cultivated a narrative to attract and hold the working class, high school educated, anti-intellectual white male voter who feels politically and economically emasculated in his own country. The party has sought to attract and hold the modern republican voter who resents and fears the disappearance of the 1940s Ozzie and Harriet American society he grew up in. The party began recruitment of this type of voter when it welcomed defecting...

    By Dr. Arthur Garrison Columnist |

  • News

    Hamburg Area Education Foundation receives generous donation

    Terri McCarthy and Clare Kilpatrick Benz, of the Hamburg Area Education Foundation EITC committee, recently accepted a generous donation from Peter Phillips, Chairman of Phillips Facilities Management Group and Mark Lauer, Phillips Office Solutions.


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