Karen Shuey, The Reading Eagle

Karen Shuey

The Reading Eagle

Reading, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Reading Eagle
  • PottstownMercury
  • The Reporter
  • The Times Herald
Past:
  • Delco Times
  • Daily Local News

Recent articles by Karen:

Mid-Atlantic Air Museum scholarship honors memory of longtime employee

Brenda Saylor started as a volunteer at the museum in 1997. → Read More

Pardon Project of Berks County gets $100,000 state grant

The funding will be used to help cover the salary for a full-time coordinator and other costs. → Read More

Berks County Republican Committee questionnaire for primary winners sparks backlash

Primary winners are being required to fill out the survey in order to determine their eligibility to be seated by the executive committee. → Read More

Schwank calls for panel to review Berks election report findings

State Sen. Judy Schwank is requesting county election officials convene a panel to remedy issues outlined in a recent report. → Read More

Reading-to-Philadelphia bus service a welcome ride

In June, Amtrak began offering bus service between Reading and Philadelphia, with a stop in Pottstown. → Read More

Guzman calls for hearings over Berks election report findings

The Democratic state representative from Reading wants more discussion about the cascade of failures in the May primary. → Read More

Berks launches website to keep people informed about jail project

Website visitors also can sign up for email updates. → Read More

Berks election officials approve ballot questions, poll changes

Voters in Reading and Lower Heidelberg Township will see questions on the ballot, and some polling location in Reading and Exeter and Cumru townships have been moved. → Read More

Berks to apply for election integrity grant

Officials say the grant could cover a lot of expenses that would otherwise be shouldered by local taxpayers. → Read More

Investigation into Berks primary election day chaos finds chain of mistakes

The report concluded that the issues originated with voter signatures not being uploaded to the new electronic poll books. → Read More

New Berks district court administrator appointed

Julia Bagnoni has been selected to fill the role of district court administrator for Berks. → Read More

Berks County elections director resigns [Update]

Paige Riegner has resigned as county elections director after just five months on the job. → Read More

Berks commissioners endorse economic development initiative

Berks commissioners adopted a strategic economic development plan that aims to foster a strong county economy. → Read More

Unclaimed veterans buried with dignity, thanks to veterans group in Berks

Veterans Making a Difference arranged the burial of five members of the military whose bodies were not claimed by relatives. → Read More

Berks County Housing Authority will manage Northampton County public housing

The Berks County Housing Authority is taking over the operation of public housing in Northampton County. → Read More

Despite new investments by Pennsylvania, child care providers still facing challenges

In the recently passed state budget, Pennsylvania took some steps to help child care centers and parents. → Read More

Berks commissioners adopt needs assessment for new jail

The assessment was prepared to help guide them through the process of building a new correctional facility. → Read More

Authority approves proposed development at Reading Regional Airport

A proposed development venture at the Reading Regional Airport has been given the green light. → Read More

Advocacy group calls on Berks commissioners to delay vote on jail assessment

A local advocacy group thinks a needs assessment for the new county jail is missing some crucial pieces, and they are asking the county commissioners to hold off on approving it. → Read More

Berks County man pleads guilty to U.S. Capitol riot charges

Alan Byerly pleaded guilty to two of the eight counts with which he was charged as part of a deal with prosecutors. → Read More