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Reading Fair Announces Name Change to The Berks County Fair

The Reading Fair, a tradition that dates back 165 years, announced Tuesday that it is officially re-branding itself The Berks County Fair following the past two years...

Berks Parks Department Cancels Events and Programs, Trails Remain Open

The Berks County Parks and Recreation Department has postponed or canceled all events, public outreach programs and facility reservations in March through April 30, including the Let’s...

COVID-19 Cases Increase to 21 at Berks Heim Nursing Home

The Berks County Commissioners announced that four more Berks Heim residents tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, three more residents have passed away after testing positive. To date there...

Oley Valley Community Fair Cancelled over Coronavirus Safety Concerns

The Board of Directors of the Oley Valley Community Fair Association announced today its decision to postpone the 2020 Community Fair, which was scheduled for September 17,...

Paving Project Scheduled for Two County Park Parking Lots

7/14/20 - Park officials announced today that access to the Union Canal Trail via Gring's Mill Park will be restricted on Thursday, July 16, 2020. The bridge...

Berks Women’s Group Draws Inspiration through Shared Experiences

“It’s time to tell our story.” Said Crystal Gilmore Harris opening the inaugural We Are Stronger Together event, hosted by Berks Women Inspiring Women. The event’s purpose was...

$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...
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Berks Parks Department Dedicates Monument to William Semmel

Berks County Parks & Recreation Department recently unveiled a monument in honor of William W. Semmel’s work with the parks. Bill Semmel was the Director of the...

Governor Wolf Approves $26.5 Million to Bolster Neighborhoods

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $26.5 million in funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) to promote community participation and collaborations among...

Berks Law Enforcement Officers Honored by PennDOT

PennDOT officials from the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project honored Berks County law enforcement officers on Friday at the Exeter Township Municipal Building. The awards were...
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