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PennDOT Upcoming Roadwork in Berks County 9/27/21

​PennDOT maintenance forces and private contractors have scheduled several construction projects in Berks County this week. To help our readers avoid travel delays, here...

PHOTOS: 2nd Annual Puerto Rican Parade in downtown Reading

The 2nd Annual Puerto Rican Parade was held Sunday on Penn Street in downtown Reading featuring several community organizations and elected officials. The parade...

Two local leaders tapped for board involvement at Alvernia University

Alvernia alumna and City of Reading Councilwoman Lucine Sihelnik MAL '13 was appointed to the university’s board of trustees, the university announced Friday. "We’re very...

Cat in Birdsboro Tests Positive for Rabies Virus

A Birdsboro residents has received medical care to treat rabies after being exposed to a rabid cat, Animal Rescue League of Berks County officials...

Crime Alert Berks presents annual awards, receives $15k from District Attorney

Crime Alert Berks County, the state’s premier crime stoppers’ organization, honored three local leaders at its delayed 2020/2021 annual awards breakfast September 23 at...

PA Officials Urge Citizens to Practice Fire Safety as Fall Wildfire Season Gets Underway

Members of the Wolf Administration today visited Gifford Pinchot State Park in York County to highlight the growing risks wildfires pose to recreational sites,...

Berks ARL offering pay-what-you-can spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County is offering pay-what-you-can spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and owned cats thanks to a grant from...

Habitat Berks Celebrates a New Family in the Buttonwood Neighborhood

On September 18, Habitat for Humanity of Berks County celebrated their latest home dedication and their first for the Buttonwood Gateway Neighborhood. “This is...

UGI Utilities celebrates opening of New Learning Center in Bern Township

UGI Utilities, Inc. celebrated the official opening of its new Learning Center during a ribbon cutting ceremony today in Bern Township. “The new state-of-the-art Learning...