RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:43:23 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Rummage Sale and Flea Market set for November at Congregation Hesed Shel Emet, Pottstown]]> The Jewish Women's League of Congregation Hesed Shel Emet announces its annual Rummage Sale, Flea Market and Bake Sale to be held on Sunday, Nov. 2 & Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

The Jewish Women's League's earliest sales were held in storefronts rented in downtown Pottstown for the sale. The Congregation built its current home at 575 N.

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<![CDATA[Felicia Fisher's a Slice Of Life: The social experiment's Apple Cake]]> I spend a good part of each morning daydreaming. Rolling pie crust is a monotonous task and as the simultaneous whir of my industrial strength mixer and window fan make listening to music difficult, I find myself working in relative silence and wondering about the most ridiculous things. The other day I was thinking about my love of irreverent Halloween costumes.

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<![CDATA[Kutztown School Board ensures safety near Greenwich Elementary]]> In a jam-packed Kutztown Area School District School Board meeting, safety reigned supreme as a topic of conversation, dominating two important topics of discussion.

The first involved PennDOT's roadwork at Zettlemoyer Road and Pennsylvania Route 737, which directly affects Greenwich-Lenhartsville Elementary School.

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<![CDATA[The Grange, part 2]]> It may be difficult for newer residents to realize, but the housing developments that have transformed the south half of New Hanover Township have been built in less than one lifetime. Before, say, 1960, tract housing developments simply did not exist. New Hanover then was rural with small farms and open country.

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<![CDATA[Interlace Communications holds open house and ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30]]> After 20 years of doing business as a home based business, Interlace Communications is moving to a corporate setting at the Berks North Professional Building in Shoemakersville.

Owner, Alyse Mitten, shared, "I'm looking forward to the move for many reasons. We have been helping entrepreneurs and small businesses to market themselves through all facets of media from print, online, and outdoor signage.

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<![CDATA[Pottstown businessman's "Cruiser Caddie" invention makes loading motorcycles easy]]> If you have ever ridden a motorcycle, you know how heavy they can be, and trying to load something of this weight onto the back of a pickup truck is dangerous at times.

The chances of it tipping off the ramp were always present. Besides the weight, there is the ramp to deal with. One must get enough momentum to hit the ramp, drive it all the way into the bed and stop before hitting the bulkhead of the truck.

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<![CDATA[Sam Moseman earns Eagle Scout rank, installs flag pole in Tilden Twp. for project]]> Samuel Moseman, son of Craig and Terrie Moseman, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

Sam is a member of Troop 184, sponsored by St. John's Lutheran Church, Hamburg. He served in various leadership roles including assistant patrol leader, senior patrol leader and junior assistant scoutmaster.

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<![CDATA[Sarah Hanlon named Hamburg Student of the Month for September]]> Congratulations to Hamburg Area High School senior, Sarah Hanlon, who has been chosen as the student of the month for September. She is the daughter of Patrick and Susan Hanlon of Hamburg.

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<![CDATA[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.

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<![CDATA[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.

As students from every grade gathered to snack on cookies and brownies, the band, Creating Space, made their public debut.

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<![CDATA[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.

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<![CDATA[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.

Competing against last year's champion Crowne Plaza Hotel in this year's main competition are the top two People's Choice winners from last year Stirling House and Haag's Hotel.

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<![CDATA[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.

"Receiving the title of PA State Dairy Princess is truly a dream come true," said Mohn. "I am looking forward to interacting with consumers and sharing the Pennsylvania dairy farmer's story throughout the state.

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<![CDATA[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.

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<![CDATA[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.

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