David Mekeel, The Reading Eagle

David Mekeel

The Reading Eagle

Mountain View, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Reading Eagle
  • PottstownMercury
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Recent articles by David:

Free mobile dental clinic for kids and young adults to make stop in Reading

A mobile dental clinic is looking to improve access to dental care in underserved communities. → Read More

Purple Heart trail installed in Reading

A new trail of banners lead to a monument honoring Berks Purple Heart recipients. → Read More

Berks adds 2 new COVID deaths

There have been 1,643 COVID deaths in Berks County. → Read More

Construction to cause delays on Pa. Turnpike between Morgantown and Downingtown

Early morning construction work on a bridge will cause delays and stoppages on the turnpike. → Read More

Reading Pride Celebration donates $6,000 to programs for LGBTQ+ youth in Berks

Educators and organizations can apply for grants of up to $1,000. → Read More

State grants will help fund community learning centers in 2 Berks school districts

21st Century Community Learning Centers support students in low-income areas across Pennsylvania. → Read More

Berks adds 1 new COVID death

Berks has seen 1,489 COVID deaths during the pandemic. → Read More

Tower Health finds buyer for Chestnut Hill Hospital

A newly formed health care group led by Temple Health is buying Chestnut Hill Hospital, pending approval from regulators and Tower Health bond holders. → Read More

LGBT Center of Reading spreading the word about monkeypox

The center has added an informational page to its website. → Read More

2 Reading parks get mini-libraries thanks to Berks Connections Pretrial Services

The small, free libraries were built by participants in BCPS’s Rebuilding Reentrants and Reading program. → Read More

Reading is a stop for program for German and American students to learn about human rights

Two dozen students from the U.S. and Germany are taking part in a four-week, trans-Atlantic academy focused on human rights. → Read More

Gov. Tom Wolf visits a Reading elementary school to celebrate historic state education funding

The governor discussed the $1.8 billion increase in education funding included in the state budget. → Read More

3 Berks school districts and the Berks County Intermediate Unit get state grants for early education

Berks receiving more than $1.6 million in early learning grants. → Read More

Production by local playwright will benefit pediatric cancer-fighting organization

Local playwright Cheyenne Malfaro will put on a production of her first play, “House of the Rising Sun.” → Read More

Reading police continue investigations of 2 fatal shootings

The DA said he doesn’t believe the killings are related. → Read More

Man pulls out gun during fight following a 21st birthday celebration in Boyertown, police say

A Boyertown man is facing several charges after pulling a gun during a fight outside a bar. → Read More

Berks adds 2 COVID deaths in coroner’s report

There have been 1,488 COVID deaths in Berks. → Read More

Man found wounded in car in Reading, police say

City police investigating third shooting in under 24 hours. → Read More

Universal free school lunches come to an end

Families will have to fill out applications in order for their students to receive free or reduced cost meals for the 2022-23 school year. → Read More

Universal free school lunches come to an end

Families will have to fill out applications in order for their students to receive free or reduced cost meals for the 2022-23 school year. → Read More