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Reading Launches Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans

The City of Reading will start accepting applications for a new loan program that provides emergency relief to small businesses struggling under the financial...

Cyclists take on Ascent Challenge Raising Money for Reading Recreation Meals Program

As the public health crisis surrounding COVID-19 continues to unfold, the Reading Radsport Festival made the difficult decision recently to postpone their annual bike...

COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Site Opening in Exeter Walmart Parking Lot

A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will open next week in the Walmart parking lot in Exeter Township. The site is supported by Walmart, eTrueNorth...

St. Joseph Volunteer Services Director says Thanks with Hand-Sewn Masks

While working from home during the early days of Penn State Health St. Joseph’s response to COVID-19, Barbara Moyer, director of volunteer services, struggled...

Berks County Officials Preparing for Move to Yellow Phase June 5th

Berks County was notified today through Governor Wolf’s office that Berks County will be moved to yellow effective June 5th. Berks County is working...

Gov. Wolf Allowing Sale of Cocktails-to-Go from Bars, Restaurants, Hotels

Governor Tom Wolf today signed House Bill 327, now Act 21 of 2020, allowing the temporary sale of cocktails-to-go from bars, restaurants or hotels...

Mertztown Train Station to be Restored by Longswamp Township Historical Society

Berks County Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $2,500 to the Longswamp Township Historical Society to help restore the historic Mertztown train station. The...

Berks County Enlists Support of PA Health and CDC to Assist Berks Heim

The Berks County Commissioners announced today that they are partnering with the PA Department of Health and the CDC to provide a top to...

Wolf Vetoes Three Bills that would Open Salons, Barber Shops Early

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed three bills related to the state’s response to COVID-19 that, according to him, violate the separation of powers and make...