Berks Biz

Feb 27, 2023

Central Pa. social services agency brings lawsuit against Mid Penn Bank

The Center for Independent Living of Central PA announced that it filed a complaint against Mid Penn Bank.

Feb 20, 2023

Barley Snyder names new COO

Long-time Barley Snyder employee Dorothy Rund has been promoted to chief operating officer of the firm.

Feb 9, 2023

Former GIANT exec hired to impact access to fresh, affordable food

Former GIANT President Nicholas Bertram joins Flashfood to help enhance access to fresh, affordable food in the Lehigh Valley and across Pennsylvania.

May 11, 2022

The Rodale Institute selected to receive federal money for agricultural sustainability

The Rodale Institute, Berks County, is one of 23 projects across the state to receive a federal grant intended to grow markets and increase the quality, safety and sustainability of the state’s specialty crops. 

May 2, 2022

New craft beer a collaboration of two Reading businesses

Chatty Monks Brewery and Unique Snacks, two Reading craft businesses, have partnered to create Split Face, an Amber Lager featuring a savory hint of pretzel. 

May 2, 2022

Walking tour of Reading celebrates Small Business Week

Celebrating Small Business Week, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver toured downtown Reading today to highlight the importance of small businesses in the commonwealth. 

Apr 29, 2022

Tower Health names chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Reading Hospital

Reading-based Tower Health named Dr. Fernando Garcia chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Reading Hospital and medical director, Pathology Service Line for Tower Health. 

Apr 27, 2022

Berks County to host tour operators and showcase tourism

Berks County will host the Pennsylvania Bus Association’s 2023 Marketplace and Annual Conference, bringing tour operators to the region to explore what the county has to offer.

Apr 25, 2022

Riverfront Federal Credit Union relocating Reading office

Riverfront Federal Credit Union is relocating its 4th Street branch to 733 Lancaster Ave., Suite K in Reading. 

Apr 22, 2022

Tower Health hosts career fair Saturday

Tower Health will host a career fair and ice cream social from 12:30 to 3 p.m. tomorrow. 

Apr 22, 2022

GRCA supports creation of Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority to bring service back to Reading

The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) Thursday gave its support for the creation of the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority which would work to bring passenger rail service back to the area after four decades. 

Apr 21, 2022

Reading Hospital receives grant to address social needs of patients

Reading Hospital received a $180,000 grant for its Improving Social Determinants of Health: Getting Further Faster Year 2 program.