| Apr 12, 2010
According to PennDOT, a project to reconstruct the US 222 interchange with PA 183 in Bern Township, Berks County will begin Monday (April 12).
''This project is designed to make the entire interchange more safe and efficient,'' District Executive Michael...
| Apr 12, 2010
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW.
2. ELIGIBILITY: The "Clean 'n Green Landscape Makeover" ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 1:57 PM
They travel in packs, noses just inches away from GPS devices. Suddenly: "I found it!" one boy announces, grinning and peeling away from the group of a half dozen. The others intensify their focus. "Me too!" shouts another a moment later, until all six...
| Mar 19, 2010
| 8:20 AM
The Dog Law passed in 2008 is keeping problem commercial kennel operators out of business, says the Department of Agriculture.
Scarlet-Maple Farm Kennel in Lancaster County, owned by Daniel P. Esh; the adjoining Twin Maple Farm Kennel in Lancaster...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 9:46 AM
The Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library got hit hard like many other Pennsylvania libraries due to state budget impasse. The library will lose $15,000 in state funding and expects more funding cuts once the budget is passed. Staff and hours have been cut in...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 6:09 AM
Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a man has been charged with killing a barber during a botched robberylast fall.
Officials say 38-year-old Antoine Williams of Reading is charged with first-, second- and third-degree murder as well as robbery, a...
| Oct 6, 2009
| 7:34 AM
Police say an eastern Pennsylvania man stopped for suspected drunken driving used the identity of his brother, who was away on his honeymoon.
When 42-year-old Bernard Marrero, of Reading, returned from his honeymoon last month, he was arrested for DUI....
| Oct 22, 2009
| 4:57 AM
Emergency officials say a one-vehicle crash in eastern Pennsylvania has killed two people.
Berks County authorities say the crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday at Oakhaven Road and Short Lane in Richmond Township.
An accident reconstruction...
| Oct 29, 2009
| 5:01 AM
Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a woman was found dead and a man surrendered to police after holding them at bay in the basement of his home for nearly eight hours.
Police say the man told Berks County emergency dispatchers at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday...
| Oct 30, 2009
| 5:14 AM
An eastern Pennsylvania man who held police at bay for more than seven hours in his basement has been charged with killing his wife.
Authorities in Berks County allege that 51-year-old William Landis Jr. told emergency dispatchers at about 9:30 p.m....
| Nov 4, 2009
| 2:08 PM
It seems Kate Gosselin is taking tips from her estranged husband Jon. The Gettysburg Times reported the Berks County mom was nabbed for speeding on Route 15, which bypasses Gettysburg last Thursday. Kate was reportedly driving her SUV 84 mph in a 65 mph...
| Jan 15, 1995
Fifteen-year-old Claude E. Croll was singing in the chorus of the Sunday school's special program at the Rhoads Opera House in Boyertown on the evening of Jan. 13, 1908, when suddenly he heard a hissing sound. Suddenly, the cry of `fire' was heard across...