POTTSTOWN — The school board is set to vote Monday on proposed 2 percent raises for mid-level administrators and support staff.
If approved by the board, it will be the first raise in two years for some.
The matter was on the agenda for discussion at Thursday night’s meeting, but none of the school board members had any comment. The package was recommended by the school board’s personnel committee.
If approved, the raises would be effective April 1, said Business Manager Linda Adams.
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The Reading Eagle was named the top newspaper of its size in the state, and the newsroom won 20 awards in the Pennsylvania News Media Association’s annual Keystone Press Awards for work published in 2012.
The Eagle was the sweepstakes winner in Division 2, which is for daily newspapers with circulation between 40,000 and 74,999. Each newspaper is awarded sweepstakes points based on the number of awards its staffers won in the contest.
The awards will be presented during a program May 18 in Harrisburg.
Ten of the Eagle’s awards were for first place. Winners were reporters Dave Mekeel, Jamie Klein and Bruce Posten; sportswriter Mike Drago, Assistant Photo Editor Ben Hasty; graphic designers Tad Ronnie and Craig Schaffer, Assistant Metro Editor Bill Reber and the staff of Voices, which is edited by Stacie Jones.
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Spring is here, which usually means baseball, daffodils and a reprieve from the cold.
But AccuWeather senior meteorologist Tom Kines said Berks residents longing for spring will have to hold on a little longer.
A storm moving across the country could arrive in Berks late tonight, leaving 2 to 4 inches of snow before tapering off Monday afternoon.
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