Susan Miers Smith, PottstownMercury

Susan Miers Smith


Reading, PA, United States

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Past articles by Susan:

Berks Places: Hotel’s nickel beers were a popular draw to Shamrock Station, near the Lehigh County line

“We had an old railroad station, the Shamrock Hotel, a store and they had a post office there,” said Donald R. Reinert, 87, a lifelong Shamrock resident. → Read More

Berks County dog in Cadbury Bunny Tryouts contest final seeking votes [Video]

Hunter, a bluetick coonhound adopted in 2021 from Brandywine Valley SPCA, is trying to win his Alsace Township family $5,000 and himself a spot in a national Cadbury Egg commercial. A shelter of the family's choosing also will benefit. → Read More

Site work for 450,000-square-foot Reitnouer Trailers manufacturing plant underway in central Berks

The company has plans approved for a 450,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and 18,000 square feet of office space on 68 acres along Route 61, just south of Leesport. → Read More

Berks food safety inspections found mouse droppings in cabinet

Also, one restaurant was out of compliance with 12 violations. → Read More

Berks food safety inspections found evidence of rodent and insect activity in kitchen of 1 place

One restaurant was out of compliance again after a follow-up inspection. → Read More

PA Game Commission did not discipline hunters who killed Berks dogs

“Obviously I feel that they (the hunters) are negligent in their actions,” Kayla Quales said. “They didn’t identify their target. That should be able to be argued and prosecuted.”… → Read More

New Berks Bobcat of Reading dealership has opened

Crownstone Equipment opened the dealership on Feb. 1 along Route 61. → Read More

Super Bowl 2023 Eagles vs. Chiefs preview section coming Friday along with online coverage this weekend

Take a look at Eagles' historic past championship games and Super Bowl appearances and features on coach Nick Sirianni and returner Britain Covey. A 2-page graphic gives you a guide to this year's top performers for the Eagles and the Chiefs. → Read More

Humane Pennsylvania holding Fur the Love of Football event with reduced adoption rates

Shelters in Reading and Lancaster are participating. → Read More

Berks food safety inspections found several areas of nesting materials under shelving units

The place had a total of 18 violations and was out of compliance. → Read More

Eagles fans, we want to hear from you: Going to the Super Bowl? Know a huge fan?

Readers going to Super Bowl LVII, those who have seen the Birds in another Super Bowl or just huge Eagles fans are wanted. → Read More

Berks Places: Naomi and Seyfert in Robeson Township were born from canal and iron industries

Naomi developed near a port along the Schuylkill Navigation Co.’s canal just north of Gibraltar but became overshadowed by the village of Seyfert, which grew up around an iron rolling and pud… → Read More

Eagles NFC Championship game vs. San Francisco 49ers coverage throughout the weekend

Philadelphia Eagles beat writer and columnist Bob Grotz, who writes from the Delaware County Daily Times for MediaNews Group newspapers and websites, will have picks, predictions and a game preview… → Read More

Berks couple looking how to make sure another dog is not killed, mistaken for a coyote

Grief-stricken family seeks to make sure others don’t lose beloved pets due to hunters’ mistakes. → Read More

Berks food safety inspections found evidence of cockroach activity at one restaurant

Three places were out of compliance. → Read More

Berks Places: Beckersville a spirited village in Robeson Township

Located in western Robeson Township, about equidistant from Green Hills and Plowville, the hamlet of Beckersville sits along Route 10/Morgantown Road. → Read More

2023 Pennsylvania Farm Show scenes with a southeast PA flavor [Photo gallery]

Berks, Bucks, Chester, Lehigh, Montgomery and Schuylkill county competitors are among some of those captured. → Read More

Berks man sentenced for 2021 horse cruelty case

Three horses were seized in Greenwich Township in July 2021, but only two survived. → Read More

Berks food safety inspections found heavy mold buildup on 1 sandwich shop’s ice machine – The Mercury

5 facilities were found out of compliance. → Read More

Berks Places: Hamlet of Liscum in Greenwich Township grew around Stein distillery

At the intersection of Route 737/Krumsville Road and Kohlers Hill Road a village developed around the former Three-Mile House, where Stein rye whiskey was once sold after being distilled nearby. → Read More