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Posts published in “Day: June 5, 2018”

Person struck by SEPTA train in Ewing Twp., N.J.

SEPTA officials are investigating an incident in which a person was struck by a train in Mercer County, New Jersey.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Former PennDOT official charged with taking bribes

A former official with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has been charged with soliciting and accepting bribes.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Several injured in SEPTA train accident in North Philadelphia, officials say

SEPTA reports that two trains made contact with each other in North Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Kate Spade's Sam bag: A look at her iconic handbag

The Sam bag, known for its boxy shape and black nylon material, helped launch Kate Spade New York into a worldwide brand.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

President Trump holds 'patriotism' event without Eagles

President Donald Trump has held a “patriotism” event at the White House in lieu of a Super Bowl celebration for the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles that he canceled.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Cancer treatment here 2X the cost of Canada, with same survival rate

Treatment for advanced colorectal cancer here costs twice what it does across Canadian border, however, survival no better
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Delaware County woman charged in neighbor's overdose death

An alleged drug dealer is under arrest, accused of being linked to a deadly opioid overdose in Delaware County.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Lost sleep not just hurting our health, but economy too

A new study shows lack of sleep affects 35 per cent of Americans, and it’s not just affecting health, but the economy.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Jamie Apody reports from White House on event without Eagles

Jamie Apody reports from White House on Trump event without Eagles during Action News at 4pm on June 5, 2018.
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Evening on the Green at Daniel Boone Homestead

Enjoy an evening relaxing outdoors with music, wine and good company. Evening on the Green will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Road, Birdsboro. Hogan’s Heroes, a local band playing classic rock and blues, will entertain visitors. Adello Winery of Perkiomenville will be hosting a wine tasting as well as having bottles of wine for sale.


Source: Berkscounty

Mountain Springs Country Fair features 'Wolves of the World' show June 14 to 16

The 2nd annual Mountain Springs Country Fair is June 14 – 16 in Shartlesville and is having some great entertainment this year. The “Wolves of the World” show will be appearing all three days with three shows per day.

The show is one of the last touring live wolf shows in the US today. Many people have never seen a live wolf and it is educational.


Source: Berkscounty

The Equestrian Club at St. Catharine of Siena School Wraps Up a Successful Season

The Equestrian Club of St. Catharine of Siena School in Reading, Pennsylvania wrapped up a successful season on Tuesday, May 29, with a blue-ribbon awards ceremony and ice cream party.
Source: bctv

Reading Hospital to Celebrate 150th Anniversary With Free Community Event on June 9

WEST READING, Pa. – Reading Hospital is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and it is inviting the community to join in the fun at a free event, called the “150 Challenge,” which will include
Source: bctv

Penn State Berks hosts “Bridging the Gap” veterans mental health summit

Penn State Berks will host a mental health summit for veterans titled “Bridging the Gap” on Friday, June 8, 2018, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. The summit will
Source: bctv