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Berks County

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  • Pennsylvania dogs do well at Westminster

     
    Dogs with pennsylvania connections made a good showing this year at 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Monday and Tuesday. Banana Joe, a 5-year-old affenpinscher handled by a Lancaster County man was named best of show Tuesday at the prestigious......
  • Corbett: PA "dodged a bullet" with the #superstorm

     
    During a morning briefing, Gov. Tom Corbett said the state had "dodged a bullet," with the storm. Nonetheless 1.3 million people, primarily in southeastern Pennsylvania, were still without power as of 9 a.m. and 600 people statewide were in shelters.........
  • Is Jon Gosselin in money trouble again?

     
    Jon Gosselin owes nearly $40,000 in back taxes according to document posted on the TMZ website. The document filed Dec.12 in Berks County court by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is a lien against the Berks County dad of 8......
  • New Travel Channel show to highlight Celtic Classic

     
    From a calf testicle festival in Oklahoma to Celtic Classic in Bethlehem? Travel Channel’s new series “Edge of America,” celebrates the weird and fascinating variety of festivals and events that have developed around regionally unique...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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...