Berks Heim Earns Four Star Rating in recent Care Compare Report

Berks Heim Nursing and Rehabilitation, the Berks County Skilled Nursing Facility in Bern Township off Route 183, earned improvement in all areas of the five- star rating...

Reading Police Gun Buyback Event brings in Dozens of Firearms

The City of Reading held its inaugural gun buyback event Saturday with residents lined up at two locations, 924 Greenwhich and 436 South 7th Street. During the event,...

Automatic Sealing of Criminal Records Takes Effect in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today participated in a press conference to celebrate the one-year anniversary of signing Clean Slate into law and to announce that automatic sealing of...

Senator Schwank Hosting Second Aging Parent Conference

State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) is again hosting a free Aging Parent Conference on Sept. 5, 2019, at Muhlenberg Middle School, 801 E Bellevue Avenue. The conference is...

Caring neighbors: Gilberstville Residents Collect Food for Boyertown Area Multi-Service

Pottstown Mercury - The neighborhood of Colonial Ridge 2 came together to Make a huge Difference for the Boyertown Area Multi-Service.

Reading Police Communications Center Relocating to Courthouse

Due to a renovation project at the Reading Police Communication Center, walk in police services will temporarily be relocated to the Berks County Courthouse. The renovation is...

Humane PA’s Spike Pet Pantry in Critical Need of Donations of Dry Cat Food

Humane Pennsylvania’s Spike Pet Pantry has become a vital pet food resource for our community members facing financial hardships during the pandemic. The community is using Spike’s...

Flag Zone of Gilbertsville Given Wavier to Distribute Flags on Memorial Day

Due to the efforts of many Berks County residents, Gilbertsville flag manufacturer Flag Zone has been issued a state wavier to reopen, allowing flags to fly over...

Hundreds Gather for Juneteenth Rally and Cookout in City Park

“Our skin is not a weapon.” Those were the words echoed by Shakair Mccain in City Park Friday afternoon. Mccain, co-organizer of the Juneteenth peace rally, feels there...

RAWA issues Consumer Alert following door-to-door Sales Complaints

The Reading Area Water Authority has recently received several customer questions regarding people requesting entry to test their water for contaminants. In a statement released Friday morning, RAWA...
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