Latest Reading Eagle Stories

2007-06-02 09:00:08

By Reading Eagle, Pa. Jun. 2--Name: Monika S. Capozzi. Age: 30. Address: South Heidelberg Township. Occupation: Manager at Buttonwood IGA, Reading. When and why you began to exercise: I started about a year and a half ago.

2007-02-11 21:00:25

By Reading Eagle, Pa. Feb. 11--1855 : Jacob L. Luden, a watchmaker and jeweler who emigrated to America from Amsterdam, opens a store at 35-37 N. Fifth St. 1859 : William H. Luden is born on March 5 to Jacob and Sarah Luden. 1864 : Jacob Luden dies at 42.

2006-11-26 09:00:40

By Christopher Hinz, Reading Eagle, Pa. Nov. 26--It's not the prettiest sight on the horizon -- a boxy yellow structure rising 90-plus feet from a black and pitted landscape in the Schuylkill County mountains.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.