Berks County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
2 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
A pair of development companies obtained a tax-abatement designation from the Lebanon County Commissioners on Wednesday for a business park they are building in Union Township Representatives of Vision Group Ventures and Panattoni Development Group made the request in October for Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance designation for the ... (more)
Would you support legalizing marijuana in your state?
Could you survive the end of civilization?
9 hrs ago | PennLive.com
Man wins Picasso work for $140, cops say plane was carrying high-grade pot, man dead after snowblower disagreement: headlines across Pa.
The leaves have fallen, the garden has surrendered to frost, and it's pitch black on my drive home from work every day.
Pennsylvania enacted its first new laws Wednesday in the Legislature's wide-ranging response to the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals, a step that expands the nearly 20-year-old playbook for how caseworkers and investigators can handle reports of child abuse.
Firehouse Subs is expected to reopen today in its previous Berkshire Mall location.
Dianne Seaman and her husband, Guy W. Petery, live simply in their log farmhouse, tuning their activities to the turning pages of the calendar.
Pennsylvania's Megan's Law is not affected by the state Supreme Court decision in Commonwealth v.
David J. Batdorf, who died Sunday, had an almost endless resume of professional, business, public and civic roles and was known for caring a great deal about Berks County.
Mayor Vaughn D. Spencer asserted Tuesday that a Berks County judge has vindicated him of two charges.
The snow is out of Berks county but the recent storms have taken a toll on people's wallets.
An eastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 9 1/2 to 20 years behind bars for attacking and robbing an 85-year-old woman after following her off a bus.
An eastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 9 A1 2 to 20 years behind bars for attacking and robbing an 85-year-old woman after following her off a bus.
Steven Echavarria was sucked into a life he never dreamed of. He spent two years as part of the Bloods gang in Reading.
Reporters' Notebook is a weekly feature in which our staff members share some of the stories behind the news.
The store is scheduled to open this summer on the southeast corner of Lancaster Avenue and Museum Road in Cumru Township, a company spokesman said Tuesday.
Reading Eagle A Reading man charged with robbing a Santander Bank in Wyomissing remained in Berks County Prison on Monday after being arraigned over the weekend.