Minimum wage, welfare to work and charter cyber schools were among the topics touched on Friday at the legislative breakfast hosted by the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance at the Crowne Plaza Reading in Wyomissing.
The Berks County state delegation was invited to participate in a panel discussion, and most did, including senators Judy Schwank, a Ruscombmanor Township Democrat; Katie Muth, a ...read more
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The 38 graduates of the Leadership Berks Class of 2019 filed one-by-one across the stage at the Crowne Plaza Reading in Wyomissing as their names, and the name of the company that sponsored each, poured through the loudspeaker.
The list of sponsors, each of whom laid out $2,920, read like a who's who of community-minded organizations.
The usual suspects were represented. East Penn ...read more
Henry Winkler first thought of acting for a living when he was growing up in New York City.
However, there was a problem.
“I was learning challenged from the beginning of my life,” he said. “They had to write my name on my tie.
“I was bad at math. I was bad at writing. I couldn't spell. I was great at eating lunch.”
Adding to the problem was little, or no, support at home.
“If people were ...read more
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