RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:57:08 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Kwik Shoppe donates to fire company]]> On Saturday, July 25, The Kwik Shoppe held a 50's party, donating part of the proceeds to the local fire company. With $1 specials all day, a DJ, balloons for the kids and a 50/50 drawing, the event offered fun for the community while supporting a cause.

The Shoemakersville Fire Company brought a fire truck to support the event.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:08:28 -0400 20150731120828 2015-07-31T12:08:28-04:00 2015-07-31T12:08:28-04:00
<![CDATA[CrossFit Fidelity, Boyertown, to celebrate 2nd anniversary this weekend]]> On Aug. 1, CrossFit Fidelity will be opening its doors to the public to celebrate its second anniversary.

The gym, located on East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, offers CrossFit classes that are designed to teach students the skills and techniques necessary for lifelong changes.

"We can adjust parts of the workouts, like weights and resistance.

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:28:21 -0400 20150729140648 2015-07-29T11:28:21-04:00 2015-07-29T14:06:48-04:00
<![CDATA[Longswamp Township's Jack Wilson, inducted into Lehigh Valley Business Hall of Fame, turns 90; continues to work at business he started in '74]]> In 1974, Longswamp Township resident Jack Wilson took a risk in the midst of a deep economical recession by starting his own company, ABEC, Inc. in Bethlehem.

With little startup money and a head full of ideas, he worked to build what is today one of the world's leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 16:13:09 -0400 20150721132554 2015-07-15T16:13:09-04:00 2015-07-21T13:25:54-04:00
<![CDATA[Bachman's Roofing, Building & Remodeling Inc., Reading, awarded Contractor Excellence Award]]> Bachman's Roofing, Building & Remodeling, Inc., Reading, is the only residential remodeling contractor in the mid-Atlantic region to receive the Contractor Excellence award in the 2014 CertainTeed Siding Awards. Bachman's Roofing had top sales in the region last year and has gone the past 5 years without a single service call to CertainTeed.

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:16:55 -0400 20150715171655 2015-07-15T17:16:55-04:00 2015-07-15T17:16:55-04:00
<![CDATA[Expanded amenities aim at enhancing Elmwood Park Zoo experience]]> NORRISTOWN >> Sure, you'll still come mainly for the world-class animals, but neither the cuddly red pandas nor the engaging giraffes will mind if you find the Jus' Java coffee creations and the expanded variety of zoo grub compelling attractions in their own right.

"It's always all about the animals, but it's also about giving our guests a more enjoyable time while they're here and extending the experience when they come in the gate," explained Al Zone, executive director of Elmwood Park Zoo.

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 09:08:08 -0400 20150712090808 2015-07-12T09:08:08-04:00 2015-07-12T09:08:08-04:00