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WFMZ: SWAT team swarms block in Birdsboro; gunshots reported

A community is on high alert Thursday morning as police and emergency officials swarmed a block in Birdsboro. Police and a SWAT team are in the area...

Gene London, Philly children’s TV host, dies at 88

Philadelphia Inquirer - Gene London, 88, the former children’s TV host known to a generation or more of Philadelphians, died Sunday, Jan. 19, in Reading. The cause...
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Women’s March of Reading Relocates Inside Due to Weather

The 4th annual Women's March of Reading was scheduled to be held at Reading's City Park Saturday morning. Unfortunately, due to the winter snow storm, the march...

Grants Available for Developing Clean Energy Technologies and Energy Efficiency

The Met-Ed / Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund of the Berks County Community Foundation will distribute almost $200,000 in grants to support the development and use of clean...

Exeter Fire Chief honored for years of service ahead of retirement

Exeter Informant - Robert F. Jordan, Fire Chief of the Exeter Township Fire Department, was honored at Monday’s supervisors meeting for over forty years of service. Jordan,...

Legislators Announce Reading Muhlenberg CTC Awarded $50,000

The Pennsylvania Department of Education awarded $50,000 to Reading Muhlenberg CTC to purchase new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks),...

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Residents North of I-78

The Hamburg Municipal Authority has issued a Boil Water Advisory for parts of Hamburg water customers North of Interstate 78. The Boil Water Advisory went into effect Saturday...
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3 Story Building Collapses on Tulpehocken Street in Reading

City of Reading Fire crews responded to a building collapse Wednesday on the 400 block of Tulpehocken Street. The collapse happened just after 2pm. No one was...

Hundreds of wreaths to be laid at Forest Hills public ceremony this weekend

The Exeter Informant - Forest Hills Memorial Park, an official Wreaths Across America (WAA) location, will host a public wreath-laying ceremony at their location, 390 W. Neversink...

Officers Give Back with Crime Alert Berks Annual ‘Shop with a Cop’

Reading Magazine - The annual Crime Alert Berks County holiday Shop-with-a-Cop returned to Boscov’s North in Muhlenberg Township Thursday night. Twenty-seven 4th and 5th grade students from...
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