IBEW Local Union 1671

PO Box 113
Birdsboro, PA 19508, USA

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Intentionally set fire fills part of school with smoke, forces evacuation of school in Robeson

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:49:48 -0800

A small fire filled part of a school in Berks County with smoke, forcing the evacuation of students and staff. Emergency crews were dispatched at 8:21 a.m. Wednesday to the High Point Baptist Academy, 200 Chapel Rd., in Robeson Township, between Birdsboro and Morgantown. Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a boys' bathroom, where they managed to contain the flames. Smoke from the fire ...

Local blogger Phoebe Canakis conquers Farm Show cook off, with help

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:48:13 -0800

It was the first Saturday of the Pennsylvania Farm Show, and Phoebe Canakis of Phoebe's Pure Food blog was primed and ready.

Sparton Acquires KEP Marine

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:55:17 -0800

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sparton IED, LLC completed the acquisition of KEP Marine, a $3 million revenue business, from Kessler-Ellis Products, Inc. on January 21, 2015 in an all-cash transaction. Founded in 1960, KEP Marine, located in Eatontown, NJ, designs and manufactures industrial displays, industrial ...

Bulletin board: Spring Township Library slates program on novel by Lois Lowry

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:41:30 -0800

The Spring Township Library's Novels at Night book club will discuss "The Giver" by Lois Lowry on Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. The program is free. No registration is required.

EMT honored for saving a woman's life

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:46:01 -0800

A quick thinking EMT in Berks County was honored by the Birdboro Council for helping save a woman's life. Eric Cleveland of the Birdsboro-Union Fire Department was recognized during Monday night's Birdsboro meeting. Officials said when Cleveland was at the Shady Maple Farm Market in East Earl Township, Lancaster County, he jumped into action to help a 78-year-old woman. The woman had low blood ...

Pharmaceutical drug collections in Berks up 64% in 2014

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:16:05 -0800

Berks County is seeing success with its pharmaceutical drug drop-off program . The district attorney's detectives announced Monday that they collected 5,517 pounds of pharmaceutical drugs that were dropped in 24 boxes placed throughout Berks County in 2014. That's a 64 percent increase over the 3,364 pounds that were collected in 2013. Officials attribute part of the increase to six additional ...

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