WEST READING, Pa. (AP) _ Customers Bancorp Inc. (CUBI) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $58.7 million.
The West Reading, Pennsylvania-based bank said it had earnings of $1.68 per share.
BOSTON (AP) — Three men were arrested Saturday at a rally in Boston that the district attorney called an “organized white supremacist action.”
The Boston Police Department said Saturday that three men were arrested for disturbing the peace in Jamaica Plain, a diverse neighborhood of Boston.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Justice Stephen Breyer is getting a different title: professor.
Harvard said Friday that Breyer, who retired from the Supreme Court June 30, is re-joining its law school faculty.
READING, Pa. (AP) _ EnerSys (ENS) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $28.1 million.
The Reading, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 67 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.20 per share.
WEST READING, Pa. (AP) _ Customers Bancorp Inc. (CUBI) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $76.8 million.
The bank, based in West Reading, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of $2.18 per share.
NEW YORK (AP) — Viola Davis' latest honor is not for her acting, but for her writing. The Oscar winner's upcoming memoir, “Finding Me,” is Oprah Winfrey's new book club pick.
“Finding Me,” which comes out next Tuesday, traces Davis' journey from what she has called a “crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island” to acclaim for her work on stage and screen.
READING, Pa. (AP) — Gunfire on a playground during a fight among teenagers in the eastern Pennsylvania city of Reading left one young person dead and three others wounded, authorities said.
Reading police said 15 to 30 young people, some from outside the city and all believed to be 16 to 18 years old, had gathered at the playground in Brookline Park “to engage in a fight." They said gunfire from multiple individuals in the park then rang out.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate voted Tuesday to establish Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library book gifting program statewide. The legislation now heads to the House for a vote.
With the goal of inspiring a love of reading, the voluntary program gives books each month to children from infancy to 5 years old, free of charge to families, through funding that will be shared by Parton, Kentucky’s state government and community partners.
HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — A fifth person has died from his injuries suffered in a series of related crashes on an eastern Pennsylvania interstate, a coroner said Thursday.
HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — Four people were killed Tuesday night in two related crashes on an eastern Pennsylvania interstate, state police said.
The first crash happened around 8:30 p.m. when a 69-year-old Georgia woman who was driving an empty school bus failed to stop in a construction zone on Interstate 78 near Hamburg, Berks County, and slammed into the back of a sedan, killing the 20-year-old driver, authorities said.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A Scottsdale high school's principal will not be back next year after a firestorm over a summer book assignment.
The Paradise Valley Unified School District governing board voted Thursday not to renew the contract of Linda Ihnat, principal at Horizon High School.
ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — State police divers have found the wreckage of the small plane that went down in the ocean off the coast of Cape Cod last weekend, but the pilot remains missing.
The plane was found Thursday about 3.5 miles east of Orleans in 70 to 80 feet of water, Chatham Harbormaster Stuart Smith told the Cape Cod Times.
ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — The Coast Guard on Tuesday suspended its search for a small plane reported missing off the coast of Massachusetts.
The search was suspended at 9:30 a.m. after several vessels and aircraft spent 55 hours covering more than 2,000 square miles (5,180 square kilometers) of ocean off Cape Cod without finding any sign of the missing pilot or plane, the Coast Guard said in a statement.
ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — The Coast Guard and other authorities were searching off the coast of Cape Cod on Monday for a small plane that failed to arrive in Massachusetts as scheduled Sunday night, officials said.
Some Spanish-speaking voters in a Pennsylvania city where Hispanics account for nearly 70% of the population are at risk of being disenfranchised in next week’s general election because of an error in Spanish-language instructions that accompanied 17,000 mail-in ballots, activists and elected officials said Thursday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library book gifting program is expanding throughout Kentucky, the state's Department of Education announced Tuesday.
With the goal of inspiring a love of reading, the voluntary program gifts books each month to children from infancy to 5 years old, free of charge to families, through funding shared by Parton, Kentucky's state government and community partners.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama library system has joined a program aimed at getting parents to read often to their preschool children.
WSFA-TV reports that the Montgomery City-County Public Library System scheduled a kickoff event Monday morning for the “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” Monday morning at the Cleveland Avenue YMCA
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Far fewer North Carolina third-graders in public schools have demonstrated reading proficiency, compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic, a troubling finding that state educators said needs to be urgently addressed.
Forwards Andre Gray of Queens Park Rangers and Jamal Lowe of Bournemouth are on Jamaica’s roster announced Thursday for next week’s World Cup qualifier at the United States after settling with new clubs in England.
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest news about California Gov. Gavin Newsom is more personal, if less dramatic, than the recall effort he easily defeated two weeks ago.
