Berks County Newswire

Berks County Newswire

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  1. Four Berks Squads advance to District 3 Title GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WFMZ

    On the baseball diamond, three Berks County teams have advanced to play for District 3 titles. Governor Mifflin, Hamburg, and Oley Valley have all advanced in separate classes to the district title round.

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  2. Union Canal Towpath Trail is fit for aaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    ... short trip to the Reading area, only 60 miles up U.S. Route 222. The Union Canal Towpath Trail is maintained by Berks County, and boasts National Historic Landmarks, a covered bridge, a canal museum, canal locks. All this and beauty too, since it ...

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  3. Kozloff Stoudt Provides Experience and Results for Auto Accident VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SBWire

    ... of Kozloff Stoudt Attorneys formed in 2000, following the merger of two historically respected and prominent Berks County law firms. The firm is located in the Spring Ridge area of Wyomissing, Berks County, the professional and commercial hub of the ...

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  4. Pair busted in rash of storage unit break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... dozens of counts of burglary, attempted burglary, conspiracy and criminal trespass. They were committed to the Berks County Jail on $250,000. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Crime Alert Berks County via anonymous text to ...

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  5. Antietam Lake parking lot closes for improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... a comfort station with lavatory facilities and creating a new trail head," said Christopher Stress, director of Berks County Parks and Recreation. "Additionally, boardwalk access to the Mother Tree and completion of the Mother Tree Plaza will take ...

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  6. Marking Memorial Day in Berks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFMZ

    ... always get together," said Brian Focht also a spectator of the Shillington parade. But many places around Berks county decided to call off their ceremonies because of the potential for rain. Exeter, Birdsboro, Reading and Boyertown all cancelled, ...

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  7. District 3 Baseball championship week previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PennLive.com

    ... very good Warwick team in the quarterfinals, Cedar Cliff now lines up against the No. 9 Mustangs, the reigning Berks County champions who banked a ninth-inning walk-off over Red Land. You simply can't handicap this Tuesday (3 p.m.) scrum at Manheim ...

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  8. Fire tears through Spring Township apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFMZ

    Investigators are working to figure out what caused an apartment fire in Berks County overnight. The fire broke out around 10:30 Sunday night at the Berkshire Hills apartment complex in the 2900 block of Wyoming Drive in Spring Township.

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  9. Klinger's set to open 2nd location in FleetwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 29 | WFMZ

    Berks County's Klinger family is building on the success of its Klinger's on Carsonia restaurant and pub in Lower Alsace Township. The family has taken over the location formerly occupied by the Fleetwood Grille at Simmeria and Simmeria Cafe and Bistro at 24 E. Main St. in Fleetwood.

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  10. 10 Nearby road trips and quick getawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Philly.com

    ... Walk , Keyport, June 4-5. www.keyportgardenwalk.org Pennsylvania. There's a full day of down-home music at the Berks County Heritage Center, featuring country, bluegrass, and traditional Scottish performers. Plus a fiddle contest by age groups, with ...

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  11. Fire up the grill with Dundore and HeisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | WFMZ

    Grilling experts Sam Mengel and Mark Mancuso of Dundore and Heister stopped by our studios to show us some important tips when grilling. Dundore and Heister has two locations: one in Wyomissing, Berks County and a more recent addition to the Easton Public Market in Northampton County.

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  12. WWII era plane crashes into Hudson RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... Thunderbolt this weekend. That same plane was supposed to be part of World War II weekend in Bern Township, Berks County next weekend. New York police say that scuba divers recovered the body of the pilot, identified as 56-year-old William Gordon, ...

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  13. Millions hitting the road this Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WFMZ

    ... Day weekend. That number hasn't been that high in more than a decade. The price for a gallon of regular in Berks County is down more than 35 cents compared to this time last year. AAA also says crews expect to rescue 350,000 motorists during this ...

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  14. Bald eagle hit by car being nursed back to healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WFMZ

    ... came in last Friday. Officials said they believe the eagle was hit on Interstate 78 in Upper Bern Township, Berks County. A passerby called police after seeing the eagle on an embankment, but he wasn't found until the next day by the Pennsylvania ...

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  15. Man admits to 2003 killing of ax murderera s 3-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... since pleading guilty to burglary and arson in 2004 and won't be eligible for parole until he's 83. Berks County authorities say Cummings told detectives that William kept poking him while he was asleep and he punched the child in the forehead, ...

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  16. Man Admits to 2003 Killing of Ax Murderer's 3-Year-Old Son2 minutes agoRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | ABC News

    ... since pleading guilty to burglary and arson in 2004 and won't be eligible for parole until he's 83. Berks County authorities say Cummings told detectives that William kept poking him while he was asleep and he punched the child in the forehead, ...

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  17. International fraud ring uncovered in BerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WFMZ

    Muhlenberg Township police have made a dent in what, they said, is an international fraud ring with roots in Berks County. Police said Abdurahime Sawanneh of Reading used the ID of a Florida man to buy a $41,000 Ford Explorer from Manderbach Ford Dealership in Muhlenberg Township in January.

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  18. Montco Road to Shut Down in June for RepavingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | NBC Philadelphia

    A three-mile stretch of Route 100 in Montgomery County will be shut down nightly for about a month starting Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said Friday. The repair and paving of three miles will be in Douglass and Upper Pottsgrove townships, between Farmington Avenue and the Berks County border, PennDOT said.

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  19. Fraud ring uncovered in Berks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WFMZ

    Police in Muhlenberg Township say they have made a dent in an international fraud ring with roots in Berks County. Police say Abdurahime Sawanneh of Reading used the I.D. of a Florida man to buy a $41,000 Ford Explorer in January from Manderbach Ford Dealership in Muhlenberg Township.

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  20. Brasch WordsSCRATCHES on the Blackboard of Animal CrueltyRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | American Reporter

    ... or rivers. A few will live. Now, do it again. And again. And again. All day long. At the "state shoot" in Berks County, about 5,000 birds were launched from 27 boxes on three killing fields. And just to make sure that you're a macho macho man, why ...

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