The PEOPLE Chronicles Sponsor Spotlight!

Urban transformation through community engagement is paramount to the success of revitalizing communities all across America. At our core we communicate with one another by sharing our stories. The PEOPLE Chronicles provides a platform for individuals with a stake in their community to connect with other stakeholders and share their story.

At the PEOPLE Chronicles we believe everybody is a stakeholder in their own unique way.  When we listen to their stories we have a better understanding of one another. These stories underscore the value and integrity of the people that make up a community. When we capture and showcase these stories we empower a community.  These are the businesses that believe in your stories and this community. We thank them for their support of this platform. These businesses are a big part of this community. Here is their individual story of how and why this community is so important to them.

About Queen City Family Restaurant

Queen City Family Restaurant of Reading, PA was built by Mr Walter Moore in the mid 1950’s. He named it Moore’s. His diner was known for its strawberry pie. In fact the original weather vain is still on top of Queen city today. In the early 80’s Philip Row took over what they then called Dempsies. In 1990 the current owner Elsayed Elmarzouky purchased what he then called Queen City. He named the diner Queen city because he used to work at a diner called Queen City in New York where he met his wife. Queen City Family Restaurant of Lancaster Avenue, Reading PA has always been known for being open 24 hours as well as serving breakfast 24 hours as well.  Stop in, anytime, something is always cooking at Queen City.



About Heidelberg Family Restaurant

Visit the Heidelberg Family Restaurant, located on 910 West Penn Avenue in Robesonia for great food, competitive prices, exceptional service, in an enjoyable atmosphere.

Our menu includes something for everyone. We serve a variety of delicious homemade specialties dishes. Our salad bar offers a fresh selection of over 40 items and two homemade soups. We offer several daily specials, all you care to eat specials and a large assortment of baked goods made right on the premises.

We are open from 6am to 8:30pm. And our banquet facilities are available for your next meeting or event.


About Spring Ridge Financial Group, LLC

Since 2000, Spring Ridge Financial Group, LLC, has enjoyed the privilege of serving the financial and investments needs of Berks County and the southeastern PA region at large.  At Spring Ridge Financial Group, we use tactical and deliberate planning methods to help investors connect their short-term needs with their long-term goals. We implement retirement planning strategies to help achieve asset growth within the context of tax efficiency and risk mitigation.  Our staff has working relationships with the many product sponsors and service providers with whom we regularly work, and, by maintaining the appropriate licenses, we are fully compliant with the requisite state and Federal parties.


About The Peanut Bar

Casual eatery with peanut shells on the ground serves wings, crab cakes, fried chicken and more.  The Peanut Bar combines new ideas and new age cuisine with 88 years of tried and true recipes to create a wonderful melting together of tradition and inspired innovation. 


About is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation committed to providing live programming on cable TV and on our website, produced and hosted by people in the Berks County community.  Community members are welcome to submit stories, photos and video about issues, events and activities in Berks County. We also want your comments, opinions, reviews, rants and raves.  Reporters provide in-depth reports about quality-of-life issues in Berks County. 


About Lamar

Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR) is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with more than 325,000 displays across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboardinterstate logo and transit advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. In addition to its more traditional out-of-home inventory, Lamar is proud to offer its customers the largest network of digital billboards in the United States with over 2,400 displays.


About Greater Reading Economic Partnership

Greater Reading Economic Partnership (GREP) is a public-private 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating economic development growth in the Greater Reading region of Pennsylvania. We are the primary point of contact for business attraction, retention, and growth in Greater Reading (Berks County), Pennsylvania.Greater Reading Economic Partnership (GREP) is an Accredited Economic Development Organization through the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

Our Mission
To lead regional efforts to attract, retain, and grow business and to market Berks County as a competitive and attractive location for business.


About Reading Air

We are more than a company, we are a culture. Stewards to aviation, we invite you to learn more about our offerings. A 135 Air Charter Operator with 2 Reading Regional Airport (KRDG) locatio. An FAA Part 61 Flight Instruction Facility.  Fixed Base Operations located on The North Ramp next to the Mid Atlantic Air Museum.

About Lyons & Hohl Site Contractors

Lyons & Hohl Site Contractors provides a full scope of quality sitework services. These include earth moving, pipe and utility installation, grading, and street & road construction.


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