ANTIETAM VALLEY COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP
ANTIETAM SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Antietam School District encompasses approximately 5.3 square miles and is comprised of two municipalities: Mt. Penn Borough and Lower Alsace Township and currently serves approximately 1100 students. The Board consists of 9 members elected at large on staggered four year terms. The Board meets on the first and third Monday of each month, at 7:00 pm in the Antietam High School. 100 Antietam Road, Reading, Pa. 19606, 610-779-0554
address: 100 Antietam Road, Reading, Pa. 19606
phone: 610-779-0554 | website: www.antietamsd.org
address: 920 Van Reed Road, Wyomissing, PA 19610
phone: 610-372-8439 | toll free: 855-372-8439 | website: www.berkseit.com/beithome.asp
COUNTY OF BERKS
address: 633 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601 | website: www.co.berks.pa.us
LOWER ALSACE AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION
Located in the old township building on N. 25th Street, the Ambulance Association is staffed 24/7 by volunteers. The association is funded by subscription membership and a third party billing system.
address: 750 N. 25th Street, Reading, PA 19606 | website: www.laems555.org
LOWER ALSACE FIRE COMPANY
Staffed with approximately 25 volunteer firemen, the company has 4 trucks and is able to serve the community on monies it receives from donations from residents, fund raisers and an annual contribution from the Township.
Read about Richard Gerhart Jr., Lower Alsace fire marshal, published 6/1/2011 in the Reading Eagle.
Contact them at: 610-779-4200 if you are interested in becoming a volunteer.
MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT COURT – JUSTIC PHYLLIS KOWALSKI
address: 10 Fairlane Road, Reading, PA 19606 | phone: 610-779-5137
This volunteer group has organized to restore, maintain, educate and preserve the Pagoda, Fire Tower Skyline area.
phone: 610-929-0766 | website: http://www.dot.state.pa.us
CENTRAL BERKS POLICE DEPARTMENT
Resident Info: DIAL 911 FOR Emergencies
Central Berks Police Department provides 24/7 coverage to Lower Alsace Township and Mount Penn Borough and they are currently contracted to provide service to St. Lawrence Borough. The department consists of a chief, 2 sergeants, 1 detective, and 10 patrol officers and an administrative assistant.
The Police Department is located at: 2147 Perkiomen Avenue, Mount Penn, PA 19606
Non-emergency phone: 610-655-4911
CRIME ALERT BERKS COUNTY
Crime Alert Berks County is an organization of interested citizens, businesses, service organizations, corporations and social clubs, which formed to help our police departments in Berks County, Pennsylvania, to obtain credible leads that will result in arrests of criminals and solving crimes.
toll-free phone: 1-877-373-9913
ANTIETAM VALLEY MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY (SEWER)
The Antietam Valley Municipal Authority (AVMA) provides sewer service to residents of Lower Alsace, Mount Penn, portions of Exeter and St. Lawrence.
address: 502 Butter Lane, Reading, PA 19606
phone: 610-779-0150 (484-333-1436 or 484-333-1435 24-hour emergencies) | website: www.antietamauthority.org
MOUNT PENN BOROUGH MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
The Mount Penn Borough Municipal Authority (MPBMA) services Lower Alsace with water and water treatment.
address: 200 N. 25th Street, Reading, PA 19606
phone: 610-779-4900 | website: www.mtpennwater.com
PA ONE CALL – phone: 1-800-242-1776
RECYCLING – Click here for info.
Trash is hauled by private haulers hired by property owners. For a link to the list of haulers on the Berks County Solid Waste Authority web site, click here