International Festival - Sat., August 29 with a rain date of Aug. 30th, 11AM to 6PM at Jim Dietrich Park. Games, inflatables, crafters, home based business, beer garden and food. Come join in the fun. Scheduled Entertainment-
11AM to 12:30PM - Stanky and the Coal Miners (Polka/German)
12:30 to 1PM - Rebecca Potts
1 to 2:30PM - Trinidad North Steel Drum Band (Caribbean)
2:30 to 3PM - Drum Circle
3 to 4:30PM - Rose of Omagh (Irish)
4:30 to 5PM - Kharizama Belly Dancers
5 to 6PM - Ivan Bravo Mariachi Band
Veterans Making a Difference - The 1st "Mini Stand Down" at Hyde Park Playground (Raymond and George Sts.) on Sat. Aug. 15 from 8AM to 2PM Rain or shine. This event aims to help homeless vets in our area by supplying them with basic necessities. Items requested for donation include Men's and Women's NEW clothing & personal care items such as underwear, socks, t-shirts, body wash, deodorant, insect repellent, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shaving cream and razors, Barta bus passes, tent, sneakers and sleeping bags. For more information call 610-929-1690 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Veterans-Making-A-Difference/969642126402894
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Muhlenberg, Berks County, Pennsylvania will hold its regular August Board Meeting, on Monday August 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM, rather than the previously advertised date and time of Monday, August 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Township Building located at 210 George Street, Reading, PA 19605.
Summer Discount Tickets are now available for area attractions. Tickets can be purchased at the Customer Service Center at 210 George Street. - We cannot offer refunds on any summer discount tickets. Please be sure to plan your purchase accordingly. Thank you for your understanding. It is recommended that you contact the office in advance to insure availability of these tickets. For more information, contact the Customer Service Center at 610-929-4727.
The Township is proud to be recognized as #24 out of the 40 best commuter cities in the entire state! The Township continues to strive to be one of the best places to live, work and play in PA. Read the entire article below by following the link.
Drop off your expired or unused, prescribed and over-the-counter medications in the lobby at the Muhlenberg Township Municipal Building. Community members can utilize this drop box to ensure that medications will not end up in the wrong hands but rather properly disposed of. Read More
Electronic Devices and Your Trash Service
Due to a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) mandate, there will be changes to your trash pickup service. The Covered Device Recycling Act 108 (CORA) now prohibits the following electronic devices from disposal at DEP permitted solid waste landfills: desktop and laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals, and televisions. As of 1/24/13 this ban will go into effect On bulk collection days in your community should any of these items be at curbside they will be tagged as non-collectible. Read More
5th Street Highway/Allentown Pike Corridor Revitalization Project
The Muhlenberg Township 5th Street Highway/Allentown Pike Corridor Revitalization Project includes a 3.9 mile stretch of US Business Route 222 between Highway 222 and the city of Reading boundary. The project's purpose is to develop a vibrant and realistic 10-15 year plan that provides vehicle access while creating a strong sense of place. Read More