TOP HEADLINES (BERKS, LANC) 11/03


>>Berks Officials Ready For Election Day

(Berks County, PA) -- Berks County officials are ready for Election Day, as voters visit the polls for the last time this election cycle. The opening and processing of ballots will be recorded by a local TV station tonight to ensure transparency. Many voters have cast ballots ahead of today's polling through absentee voting. County employees will begin processing ballots this morning at the DoubleTree to prepare them for counting when the polls close.

>>Police In Lancaster County Investigating Stabbing

(East Lampeter Township, PA) -- Police in Lancaster County are investigating a stabbing. The stabbing happened Friday night at the Advance Auto Parts along Lincoln Highway East in East Lampeter Township. Investigators say a man was stabbed in the thigh after intervening in a domestic dispute between a man and woman. Police are working to identify a male suspect who is around 30-years old and around five-feet seven-or-eight inches tall. Investigators say the woman involved had brown hair dyed blue and is around 30-years old.

>>New Governor Mifflin School District Superintendent Appointed

(Shillington, PA) -- The Governor Mifflin School District is getting a new superintendent. The school board voted last night at a workshop meeting to accept the resignation of Dr. Steven Gerhard as superintendent on the last day of 2020. They also appointed William McKay to succeed him as 2021 begins. McKay's initial contract will last through June 30th, 2024. He has served as assistant superintendent since 2016.

>>Wilson School Board To Discuss Feasibility Of New Elementary School

(Spring Township, PA) -- The Wilson School District is set to discuss the feasibility of building a new elementary school next Monday. The board announced the special board workshop meeting yesterday. A Cumberland County architectural firm completed a feasibility study in 2019, and discussions on the proposed project began in February before being derailed by COVID-19. The administration presented six options at a February forum to deal with a projected enrollment increase, and most include a recommendation to build a new school.

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>>Former Berks Police Lieutenant Sentenced For Child Porn Case

(Philadelphia, PA) -- A former Berks County police lieutenant is facing prison time after being sentenced in a child porn case. Timothy Woll was sentenced to nine years in prison yesterday, followed by ten years of supervised release. Prosecutors say the FBI found nearly 200 images of child pornography on Woll's personal cloud storage account in 2019. Woll served in the Cumru Township Police Department since 1987, and was promoted to lieutenant 30 years later.