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Amazon Hiring 1,000+ at Hamburg Fulfillment Center

Amazon has announced it is now hiring more than 1,000 full-time positions at its new fulfillment center in Hamburg, PA, continuing its growth and...

Muhlenberg Planning Township Safety Parade in place of National Night Out

In response to the postponed National Night Out activities, Muhlenberg Township officials have announced the creation of a new Safety Parade, scheduled for October...

Penn State Health St. Joseph offering Free Flu Vaccines in Drive-thru Clinics

Penn State Health St. Joseph will host three community drive-thru flu shot clinics during October at its Bern Township campus, 2500 Bernville Road, Reading. Held...

Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver in West Reading

Police in West Reading are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred Tuesday around noon on Penn Ave. According to Police, around 12:15pm, a...

LGBT Center and Olivet Clubs Partner for Community Movie Series

The LGBT Center of Greater Reading and Olivet Boys & Girls Club have partnered to engage local youth and families by hosting a series...

Annual ‘Night at the Museum’ Explores Ancient Egypt with Modern Technology

The pandemic didn’t prevent the Reading Public Museum from hosting their eighth annual “Night at the Museum” on September 26. The unveiling of two new...


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