County Commissioners Unveil “Do Your Part, Stop The Spread” Campaign

Berks County Commissioners held a press conference Monday morning at the County Department of Emergency Services building to promote a new COVID-19 mitigation campaign for county residents,...

Centro Hispano Discussing Managing Mental Health in Virtual Town Hall

The Centro Hispano Daniel Torres will host a virtual town hall/panel discussion today, Thursday May 28, via its Centro Hispano Daniel Torres Facebook page. The live stream will...

Firefighters Respond to Brush Fire on Neversink Mountain

Firefighters were called to brush fire on Neversink Mountain Tuesday afternoon. Beginning around 3pm, the fire was initially reported to be in the area of the Neversink...

Red Cross Distributing Isaias Cleanup Kits in Muhlenberg

It’s been five days since Tropical Storm Isaias tracked through the region, causing widespread flash flooding. The Red Cross has more than 60 disaster workers providing care and...

Reading Pride Launches Bilingual Campaign to Promote Census and Voting

Reading Pride Celebration, in line with its mission, launched a bilingual communication’s campaign to promote Census completion and November’s General Election participation under the slogan “Let Your...

Berks Begins Shipping Mail-in Ballots, Adds Extra Drop off Location

The Berks County Office of Election Services announced Tuesday that the first batch of mail-in ballots for the November 3 General Election have been printed and will...

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...

BARTA Issues Winter Storm Alert, Cancels Bus Service Thursday

With the pending snow storm and forecast, BARTA has suspended all bus service at 4:00pm Wednesday, December 16, and has canceled service for Thursday, December 17, 2020. This...

CASA Berks now Accepting Nominations for Champions for Children Award

CASA Berks County is now accepting nominations for the Champions for Children Award. The award recognizes an individual, group or organization, teen and animal that has furthered the...

West Reading Community Revitalization Foundation approved for COVID-19 Relief Funds

State Rep. Mark Rozzi and state Sen. Judy Schwank announced a $32,500 grant has been approved for the West Reading Community Revitalization Foundation as part of the...
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