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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Governor Mifflin HS Closes for ‘deep cleaning’ after COVID-19 Case

In a message to parents and staff Tuesday evening, Governor Mifflin School District officials announced the closure of the High School following a COVID-19 case. The school...

Lake Restrictions in Place near Blue Marsh Dam Cove

Visitors to Blue Marsh Lake take note, the cove in front of the dam will be closed for "official use" beginning Saturday, September 19, 2020. The cover is...

Abilities in Motion Launches New Community Advocacy Initiative

Abilities in Motion will soon begin a new series of open community chats called “It Starts With Us” to address common barriers in the community. The first...

Berks County Elections Director Announces Retirement

Berks County Elections Director Deborah M. Olivieri will be retiring from county employment after more than 26 years of service. Olivieri’s last day will be October 2, 2020. “The...

Anonymous Donor Sponsors Free Pet Adoptions at Animal Rescue League

An anonymous donor has sponsored all adoptions at the Animal Rescue League of Berks County this Friday, Saturday and Sunday as a tribute to their late son...

Berks DA: Officer Involved Shooting Still Under Investigation

9/22/20 - Berks County District Attorney John Adams will hold a press conference on the status of the officer-involved shooting investigation that occurred on September 13, 2020,...

$190K State Grants Awarded to Berks Museums and Cultural Organizations

State Reps. Tom Caltagirone and Mark Rozzi and State Sen. Judy Schwank announced three Berks county organizations received more than $190,000 from the COVID-19 Cultural and Museum...

West Reading Cancels Sanctioned Halloween Night Over Safety Concerns

West Reading officials have cancelled the municipalities annual 3-hour sanctioned trick-or-treat night for 2020 citing COVID-19 safety concerns. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon by Mayor Andrew Kearney....

Firefighters Battle 3 Alarm Fire in Amity Township

Firefighters from Berks, Chester, and Montgomery Counties responded to a structure fire at a commercial building Wednesday morning in Amity Township. At approximately 10:30am, County Dispatchers reported a...

LGBT Advocates Seek Answers after Officer-involved Shooting

On Monday night, LGBT advocates gathered at Reading Hospital to hold a candlelight vigil offering well wishes for the critically wounded victim of Sunday mornings officer-involved shooting...
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