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Posts published in April 2018

Fernhill Park in the Germantown got some much-needed T.L.C. Monday.

Students from Wissahickon Charter School were there to work and to learn about trees.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

New facial treatment promises selfie-ready skin in minutes, exclusive deal for 6abc viewers

One local medical spa says you can achieve that same selfie filter effect in real life with a new treatment called cool lifting.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Cosby juror: Comedian's talk of quaaludes led to conviction

Speaking out for the first time, the jury that convicted Bill Cosby at his sexual assault retrial said Monday its decision was influenced only by what happened in court. The youngest member of the panel said the comedian’s own words sealed his fate.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Dierks Bentley Ticket Sweepstakes

Enter to win 2 tickets to attend the Dierks Bentley concert at The BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd, Camden, NJ 08103 on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at 7:00 pm.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Dance to the Movies Ticket Sweepstakes

Enter to win two (2) tickets to attend the performance of Dance to the Movies at The Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 on Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 8:00 pm.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Go Fly a Kite Day!

By Jesi Yost

For Digital First Media

The skies filled with bright colors and many varieties of kites for the 31st annual Go Fly a Kite! Day on April 28 at the Youth Recreation Facility in Bern Township.

“We love Fly a Kite Day!” said Christian Ruhl, 6, who attends Go Fly a Kite Day every year with his Nana and PopPop.

Source: Berkscounty

Volunteers Keep Hamburg Beautiful, clean up 28 bags of trash and recycling

Keep Hamburg Beautiful, an annual volunteer event organized by the Our Town Foundation of Hamburg, drew 47 individuals to do their part in keeping the small Berks County town clean on April 28.

OTF organizer Lori LaPearl said volunteers gathered 21 bags of trash and another seven of recyclables.

Source: Berkscounty

LGBT Center of Reading Offers Grants for Training

The LGBT Center of Greater Reading offers an array of services, programs and events for the LGBT community and our allies.  Besides our 6 support groups, reference/referral, and advocacy, we offer tra
Source: bctv

14th Annual Yashek Memorial Lecture to Explore Antisemitism in the 21st Century

Reading, Pa. – The Edwin & Alma N. ’51 Lakin Holocaust Resource Center at Albright College presents the 14th annual Richard J. Yashek Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m., in Albrigh
Source: bctv

'Am I missing something?' Parkland community shocked over weapons ban during Pence appearance at NRA event

The National Rifle Association has asked attendees to refrain from bringing guns for the security of Vice President Mike Pence during an event this week.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Phila. officer's widow speaks ahead of Mumia Abu-Jamal's hearing

On Sunday, ahead of the hearing, Officer Daniel Faulkner’s widow spoke to Action News.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Actress Molly Ringwald thanks Southwest Airlines with tweet for making emergency landing for her father

Actress Molly Ringwald publicly thanked Southwest Airlines on Twitter for saving her father’s life.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA