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  1. Kutztown Park awarded grant for new playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... ate Park project that will help the National Land Trust expand the park by buying an adjacent 54-acre tract of land. Reading was announced as the recipient of a $68,685 grant to further the planning of its Fritz's Island wastewater treatment plant.


  2. Inferno damage at least $12M; collapse potential examinedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WFMZ

    A multi-alarm fire that ravaged an old outlet building in Reading over the weekend caused at least $12 million in damage, and now there's concern over the possibility of a collapse. Officials announced the newest developments Tuesday morning at the scene of the inferno, which heavily damaged the former Reading Outlet Center's Building 10 at North Eighth and Oley streets early Saturday morning.


  3. Albright set to host regional college fair for high school students, parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WFMZ

    The Berks County Regional College Fair will take place next Monday, Oct. 27, in the college's Bollman Center at North 13th and Richmond streets in Reading. It's set to run from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The fair, organizers said, will provide high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and their parents the opportunity to meet with admission representatives of more than 130 colleges and universities .


  4. Berks County Inmate dies after suffering seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WFMZ

    State Police in Reading are investigating an inmate's death. Police say 20-year-old Jairo Vasquez of Reading was taken from the Berks County Prison to Reading Hospital last Wednesday with seizure-like symptoms.


  5. Gosselins to sell old stuff at yard saleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Looking for an outgrown jacket from one of the Gosselin septuplets? Or maybe a chachka that graced the family mantel but Kate Gosselin has gotten tired of? On Saturday the family who came to fame on television's "Jon & Kate Plus 8" will sell their outcast goodies at the Gosselin Family Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ, 591 N. Church Rd., Wernersville. According to radio state Y102 Reading, the family will be selling their unwanted items "clogging up their house."


  6. Halloween Light Show Set To Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

    Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg. One day he'll get around to tracking down the family tree.


  7. Chasing that first NHRA Top Fuel win and a Las Vegas unveiling: Brittany Force's Autoweek BlogRead the original story

    Monday | AutoWeek

    ... ready to get back on the road with my team and my race car. Going to the final round and leaving our last event in Reading, Pa., on a strong note has motivated the entire team going in to the last two races of the 2014 season. I can't believe it's ...


  8. Developer of fire-ravaged outlet building: 'Hopefully it is just a setback'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFMZ

    Federal investigators from across the country are traveling to Reading to investigate the massive fire that heavily damaged one of the former Reading Outlet Center buildings over the weekend. The fire started early Saturday morning in the northeast section of Building 10, located at North Eighth and Oley streets.


  9. Detectives seize items in search of bail bonds office in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFMZ

    The recent arrest of a bail bondsman in Bucks County has led authorities to search his employer's offices in downtown Reading. Detectives with the Berks County district attorney's office carried out a warrant to search the ACE Bail Bonds offices in the first block of North Sixth Street on Monday.


  10. Tropical disturbance brewing in the Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    ... that were retired upon their first use: Michelle 2001, Ike 2008, and Igor 2010. Brian McNoldy was born and raised in Reading, Pa., where his interest in weather was sparked at age 7 by the big Nor'easter snowstorm of February 1983, and then further ...


  11. What Happened to 93,000 Pennsylvania Workers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... decline; nationally, the labor force increased by 0.3 percent. And it amounts to a lot of people The population of Reading, Pa., is about, 88,000 people. Imagine if that entire city just disappeared from the map - and took a few surrounding rural ...


  12. Taylor Swift Releases New Song from 1989 Album MidnightRead the original story

    Monday | I4U Future Technology News

    ... a just released teaser of Welcome To New York. The Taylor Swift Story: Taylor Alison Swift made her worldly debut in Reading, Pennsylvania. Her pops was a financial expert while mommy dearest was a housewife and marketing executive. Taylor was the ...


  13. Taylor Swift 1989 Album to be released on iTunes Today?Read the original story

    Monday | I4U Future Technology News

    ... What could it be!? The Taylor Swift Story: Taylor Alison Swift made her worldly debut in Reading, Pennsylvania. Her pops was a financial expert while mommy dearest was a housewife and marketing executive. Taylor was the ...


  14. Prepare for Ebola but don't freak outRead the original story

    Sunday | The York Daily Record

    ... moment, non-existent threat, at least in Pennsylvania - posed by the Ebola virus. Yes, it is a terrifying disease. Reading any description of the havoc the virus wreaks on the human body is enough to make you crawl under the bed and hide out until ...


  15. Project of the Year ? Rehabilitation Honorable MentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Trenchless Technology

    ... where excavation was needed, creating much longer runs that reached lengths of 700 ft. In spring 2014, the City of Reading, Pa., needed to upgrade the capacity of a force main running beneath the Schuylkill River and install a new twin line. Working ...


  16. Fire puts Reading revitalization project on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | WFMZ

    The Reading Outlet Center Building 10, on the corner of 8th and Oley Street, went up in flames early Saturday morning. The structure was in the process of being restored after sitting vacant for nearly 15 years.


  17. Coach found dead in car rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WFMZ

    ... eantime, police ask that anyone who had contact with either man in the last 24 hours to contact investigators at the Reading barracks at 610-378-4011.


  18. Two bodies found by Berks County school bus driver, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    A Berks County school bus driver came upon an unexpected sight Friday morning - two bodies in a parked car with gun shot wounds, according to state police. The driver found the vehicle parked with what appeared to be an unresponsive driver on Forgedale Road, just north of Anthony's Mill Road, in Washington Township and called police about 6:15 a.m., according to a news release filed by Trooper Joshua Lacey with state police in Reading.


  19. Jon Gosselin evictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Morning Call

    ... as a waiter in the Black Dog Cafe, a small restaurant off of Route 422 near Womelsdorf, about 14 miles west of Reading. Gosselin who had lived near ex-wife Kate Gosselin who has primary custody of their eight kids - twins Cara and Mady, 14, and ...


  20. And the world record goes toa .Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Albany Times Union

    ... have it slapped it all between a di-cut chromium foil cover with a hologram Anyway a I hope everyone has enjoyed reading the posts and found then entertaining and enlightening and feedback is always welcome at or the ...


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