Reading, Pennsylvania

What is Reading, Pennsylvania known for?


home history

to the eastern United States via the Port of Philadelphia. Reading Railroad is one of the four railroad properties in the classic United States version of the ''Monopoly (Monopoly (game))'' board game. Reading was one of the first localities where outlet shopping became a tourist industry. It has been known as "The Pretzel City" because of numerous local pretzel bakeries. Currently, Bachman, Dieffenbach, Tom Sturgis, and Unique Pretzel bakeries call the Reading area home. History File:Reading


professional art

with names that started with K. Keith was interested in art from an early age. From 1976 to 1978 he studied commercial art at The Ivy School of Professional Art, an art school in Pittsburgh. He soon lost interest of commercial art, and moved on to study Fine Arts. DATE OF BIRTH May 4, 1958 PLACE OF BIRTH Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania DATE OF DEATH February 16, 1990 When Gerry Mulligan was 14, his family moved to Detroit


white lead

was born in Taunton, Massachusetts on February 25, 1881. His family moved to Philadelphia, where he left school at the age of ten to apprentice himself to a die sinker. Foster left that position three years later to work in a white lead factory. Over the next ten years he worked in fertilizer plants in Reading, Pennsylvania and Jacksonville, Florida, as a railroad construction worker and sawmill employee in Florida, as a streetcar motorman in New York City


222

. U.S. Route 222 Business (U.S. Route 222 Business (Reading, Pennsylvania)) is designated as Lancaster Avenue, Bingaman Street, South 4th Street, and 5th Street. U.S. Route 422 Business (U.S. Route 422 Business (Reading, Pennsylvania)) is designated as Penn Street, Washington Street (westbound), Franklin Street (eastbound), and Perkiomen Avenue. U.S. Route 422, the major east-west artery, circles the western edge of the city and is known locally as The West Shore Bypass. Pennsylvania

Route 12 PA Route 12 is known as the Warren Street Bypass, as it bypasses the city to the north. PA Route 10 (Pennsylvania Route 10) is known as Morgantown Road. From the 1960s to the late 1990s, the section of current U.S. Route 222 from Spring Blvd to 5th Street Highway was known locally as the 'Road to Nowhere'. Airlines Reading and the surrounding area is serviced by the Reading Regional Airport, a general aviation airfield. The three letter airport code for Reading is RDG

GreaterReading.com * PennCorridor.com * Berks Community TV * The Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum *Unofficial Reading Fire Department Site *Photographs of Reading


rich tradition

, the Royals plan to highlight the rich tradition of hockey in Reading - as well as Boston, an Original Six team. Career By the time he became associated with Bill Haley, Beecher already had had a lengthy career as a guitarist, having performed and recorded with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, which he joined in 1948, at a time Goodman was experimenting with music in the bebop idiom. He also worked with other big bands, with singer and former Goodman "bop band" pianist


original service

to the Philadelphia transmitter site alone, effectively this configuration is a full-power Philadelphia station with a series of small low-power on-channel boosters (broadcast translator) covering the original service area and city of license. (Reading itself will get 760 watts.) - 02 02 2002 align left - 1 align "left" New York-Philadelphia-Connecticut align "left" New York (New York City)-Newark (Newark, New Jersey), NY-NJ-CT; Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), PA-NJ-DE-MD; Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania)-Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) PA-NJ; Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania), PA; Pottstown (Pottstown, Pennsylvania), PA; Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), PA; Trenton (Trenton, New Jersey), NJ; Hightstown (Hightstown, New Jersey), NJ; Vineland (Vineland, New Jersey), NJ; Poughkeepsie (Poughkeepsie, New York)-Newburgh (Newburgh, New York), NY; Bridgeport (Bridgeport, Connecticut)-Stamford (Stamford, Connecticut), CT; Danbury (Danbury, Connecticut), CT-NY; Hartford (Hartford, Connecticut), CT; New Haven (New Haven, Connecticut), CT; Norwich (Norwich, Connecticut)-New London (New London, Connecticut), CT; Waterbury (Waterbury, Connecticut), CT; Springfield (Springfield, Massachusetts), MA-CT 29,028,337 - thumb 250px left AmeriGas, Ypsilanti, MI (Image:AmeriGas_Ypsilanti.JPG) Under the UGI Utilities, Inc., UGI serves 544,000 natural gas and 60,000 electricity customers in eastern and central Pennsylvania, including customers of UGI Penn Natural Gas (formerly PG Energy) and UGI Central Penn Gas (formerly PPL Gas Utilities). UGI Utilities operates in the urban areas in and around Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania), Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), Easton (Easton, Pennsylvania), Hazleton (Hazleton, Pennsylvania), Wilkes Barre (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), Lock Haven (Lock Haven, Pennsylvania), Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), Stroudsburg (Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania), Lewistown (Lewistown, Pennsylvania), Huntingdon (Huntingdon, Pennsylvania), Shippensburg (Shippensburg, Pennsylvania), Lewisburg (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania), Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania) and Williamsport (Williamsport, Pennsylvania).


years starting

to Europe aboard the Queen Mary (RMS Queen Mary) in January, 1945 and ended up fighting in the Battle of the Bulge. After an honorable discharge in August, 1945, he returned to WIBG. For three years starting in 1946, he, along with Byrum Saam and Claude Haring, called all the home games of both Philadelphia professional baseball teams, the Athletics (Oakland Athletics) and Phillies (Philadelphia Phillies). Thompson, Chuck & Beard, Gordon


service past

; Bethlehem-Quakertown service ended July 1, 1981; Quakertown-Lansdale service ended July 27, 1981. * Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania) via Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania) and Norristown (Norristown, Pennsylvania), ended July 27, 1981. * Newark, New Jersey (to Newark Penn Station) via West Trenton. Service past West Trenton ended July 1, 1981; replacement New Jersey Transit connecting service continued until 1983. The viaduct heads north from Reading Terminal and forks


single game

for the Orioles in 1932, Arlett twice hit four home runs in a single game. On June 2, 1932, he hit home runs in consecutive at bats against the team from Reading, Pennsylvania. He repeated the feat on July 4, 1932, again against Reading, hitting a grand slam (grand slam (baseball)) batting right-handed and three more home runs batting left-handed. He led the league that year with 54 home runs and 144 runs batted in. Arlett's record of 54 home runs in 1932 is the second-highest annual total


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Houghton, Mifflin and company year 1887 url http: books.google.com books?id LUXgbsAOkJUC page 744

Reading, Pennsylvania

'''Reading''' ( Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, it is the principal city of the Greater Reading Area.

The city, approximately halfway between Philadelphia and the state capital at Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), is strategically situated along a major transportation route from Central to Eastern Pennsylvania, and lent its name to the now-defunct Reading Railroad, which transported anthracite coal from the Pennsylvania Coal Region to the eastern United States via the Port of Philadelphia. Reading Railroad is one of the four railroad properties in the classic United States version of the ''Monopoly (Monopoly (game))'' board game.

Reading was one of the first localities where outlet shopping became a tourist industry. It has been known as "The Pretzel City" because of numerous local pretzel bakeries. Currently, Bachman, Dieffenbach, Tom Sturgis, and Unique Pretzel bakeries call the Reading area home.

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