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Posts published in “Day: June 4, 2018”

Celebrate the Summer Solstice at the Berks County Heritage Center

Join us on Thursday, June 21, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. to celebrate the longest day of the year with a variety of activities for the whole family!

The evening’s activities will feature “Grandpop Bubbles” who will bring all his gear so kids and kids at heart can make the biggest bubbles of their lives! An evening “Yoga Hike” led by “Porcupine Pat” McKinney of the Schuylkill Conservation District, 6:30 to 7:30 p.


Source: Berkscounty

Kid reviewer: Journey and Def Leppard on new Hershey stage leave fans 'Still Believin'

I first started learning about Journey when I heard the song “Don’t Stop Believin'” and I was introduced to Def Leppard when “Pour Some Sugar On Me” played on the radio. Even though I wasn’t born in the 1980s, I like the music from that time with big, loud guitars and drums, and I enjoy finding out about the musicians and seeing them perform live.


Source: Berkscounty

Honey Brook man arrested for DUI following Route 82 crash

WEST BRANDYWINE >> Police have charged a driver for allegedly driving under the influence after a two-vehicle crash on Saturday.

West Brandywine Police Lt. Jeff Kimes said on Monday that driver Paul Taylor, 52, of Honey Brook, was arrested at the scene of the crash after he allegedly failed a field sobriety test.


Source: Berkscounty

Apple aims to curb phone addiction with new wellness features

Apple announced new digital wellness features at their Worldwide Developers Conference on June 4, aimed to limit phone addiction.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Man, 50, pistol-whipped in South Philadelphia home invasion robbery

A 50-year-old man was pistol-whipped during a home invasion robbery in South Philadelphia while children were inside, police say.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Mayor, superintendent push for more Philadelphia school repair funding

Philadelphia’s mayor and the superintendent of city schools are pushing hard for millions of dollars in repairs for aging buildings.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

SWAT blocks off West Philadelphia street for investigation

A SWAT team has blocked off a neighborhood street in West Philadelphia while it conducts an investigation.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Student stabbed multiple times in Upper Darby High School

A student was stabbed multiple times inside Upper Darby High School on Monday morning, district officials say.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Amber Alert: 7-month-old possibly abducted by armed sex offender; pair may be in NC

An Amber Alert was issued Monday morning for a missing Virginia girl who authorities believe is in extreme danger after being abducted by a registered sex offender after he assaulted her mother.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

See You at the Market…

We can’t wait to see you on OPENING DAY – Thursday, June 7, 10am-2pm at Penn Square (NW corner of 5th & Penn Sts). Get ready to fill your bags with fresh, local produce, breads, dairy products and
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Berks County Public Libraries to Dedicate New Books to Reading LGBT Center

In celebration of June as LGBT Month as recognized by the American Library Association, the Berks County Public Libraries and Reading Public Library will dedicate 39 newly purchased books to the resou
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GoggleWorks Announces an Endowment From Dena and Victor Hammel

READING, PA – GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (GoggleWorks) has announced that Dena and Victor Hammel have contributed $260,000 to create an endowment to support children’s programs at the art center.
Source: bctv