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Monday, November 30, 2020

RAWA Office Closes following Employee Positive COVID-19 Test

The Reading Area Water Authority has closed their Administrative Office located at 1801 Kutztown Road for sanitization as a precautionary measure after an employee tested positive for...

Local Railroad Paying Adoption Fees at Animal Rescue League

The Reading and Northern Railroad will pay the adoption fees of all shelter animals at the Animal Rescue League of Berks County on Friday, Nov. 13 through...

One Love Project Seeking Volunteers for Community Cleanup Effort

One Love Project is seeking volunteers to help during this Saturday’s Turkey Bowl Cleanup on Penn Street in Reading. “This is the last OLP’s cleanup of the year...

GIANT Donates 1,000 Turkeys to Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank

Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank, which serves residents in Berks and Schuylkill County, received a donation of 1,000 turkeys from The GIANT Company Friday morning. The GIANT company...

Chief Fire Officer Designation Bestowed on Fire Commissioner Jared Renshaw

The Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) met to confer the designation of Chief Fire Officer to Jared Renshaw, the Fire Commissioner of the Western Berks Fire Department. A...

County Seeking Applicants for 911 Telecommunicator Position

Berks County Department of Emergency Services is currently recruiting candidates for the position of 9-1-1 Telecommunicator. Candidates should have experience working as part of a team in a...

ARL Opens Applications for Operation Catsnip TNR Program

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County will open applications for Operation CatSnip, a grant-based, lower-priced trap-neuter-return (TNR) program to help Berks County residents with outdoor stray...

Sinkhole Remediation to Close Portion of Schuylkill River Trail Wednesday

A section of the Schuylkill River Trail just West of the Brentwood Trailhead, and before the Lancaster Ave bridge, will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th due...

Commission Votes to Disband Northern Berks Regional Police

The Northern Berks Regional Police Commission voted 2-1 Monday night to disband the department which serves Maidencreek Township, Leesport Borough, and Ontelaunee Township. With the room completely full...

Keystone Military Families’ Annual ‘Stocking for Soldiers’ Campaign in Full Swing

​For nearly 20 years, Keystone Military Families has been assisting military family members and veterans in the community by providing for their needs. “ anything a family...
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