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At Mary's Shelter on Thursday a grateful Anabel Nunez, 19, of Reading hugs Joe Rudden of the Rudden Family Foundation.
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Reading Eagle A three-story building and its two apartments in Reading were without power Thursday afternoon following an underground electrical fire that left black smoke pouring through nearby manhole covers and grates, officials said.
Yolanda Uribe holds her 5-month-old daughter, Genisis, during Thursdays Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast at the Santander Arena in Reading.
Wading once more into the muddy waters of the city's 600-page Administrative Code, Charter Review Commission members on Wednesday battled over whether it gives City Council too much control over the minute details of administrative offices.
Sentences Judge Stephen B. Lieberman presided over the following cases: John P. Williams, 22, of the 1100 block of Green Street was sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to intending to deliver a controlled substance in Reading.
Daily thought "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you."
On hand Wednesday to cut the ribbon to open a new section of the Schuylkill River Trail in Bern Township are, from left, Kurt Zwikl, executive director of the Schuylkill River Heritage Area; Lucille Brady, township supervisors chairwoman; and Brian Potts, township manager.
The residence built for Frank Yuengling and designed by Reading architect Harry Maurer is now an educational and cultural center in Pottsville.
Helen Amole is a single mom. The Sinking Spring resident works all day and has a second job at night.
The leader of Berks County's first charter school is leaving his post. Dr. Yamil Sanchez, head of school at I-LEAD Charter School, has announced his resignation, effective Jan. 10. He plans to take a new job as executive director of Promise Neighborhood of the Lehigh Valley, a community development group in Allentown, according to a statement from ... (more)
A Philadelphia-area group is hoping to start twin science-focused charter schools in Muhlenberg Township and Reading.
The Reading Theater Project is creating an original piece of theater in response to drawings about identity and breaking stereotypes by local visual artist Pamela Shields.
Reading's representative in Washington is making a big push for the city to be awarded one of Pennsylvania's two City Revitalization and Improvement Zone designations.
The Yocum library on one bank of the Schuylkill River from the Penn Street Bridge with snow covering the trees, in Reading Tuesday afternoon.
A Reading couple testified Tuesday that 4-month-old Ayden Jimenez appeared lifeless when they stopped by his parents' residence on Feb. 3, 2009, to drop off Pedialyte because they thought the infant was sick.
I said in last week's column that despite no real-world proof that a land-value tax does what is claimed, many governments - including Reading's - still keep trying.
Winter Storm Watch for Berks County was issued at December 13 at 3:33AM EST