Hemp construction revealed at Alvernia College's EcoHouse

Hemp construction revealed at Alvernia College's EcoHouse

KENHORST, Pa. — Alvernia College and architect-led firm Coexist Construct have been collaborating on a undertaking that’s being referred to as a prototype for the longer term, a construction made out of hemp-based constructing supplies. “We consider that this can revolutionize the best way we construct right here and the best way it impacts folks’s well…

Alvernia college students maintain "Friendship Stroll" supporting inclusion for autistic individuals

Alvernia college students maintain "Friendship Stroll" supporting inclusion for autistic individuals

READING, Pa. – A gaggle of school college students at Alvernia College want to elevate consciousness and promote inclusion for these with autism, and different neurodivergent individuals.   The inaugural “Friendship Stroll” happened on Saturday morning, together with different occasions in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. The occasion was organized by the brand new chapter of Finest…

Berks Commissioners approve creation of a tri-county passenger railroad authority

Berks Commissioners approve creation of a tri-county passenger railroad authority

READING, Pa. — The Berks County commissioners took a primary vital step Thursday towards the long-term aim of restoring passenger rail service between Studying and Philadelphia. The commissioners unanimously voted to approve the creation of a tri-county passenger rail authority collectively with Chester and Montgomery counties. The authority might be named the Schuylkill River Passenger…

Music, arts come collectively at Alvernia College to lift cash for Ukraine

Music, arts come collectively at Alvernia College to lift cash for Ukraine

READING, Pa. – The continuing photos of a war-torn Ukraine proceed to influence folks proper right here in Berks County.  “We can’t enable this to occur,” mentioned artist and occasion organizer Lucille DiGiamberardino. “That is struggle crimes.” The state of affairs delivered to thoughts a message from her mom.  “She was like, ‘Lucille, you could have a accountability,’”…

Alvernia College college students internet hosting occasions in April to advertise organ donation

Alvernia College college students internet hosting occasions in April to advertise organ donation

READING, Pa. – Alvernia College is becoming a member of forces with Reward of Life to assist educate the group about organ donation.  In response to a press launch from the college, college students from two Alvernia College programs will maintain occasions this month that target organ donation.  The programs are COM 240: Public Relations and COM 220:…

Studying Police announce site visitors modifications forward of Friday occasions

Studying Police announce site visitors modifications forward of Friday occasions

READING, Pa. — Police in Studying have introduced site visitors modifications forward of occasion occurring within the Metropolis this Friday. The Studying Police Division is modifying site visitors to accommodate a busy Friday of occasions, which is able to characteristic the thirty first Berks Jazz Fest, which will probably be happening all through the Metropolis,…