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Posts published in “Day: May 4, 2018”

Man carrying AR-15 in Abington Township now in custody over mental health concerns

A man seen walking around Abington Township while carrying an AR-15 rifle has been taken into custody over concerns related to his mental health, police announced Friday.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Bold thieves take, then return, Wilmington food truck

A popular food truck will soon be back on the streets of Wilmington, Delaware after spending the morning in Philadelphia.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Kids learning to tell time on analog clocks becoming a thing of the past

Being able to tell time on an analog clock is becoming a thing of the past for some schools in the UK.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

New Jersey school passes rule that everyone makes cheerleading squad, or no one

A school in East Hanover, New Jersey has passed a new rule when it comes to the cheerleading squad.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

'#ThisIsAmerica' rings in 6abc's celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

6abc’s Nydia Nydia has been on a journey to better understand the incredible response that sparked a nationwide conversation about race.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Suspect sought for 2 armed corner store robberies in Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are looking for a man who robbed two corners stores in the city on the same day.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Drexel University expert discusses volcanic eruption in Hawaii

Drexel University Science Professor, Loyc Vanderkluysen, is keeping a close eye on the volcano eruption in Hawaii. He studied there and still has colleagues on the ground monitoring the situation. He says the eruption came as no surprise. “The people th
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Two local contestants bring Philly roots to American Idol's top 7

Hundreds of thousands of people across the country auditioned to be the next American Idol and now we are down to the Top 7, including 2 local contestants – Catie Turner and Michael J. Woodard.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Fleetwood Interact Club and Rho Kappa clean up 40 bags of trash on Earth Day

Students of the Fleetwood Area High School Interact Club and Rho Kappa participated in an Earth Day roadside cleanup on April 22. The students collected over 40 bags of trash from 1.5 miles of the DeLight Breidegam Jr. Memorial Highway east of the Fleetwood Borough.


Source: Berkscounty

Female Venturer Ripley Price, 18, presents first ever report on state of Scouting to Senate

On May 1, 2018, history was made at the Capitol Building in Harrisburg as an 18-year-old female Venturer, Ripley Price of Maidencreek Township, presented the first ever report on the state of Scouting to the leadership of the State Senate and House of Representatives in the Main Rotunda. This was the first time such an event had occurred and it was sponsored by Senator John Gordner (R-27) and Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver (R108).


Source: Berkscounty

Kutztown Library challenges children to read 1,000 books before kindergarten

Kutztown Community Library challenges children to read 1,000 Books before Kindergarten.

Reading to your child is a great way to spend time together, but did you know it can help with cognitive, behavioral, and emotional development? The Kutztown Community Library invites you to participate in the library program, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.


Source: Berkscounty

Penn State Health, Berks Cardiologists sign Letter of Intent for practice to join health system

HERSHEY, PA – Penn State Health and Berks Cardiologists, Ltd. have announced that they have reached an agreement for the cardiology practice to join Penn State Health Medical Group. Together, they wil
Source: bctv