Michelle N. Lynch, PottstownMercury

Michelle N. Lynch


Reading, PA, United States

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Past articles by Michelle:

Exeter church has been making Easter candy for 70 years

About 750 pounds of sugar, an equal amount of chocolate, nearly 300 coconuts and almost 200 pounds of peanut butter are used each year. → Read More

So-called Lizzie Lincoln house in Exeter Township to be demolished

A subject of local legend, the house on Lincoln Road has been vacant close to 30 years. → Read More

Amity Township landmark demolished

The former private residence dated to 1809. It was restored and converted to an inn in January 1977 by then owner Russ Hermann. The building has been vacant for nearly a decade. → Read More

3 arrested in fatal Reading playground shooting [Updated]

Amiere T. Bibbs, 18, was killed during the playground shooting March 14, 2022, at Brookline Park. → Read More

With evictions growing, emergency shelters full and winter coming, providers are scrambling for a plan

Since the start of 2022, the commission received a total of 483 applications for rent and utility assistance, according to a report submitted to council by Kimberly Talbot, executive director of th… → Read More

Berks coroner called to 2-alarm house fire in Exeter

Crews responded to the 1100 block of Church Lane Road. → Read More

Parallel Phillies and Eagles games force Philadelphia sports fans to divide their attention

Fans gathered at Reading-area pubs to watch concurrent World Series and Thursday Night Football games. → Read More

Reading Civil Air Patrol member posthumously awarded medal for service during World War II

Paul I. Reed’s great nephew and niece accepted the medal during a ceremony honoring Reed’s service. → Read More

Reading police release details of girl’s kidnapping and recovery

Mayor Eddie Moran and the Reading Police Department have released additional details concerning the abduction of a Reading girl, who was found safe Wednesday in New York. → Read More

Reading girl abducted from her home found safe in New York

Janae Kalia-Henry, 13, is in the custody of Reading Police investigators and is on her way home. → Read More

Parking meter enforcement for evening Santander venue events discontinued

Vehicles parked legally on the street outside the posted meter hours will not be ticketed. → Read More

Fasnachts were more than sweet treats in past centuries

The deep-fried doughnuts are requisite eating on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, in Berks and surrounding counties. → Read More

Berks animal shelter receives windfall in memory of Betty White

More than $28,600 was donated to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County as part of the #BettyWhiteChallenge → Read More

Many in Berks County were surprised by the flooding 15 years ago

On June 28, 2006, the worst flooding since Agnes occurred. → Read More

United Way of Berks County announces more grants funded by philanthropist's $10 million gift

Mary’s Shelter, Berks Latino Workforce Development Corporation and Berks County Mediation Prevention Project receive grants. → Read More

Dog rescued from dry well in Berks County

The Dalmatian fell about 10 feet into the old well. → Read More

Reading must improve stadium or risk losing Fightin Phils, officials say

The Professional Baseball Agreement, which effectively binds the Minor and Major leagues, revised standards for Minor League facilities that could cost the city up to $15 million if it wants → Read More

Humans and dogs bundle up for Dogs & Brews at the Reading Public Museum

The eighth annual dog-friendly event benefited the museum’s educational exhibits and programs and the Animal Rescue League of Berks County. → Read More

These are the Memorial Day weekend observations in Berks County

A variety of events are scheduled to celebrate the holiday. → Read More

Exeter Community Library to hold reopening event May 29

The new StoryWalk trail will be introduced at Saturday's event. → Read More