MOHNTON, Pa. (AP) — Brittany Force broke the Maple Grove Raceway speed record Friday to lead Top Fuel qualifying in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals, the first event of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Rapinoe is such a fan of #MeToo pioneer Tarana Burke that the soccer star chose Burke's upcoming memoir, “Unbound,” for her new book club before she had even read it.
“She is such an incredible person and whatever it is she's writing will be worth everyone reading,” Rapinoe said during a recent telephone interview.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Old curving stone walls, rock cairns, underground chambers, standing stones and other rock landscapes, long dismissed as agricultural field clearing, ice houses or colonial root cellars, are increasingly being identified as sacred Native American sites in origin, sometimes going back thousands of years and often containing precise astronomical alignments.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Marcus Davenport adopted a new diet and dove into an introspective summer reading list as he prepared for a potentially pivotal season in his career.
The New Orleans defensive end and 2018 first-round draft choice is cognizant of how a breakout year could help him achieve “generational wealth” as he enters the final two years of his first NFL contract.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities have announced a second arrest in a shooting death outside a well-known Philadelphia cheesesteak shop last week.
Jamie Frick, 36, of Newmanstown is charged with murder, conspiracy, obstruction and evidence-tampering in the shooting early Thursday outside Pat’s King of Steaks in south Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The attorney for a man charged in a shooting death outside a well-known Philadelphia cheesesteak shop last week says he will argue that his client acted in self-defense.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A funeral service is scheduled Thursday for a New Jersey man shot outside a well-known Philadelphia cheesesteak shop last week over what witnesses said was a dispute over a parking space.
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's most popular picture book authors is ready to add a few more words.
Adam Rubin, known to parents and kids for “Dragon Loves Tacos,” is working on his first middle-grade book.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia elementary school students will receive an array of free books this summer.
The state Department of Education is entering the second year of the West Virginia Blue Ribbon Book Club, distributing 258,000 books to public school children entering grades one through three.
READING, Pa. (AP) — A man was rescued after at least three days at the bottom of an abandoned stone cistern near the landmark pagoda overlooking the eastern Pennsylvania city of Reading, authorities said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is offering financial incentives for children to do some summer reading.
Four Kentucky children will each win $1,000 to put toward a college savings account this year by participating in a summer reading program at their local public library, the state said Tuesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Count Rory McIlroy in when it comes to banning the books players use to help them read greens — even though he uses one himself.
McIlroy, responding to reports the books carried by most players in their back pockets may be on their way out as early as this fall, said he believes reading the way greens break is a skill that should be part of the game.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Luke Williams walked Philadelphia off with his first big league homer, hitting a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Phillies over the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeVar Burton has found another way to share his love of reading.
The actor has launched the LeVar Burton Book Club in partnership with Fable, described on its app and website as a means to discover, read and discuss books, and help build “human connections...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Evan Scudner needed to make it rain on a cloudless summer day.
And not just make it rain, but create a hurricanelike torrential downpour...
READING, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities have announced the arrest in Florida of a fugitive wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of four men in an eastern Pennsylvania row house more than three years ago...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Gorman revisits her inauguration day poetry reading that wowed observers, among them Oprah Winfrey, in the Apple TV+ series “The Oprah Conversation...
NEW YORK (AP) — Besides working on her newsmaking interview with Meghan and Prince Harry, Oprah Winfrey has been busy with the novels of Marilynne Robinson...
The estate of a man who was run over by a bulldozer while being chased by Pennsylvania State Police for illegally growing a handful of pot plants is nearing settlement of its federal wrongful death lawsuit against the state...
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of schoolteachers will receive $500 grants from author James Patterson to help students build reading skills, especially as schools struggle to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If President Donald Trump agreed to a Pennsylvania town hall to sway undecided voters, his exchange with a literature professor born with a chronic disease lost him at least one vote in the battleground state...
The family of a marijuana suspect who wound up dead under the treads of a bulldozer commandeered by Pennsylvania State Police has filed an amended lawsuit that raises new questions about the agency's tactics...
READING, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania overhauled its child sexual abuse laws Tuesday, more than a year after a landmark grand jury report showed the cover-up of hundreds of cases of abuse in most of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses over seven decades...
Wyoming Valley The Veterans Administration Medical Center in Plains Twp. will hold a vision expo from 10 a.m. to noon today, Oct. 2, in the second floor recreation room, 1111 East End Blvd. There will be tips on how to keep eyes healthy, overviews of various eye conditions that can cause vision loss, and opportunities to review the latest adaptive technology for reading, magnification, computer access and more.