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3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

When is a bottle ready to sell? Releases depend on a number of factors

Pinnacle Ridge Winery owner and winemaker Brad Knapp said he doesn't want his newly bottled wine to sit around for too long.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Allentown, PA, State College, PA

8 hrs ago | The Morning Call

Theater: Pines nabs new musical before its Off-Broadway debut

'Life Could Be a Dream' at Pines Dinner Theatre in Allentown stars Alyssa Steiner , Charlie Barry, Shawn Patrick Fletcher, Tyler Fernandez and Shane Fischetti.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Allentown, PA, Reading, PA, West Reading, PA, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WFMZ

Investigation continues into small plane crash in Amity Twp.

Two people were taken to the hospital following the apparent crash of a small plane in eastern Berks County.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

WFMZ

Local police pushing for right to use speed radar in Pennsylvania

Police across Berks County are fighting for radar use, arguing that the method is a safer, cheaper and more efficient alternative for speed enforcement than currently-used methods.

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Related Topix: Fleetwood, PA

WFMZ

Small plane goes down in Amity

Two people have been taken to the hospital following the apparent crash of a small plane in eastern Berks County.

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NJ.com

Wilson Borough contractor sentenced to state prison for home improvement fraud

Northampton County Judge Jennifer Sletvold today sentenced Jerry Allen Jr. to one to two years in a Pennsylvania state prison followed by five years of probation.

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Related Topix: Northampton County, PA, Home, State Prisons, Home Improvement, Prison, Freemansburg, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

York Dispatch

List of winners from the 66th Emmy Awards

Host Seth Meyers speaks on stage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

WFMZ

Caught on camera: Burglars repeatedly strike Maxatawny business

State police have put out a plea for help in identifying a trio of thieves who are believed to have struck the same business five times.

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Related Topix: Maxatawny, PA

WFMZ

Rep. Gerlach addresses VA issues during stop in Berks County

United States Representative Jim Gerlach discussed veterans health care during a stop at Phoebe Berks in Lower Heidelberg Township on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

York Dispatch

York County crime watch for 8/26

Duquan Anthony Eaddy: York; DUI-combination of drugs and alcohol, driving while suspended, improper child restraint; waived to court.

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Related Topix: York, PA

Mass Transit

PA: BARTA, Red Rose Transit Working on Rules to Govern Merged Agency

Aug. 26--The task force that's meeting to plan out a merger between BARTA and its Lancaster County counterpart is close to finishing a draft of the bylaws that would govern the new agency, BARTA's board learned Monday.

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Related Topix: Lancaster County, PA, Reading, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

York Dispatch

Labor Day dance for singles in York

Pat's Singles Club will host a Labor Day holiday dance, 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Valencia Ballroom, 142 N. George St. ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it - after his image was distributed by police through a ... (more)

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Related Topix: York, PA

York Dispatch

DUI checkpoint this weekend in York County

A sobriety checkpoint will be held somewhere in York County over the Labor Day holiday weekend, according to the Center for Traffic Safety.

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Related Topix: Lancaster County, PA

WFMZ

Summer break over for most students in Berks County

Students in the Fleetwood Area School District eagerly board their bus for the first day of school on Aug. 25. Monday was the first day of classes for all students in the Antietam, Brandywine Heights Area, Exeter Township, Fleetwood Area, Governor Mifflin, Kutztown Area, Muhlenberg, Reading, Schuylkill Valley, Tulpehocken Area, Twin Valley Area, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fleetwood, PA, Kutztown, PA, Wyomissing, PA

TheAlternativePress.com

Berks County Woman Charged with Felony Forgery in Alleged Vicodin Scam

A woman from Mohnton, Berks County, has been charged by Lansdale Police with felony forgery, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor identity theft, and two counts of misdemeanor procuring pharmaceuticals through misrepresentation, according to court records.

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Related Topix: Mohnton, PA

The Morning Call

Taylor Swift was bad at MTV awards. Then again, all of VMAs was pretty bad.

We stayed out of the argument last week over rapper Earl Sweatshirt's claim that Berks County native Taylor Swift's video for her new "song" -- "Shake It Off" - was "patently offensive."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift

Sun Aug 24, 2014

York Dispatch

Crews from two counties search Susquehanna River for missing boater

Crews were sent to the river about 3 p.m. Sunday after a canoe reportedly flipped just off shore from Marietta, according to York County 911.

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Related Topix: Marietta, PA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Fugitive charged after brief chase in Taylor

Two officers stopped a Lexus sedan in a Price Chopper parking lot after noticing its windows were tinted too dark.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

York Dispatch

Pittsburgh-area police searching for alligator

Indiana Township police issued the be-on-the-lookout alert for the gator on Friday.

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Related Topix: Rural Ridge, PA

York Dispatch

Weekend guide to yard sales

This past week, I made raspberry compote. A friend of mine brought me raspberries fresh-picked from her parents' home in Berks County, and I just love raspberry compote on angel food cake.

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