Latest Berks County, Pennsylvania Stories

2014-05-01 20:25:20

READING, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust and the Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Association today announced Dr. Robert C. Ziegenfus and Victoria Kintzer, two charter members of the Berks County Agricultural Land Preservation Board, are winners of this year's Local Hero Award. The award, which recognizes significant contributions to farmland preservation in Pennsylvania, was presented by Andrew McElwaine, AFT President and CEO, during the Association's...

2014-04-09 12:35:55

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After receiving more than 250 entries, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today recognized 20 students who used their creativity and technical ability to produce the winning videos, discouraging underage drinking, in the agency's first Alcohol Education High/Middle School PSA Video Contest. "We applaud all of the students who entered for their creativity and technical ability. These videos were very well done," said PLCB...

2014-03-07 23:22:43

Art Caplan will discuss "End of Life: Legal, Medical and Ethical Issues" for the annual Batdorf Lecture at Alvernia University, March 18, 2014. Reading, PA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Art Caplan, considered one of the foremost experts on Bioethics and the ethics of healthcare reform, will discuss the legal, medical and ethical issues surrounding end of life for Alvernia University’s annual Batdorf Lecture, March 18, 5 p.m., in the McGlinn Conference Center. The lecture will be...

2014-02-06 23:21:42

William Zee, a partner at law firm Hartman Underhill & Brubaker, LLC (HUB), has served as a member of Aaron’s Acres’ Board of Directors for seven years, and his guidance, along with the support of the rest of the legal team at HUB, has been instrumental in the organization’s recent relocations and growth. Lancaster, Pa. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 There’s nothing attorney Bill Zee likes to see more than the recent growth of one of his favorite nonprofit organizations—Aaron’s...

2014-01-27 16:25:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elizabethtown Fair Queen Lia Schmittel of Middletown, Dauphin County, was crowned the 2014 Pennsylvania Fair Queen on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the annual joint convention of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs and Pennsylvania State Showmen's Association. "This queen competition brings together agriculture's best young advocates from across Pennsylvania," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. "These 58 poised,...

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