IBEW Local Union 1671

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Birdsboro, PA 19508, USA

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Sparton Acquires Industrial Electronic Devices (IED)

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:54:08 -0800

John Maicher needs multiple organ transplants

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:03:57 -0800

Another year ends. John Maicher still waits for his time. The Birdsboro man is 30 now, and he has spent much of his adult life on the list with others needing organ transplants.

Former theater director heads to trial, accused of sexual assault

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:20:15 -0800

A former community theatre director from Berks County is heading to trial after being charged with sexually assaulting two boys. Mark Drey waived two preliminary hearings Monday. Authorities say he sexually assaulted a boy involved with the Alpha Omega Players in Birdsboro in 2012. Drey, 55, of Exeter Township, is accused of inappropriately touching and 'sexting' with the teen, who was a ...

Santa visits Animal Rescue League

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:20:14 -0800

Santa took time to visit with pets this weekend during a stop at the Animal Rescue League of Berks County. Santa's visit was held during the league's annual holiday open house and Adopt-a-thon Saturday and Sunday at the shelter located at 58 Kennel Road in Birdsboro. The pet photos with Santa raised money for the shelter, which accepts more than 8,000 animals a year. The league also gave away ...

Daniel Boone girls hoping to turn corner this year

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:49:08 -0800

The Daniel Boone girls basketball team is hoping the make a run at a Berks I championship this year. It's a division that appears wide-open this season. Ray Cinquanto has taken over as head coach, going 2-1 with the young team early on. The Blazers credit the new coaching staff with helping to change the culture of the program. It's paid dividends so far. The team has a new focus and new ...

Court documents: Birdsboro woman 'horny and bored' when she molested toddler

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:21:34 -0800

A 19-year-old Berks County woman has confessed to molesting a then-22 month-old girl, according to court documents. Danmarie Lugo-Lugo, of Birdsboro, stands accused of sexually abusing the toddler on Nov. 12 at the suspect's home in the 600 block of East Main Street. According to court documents, Lugo-Lugo confessed to the crime, claiming that she was "horny and bored." "That's awful. I hate to ...

Five Teachers in Met-Ed Area Awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grants

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:15:00 -0800

READING, Pa., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five area teachers have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) grants by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) in its Met-Ed service area.  ...

Polaris Transportation Announces New VP for U.S. Operations

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 04:27:05 -0800

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The management at Polaris Transportation Group is excited to announce the appointment of David Bush as VP of Business Processes. The newly created position will focus on improvements to the U.S. infrastructure for the fast growing, Transborder...

Rush on for Thanksgiving feast staples before snow starts

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:16:59 -0800

With a wintry storm looming right before Thanksgiving, grocery shoppers are in a race against the snow. Customers rushed Tuesday to check off their grocery lists at the Fairgrounds Farmer's Market in Muhlenberg Township. "I'm praying the storm out to sea, but just in case, we thought we'd get it done today," said shopper Patricia Diamond, of Birdsboro. "This is crazy in here!" The uptick was ...

THE INSIDER Michael Klein

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:23:32 -0800

Tip for you: The term "no-tip restaurant" being applied to Girard Brasserie, in Fishtown, is a bit of a misnomer, say owners Brian Oliveira and Cristian Mora. Tipping's allowed, said Mora, a well-traveled Miami native who met Oliveira, a chef, l

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