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Saturday, January 18, 2020

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...

Governor Wolf Announces New Funding to Expand Manufacturing Training in the Berks Region

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Berks Career and Technology Center (BCTC) to support the last phase of...

Dedication Ceremony Held for Renovated Oakbrook Park Baseball Field

The Reading Fightin Phils joined aspiring young baseball players at the Oakbrook Park in Reading on Saturday. Gathering to celebrate the dedication of the park, residents enjoyed hot...

Legislators Announce Reading Muhlenberg CTC Awarded $50,000

The Pennsylvania Department of Education awarded $50,000 to Reading Muhlenberg CTC to purchase new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks),...

Gov. Wolf Signs Education Program to Benefit National Guard Member Families

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf Monday signed into law House Bill 1324, known as the PA GI Bill, which creates a program allowing spouses and children...

Representative Houlahan Cancels Town Hall Due to Security Risk

U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan was scheduled to host a Town Hall event at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts Thursday evening. However, due to a "potential security...

Submit your Name to Fly Aboard NASA’s Next Mars Rover

Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names (stenciled on a...

Enjoy Car Cruise ‘n Concert at the Berks County Heritage Center

The Berks County Parks and Recreation will host 'Car Cruise ‘n Concert', Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the Berks County Heritage Center from 10am to 4pm. Antique, classic,...

Reading Holiday Parade Judges Announce 2019 Winners

Over 100 parade floats marched in Saturday's Reading Holiday Parade on Penn Street. The annual tradition, hosted by the Downtown Improvement District, drew a crowd of 3,000,...
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