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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Reading School District kicks off ‘Word on the Street’ Campaign

The Reading School District hit the streets this week with the "Word on the Street" campaign, a joint effort between Home and School Visitors and the District's...

Thinking of Homeschooling? Local Parents Share their Resources

With so much uncertainty surrounding the reopening of schools, some Berks County parents are instead making the choice to homeschool their children. A movement that has grown in...

Dunkin’ Awards $2,000 Scholarship to Berks County Student

The Dunkin’ Community Cruiser made a stop in Berks County Thursday afternoon to honor Berks Catholic graduate Ethan Kraycik, local recipient of the eleventh annual Dunkin’ Regional...

Reading holds Special School Board Meeting to Decide Reopening Plan

8/5/20 - 10:30pm - Following a lengthy executive session, the school board resumed the livestream for a public vote. The school board has voted (8-1) to choose "Scenario...

Berks Libraries Offer Grab-and-Go Kits During Summer Quest Program

While many libraries in Berks County haven’t yet opened their doors to in-person service, librarians are reaching out to their younger patrons this summer through grab-and-go learning...

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Assist Alvernia with Reopening Plan

To assist Alvernia University in testing its facility capacity and health and safety protocols for the return of the campus community during fall 2020 semester, the Reading...

Alvernia Finalizes Purchase of 401 Penn Street for CollegeTowne Expansion

Alvernia University has finalized the purchase of 401 Penn Street in downtown Reading. The latest addition to the Alvernia campus is now the centerpiece of Reading CollegeTowne,...

Alvernia Moves Forward with Design and Build Team for CollegeTowne Project

Alvernia selects RLPS Architects and Warfel Construction as the design and build team for the remodeling and retrofitting of the newly acquired building at 401 Penn Street...

Temple Walmart Recognizes 30 Associates in Graduation Ceremony

On Saturday afternoon, the Temple Walmart Supercenter hosted a special graduation ceremony for 30 associates who recently earned their high school and college diplomas. The ceremony took place...

Alvernia and Lehigh Valley Angel Investors Create Funding Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Alvernia and Lehigh Valley Angel Investors (LVAI) unite to develop a region-leading support operation for early-stage entrepreneurs as part of the university’s newly created and Reading-based business...
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