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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Do It Local Fundraising Hosts Popups to Benefit Restaurants in the Community

While the pandemic has had a devastating effect on every facet of the economy, few industries have been hit harder than the restaurant business. Amid rolling shutdowns and...

Wilson School District Transitions Bus Fleet to Propane Power

The Wilson School District celebrated the arrival of seven new propane-powered bus last month with plans to convert its entire 63-vehicle fleet in the coming years. Randy S....

Gov. Wolf Revises Gatherings and Lifts Out-of-State Travel Restrictions

As COVID-19 cases continue to decline and the state’s vaccination plan is amplified, the Wolf Administration announced revised and lifted mitigation restrictions that are effective statewide today. “Pennsylvania...

City and County Officials give update on Services during Snowstorm

In response to the snowstorm the City of Reading has adjusted several services as they work to mitigate the effects of the storm on residents. Public Works Department...

Berks ARL Selected for Jackson Galaxy Project’s Cat Pawsitive

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County was selected by The Jackson Galaxy Project (JGP), a signature program of Greater Good Charities, to participate in the 2021...

Berks ARL Issues Code Blue due to Predicted Ice

With freezing rain and ice on the way, The Animal Rescue League of Berks County has enacted the Code Blue Ordinance for the City of Reading from...

Reading Pride Celebration Collecting History of the LGBTQ+ Community in Greater Reading

The Berks County Community Foundation has assigned an $8,875 grant for start-up funds from the Hawley and Myrtle Quire Fund to Reading Pride Celebration to collect and...

Berks ARL Issues Code Blue due to Freezing Temperaturses

With predicted temperatures of 20 degrees or less, The Animal Rescue League of Berks County has enacted the Code Blue Ordinance for the City of Reading from...

Berks Stands Up names Celine Schrier as new Director

Berks Stands Up, a member-supported community activist group, announced that Reading resident Celine Schrier has been hired as a part time paid organizer. She replaces Jane Palmer,...

Roof Collapse Prompts Reading Officials to Demolish Abandon Building

The Reading Fire Department responded to reports of a building collapse Friday afternoon on the 200 block of Maple Street. Arriving on scene crews discovered the roof...
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