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Saturday, August 24, 2019

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...

Swimming Area Closed at Blue Marsh Lake

UPDATE 6/6/19 - Swimming area at the Dry Brooks Day Use Area of Blue Marsh Lake is now open. Water tests were conducted daily until the levels...

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...

Reading Radsport Festival Brings Pro Cycling to Berks County

This weekend, West Reading and the City of Reading will once again host the Reading Radsport Festival, giving spectators a glimpse of fast paced professional cycling. The...

Caernarvon Twp. Police Engage Community with Inaugural Coffee with a Cop

In an effort to improve community engagement, Police in Caernarvon Township hosted a special Coffee with a Cop event on Sunday afternoon in Morgantown. The no speeches,...

Parts of Northeast Reading Under a Boil Water Advisory

Reading Area Water Authority has issued a boil water advisory for parts of Northeast Reading Saturday evening. Around 5pm, a water main break was discovered on Hampden...

Lonnie Walker IV Signs Autographs at Fightins Game

Lonnie Walker IV, the Reading High graduate turned NBA Spurs star, made a special appearance tonight at the Reading Fightins Game. To commemorate the occasion the first...

John Furdyna Named New Program Manager for BCTV

Berks Community Television is pleased to announce that John Furdyna has been named Program Manager, effective July 15, 2019. “John’s diverse skill set, partnered with considerable experience within...

Downtown Alive Concert Relocates Indoors Due to Threat of Weather

The Reading Downtown Improvement District is moving Wednesday's free Downtown Alive concert featuring Local H and Anthrophobia to the Santander Performing Arts Center, 136 N. Sixth St....

Water Main Break in Reading Leaves 2,000 with Boil Water Advisory

UPDATE 7/18/19 The Boil Water notice for the Kenhorst, 18th Ward and Millmont area from Monday has been lifted. An early morning water main break behind the Reading...
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