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BB&T fulfills $5M in grants it promised after National Penn Acquisition

BB&T fulfills $5M in grants it promised after National Penn Acquisition

Keeping a promise it made when it acquired National Penn Bank in 2016, BB&T has donated more than $1 million dollars to 38 organizations in Lehigh,...

Building Berks award winners named

Projects ranging from a large furniture manufacturer to a dog spa were among the winners of the inaugural Building Berks Awards & Expo held this week.

Berks’ first medical marijuana dispensary open for business

Berks County’s first medical marijuana dispensary held a grand opening over the weekend.

Ripple effect seen from Berks casino

For years, residents and workers in Caernarvon Township kept telling Allen Styer III the area desperately needed a sit-down restaurant that served...

Reading-area podcaster makes waves nationwide

Reading-area podcaster makes waves nationwide

By REBECCA VANDERMEULEN

Justin Schenck believes in underdogs – the growing momentum of his adopted city of Reading, his own tale of a South Jersey high school junior...

Region losing two more Sears as closures continue

Sears Holdings, which runs Sears and Kmart stores, is planning to close another 40 stores, including two in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Berks residential, industrial real estate market still hot: PHOTO GALLERY

Berks County’s residential and industrial real estate market continues to be brisk, but residential sales are down 4 percent compared to this...

Hollywood Casino Morgantown would have economic impact, township says

If Penn National Gaming’s proposed $111 million Hollywood Casino Morgantown gets approved, there’s no doubt it will alter rural...

Kutztown University signs agreement to help boost agribusiness

Kutztown University signs agreement to help boost agribusiness

Agricultural businesses in Pennsylvania now have a resource in Berks County to help them find lenders, craft business plans, and develop their...

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