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Saturday, February 27, 2021

Schuylkill River Trail to Close in Union Twp for Construction of Whittaker Bridge

The Schuylkill River Trail near Monocacy Station in Union Township will close beginning Monday, Feb. 1, for the construction of the Richard P. Whittaker, M.D. Memorial Bridge. The trail...

Comcast Launching 7 WiFi ‘Lift Zones’ in Berks

To help connect low-income families to the Internet, Comcast has plans to equip seven locations in Berks County with WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” over the next few months. Working...

Berks DES Provides Mid-Action Review in Commissioners COVID-19 Update

On Wednesday, the Berks County Department of Emergency Services presented their COVID-19 Mid-Action Review to Berks Commissioners. The presentation was given by Brian Gottschall, Director of Emergency Services,...

Manny Guzman takes Oath for First Term as State Representative

State Rep. Manny Guzman took the oath of office in the state Capitol today to begin his first term representing the 127th Legislative District, which comprises parts...

Reading Extending Closure of City Hall through February 1st

Mayor of Reading Eddie Morán is extending the closure of City Hall through February 1, 2021, in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This is the...

PA Funding Two Berks Rail Freight Improvement Projects

Pennsylvania officials have approved 26 rail freight improvement projects that will enhance freight mobility while creating or sustaining more than 200 jobs across Pennsylvania. “Investing in our states...

Girls on the Run Berks Opens Registration for ‘Girls Have Power’ Winter Session

Girls on the Run of Berks County will host its first winter session, Girls Have Power!, a camp-style program spanning five Saturdays from noon to 3pm beginning January...

Reading and Berks Officials React to Breach of the U.S. Capitol

Elected officials from the City of Reading and Berks County expressed shock and sadness at Wednesday’s breach of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., as lawmakers attempted to...

Berks Sheriff Pilots Move to Virtual Platform for Sheriff Sales

The Berks County Sheriff’s Office will hold its monthly Sheriff Sale using a virtual format platform. The first Sheriff’s Sale to be conducted virtually will take place...

Reading Mayor Celebrates Three Kings Day by Giving Toys to Kids

Reading Mayor Eddie Morán distributed hundreds of toys to children Wednesday evening at the DoubleTree Hotel in celebration of Three Kings Day. Three Kings Day, also referred to...
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