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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