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Berks Officials Celebrate Reopening of Dreibelbis Station Covered Bridge

The Berks County Commissioners held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning to celebrate the reopening of the rehabilitated Dreibelbis Station Covered Bridge in Greenwich and Windsor townships. Commissioner...

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 Day is celebrated...

BCTV: Pennsylvania’s Justice Bell Visiting Berks County

In 1915, the Justice Bell traveled on a flatbed truck to all 67 counties in the state of Pennsylvania with its clapper stabilized, not to ring until...

Berks Nostalgia: The Glockenspiel Restaurant

The Glockenspiel was landmark Pennsylvania Dutch restaurant in northern Berks County. It originally dated back to 1751, built as a two-story farmhouse and later added on dining...

Berks Nostalgia: The Hitching Post

The Hitching Post was a very popular restaurant located in the Springmont section of West Lawn. Built in the 1950s, it was originally a Howard Johnson’s. It...

Berks Nostalgia: On this day – Nov 24th, 1993 – Cumru Township Gas Explosion

A water pumping station along Old Lancaster Pike in Cumru Township owned by Citizens Utilities Water Co. was destroyed in an explosion Tuesday night, leveling the structure...
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