Berks County Newswire

Berks County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Berks County, PA.

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  1. Taste of Hamburg-er festival: Beef up the funRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Enjoy a multitude of meaty options at the 13th annual Taste of Hamburg-er Festival, which will fill downtown Hamburg, Berks County, with sizzling sights and sounds 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. The free event features more than 30 groups and businesses serving a variety of burgers - from bison burgers and seafood burgers to chorizo beef burgers with Cotija cheese and salsa and burgers topped with brisket, chili and jalepeno cheese corn fritters .

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  2. Fleetwood girl's soccer primed for another big runRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    21 wins, District 3 gold and a state semifinal appearance. All in a season's work for the Fleetwood girl's soccer team a year ago. The Tigers aren't about to let it slip away in 2016. They are clearly one of the favorites out of Berks County this season.

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  3. 2016 Berks County Heart & Stroke WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to defeating heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke - the nation's No.1 and No.5 killers.

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  4. Court papers: Drive-by shooting result of family feudRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WFMZ

    A feud between stepbrothers led one of them to open fire on the other's home in Berks County, according to court documents released Wednesday. Roland Lee Heckrote told state police that he "shot his brother's house up" on Union Street in Union Township, near Birdsboro, on Saturday in an effort to scare him, because the two have been feuding for years, according to the affidavit of probable cause.

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  5. New helmet technology aims to keep football players safeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... of the high school football season. The high school football season is already underway. This year one team in Berks County is turning to new technology in an effort to keep players safer." Back in December, my football coach, Matt Baur, came to me ...

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  6. Pa. court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | Pocono Record

    ... entitled to constitutional protections. The women came over the U.S. border in Texas but are being held at the Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania, said American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, who represented the families. ...

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  7. Correction: Immigration-Family Detention storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | White Lake Beacon

    ... entitled to constitutional protections. The women came over the U.S. border in Texas but are being held at the Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania, said American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, who represented the families. ...

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  8. Despite hunger strike, detained immigrant mothers face deportation31 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Philly.com

    After a 16-day hunger strike to pressure the federal government into freeing them, two dozen immigrant mothers held with their children in a Berks County detention center learned Monday that their path to asylum might be a dead end. The 28 women, most from Central America, said they were fleeing violence in their homelands when they entered the United States illegally during the last year, and sought protection.

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  9. Another bank robbed in Berks; 5th this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMZ

    ... Reading. Anyone with information about any of the four unsolved bank robberies is urged to contact Crime Alert Berks County via anonymous text to 847411 , starting the message with keyword alertberks .

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  10. Update on missing Pa. girl, 14, thought to be endangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PennLive.com

    It was a happy ending for Nicole Will, a 14-year-old girl from Berks County missing since Thursday and thought by police that she could be in danger. It was a happy ending for Nicole Will, a 14-year-old girl from Berks County missing since Thursday and thought by police that she could be in danger.

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  11. Christian Recovery Aftercare gets grant to expandRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Lebanon Daily News

    Christian Recovery Aftercare gets grant to expand Funds will support program that provides charitable food to families. Check out this story on ldnews.com: http://ldne.ws/2bOIs4F Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministry recently received a $50,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to expand services that help hard-to-place individuals, such as ex-offenders who are returning to the community.

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  12. Post office set to open new location in downtown ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMZ

    ... The opening of the new CPU is the latest in a string of cost-cutting measures the postal service has taken in Berks County in recent years. In announcing plans to close the downtown post office, the U.S.P.S. said it would also close its carrier ...

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  13. Central Pennsylvania's Dandy Dozen football rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PennLive.com

    ... worth the $5 admission fee. We've seen the Saints run very hot for some time and there's no indication that the Berks County "small school" power will slow down. Quarterback Kody Kegarise and the Barons are on a mission to win Lancaster-Lebanon's ...

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  14. Missing teen found safe with friend, mom saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMZ

    A Berks County teenager who went missing late last week has been found safe at a friend's house, according to her mom. The Central Berks Regional Police Department had been working with the FBI and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in an effort to locate Nicole.

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  15. Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gillette News-Record

    ... entitled to constitutional protections. The women came over the U.S. border in Texas but are being held at the Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania, said American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, who represented the families. ...

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  16. US court denies appeal 28 mothers and their childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Al Jazeera

    ... entitled to constitutional protections. The women came over the US border in Texas but are being held at the Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania, said American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, who represented the families. ...

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  17. Appeals court denies asylum to 28 Central American mothersRead the original story

    Monday | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... t entitled to constitutional protections. The detainees came over the border in Texas but are being held at the Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania.

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  18. U.S. Court Denies Asylum to 28 Detained Latin American MothersRead the original story

    Monday | Time

    ... entitled to constitutional protections. The women came over the U.S. border in Texas but are being held at the Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania, said American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, who represented the families. ...

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  19. Taylor Swift reports for jury duty in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | WFMZ

    ... estic violence case involving a charge of aggravated rape. After being questioned by attorneys, the 26-year-old Berks County native was dismissed by 1 p.m.

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  20. Mark Short with his wife, Megan, and their children, Liana, Mark and Willow.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | Philly.com

    ... contacted me last week after reading my Aug. 6 column about the murder-suicide of the Short family in Berks County. Mark Short, 40, killed his wife Megan, 33, on the day she planned to leave him with their three kids. He shot the little ones, too, ...

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