RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:02:06 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Eat, drink and be scary -- Spooktacular Halloween treats]]> This Halloween, scare up some fun… with food. Dust off the cauldron, try some bewitching new recipes and become the ghostess with the mostess.

"It really is just so much fun with the kids," described Kathy Wolper of Kathy's Just Desserts in East Norriton. "It just makes me smile."

To make others smile, the kitchen whiz performs a little hocus pocus and transforms two bundt cakes into a jack-o'-lantern.

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<![CDATA[Hamburg student athletes advocate quality character at Tilden Elementary]]> Thirty-eight members of Hamburg Area's Leadership In Student Athletes (LISA) group traveled to Tilden Elementary Center to advocate for being a person of quality character on Tuesday, Oct. 21. This is the eighth consecutive year student-athletes from Hamburg Area High School conducted an assembly for elementary students in the District.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:20:49 -0400 2014-10-29T20:20:49-04:00 2014-10-29T20:20:53-04:00
<![CDATA[Rep. Charlie Dent honored by the National Association of Manufacturers]]> Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) was praised by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) for his voting record in the current Congress. The organization recognized Representative Dent with the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence.

Dent had a 100% voting record on issues that the NAM deemed vital to the nation's manufacturing center.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:31:57 -0400 2014-10-29T12:31:57-04:00 2014-10-29T12:31:58-04:00
<![CDATA[Twin Valleys Garden Club shares flower arranging at Camphill Soltane]]> As part of their community outreach program, members of the Twin Valleys Garden Club conducted a "Michaelmas Celebration" for residents and counselors at Camphill Soltane on Sept. 24.

Camphill Soltane, Glenmoore, is a vibrant community made up of young adults and adults with special needs and full-time residential volunteers and families who live, learn and work together.

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<![CDATA[Twin Valley High School November Intern of the MonthGwen Bauer learns much at Tri County Record]]> Gwen Bauer, a senior at Twin Valley High School, has been named November's Intern of the Month.

Bauer's internship at the Tri County Record began as an opportunity for her to pursue an interest in photography, but has since grown into an experience in which Bauer is able to do much more, including writing articles.

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<![CDATA[Getting to know your Sunny Crest Neighbor: Meet Grace Martin]]> I was born in Lancaster County at home in 1964 and I will be 50 years old in the end of November. In 2007 my dad passed on and my mom is 94 years old and lives with my sister.

I went to public school for 5 years, to Gehman's Mennonite School for 1 year and to a one room school house for two years.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:32:07 -0400 2014-10-28T11:32:07-04:00 2014-10-28T11:32:14-04:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown Girl Scouts, Kutztown University students trick-or-treat for food, donate to Friend Inc.]]> Kutztown Girl Scouts collaborated with Kutztown University's International Student Organization trick-or-treating on Sunday for non-perishable items to donate to Friend, Inc.

The Girl Scouts from Brownie Troop 1834 and Junior Troop 1369 dressed up in costumes to show their Halloween spirit and were enthusiastic about the experience.

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:25:34 -0400 2014-10-27T15:25:34-04:00 2014-10-27T16:15:09-04:00
<![CDATA[Lenhartsville couple celebrates 40 years of marriage]]> Gene and Diane (Siegfried) Schuler of Lenhartsville celebrated 40 years of marriage on Oct. 12. The couple was married in 1974 in Alburtis. In honor of this milestone, Gene and Diane's children and siblings threw them a surprise party with 100 of their closest family and friends at the Virginville Grange.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:01:24 -0400 2014-10-24T14:01:24-04:00 2014-10-24T14:01:26-04:00
<![CDATA[Fleetwood High School Senior Students Of The Month for October]]> The Fleetwood Area High School would like to announce their senior students of the month for October.

Jacqueline Carroll is the daughter of Lawrence and Joan Carroll who reside in Blandon. Jacqueline's future plans focus on attending college and major in musical therapy with a voice focus. Jacqueline has been involved in various activities at the high school level that include Science Olympiad, class officer, Fellowship of Christian Students, Marching Band, Concert Band, Women's Chorus, Choraliers, Musical Theater, Mock Trial and Junior Achievement.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:00:48 -0400 2014-10-24T14:00:48-04:00 2014-10-24T14:00:51-04:00
<![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.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:52:00 -0400 2014-10-23T17:52:00-04:00 2014-10-23T17:52:16-04:00
<![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.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:31:32 -0400 2014-10-21T15:31:32-04:00 2014-10-21T16:36:19-04:00
<![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.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:56:47 -0400 2014-10-20T13:56:47-04:00 2014-10-20T13:56:55-04:00
<![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[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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