“Outstanding” and “extraordinary” were the words used by economic development officials to describe progress in Greater Reading in 2017.
Four Berks County businesses ranging from a toothbrush manufacturer to a poultry farm were awarded more than $2.4 million in low-interest state loans, the Greater Berks Development Fund announced.
Officials of the planned $25 million National Velodrome at Albright College announced Thursday that Greg LeMond, the three-time Tour de France winner, will serve as chairman of the velodrome board.
Reading-based Rentokil Steritech, one of the country’s largest pest control companies, has acquired Enviro Safe Pest Control based in Las Vegas.
Hamburg Commerce Park in Perry Township will get 17,000 feet of a natural gas pipeline.
The Greater Berks Development Fund got nearly $4 million more in state funding to buy and develop 90 acres in Bern Township into an industrial park.
A Berks County woman who worked as a bookkeeper for a business that ran two Meineke Car Care Centers was ordered to pay more than $46,000 in additional restitution for failure to remit state sales and income taxes collected by the business.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board celebrated the grand opening of a Fine Wine & Good Spirits store on Thursday at Rockland Plaza, 1100 Rockland St. in Reading.
The Buttonwood Gateway redevelopment project in Reading and a Boyertown rehabilitation project of a blighted property were among 22 projects across the state that will share in $5.4 million in grants, the state Department of Community & Economic Development announced.
Having once called Curt Warner a cutback virtuoso, it would be difficult for me to remove him from the top spot of all-time Penn State running backs.
Returning for its second year, the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival presented by ArtsQuest will feature two days filled with visual arts experiences, live music and family programming.
Several organizations and the city have pledged $1.7 million to help boost revitalization projects in downtown Reading.