RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:33:32 -0500 60 <![CDATA[Oley Fire Company Bowling Team competes in state, national competitions]]> The Oley Fire Company Bowling Team competed in the Reading/Pottstown Bowling Association Tournament.

This tournament was held on Nov. 1 and 2 and Nov. 8 and 9. The teams consists of the following gentlemen: Kevin Bieber, Captain, Milt Manwiller, Lynn Eckert, Brian Craze and Jim Coker. They won the tournament with a score of 3535.

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<![CDATA[Hoops for Hope game raises awareness about cancer and Relay for Life]]> The Raiders played for a cause during the Hoops for Hope game Jan. 2, helping in the fight against cancer.

The Twin Valley High School boys basketball team fell to the Governor Mifflin Mustangs 60 to 34.

This game was all about Hoops for Hope. The Raiders joined in with the American Cancer Society to raise awareness about the cause to encourage the community to help and to also raise awareness about Relay for Life.

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<![CDATA[Elverson Fitness Club hosts Les Mills Classes for the public]]> The yearly occurrence of February typically brings a cringing recollection of Texas Ranger Laboeuf, as New Year's Resolutions escape our grasp like Tom Chaney. The draw of resolutions, like the draw of catching Chaney, is the tantalizing promise of success. Why, then, does the University of Scranton say that only 8% of all resolutions are achieved? I propose it is because too many try alone.

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<![CDATA[PA Strikers U12 & U14 Fastpitch Softball players "Team Up" with J.p. Mascaro at Breakfast With Santa]]> The PA Strikers U12 and U14 players recently "teamed up" with members of the J.P. Mascaro Company to help out at the annual J.P. Mascaro sponsored "Breakfast with Santa" event.

The event held on December 13th was well attended by almost 600 children from the area. Fourteen Striker girls in all volunteered their time to the event as way of saying thank you to the Mascaro Company & family for their generous donations and for being a sponsor for the PA Striker Organization.

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 12:24:18 -0500 2015-01-06T12:24:18-05:00 2015-01-06T12:24:20-05:00
<![CDATA[Nov. 2 football game benefits children battling cancer: Kutztown Brandywine Youth Football & Cheerleading Assoc. donate $4,500 to Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley]]> Kutztown Brandywine Youth Football & Cheerleading Association President Darcy Calkins recently presented a donation check to Cindy Ernst of The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley.

The Lehigh Valley 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation helps children and families affected by pediatric cancer by providing free and unique programming and support during treatment, survivorship, and bereavement, according to the foundation's website pcflv.

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<![CDATA[Kutztown High School Boys Basketball Team assists MANNA distribute food to families in need: awareness & fundraising night at Jan. 14 game]]> The Kutztown High School Boys Basketball Team has partnered with a local organization, MANNA, to give back to the community this season.

MANNA is a ministry of Grace Church committed to serving the community of Kutztown and the surrounding area by providing food and other items to the needy.

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:33:43 -0500 2015-01-05T12:33:43-05:00 2015-01-05T12:33:46-05:00
<![CDATA[Mind Your Body: A Perfect Time for Turning Inward]]> Winter has arrived and the nights have grown longer. Along with increased darkness, there is more quietude. As we look around us, we see bare branches. Many plants have gone dormant, there are fewer birds about, and numerous animals hibernate or go into "light hibernation." During winter we may sense stillness in nature: just think of a time when you have seen a fresh snowfall and felt a hush in the world.

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<![CDATA[Hamburg Athletic Hall of Fame inductees to be honored during Dec. 13 ceremony]]> Hamburg Area High School is hosting its annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction ceremony during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game vs Northwestern Leigh following the junior varsity game which starts at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13. This year's inductees are Dave Best, Brad Kummerer and Byrd Stoudt.

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