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August 2015

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Big Men (and Woman) on Campus

Big Men (and Woman) on Campus

Get to know five area college and university presidents who are helping to shape tomorrow’s leaders with a shared zeal for quality higher education, superior faculty and a mutually beneficial relationship with the Greater Reading community.

10 Ways to Save for Vacation

10 Ways to Save for Vacation

Summer's nearly over, with school back in session later this month. We think it's a great time to start saving money for next summer's vacation. Here are some fun ways to do it!

Supporting Student Success: Berks County’s Education Foundations

Supporting Student Success: Berks County’s Education Foundations

Sometimes state funding and tax money just isn't enough when it comes to supporting a school district's programming. That's where education foundations come into play.

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Archive »Dining Out

The Pourhouse American Grille: Catch this Breezy Corner

The Pourhouse American Grille: Catch this Breezy Corner

There's a lot that's special at The Pourhouse American Grille on Pricetown Road. It's specialty of sorts? The wine.

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Archive »The Look

Taking a Cue from the Crayon Box

Taking a Cue from the Crayon Box

Bold and bright: perfect accents for your wardrobe and home. Here we offer up some tips on where to find some sensational and vibrant touches, right here in Berks.

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Archive »Living in Style

Inside an Incredible Property & Sunroom

Inside an Incredible Property & Sunroom

Perhaps no home in Berks better celebrates the sunshine other than that of Doreen and David Duncan of Douglass Township. Take a look inside.

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Archive »In the Limelight

In the Limelight with Dr. Khalid N. Mumin

In the Limelight with Dr. Khalid N. Mumin

Reading School District Superintendent Dr. Khalid Mumin is taking the city's students on the learning adventure of their lives.

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That's Something

thoughts from our publisher
Hoppin’ Down the Bunny Trail

Hoppin’ Down the Bunny Trail

Or the Jelly Bean trail, in my case. That’s right, my favorite Easter tradition as a child was waking up to a jelly bean trail that started at the foot of my bed. It was a great way to start the day knowing that the Easter Bunny had come to our house! After I would go to bed, my mom...

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Oh, Really?

thoughts from our editor
Diving into Summer Camp

Diving into Summer Camp

Ever since my now 10-year-old, soon to be fifth grader Riley could toddle around our home, I remember he developed a strong interest in two things that have not waned in their strength to this day: airplanes and sharks. The shark thing is ironic, being that Great White sharks are my number one...

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Phoebe Savors Berks, BCL Style

thoughts from our local foodie
Baking with Blueberries

Baking with Blueberries

Can you ever have too many blueberries? Never. Blueberry bushes are popping with brilliant blue berries this time of year. If you visit a local grower to pick your own, don’t become overwhelmed with the buckets you haul away. Blueberries are wonderful in smoothies, on summer salads and in...

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Here's What's Happening!

This weekend, that is!
Mark Your Calendar – Weekend of 8/29 – 8/31

Mark Your Calendar – Weekend of 8/29 – 8/31

Want to know what’s happening each weekend in Berks? Well, we’ve got your answer! Check out this weekly podcast and learn about lots of events going on in our great community. Each week, our very own Publisher, Robyn Jones, along with Toni Reece and Brad Weisman talk about...