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Posts published in October 2018

18th annual Valentine’s Gala to battle Cystic Fibrosis will have local focus

READING, PA – For the first time in 18 years, proceeds of Berks County’s annual gala to battle cystic fibrosis will be available to directly help those locally who are struggling against the disease.
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City of Reading Receives $350,000 Recycling Grant from DEP

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the winners of its 2018 Recycling Development and Implementation Grants, known as the “902 Recycling Grants.” The biannual grant
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Governor signs legislation to protect highway construction workers

HARRISBURG – Governor Wolf recently signed bipartisan legislation authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that aims to better protect construction workers along highways.
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Berks faculty visits University of Split, Croatia to share service-learning expertise

In September 2018, two professors from Penn State Berks–Dr. Belén Rodríguez-Mourelo and Dr. Donna Chambers–traveled nearly 4,500 miles to share their expertise on service learning and administrative b
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Berks History Center to Open 100 Year Old Time Capsule on 100th Anniversary of the Armistice

The Berks History Center will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day on November 10, 2018 with World War I & Berks, a day of programs and events, including a time capsule opening at th
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New Playground at Carsonia Park, Installed by Volunteers

The Recreation Commission of the Antietam Valley is working with community volunteers to install a new playground at Carsonia Park this week.  This project is the culmination of over 2 years of fundra
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BrushUpBerks.com can help keep children’s mouths healthy at Halloween

READING, PA – With Halloween and its associated candy and sugar nearly upon us, parents and caregivers should make sure their children are adequately caring for their teeth and mouths.
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Tompkins Insurance Agencies Adds Account Executives in Wyomissing

WYOMISSING– Tompkins Insurance Agencies (TIA) announced that three individuals have joined the company as insurance account executives.  With the addition of these professionals, Tompkins Insurance is
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Next Air Date For Hit TV Program Auction Action On BCTV: Friday, November 2nd

The show is a public-private partnership between The Renaissance Auction Group and BCTV. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit BCTV. The show is slotted to run from 6 pm to 10 pm.
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2018 Midterm Elections are fast approaching – are you ready?

America works best when Americans vote, which is why it is imperative to exercise your right by registering to vote and making your voice heard on Election Day. But Election Day isn’t the only time to
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UGI Urges Residents to be Aware of Signs of Carbon Monoxide

As residents across UGI’s service territory begin to use their heating equipment more frequently in response to cooler temperatures, UGI urges customers to take several simple steps to ensure proper o
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Caltagirone applauds $424,000 in grants to clean up old properties, create jobs

HARRISBURG, PA – State Rep. Thomas Caltagirone is praising $424,193 in state funding announced to help clean up and redevelop two former industrial sites in Berks County for business use.
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“Let’s Talk”

October is “Let’s Talk Month,” and Berks Teens Matter is eager to help you start the conversations with our own “Let’s Talk” video series!
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