Waste disposal company J.P. Mascaro & Sons, and the Ambler Savings Bank, both contributed educational support funding during December for local student learning programs at the Colebrookdale Railroad.
The JukeBox Cafe in Boyertown and the Oley Turnpike Dairy Diner in Oley are openly appreciative of public support they've gained for continuing to serve patrons despite state orders to close. More than 540 businesses across the state reportedly are doing the same.
Veterans interred at cemeteries in Pottstown, Limerick, East Coventry, Boyertown, and Collegeville were honored by their loved ones and others during Saturday's annual Wreaths Across America observance.
Salvation Army corps in Pottstown, Boyertown, Reading, and across eastern Pennsylvania face two coronavirus-caused problems. Public need for services is growing, but Red Kettle donations have fallen.
Three separate funding sources administered by the Berks County Community Foundation have provided more than $79,000 in annual grants for eight service and cultural organizations in the Boyertown area.
About 16 years ago, Kendra Cook began work at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles as an intern. She's recently been promoted to the position of its executive director, and foresees growth ahead.
Preston's Pantry Project, operated by non-profit Boyertown Area Multi-Service, received a more than 270-pound donation of foods from the orthopedics, spine, and 5th floor staffs at Pottstown Hospital.
Sunny-but-not-hot weather cried out for human revelry. Plenty of people found a way to enjoy the day by traveling to the apple- and pumpkin-picking activities at Frecon Farms Orchard on Power Mill Hollow Road.