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Berks Stands Up names Celine Schrier as new Director

Berks Stands Up, a member-supported community activist group, announced that Reading resident Celine Schrier has been hired as a part time paid organizer. She replaces Jane Palmer,...

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...

United Way of Berks County Launches Berks COVID-19 Response Fund

United Way of Berks County is launching the Berks COVID-19 Response Fund for individuals, foundations and corporations to donate money to help those most impacted by the...

Shillington Cancels Memorial Day Parade and Service due to COVID-19

5/22/2020 6pm - The Shillington Fire Department has now cancelled their Memorial Day drive by event. The reason why is unknown at this time. 5/22/2020 10am - Although...

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....

Muhlenberg Girl using Summer to Collect Clothing for Nonprofits

For kids, summer break usually means playing outside and catching up with friends. Eight year old Nyla Harris is doing more, using her summer break to give...

Hundreds of Reading Families Receive Food and Essentials

Price Rite Marketplace and Feed the Children, partnered with Perdue and Hope Rescue Mission to provided food and essentials to families in need Thursday morning in Reading. Held...

Reading Pride Celebration Calling for ‘Proper De-escalation’ Training

Reading Pride Celebration Vice President, Enrique Castro, released a statement following Thursday's press conference by Berks District Attorney John Adams, who announced Reading Police officers were justified...
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