Restaurants can Increase Indoor Occupancy to 50% Starting Sept. 21

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that restaurants may increase indoor occupancy to 50 percent starting September 21. To ensure that businesses will operate safely as Pennsylvania continues to...

Berks ARL Selected for Jackson Galaxy Project’s Cat Pawsitive

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County was selected by The Jackson Galaxy Project (JGP), a signature program of Greater Good Charities, to participate in the 2021...

Olivet Boys & Girls Club to Postpone Summer Camp Start Date

The leadership team and board of directors at Olivet Boys & Girls Club have made the decision that summer camp will not begin as scheduled on June...

Local Barber Gives Hundreds of Toys, Clothes, Food to Kids in Reading

It was mid May when local barber Johnny G Dominguez first met Brandon Carrasquillo at Reading High School. The two met so Dominguez could buy a 'Ryan's...

Pennsylvania to Launch Online Application for Absentee Ballots

Harrisburg, PA – As part of Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to making voting more convenient, Pennsylvania is launching a new option for voters to apply online for...

Gov. Wolf Lifting Limited Mitigation Orders on Jan. 4, Some Restrictions Remain

Governor Wolf will not extend the time-limited mitigation orders put in place on December 12. The Governor and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine made the announcement...

City Council Votes Against Downtown Improvement District Reauthorization

In a special meeting of Reading City Council Monday night, Council members voted 4-3 against reauthorizing the Reading Downtown Improvement District. The RDID was created in 1995 to fulfill...

SBA Extends Disaster Loan Application Deadline for Tropical Storm Isaias

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced a second application deadline extension to April 19 for businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters to...

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...

Berks Will Move to Green Phase with 12 Counties June 26

Governor Tom Wolf announced Friday that 12 more counties will move to the green phase of reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic at 12:01am on Friday, June 26....
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