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Berks County

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  • Gas plant may be looking for new Berks location

    The energy developer looking to bring a nearly $1 billion natural gas facility to Berks County is taking another look at whether a farm field in South Heidelberg Township is the best location for the project.
  • National Penn posts profit, talks of mergers and acquisitions

    National Penn Bancshares, the Lehigh Valley's No. 2 bank, on Friday posted its fourth quarterly profit in a row. The bank, which is moving its headquarters from Boyertown, Berks County, to downtown Allentown, reported a net income of $22.7 million, or...

    State Sen. Lisa Boscola kicked out of Harrisburg bar

    State Sen. Lisa Boscola kicked out of Harrisburg bar
    HARRISBURG — State Sen. Lisa Boscola was kicked out of a bar here Tuesday night after a heated argument with one of the Legislature's top Republicans. But in a statement issued Wednesday evening, the longtime Democratic lawmaker from Bethlehem...

    Saucon Valley teachers union hires attorney

    All talks concerning contract negotiations for Saucon Valley teachers must be made through an attorney the teachers union has hired, according to the Saucon Valley School District. The district posted on its website that the Saucon Valley Education...

    Former Berks police chief admits downloading child porn

    A former Berks County police chief who lives in Bedminster will be a registered sex offender for the next 15 years, after pleading guilty Monday in Bucks County Court to downloading child pornography. Robert Geist, 44, of the 2000 block of Bedminster...