Michelle Lynch, The Reading Eagle

Michelle Lynch

The Reading Eagle

Reading, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Michelle:

Reading Mayor Eddie Moran says city government, residents and others must work together

The state of the city is strong, the mayor said, but more work is needed. → Read More

Changes to Reading’s Charter Board ordinance aimed at reducing legal costs

The changes include creating a more streamlined process for resolving disputes. → Read More

City Council may use ARPA funds to aid in the restoration of a landmark in Reading

An ordinance was introduced that would allocate $300,000 for roof work at the former Elks Home. → Read More

Reading residents have until noon Wednesday to apply for the open District 5 council seat

The seat was left vacant earlier this month when Donna Reed was appointed council president. → Read More

Poor English language skills hold back workers in Berks

Training in English language skills benefits employers and employees, a task force finds. → Read More

Reading City Council defers decision on making Cotton Street one way

City Council is seeking public input before any changes to traffic patterns will be made. → Read More

Rev. Paul J. Hoh remembered as strong government and community leader

State representative, Reading City Council president, church pastor and board member are just a few of the titles Hoh held, at times concurrently, over the past six decades. → Read More

Muhlenberg Township convenience store to be rebuilt

The new store design will include a restaurant-style experience with self-service kiosks and additional seating, both in and outside the store, a Sheetz spokesman said. → Read More

Reading School District seeking input on planned STEM academy

District residents can register to speak at the hearing. They also can submit written comments no later than Jan. 25 at noon. → Read More

Reading’s aging and unreliable fire apparatus should be replaced, fire chief says

Chief James Stoudt asked City Council to use ARPA funds to replace three aging fire trucks. → Read More

Former Reading School District teacher announces run for City Council seat

Vanessa Campos is seeking the Democratic nomination for the District 1 seat. → Read More

Teen service project aims at ending racism

The mini-service event was organized by student participants in a youth-driven initiative for social justice called Stand Together Against Racism, or STAR. → Read More

Volunteers cleanup atop Mount Penn for Martin Luther King Day

The federal holiday was officially designated as a day of service in 1994. → Read More

Swan song for the Northeast Taproom

A sendoff for a beloved Reading tavern draws hundreds of recent and one-time habitues, who squeezed into the jammed barroom to drink a beer or two or more and say their farewells. → Read More

Winter walk a no-show, but Muhlenberg Township nature series has more in store

The blustery, below-freezing weather Saturday kept people away from a winter walk and nature journaling program offered by the Muhlenberg Township Parks and Recreation Department. → Read More

Reading Zoning Board denies bar’s request for 18-space parking lot in Centre Park Historic District

Several residents had argued that constructing a parking lot would alter the preexisting use of the building as a neighborhood cafe, primarily patronized by residents on foot. → Read More

Reading’s iconic Dove sculpture headed for recasting

The sculpture by Ramon Lago was crumbling from exposure to the elements. → Read More

The late Frank Denbowski remembered as a dedicated public servant

Denbowski, who died Sunday, worked more than 20 years for the city of Reading, most recently in the position of interim city managing director. → Read More

Longtime Reading councilwoman appointed council president

Reed cannot hold two positions and must resign the District 5 seat. That position must be filled by council within 30 days of the date it is vacated, according to the charter. → Read More

First-timers and old-hands enjoy free ice skating at Santander Arena

Called Winter Wonderland, the free events at the arena, 700 Penn St., are open to city residents. → Read More