Berks County Newswire

Berks County Newswire

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

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  1. Lawyer for murdered teen's biological parents: 'Something went wrong in the system here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    ... is writing about declining incomes and fortunes since the economic crash. Rose and Rodney Hunsicker battled Berks County child-welfare officials for two to three years to keep their children, according to their attorney at the time. They did not ...

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  2. Berks County Jersey named Supreme Cow at Farm ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Kansas City Nursing News

    ... Dairy Princess Halee Wasson; and Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. HARRISBURG - A Berks County man entered his first Farm Show on Friday and won the prestigious 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show Supreme Champion Dairy Cow award with ...

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  3. Berks coroner seeks information on deceased manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The Lebanon Daily News

    The Berks County coroner is asking for help in finding the next-of-kin of a man with Lebanon ties who was found dead in Reading Thursday night. Berks coroner seeks information on deceased man The Berks County coroner is asking for help in finding the next-of-kin of a man with Lebanon ties who was found dead in Reading Thursday night.

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  4. Video: Berks PerspectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | ClipSyndicate

    The panel discussed the closing of the Hamburg Center in Berks County; the Reading Police Department's plan to hire a deputy police chief; politics at the Golden Globes Awards; Trump's press conference; Obama's farewell speech; more shootings in the country and prospects for stricter gun control legislation. With Chuck Gallagher, Ruth Martelli, Fred Levering and Fred Opalinski.

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  5. For birth mother, Grace Packer homicide is second heartbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... bipolar disorder and anxiety, when her children were young. But, she said, she tried to comply with orders from Berks County Children and Youth Services, including visiting her children as often as three times a week while they were in foster care. ...

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  6. Top Lehigh Valley weekend events include Pa. Farm Show, Philly Home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Morning Call

    ... $3, ages 6-12. Info: phillyhomeshow.com. 3 Warm up with samples of clever wintertime brews and dishes made from Berks County Wine Trail wines at the Winter Warmer Wine Tasting Weekend, noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. All 11 wineries will ...

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  7. 'Man in the High Castle' renewed for third seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Morning Call

    ... shooting his independent film, "Getting Grace." He returned to the area to shoot a final scene for the film at Berks County's Roadside America in December. The film stars Roebuck as a funeral director and Madelyn Dundon of Bethlehem as Grace, a ...

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  8. tom wolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | WPMT-TV York

    In response to Gov. Tom Wolf's move to close Hamburg State Center and Norristown State Hospital - Civil Section within the next two years, Disability Rights Pennsylvania said it commends Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Sec. Ted Dallas. Hamburg State Center, in Berks County, is one of five remaining state-run institutions for people with developmental disabilities.

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  9. Apple Automotive Group completes expansion, and other business news: Trade TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | PennLive.com

    ... is slated for completion in September 2017. BB&T donated three office buildings to the Borough of Boyertown in Berks County. The former National Penn properties came into BB&T's possession after its acquisition of National Penn in April 2016. The ...

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  10. State to close center for intellectually disabled near HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Post-gazette.com

    Pennsylvania human service officials announced today they will close one of five remaining state centers for the intellectually disabled, a move they say will save money and provide care for people in their communities, rather than an institutional setting. The 154-acre Hamburg State Center is in Berks County, 17 miles north of Reading.

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  11. 2 sites in Pennsylvania, 1 in Delaware become National Historic LandmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Philly.com

    ... good news. The just-named landmarks are the George Read II House in New Castle, Del., the Keim Homestead in Berks County and the W. A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop in Greene County. The Read House was built between 1801 and 1803 by George ...

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  12. Births - Reported Jan. 11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Ephrata Review

    BURKHOLDER, Alvin H. and Laura R. , Richmond Township, Berks County, a daughter, at home, Jan. 4. Paternal grandparents are Samuel and Anna Mary Burkholder, Ephrata.

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  13. Shopping center that houses Rite Aid headquarters, Darrenkamp's soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | PennLive.com

    ... Shopping Center, Parkway Plaza in Upper Allen Township, Spring Meadows Shopping Center in Spring Township, Berks County and Stonehedge Square in South Middleton Township. Andy Stape and Vito Lupo of KLNB Retail represented the seller, Newberry ...

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  14. Lehighton offers incentive to tax...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Times News

    ... night. "So what we have done is offered them a 3 percent increase in pay if they use a program offered by the Berks County Intermediate Unit." The new pay structure would see the tax collectors paid $150 per month and $3.10 per bill in 2018 and ...

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  15. Health Care Professionals Urge Pennsylvania Court to Reject License for Family Detention FacilityRead the original story

    Monday Jan 9 | PressReleasePoint

    A group of twenty-two doctors, psychologists, nurses, and social workers last week urged the Pennsylvania Bureau of Hearings and Appeals to reject the Berks County's appeal for the Berks County Residential Center, a family detention facility, to be relicensed as a childcare facility. The call came in an amicus brief filed in support of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, which refused to renew the license for the facility last year.

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  16. Affordable Dental Solutions: One of the Fastest Growing Providers of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | World News Report

    ... currently has four offices across Eastern Pennsylvania. Potential patients come from the Philadelphia area, Berks County, the Lehigh Valley, Delaware, and New Jersey, searching for affordable dental implants close to home. The experienced team of ...

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  17. Centre County Flu Cases on the Rise; 3rd Highest Total in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Statecollege.com

    As we head into the teeth of winter season, 223 cases of the flu have already been reported in Centre County, the third highest total in the state. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, only the much larger Allegheny and Berks counties had reported more cases through Dec. 31. Dr. Christopher Heron, a family medicine physician with Penn State Medical Group on Park Avenue, has a theory on why the county is seeing so many cases: Sick people aren't staying home.

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  18. Troopers Clarify Seizures In Pawn Shop RaidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | The Sanatoga Post

    ... awhile yet. At last report the shops' owner and operator, Nicholas Blanck, had been arrested and confined to Berks County Jail after failing to post bail valued at $100,000. He's charged with "corrupt organization, knowledge that property is ...

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  19. ADA Barker running for York County common pleasaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | York Dispatch

    ... treatment-court initiatives. Barker's background: After passing the state's bar exam in 1996, he clerked for a Berks County judge before being hired by the York County District Attorney's Office by then-DA Stan Rebert. Barker was raised near Reading ...

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  20. C.F. Heckman & Son, Inc. Provides Clients with Premier Septic Services for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | SBWire

    ... online at http://www.landis-heckman.com/heckman/ . About C.F. Heckman & Son, Inc. C.F. Heckman & Son, Inc. is a Berks County-based septic service company specializing in septic tank pumping and cleaning, grease trap pumping, car wash sediment pit ...

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