Michelle Lynch, The Reading Eagle

Michelle Lynch

The Reading Eagle

Reading, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Michelle:

Reading mayor asks City Council to speedily allocate ARPA funds

More than $5 million is proposed for city nonprofits. → Read More

Cow Pie Bingo raises funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association

The fundraiser was sponsored by Tompkins Community Bank and hosted by Classic Harley-Davidson. → Read More

Even small frys are big fans of West Reading French Fry Fest

The event showcases area restaurants’ and food trucks’ take on the popular finger food. → Read More

Reading neighborhood hears about efforts to make area safer and cleaner

City officials were on hand to introduce new outreach initiatives and answer questions. → Read More

Ecuador’s independence day celebrated with flag raising outside Reading City Hall

The sidewalk outside City Hall was filled with color, music and dancing Wednesday as about 100 people gathered to celebrate Ecuador’s Independence Day with a flag raising. → Read More

Reading City Council hears from nonprofits seeking parts of American Rescue Plan funds

But some council members believe the application process is unfair. → Read More

Initial youth interns get work experience in Reading

Twenty-six city teens were selected for the four-week pilot job training program. → Read More

Reading developer given the green light for former Elks lodge renovations

City Council approved a plan to transform the long-vacant club into an events venue. → Read More

Former Reading police chief appointed to top Reading manager job

William Heim served 13 years as city police chief during two stints. → Read More

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts announces expansion

Plans call for the development of a public art park, community garden and outdoor cafe on the downtown campus, 201 Washington St. → Read More

Reading School District and Reading Public Museum entity announce collaboration

The two entities had been engaged in an ongoing legal battle. → Read More

Explosion and fire reported at factory in western Berks [Updated, Video]

The incident is at Reading Alloys in South Heidelberg Township. → Read More

Newly opened Reading supermarket eliminates a neighborhood food desert

The new Ideal Food Basket along Lancaster Avenue offers a large selection of fresh foods. → Read More

Reading council members say they were left in the dark about recent shootings

They read about the violence on the police department’s website; deputy chief gives assurances. → Read More

Kim Johnson, CEO of the YMCA of Reading and Berks County, announces fall retirement

President and CEO of the YMCA of Reading and Berks County since 2011, Kim D. Johnson recently announced her plan to retire this fall. → Read More

Council defers decision on project to convert long-vacant Reading club into an events space

City Council is expected to announce its decision next week on a project that will convert the vacant Elks Home, 46 S. Fifth St., into a banquet hall and events venue. → Read More

Children participate in annual lantern parade and carnival in Reading

The kids carried paper lanterns hand-decorated to resemble characters from animated Disney movies. → Read More

New plan to clean up Reading block by block

The program is aimed at empowering and engaging residents in an effort to keep Reading’s streets, sidewalks, parks and playgrounds cleaner and safer. → Read More

Reading City Council appoints real estate agent to District 6 seat

City Council has appointed O. Christopher Miller to fill the District 6 council seat. The action came Monday at a council meeting with a vote of 5 to 1. Councilwoman Melissa Ventura voted no. → Read More

Reading’s Bernhart Dam spillway removed, but work not done

City officials say the current condition at the dam still requires some final action. → Read More