TOP HEADLINES (BERKS, LANCASTER) 12/28


>>Lancaster Rowhome Fire Kills One

(Lancaster, PA) -- One man is dead after a rowhome fire in Lancaster City. The fire happened over the weekend on the 500 block of Beaver Street. Police say one man perished in the flames and two adults and a child were displaced from the rowhome. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

>>United Way of Berks County Seeking Volunteers

(Berks County, PA) -- The United Way of Berks County is looking to find people volunteer positions for next year. The organization announced on Christmas Day that it is helping residents find volunteering roles around the county. It recently received a ten-million-dollar donation from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott that will be used for the organization's existing plans. Those who are interested in finding a volunteering position can find more information on The United Way of Berks County website.

>>Reading Symphony Orchestra Hosts Online Concert Series

(Reading, PA) -- Reading Symphony Orchestra is going to put on an online virtual concert program called Virtually Unstoppable. The orchestra announced yesterday it is planning to start its 108th season on January 23rd. The concert series will be streamed live on the orchestra's Facebook page and the schedule will be released on the Reading Symphony's website.

>>Boyertown Church Donates Meals for Christmas

(Boyertown, PA) -- Residents in Berks County are still thanking a Boyertown church for providing hundreds of warm meals on Christmas Day. Saint Johns Evangelical Church handed out about 250 takeout meals to the hungry. Two dozen volunteers for the church helped put the event together.

>>Lancaster Shooting Injures 17-Year-Old

(Lancaster, PA) -- A 17-year-old boy is recovering at the hospital after being shot in Lancaster City. The shooting happened on Christmas Day in the area of Conestoga Street and South Water Street. Authorities say the boy was shot after getting into a verbal confrontation with a group of guys. Police are still searching for the suspect. Anyone with any information is being asked to contact the Lancaster City Police Department.


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