Time, location of Boscov service changed; will air on 69-WFMZ-TV

Service at 1 p.m. on Feb. 26 at Santander Arena

READING, Pa. - Some logistical changes have been made to the public memorial service for Al Boscov on Sunday, February 26.

The service is now set to begin at 1 p.m. at the Santander Arena on Penn Street in downtown Reading. Doors will open at noon.

The start of the Reading Royals hockey game that evening has been pushed back from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The service had been planned for a later time at the Santander Performing Arts Center, which has a fewer number of seats.

69-WFMZ-TV will carry the service live on the air and online at

69-WFMZ-TV will also rebroadcast its 2014 documentary, "Boscov: An American Story," at 9 p.m. this Saturday.

Boscov, the chairman of Berks County-based Boscov's department stores, died last Friday, February 10, after a brief battle with cancer. He was 87.

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