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Douglassville Bridge Log Jam Clearing; Trail closure, paddler warning and volunteer request

Contractors have begun removing a log jam from under the Douglassville bike/pedestrian Bridge along the Thun Section of the Schuylkill River Trail, just west of Morlatton Village.  The build up of log
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Civics for Grownups

Wilson Social Studies teacher and former Reading City Councilman Chris Daubert will present a 3-part “Civics for Grownups” series at the Wyomissing Public Library beginning Monday, April 23rdat 6 PM.
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Penn State Berks Sustainability Team expands composting efforts

While recycling has had a significant and positive effect on the environment, opportunities exist to do more. A good example is composting, which could recycle organics—food scraps, grass clippings, l
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Three directors re-elected to board of Berks County Community Foundation

READING, PA – P. Michael Ehlerman, Ramona D. Turpin and Alfred Weber have been re-elected to Berks County Community Foundation’s board of directors.
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RKL’s Gretchen Naso Named One of Lehigh Valley’s “Women of Influence”

WYOMISSING, PA –RKL LLP has announced that Gretchen G. Naso, CVA, MBA, has been named by Lehigh Valley Business as one of its 2018 “Women of Influence.” This annual award program celebrates 25 regiona
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Debris from Southwest plane recovered in Berks County

A piece of the blown engine that forced the emergency landing of a Southwest Airlines jet in Philadelphia was found about 70 miles west of the city.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Sounding alarm on controversial new e-cigarette Juul

Truth Initiative and other groups warn parents, teachers about Juul e-cigarettes, the new teen craze
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

AccuWeather: Breezy and Milder Today

Meteorologist David Murphy says some showers will develop overnight and spill into Thursday, mainly in northern suburbs.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Suspect sought for robbery at Philadelphia grocery store

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly stole money from a store’s cash register in Philadelphia.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Fleetwood alum Mitch Ottinger creates Park-a-Dot, founded M.O. Gizmo to develop products of everyday convenience

A former Fleetwood resident and 2005 alumnus of Fleetwood High School, Mitch Ottinger is excited to share with his hometown a new product he’s created, Park-a-Dot, a patent pending garage parking sensor which eliminates the uncertainty associated with parking in your own garage.

According to the release, “Park-a-Dot is a complete redesign of what a garage parking aid should be.

Source: Berkscounty