Berks Educators Honored as ‘All-Star Teachers’ by Philadelphia Phillies

After a challenging school year filled with hybrid learning and zoom lessons, the top teachers in the region were recognized by the Philadelphia Phillies and fans Monday...

Olivet Club Member Wins 2021 Pennsylvania ‘Youth of the Year’ Competition

The Youth of the Year is a leadership recognition program designed by Boys & Girls Club of America to highlight outstanding teen club members who embody healthy...

Two Reading Elementary Schools Temporarily Close due to COVID-19 Cases

The Reading School District has temporarily closed two of its elementary schools due to COVID-19 cases among students and staff. 13th and Union Elementary was closed Wednesday, April...

PA Health Dept. Updates Mask Guidance Following CDC Announcement

Department of Health Acting Secretary Alison Beam announced that the department has updated its mask guidance to reflect the announcement made by the Centers for Disease Control...

Berks Book Bonanza now accepting donations for 2021 sale at Berkshire Mall

Starting today and continuing through June 30, Berks Book Bonanza will be accepting donations at the Berkshire Mall for its 2021 sale. The annual used book sale will...

Reading Police Gun Buyback Event brings in Dozens of Firearms

The City of Reading held its inaugural gun buyback event Saturday with residents lined up at two locations, 924 Greenwhich and 436 South 7th Street. During the event,...

Project to Expand Schuylkill River Trail in Berks Receives $55,000 Grant

A project to close the existing gaps in the Schuylkill River Trail from Reading to Hamburg received a $55,000 grant from the Department of Community and Economic...

Our Town Foundation of Hamburg awarded Grant to support Community Revitalization

The Our Town Foundation, an organization dedicated to revitalizing downtown Hamburg, was awarded $50,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Senator David G....

Olivet Boys & Girls Club name Princess Lovett as Youth of the Year

The Olivet Boys & Girls Club recently introduced Pendora Club member, Princess Lovett, as the organization’s 2021 Youth of the Year. Youth of the Year is a leadership...

PA Lottery Scratch-off Worth $1 Million Sold in Douglassville

A $1 million dollar Millionaire Maker Scratch-off ticket was recently sold at the Wawa in Douglassville, PA Lottery officials announced Thursday. Millionaire Maker is a $20 game...
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