Built as a resort but unable to secure a liquor license, the pagoda now serves as decorative fancy, a place to snap a picture, smoke a contemplative cigarette or park a car and cop a feel. From up here, Reading looks the part of a small Pennsylvania city nestled in the patch of greater greenery that is Berks County — the streets are neatly laid out, there are steeples scattered here and there. Up close, though, the reality of the city and its county is much more complicated.
Overall, the county is 75 percent white , home to a number of affluent Philadelphia bedroom suburbs, including the one where Taylor Swift spent her childhood. But this year in Berks, Hillary Clinton has held an average lead over Donald Trump of 41 percent to 38 percent, according to data gathered by the polling firm Morning Consult, 1 just about where her lead stood in the nation overall, on average, when the data was collected August through early October.
A New York Times article naming Reading the poorest city in the nation did not help with matters of perception — journalists from as far away as Europe flocked to the city after that, Giles said, attracting an outsized bit of unwanted attention. But unlike other metropolitan areas with diminished industrial bases, Berks County and Reading in particular have not seen a population decline along with its uptick in poverty.
This is in large part due to an influx of Latinos moving to the city from New York. She moved to the U. No Trump — he wants the Mexican people out.
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If you would like to provide our office with information about this church, please contact a member of our National Register staff or a member of our CRGIS staff. The church is located at Carlisle Pike, in the donut hole Route 11 between two sections, east and west of the pike in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County. Built in , it was owned by Trustees for the Presbyterians Worshipping sic at Hogestown.
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