New Markers along Union Canal Trail Improve Experience and Safety for Visitors

As Berks residents return to the County’s many parks and trails this spring, they’ll find a new system of markers along the popular Union Canal Trail. The...

Berks DA Adding More Resources to Gang Task Force

The District Attorney’s Office recently announced it will be adding additional resources to the Berks County Gang Task Force. This Task Force was created thirteen years ago,...

GIANT and Rodale Institute Partner to Support Efforts to Eliminate Hunger

To support ecologically safe farming, sustainable retailing, and efforts to eliminate hunger, The GIANT Company has partnered with Rodale Institute, the leading voice in developing solutions for...

Application Portal for Berks County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Temporarily Closed

The Berks County Redevelopment Authority and the Berks Coalition to End Homelessness have decided to temporarily close the application portal for the Berks County Emergency Rental Assistance...

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...

Gov. Wolf Tours Berks County Intermediate Unit Vaccine Site

Governor Tom Wolf toured the Berks County Intermediate Unit’s COVID-19 vaccination area today and thanked the educators and medical professionals for their commitment to Pennsylvania’s students by...

Army Corps Revises Face Mask Requirements for Blue Marsh Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has revised is face mask policy recently, reminding all visitors, volunteers, and employees that a face mask is required to be...

Do It Local Fundraising Hosts Popups to Benefit Restaurants in the Community

While the pandemic has had a devastating effect on every facet of the economy, few industries have been hit harder than the restaurant business. Amid rolling shutdowns and...

Wilson School District Transitions Bus Fleet to Propane Power

The Wilson School District celebrated the arrival of seven new propane-powered bus last month with plans to convert its entire 63-vehicle fleet in the coming years. Randy S....
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