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There are different forums including;

Hot Topics: place to talk about current news in Berks and how it relates to history

Neighborhoods: find or start a thread about the neighborhood you grew up in and connect with others from the same place

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Places: have questions or memories regarding certain places?… Read Full Article

The Park Theatre – 1016 Penn St

The Park Theater opened November 11, 1926, and it was closed by a fire on May 19, 1978. The theater was demolished the following year.

James S. Maurer operated the theater as a X-rated movie and live burlesque house, and in 1964 he was arrested along with two strippers in a raid by the Reading police.  In the late 1950s and 1960s, the raids were fairly common. … Read Full Article