Mike Urban, The Reading Eagle

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Recent articles by Mike:

Pediatric cancer awareness night at Reading Royals game helps 3 charities

Reading Royals game supports local families dealing with pediatric cancer. → Read More

Alvernia opens new CollegeTowne campus in Schuylkill County

“Alvernia’s Pottsville CollegeTowne Campus is the place to create your comeback,” Fitzgerald said. → Read More

New Berks deputy veterans director focused on helping those who have served

Retired Marine George Bolton started in January. → Read More

Drugs and guns found in vehicle following traffic stop in Spring Township

Heroin and methamphetamine found in large quantities, police said. → Read More

For the first time, Berks County’s president judge is a woman

Judge M. Theresa Johnson was chosen unanimously by fellow Berks judges. → Read More

Vehicle drives into front of Spring Township restaurant

The crash occurred while the restaurant in Broadcasting Square was open. → Read More

Exeter Township drops lawsuit against blogger who posted investigative report

The damage was already done by earlier posts, township solicitor says in decision to drop suit. → Read More

How a ‘tridemic’ of respiratory illnesses and shortage of medications is impacting Berks

Local hospitals are busy, and pharmacies say medicine supplies are thin. → Read More

Coloring lesson by Berks artist is popular with seniors

A Boyertown event offers further evidence that coloring no longer is just for kids. → Read More

From antique store to chapel, restored Virgin Mary statue inspires church in Berks

Spring Township congregation pitches in to restore Blessed Mother statue. → Read More

Holiday travelers will see lower gas prices and frigid temperatures in the region

2022 is expected to be the third busiest year for holiday travel since AAA began tracking in 2000. → Read More

2 Berks programs get state money to help veterans in need

The Berks County Veterans Affairs office and the Rodale Institute near Kutztown receive a total of $70,000. → Read More

Following tragic fire, Red Creek Wildlife Rescue plans to bounce back stronger than ever

Help from community has been amazing, Red Creek officials say. → Read More

Reading man found guilty of murder outside city nightclub

Rivera-Vazquez emerged between two cars and shot both men before fleeing the block, investigators said. → Read More

Gas prices continue to fall, with the national average now less than a year ago

Fourth straight week of decreasing gas prices helping to lower inflation, analysts say. → Read More

Berks Judge Paul M. Yatron dies (update)

Yatron was a former Berks president judge. → Read More

Fire that destroyed Red Creek Wildlife Center building ruled accidental

Red Creek now needs help to care for the animals that survived and to continue its work going forward, and is asking for donations. → Read More

Some animals killed in fire that destroyed Red Creek Wildlife Center building in Schuylkill

Red Creek Wildlife Center seeks donations as it tries to recover from fire. → Read More

Berks jury finds Reading man guilty of killing a 17-year-old in the city

Police followed a trail of blood to the home on Buttonwood Street. → Read More

Thousands turn out for Handcrafted Holiday Market held at GoggleWorks in Reading

Earlier this year GoggleWorks announced a major redevelopment of its campus as an outdoor art park, with construction scheduled to begin in January and the park expected to open in May. → Read More