Car Crashes Into Berks County Home
It happened near the corner of Ironstone Drive and Willow Road, the Earl Township Fire Company said on Facebook. Crews arrived to find one person injured and treated them at the scene, officials said. Their condition was not reported. Units also worked to secure the structure and noted damage to...
Uncover the Charm of Reading: 3 Pubs You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of three exceptional pubs in Reading. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Pa. man sentenced for putting ‘hit’ on witness
A Berks County man was sentenced to 22 months in prison Tuesday for putting a $20,000 hit on a witness in his human trafficking case.
Marble-sized hail expected with thunderstorms to hit Berks and Lehigh counties Wednesday
A report was issued from the National Weather Service on Wednesday at 8:13 a.m. for strong thunderstorms until 9 a.m. for Berks and Lehigh counties. The storms may bring marble-sized hail (0.5 inches). "At 8:12 a.m., Doppler radar tracked a strong thunderstorm over Myerstown, moving northeast at 55 mph," says...
Savoring Myerstown: A Guide to the 3 Most Exceptional Pubs
In this article, we explore three charming pubs located in Myerstown. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Mild, becoming windy with showers and a gusty thunderstorm today; much colder Thursday
Mild and windy with scattered showers and a gusty thunderstorm. High: 60. Gusty showers and thunderstorms early; windy with some clearing and much colder. Low: 27. Blustery and chilly with mostly sunny skies. High: 39 Low: 21. FORECAST SUMMARY. Tuesday was the warmest day since the middle of last November...
Berks County Medical Society to Host Virtual Lunch and Learn
In March 2023, the Berks County Commissioners released a study exploring options for strengthening the local public health infrastructure. The study listed four recommendations:. Create a Berks County Health Director position. Establish a Public Health Advisory Panel. Support the establishment of a “Healthy Berks” Coalition. Create a Berks County Health...
See all homes sold in Berks County, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Berks County reported from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. There were 63 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,962-square-foot home on Krumsville Road in Kutztown that sold for $220,000. Barto.
Asleep on stranger's sofa, arrested wearing the victim's shoes, police say
REAMSTOWN, Pa. (TND) — Police in Pennsylvania made an unusual arrest on a recent Saturday morning. They said a "homeowner" called before 8 a.m. on Feb. 10 to say she “woke up and found an unknown female asleep on her sofa.”. The sleeping woman suddenly woke up and...
Emergency Personnel at Scene of Working House Fire in Cressona
Firefighters are at the scene of a working house fire in Cressona on Wednesday morning. Just before 10:30am, emergency personnel were dispatched to 67 Thomas Street, Cressona for a possible chimney fire. As the first personnel arrived on scene, smoke was reported showing from the home with fire on the...
'Brisket bandit' wanted for allegedly stealing meat, rechargeable toothbrushes from Berks Co. stores
Police say a man stole nearly $400 worth of brisket from the Giant Supermarket in Exeter Township on February 13.
Crews knock down 2-alarm fire in Mt. Penn
MT. PENN, Pa. -- Firefighters rushed to the scene of a house fire in Berks County on Wednesday morning. It was reported shortly after 7 a.m. at a duplex in the 2400 block of Grant Street in Mount Penn. Crews struck two alarms for additional manpower to the scene. The...
Car slams inside house in Earl Twp.; 1 taken to hospital
EARL TWP., Pa. – First responders spent Monday evening removing a car from the side of a home in eastern Berks County. Earl Township Fire Chief William Campfield said the white Corvette was driving east in the 1000 block of Ironstone Drive when it made a left turn rounding the corner.
The Inn at Reading to be sold, residents must leave by March 12
WYOMISSING, Pa. - It’s a place that means a lot to the area. “Everybody knew it,” said Josh Mitchell of Wyomissing. “The reputation was global." Mitchell looks at the Inn at Reading in Wyomissing and sees a place that had a big reputation. "If you're coming across...
Pennsylvania man loses thousands in Facebook car dealership scam
(WHTM) – A Pennsylvania man was scammed out of thousands of dollars from a Facebook page appearing to be a dealership. Pennsylvania State Police in Berks County say the man spent $44,500 on a vintage vehicle posted on a Facebook page. After the money was wired the victim, in...
Wyomissing's Pizza Paradise: 3 Delectable Pizzas You Can't Miss
In this article, we delve into three exceptional pizzerias in Wyomissing. Have you had the chance to experience any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your comments below!
Dirt accumulation throughout restaurant: Berks County restaurant inspections, Feb. 24, 2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers. Carvel Store #2172, 3320 N. 5th St. Reading, Feb. 17. Pass. Food employees observed in prep area, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats, or beard covers. Corrected on inspection. Food dispensing utensil in chocolate crunchies and pink colored topping pieces observed stored in the food and not with handle above the top of the food.
Nearly a year after opening, Lebanon Valley Craft Brewery unveils its menu
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The Disappearance of Brenda Condon
28 year old Brenda Condon was last seen in Spring Township, Pennsylvania on February 27, 1991. She was last seen working that night as a bartender at Carl’s Bad Tavern between 12:45 – 1:15 am. Background. Brenda Condon was born on March 1, 1962. She grew up in...