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Alvernia University looks to expand in Reading, in part with public funds

Alvernia University looks to possibly move into another downtown Reading building with the help of the city and Berks County.

By Anthony Orozco

Así fue como se desempeñaron los candidatos hispanos en las primarias de Pensilvania

Seis candidatos hispanos prominentes se encaminan a participar en las elecciones generales de noviembre; mientras, otros nueve perdieron en diferentes contiendas.

By Anthony Orozco and Gabriela Martínez

Here’s how Latino candidates did in the Pa. primary

Latino candidates across the state had mixed results in newly drawn districts, but more than a third are headed to the general election.

By Anthony Orozco and Gabriela Martínez

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Reading City Council removes head of redevelopment authority over racial slur

Ernest Schlegel used the term in an email exchange over the city’s plans to become a land bank.
By Anthony Orozco

Berks County primary election faces technical problems, errors and criticism

Voters, elected officials and candidates in Berks county experienced problems during Tuesday’s primary election.

By Anthony Orozco

Reading youth arts group regains nonprofit status, continues anti-violence work

Reading-based youth arts group RIZE regained its non-profit status from the federal governement

By Anthony Orozco

Reading group loses $225K anti-gun violence grant because it’s not an official nonprofit

The youth arts group had its 501(c)(3) status revoked and its working with federal lawmakers to get back on track.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: February 25, 2022 | 3:30 pm

Reading and Allentown highlight how redistricting can impact Latino communities for better, worse

New state legislative maps are supposed to not impede on a Latino candidates’ chances to represent their community in the capital. Some see opportunity and others see protection for incumbents.

By Anthony Orozco

NPR’s Books We Love

NPR’s year-end reading guide is back with a new look and name

By Fred Vigeant