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Oliver Arthur, Audit Manager for Berks Controller’s Office recognized in 2021 PICPA Young Leader...

The County of Berks and Berks County Controller’s Office is congratulating Oliver Arthur, Audit Manager, for being named a 2021 PICPA Young Leader. The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified...
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Firefighters battle two alarm blaze in Shillington, Coroner called to scene

Firefighters battled a large house fire in Shillington Saturday evening. The fire broke out around 6pm at a home near the intersection of Philadelphia Avenue and Franklin...

Reading Area Community College Opens Food Pantry on Campus

In an effort to better support its students’ basic needs, Reading Area Community College has opened a food pantry on campus, joining more than 560 other colleges...
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Police trained on use of BolaWrap restraint device in South Heidelberg

In search of an alternative to conventional firearms, the South Heidelberg Township Police Department hosted a demonstration session of the BolaWrap less-lethal device. Regional law enforcement agencies...

John Paul II Center for Special Learning Adds Four Members to Board of Directors

John Paul II Center for Special Learning has announced the approval of four new members to its Board of Directors. Beginning their three-year terms are: Robert Firely, Jr....

Building a Better Boyertown commits to repairing ‘No Place for Hate’ defaced mural

Sometime between the hours of 10:30pm Tuesday, October 5th and 7:30am, Wednesday October 6th, a beloved Boyertown mural was defaced. “No Place For Hate” was a beautiful...
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Schuylkill River Greenways celebrates restoration of the Auburn Schuylkill River Trail Bridge

Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area staff, along with a small group of community members and elected officials gathered Wednesday afternoon on the Schuylkill River Trail near...

Animal Rescue League in need of foster families

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County is in need of foster families to help with the increasing number of animals that have arrived at the shelter...

Commissioners discuss proposal to repurpose former Gai-tronics building into a South Campus

The Berks County Commissioners are considering plans to create a South Campus for County of Berks services, storage and community needs in the former Gai-tronics facility in...

South Heidelberg Police to be equipped with body cameras thanks to donation

Police in South Heidelberg Township Police will soon be wearing body cameras thanks to a donation of $15,126 by the Berks County District Attorney, John Adams. The formal...