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PennDOT Reminding Motorists Not to Drive Across Flooded Roadways

In anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaias, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to be aware that heavy rain through most of the...

Artists Selected for Downtown Bus Shelter Mural Project

The Berks Arts Council has announced 8 local artists Have been selected for the upcoming bus shelter mural project, Art for Hope, Healing and...

Pennsylvania to Cover Return Postage for Mail-In Ballots

Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar announced recently that the Pennsylvania Department of State will provide funding for postage so all eligible voters can...

Libertarian VP Nominee Spike Cohen makes Campaign Stop in Berks

Vice Presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party, Jeremy “Spike” Cohen, visited Berks County this past weekend. He stopped in downtown Reading on Saturday, and...

Downed Overhead Sign Structure Closes 222 in Ontelaunee Township

8/3/20 9am - All northbound lanes are back open. 8/2/20 7:15pm - A single northbound lane is open. Both lanes are expected to open by...

Protesters Rally Against Injustice of Greg Lonenecker’s Death

A small crowd of demonstrators gathered on the Penn Street Bridge Saturday evening to protest the injustice of Greg Lonenecker's death. In 2018, Police used...

PCN ‘Voices of Veterans’ to feature Local WWII Veteran

On August 14, 1945, Japan announced its surrender to the Allies on what’s now known as V-J Day, or Victory over Japan Day. V-J...

Lily’s Vineyard Celebrating Grand Opening with Curbside Pickup

For licensed vintners Larry and Tina Lill, recognizing their long-held dream of opening their own winery is the fruition of a family partnership. Nestled...

Wolf lists Berks among Counties with Concerning Percent-Positivity

State officials today released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard comparing the...