RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: http://www.berksmontnews.com The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: http://www.berksmontnews.com website: all stories http://www.berksmontnews.com The Berks-Mont News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:26:26 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Lancaster native Michelle Kemper Brownlow signs debut romance series in Elverson]]> Best selling author Michelle Kemper Brownlow will be signing her debut romance novel, "In Too Deep," as well as the next two books in the series, "On Solid Ground" and "Above the Noise," on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bargain Book Warehouse in the Morgantown Crossings shopping center, 230 Crossings Blvd.

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<![CDATA[Photos: Oley's 2014 Halloween Parade]]> The Oley Valley held it's annual Halloween Parade on Saturday, Oct. 18.

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<![CDATA[Twin Valley Elementary Center Student Awarded 1st Place in Pennsylvania Council of the Arts Contest]]> Nicholas Bertz, a first grader at Twin Valley Elementary Center was awarded 1st Place in the state of Pennsylvania for a multi-media art piece he created in art class. First Lady Susan Corbett launched the statewide art contest, titled, "Art: The Universal Language". The contest was open to any Pennsylvanian who receives services with special education.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:31:32 -0400 2014-10-21T15:31:32-04:00 2014-10-21T16:36:19-04:00
<![CDATA[A final walk through the haunts of Hamburg with Charles J. Adams III]]> If Friday, Oct. 10, had rained according to the predictions the weatherman called for, this story would have started out with, 'It was a dark and stormy night,' but instead it turned out to be a chilly autumn evening as a group of 20 people followed a man in a black cape. He wore a black derby and in one hand carried a sleek black walking stick topped with silver and in the other hand he carried a lantern.

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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[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[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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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:28:29 -0400 2014-10-20T13:28:29-04:00 2014-10-20T13:28:43-04:00
<![CDATA[Scott and Barbara Snyder celebrate 30 years of marriage]]> Scott A. Snyder and Barbara J. (Levan) Snyder of Kutztown celebrated 30 years of marriage on Sept. 1. The couple enjoyed their anniversary by taking a scenic drive in their Mustang convertible down the East Coast, visiting many landmarks along the way: the Biltmore Estate in the Blue Mountains of North Carolina, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville and Colonial Williamsburg.

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<![CDATA[Phillie Phanatic asks Northeast Chamber of Commerce members to become Phanatics]]> The high energy of the Phillie Phanatic bounded into Berkleigh County Club in Kutztown for a lunch with the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Oct. 17.

Tom Burgoyne, The Phillie Phanatic mascot, talked to a packed room of Chamber members, guests and about a dozen high schoolers from Kutztown, Fleetwood, Hamburg and Oley.

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<![CDATA[Spicing up the fall with Hay Creek Apple Festival]]> The weekend of Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12, the historical Joanna Furnace was home to the Hay Creek Valley Historical Association's Apple Festival.

The Hay Creek Apple festival is one of three major festivals Joanna Furnace hosts. The other festivals include the fall festival in September and Christmas festival in December.

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<![CDATA[Pottstown Zoning Board OKs continued operation of iCreate Cafe]]> A popular vegetarian cafe and computer training center on King Street will be allowed to continue operating as it already does thanks to a unanimous ruling by the zoning hearing board Wednesday night.

The board's vote a zoning violation issued by the borough's head zoning officer that could have shut down the STORIFY <![CDATA[Moms Club of New Hanover Township holds open house at Wilcox Farms]]> Throughout the area, local moms are supporting local moms.

On Friday, Oct. 10, the Moms Club of New Hanover Township held an Open House at Wilcox Farms.

According to club's president, Kerry Bonner, the club has been in the community for more than two decades and is a non-profit organization.

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<![CDATA[Morgantown American Legion Post 537 honors boy, 11, for work with veterans]]> The Morgantown American Legion Post 537 hosted honored an 11-year-old boy, who received a U.S. Congressional Citation for his work with veterans.

More than 75 people gathered at the Morgantown American Legion Post to honor Alex Hummel, an 11-year-old boy with autism on Oct. 9.

Dedicating his time raising funds and awareness for military veterans, Hummel started a non-profit organization that he named the Keystone Iron Warriors.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:26:42 -0400 2014-10-15T14:26:42-04:00 2014-10-15T14:26:50-04:00
<![CDATA[Big Shot: Vicki Eastridge, lead housekeeper at Hickory House, recognized by Life Care Centers of America's Northeast Division]]> Vicki Eastridge, lead housekeeper at Hickory House Nursing Home in Honey Brook, received Life Care Centers of America's Northeast Division Whatever It Takes And Then Some Award on Sept. 24 for her dedication to customer service.

Executives from Life Care awarded Eastridge a $1,000 cash prize during an awards ceremony at the company's headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee.

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