HALF CHICKEN WITH POTATO MEAL: $8.50 ALSO AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL COST: Pepper Cabbage, Homemade Applesauce, Baked Beans, Baked Goods SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2021 from 10AM TO 2PM Located at the Dairy Queen on Penn Avenue Sinking Spring – watch for our signs! BENEFITS SINKING SPRING AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR TICKETS CALL KATHY AT 610-678-4219 TO GUARANTEE YOUR MEAL ORSTOP BY TO PICK UP CHICKEN DINNERS WHILE THEY LAST!… Read Full Article
This photograph of Reading, Pennsylvania was taken around the turn of the 20th century from Leinbach’s Hill in West Reading. Pictured in the foreground is the third Penn Street Bridge crossing the Schuylkill River. Across the bridge and to the left is the Pennsylvania Railroad station. A large big portion of Leinbach’s Hill, including the area the photographer was standing while taking this photo was removed when the cloverleaf on/off ramps were constructed for the West Shore Bypass in 1962.… Read Full Article
Happy New Year Berks County! Not only is it a new year but also the beginning of a new decade. As we leave behind the 2010s, let’s look back on the beginning of the last 10 decades, and some of the events that we experienced together as a community during them. The past is important and sometimes comforting, but it is also important to look forward.… Read Full Article
On Sunday morning, December 4th, 1977, 26 cars of a Conrail freight train derailment occured in Wyomissing right near the intersection of Clayton and Penn Avenue. The train was bound for Bethlehem from Harrisburg, and was carrying coal.
Workmen this morning were still clearing away the tangled metal and spilled coal that resulted from the derailment of 26 cars of a 125-car Conrail train Sunday morning in Wyomissing.… Read Full Article