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Berks County

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  • Accusations of unlicensed dentistry should move you to verify professionals' licenses

     
    A pending case in Montgomery County is extreme, but it should give you something to think about before your next trip to the dentist, doctor, accountant, therapist or other professional. Authorities say a dental assistant and a receptionist at a......
  • A second chance to see Kate Gosselin in "Wife Swap"

     
    Former Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson says she learned about parenting from Berks County mom of 8 Kate Gosselin after the two moms switched lives for a week on ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap." Wilkinson took care of Kate's 8 kids as......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Court to hear Voter ID Arguments.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We've returned this morning from a few days on the road and some R&R to find the Capitol fairly en fuego with emotions over Pennsylvania's Voter ID law. Hundreds of protesters stood in the sweltering......
  • No more child support says Kate Gosselin

     
    Berks County parents of eight Jon and Kate Gosselin are in the news again. This time because Jon who apparently is unemployed says he has no money to pay child support and claims he was threatened with jail for nonpayment,......
  • How bad were MTV Video Music Awards? Taylor Swift was a 'highlight'

     
    How bad were the MTV Video Music Awards on Thursday? So bad that Taylor Swift’s performance of her excruciatingly bad new song “We Are Never Getting Back Together” was a highlight. The night was a train wreck: Bad music, bad......
  • Pennsylvania's first lady among the Girl Scouts

     
    This past weekend, Pennsylvania's first lady, Susan Corbett, pictured right, joined the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania on their fall camping trip to Camp Wood Haven in Pine Grove, Berks County. Corbett spent Friday night at the camp and joined the...
  • Dogs Need Forever Homes After Being Rescued From Horrible Hording Situation

    Dogs Need Forever Homes After Being Rescued From Horrible Hording Situation
    187 dogs taken from a Columbia County home on July 19th are now in animal shelters across the state. The dogs, which are mostly Chihuahuas, should be ready within the week for adoption to good homes. "This is one of the worst cases of animal hoarding we'...
  • Midshipman dies in car accident in Pa.

    A Naval Academy midshipman who had recently been selected captain of the gymnastics team has died in an automobile accident in Berks County, Pa. A Naval Academy spokesman said that Midshipman First Class Austin T. Zalik, an Allentown, Pa., resident, died...
  • Bethel Twp. – Lane restrictions on I-78 between Lebanon Co. line & Exit 17 (Rt. 419), Aug. 13-Oct. for roadway rehabilitation

    PennDOT District 5 announced nighttime lane restrictions will commence Monday, Aug. 13 on Interstate 78 between the Lebanon County Line and Exit 17 (PA 419). The restrictions will be in place for a project to rehabilitate Interstate 78 in Bethel...
  • St. Michael's teen is charged with second-degree murder

    St. Michael's teen is charged with second-degree murder
    A St. Michael's man is charged with second-degree murder after police said he grabbed an Easton man around his neck before he died earlier this month. Matthew Mikowski, 17, was indicted Tuesday, in the death of Samuel I. Cross, 18, whose body was...
  • June 10, 1863: Arrest of Copperhead angers The Allentown Democrat

    One of the North's most powerful anti-war figures, Clement Vallandigham, of Ohio, was arrested on May 5, 1863, for his outspoken rejection of the Union's cause. Speaking against President Lincoln and the war effort, Vallandigham, who was a member of the...