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Berks Daily Voice serves Amity Twp, Cumru Twp, Exeter Twp, Maidencreek Twp, Maxatawny Twp, Muhlenberg Twp, Reading, Spring Twp & Wyomissing

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Nicole Acosta

Content Producer nacosta@dailyvoice.com

Nicole is a 4-time New York Press Association award-winning writer from The Bronx, New York. She graduated in 2019, with a bachelor's degree in Media Studies and Journalism from Mercy College.

Her passion for community storytelling blossomed during her time as the Managing Editor of her college publication, The Impact, where she covered local news in Westchester County. She’s experienced in all verticals of media. She loves to create engaging and unique content whether it’s through social media, copywriting, digital marketing, or public relations projects.

Nicole was granted the opportunity to start 2021 as the newest member of the Daily Voice team.



Nicole Acosta's Contributions

  1. Community Rallies For Wife, 2 Children After Reading Dad's Sudden Death

    Community Rallies For Wife, 2 Children After Reading Dad's Sudden Death

    A Berks County woman is turning to the community for support after her husband and children's father died suddenly.Darya A. Gardecki of Reading started a GoFundMe page asking for donations to help support burial and medical bills following the death of her 42-year-old husband, Nicholas A. Gardecki on April 10.The GoFundMe page has received over $4,400 in funds as of Friday ...

  2. UK Driver's BAC Was Nearly 3X Times Legal Limit In Head-On Bucks Crash That Injured Four

    UK Driver's BAC Was Nearly 3X Times Legal Limit In Head-On Bucks Crash That Injured Four

    A Philadelphia driver who caused a head-on crash in Bucks County is facing additional charges after test results showed his blood alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash, authorities said.Shane Brolly, 24, was initially arraigned on five counts each of aggravated assault and aggravated assault by vehicle, all felonies, and eight misdemeanor ...

  3. DA: Arrest Made In 2012 Norristown Killing, Suspect Tries Hitting Detective With Car

    DA: Arrest Made In 2012 Norristown Killing, Suspect Tries Hitting Detective With Car

    A 36-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a Norristown shooting nearly nine years after the incident, after someone reported hearing him admit to it, authorities said.Rasheed Farrelle, 36 -- who tried running over an officer attempting to take him into custody -- has been charged with murder and related weapons offenses in the 2012 Christmas Day shooting of 24-year-old Paul ...

  4. Longtime Springfield School District Employee, Catherine M. Jenkins Dies, 67

    Longtime Springfield School District Employee, Catherine M. Jenkins Dies, 67

    Catherine M. Jenkins of Springfield died on April 6. She was 67-years-old.Born in Philadelphia, Jenkins worked with special needs children for 13 years as part of her employment with the Springfield School District in Delaware County, according to her obituary.Jenkins' obituary remembered her as someone who "enjoyed gardening, singing, reading, summers at the beach, and spending ...

  5. 23-Year-Old Allentown Man Facing Charges After Stabbing Another Man During Bicycle Dispute

    23-Year-Old Allentown Man Facing Charges After Stabbing Another Man During Bicycle Dispute

    A 23-year-old Allentown man was charged after he stabbed another man during a bicycle dispute Thursday, authorities said.Officers arrived in the 200 block of South Ott Street to find a 26-year-old victim with multiple stab wounds just after 12 p.m., according to Allentown police.First Platoon officers administered first aid to the man, including a tourniquet to his ...

  6. DA: Inmate Sentenced For Smuggling Drugs Into Bucks County Jail With Help From Son, Officer

    DA: Inmate Sentenced For Smuggling Drugs Into Bucks County Jail With Help From Son, Officer

    An inmate was sentenced Thursday for his involvement in a drug-smuggling ring inside the Bucks County Jail in which eight other men, including his son and a corrections officer, were accomplices, authorities announced.Vincent McCandless Sr., 35, who was already serving four and a half to 10 years in state prison at the time of his arrest, will add an additional 35 to 70 ...

  7. Chester County Man, 44, Reported Missing Found Safe

    Chester County Man, 44, Reported Missing Found Safe

    Police in Chester County confirmed that a 44-year-old man reported missing out of East Goshen Township Tuesday has been found safe.Avi Berkowitz is no longer considered missing, Westtown-East Goshen, police said.

  8. Berks DA: Officer Justified In Deadly Police Shooting Of 62-Year-Old Muhlenberg Twp. Man

    Berks DA: Officer Justified In Deadly Police Shooting Of 62-Year-Old Muhlenberg Twp. Man

    A nearly month-long investigation determined that a Muhlenberg Township police officer was justified in their use of force in a shooting that left a 62-year-old man dead, authorities announced.Police were called to Steven Hughes' house around 2:15 p.m. on March 15 when his niece reportedly called 911. Arriving officers found Hughes locked inside of a second-floor bedroom in his ...

  9. DA: Reading Ex-Con Facing New Prison Time After Home Search Finds Drugs, Handgun, $3K In Cash

    DA: Reading Ex-Con Facing New Prison Time After Home Search Finds Drugs, Handgun, $3K In Cash

    A Reading ex-con is facing new prison time after a police search found cocaine, a handgun, nearly $3,000 in cash, and more in his home two years ago, authorities said.Leslie Salmond was sentenced Wednesday to 7 to 15 years in state prison, after investigators issued a search warrant for his Maple Street home and discovered cocaine, $2,900 in cash, a Ruger 380 handgun, a digital scale, ...

  10. 19-Year-Old Man Surrenders To West Chester Police For Stalking, Harassing Woman Through Phone

    19-Year-Old Man Surrenders To West Chester Police For Stalking, Harassing Woman Through Phone

    A 19-year-old man surrendered to West Chester police Monday for repeatedly stalking and harassing a woman through the phone despite having a protection order issued against him, authorities said.Police issued an arrest warrant on April 8 for Gavin Mayerson, of Pottstown after a woman told police he was stalking and harassing her through phone calls and text messages despite having a ...

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