TOP HEADLINES (BERKS AND LANCASTER) 12/21


>>St. Joseph Medical Center COVID-19 Testing To Relocate

(Bern Township, PA) -- St. Joseph Medical Center is going to move its COVID-19 testing location. The center announced Friday that the testing site in its campus parking lot will be moving to 2493 MacArthur Road in Bern Township. It will open today at 7:30 a.m. Officials say the decision to relocate is to help accommodate for the demand of COVID-19 testing.

>>Man Dies In Reading House Fire

(Reading, PA) -- One person is dead after a house fire in Reading. The fire happened near 11th and Spruce streets yesterday morning. Fire officials say a body was discovered on the floor of the residence as crews were trying to extinguish the flames. A couple of firefighters were also injured after they fell through the home's floors, but they are in stable condition. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

>>Berks County Authorities Investigating Vehicle Theft

(Berks County, PA) -- The Caernarvon Township Police Department is investigating a vehicle theft. A ten-thousand-dollar reward was issued yesterday for anyone with information that leads to an arrest for a vehicle theft that happened earlier this month. Police say a 2007 Ford E-350 van with Rhode Island registration was stolen from the Holiday Inn parking lot on the 61-hundred-block of Morgantown Road. Anyone with any information on the theft is being asked to submit a tip to Crime Alert Berks County.

>>Lancaster County Man Found Injured On Side Of Route 501

(Lancaster County, PA) -- A Lancaster County man is being treated at the hospital after a possible hit-and-run incident. The incident occurred Friday morning on Route 501 in Warwick Township. Police say they found an unresponsive man lying on the side of the road with laceration wounds. He was transported to the hospital, but police weren't able to question him on how he suffered his injuries. Anyone with any information is being asked to contact the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department.

>>Klein Transportation Announces New President

(Berks County, PA) -- Klein Transportation is welcoming a new president. The Berks-based company announced Friday that Alison Klein will be stepping up as its next president. Alison Klein is the daughter of Wayne Klein and will be the family's fourth generation to take the role.