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Penn Street Market Returns to Downtown Reading with a few Changes

Sunny skies and warm weather signals the opening of the farmers market season. Returning to downtown Reading, the Penn Street Market is back Thursday mornings, just with...

Two-Alarm Fire in Muhlenberg Burns 2 Homes

Firefighters in Muhlenberg Township responded to a structure fire Saturday at 11pm in the 5000 block of Kutztown Road. A second alarm was called soon after the initial...

Fightin Phils to host Movie Nights at FirstEnergy Stadium

The Reading Fightin Phils have announced movie nights at the ballpark. The organization will feature an outdoor theater experience with showings of blockbuster films on the massive...

The Day After 9/11 from the Perspective of a Former Student Reporter

On September 12, 2001, Kellan Gault was a college student at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, and on the reporting staff for her college newspaper. Now...

Local Bank to Pay Adoption Fees Friday at Animal Rescue League

M&T Bank announced it will be pay the adoption fees of all shelter animals at the Animal Rescue League of Berks County on Friday, October 23, 2020. All...

Reading LGBT Center Executive Director Named to Commonwealth Commission

The Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs announced recently that it selected Michelle Dech, Executive Director of the LGBT Center of Greater Reading, to...

City Council Votes Against Downtown Improvement District Reauthorization

In a special meeting of Reading City Council Monday night, Council members voted 4-3 against reauthorizing the Reading Downtown Improvement District. The RDID was created in 1995 to fulfill...

BARTA Cancels Bus Service for Tuesday due to Snowstorm

Due to the heavy snowfall across Berks County forecast Monday night throughout Tuesday morning BARTA has suspended bus service on Tuesday February 2, 2021. BARTA Special Services are...

West Reading’s 2nd Friday in July Features Live Music and Merchant Specials

Shop, dine and stroll Penn Avenue in West Reading, Friday, July 12th during West Reading's 2nd Friday celebration from 5 - 8pm. 2nd Friday celebrations include merchant...

Wolf Administration Announces Investments to Improve 29 Airports

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced recently the approval of $13.7 million in grant funding to make infrastructure and equipment upgrades at 29 Pennsylvania airports. The...
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