Courtesy of Reading Eagle

In this photo, courtesy of the Reading Eagle, supporters of a lighting project stand under one of 17 new LED lights along the Schuylkill River trail that connects West Reading and Reading Area Community College.

The project was made possible by gifts of $24,516 from the William Penn Foundation, $20,000 from Berks County Community Foundation’s Met Ed Sustainable Energy Fund, and $1,000 from the FirstEnergy Foundation.

The electrician on the project said: “I saw the diversity of people who use the trail. People were using it at six in the morning to get to work, students were using it to get to RACC.”

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