TOP HEADLINES BERKS, LANCASTER 01/12


>>Berks County Representative Manny Guzman Handling Four House Committee Roles

(Berks County, PA) -- Berks County Representative Manny Guzman is taking on a lot of responsibility in his first term. Guzman announced yesterday he is going to serve on four different House committees. He was assigned to the House Environmental Resources and Energy, Gaming Oversight, Liquor Control, and Professional Licensure committees for the 2021-2022 legislative session. Guzman is also the treasurer for the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus.

>>Rental Facility Shutdown To Remain In Exeter Township

(Exeter Township, PA) -- The shutdown of all rental facilities in Exeter Township is going to remain in place for the time being. The Exeter Township Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to continue the shutdown. The decision for the vote came after several residents started requesting to rent the Dunn Community Center for events scheduled later this year. Supervisors say the township can't properly advise COVID-19 restrictions inside the community center at this time. The board will consider making rent at the center available closer to spring, unless the state lifts its gathering restrictions earlier.

>>State Police Looking For Man Injured In Berks County Pedestrian Crash

(Alsace Township, PA) -- State Police are searching for a man who was injured in a pedestrian crash in Alsace Township. The accident happened yesterday evening in the three-thousand-block of Pricetown Road. Police say a man was struck by a sedan while walking on the road. The driver remained on the scene, but the man who was injured has not yet been found. Anyone with any information on the accident or the man who was hurt is being asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police Department.

>>Boil Water Advisory Set In Hamburg

(Hamburg, PA) -- The Hamburg Municipal Authority is issuing a boil water advisory for the Berks County borough. The advisory started yesterday and will be effective until further notice for all water system customers. Officials say customers may have a loss of water service or cloudy water while they complete emergency repairs. The municipal authority is going to let all customers know when the advisory is lifted.

>>Weekend Stabbing Injures One In Lancaster

(Lancaster, PA) --  Lancaster Police are investigating a stabbing attack that injured one man. The stabbing occurred over the weekend at the Garden Court Apartment complex in the 500-block of East End Avenue. Police say a 26-year-old man was taken to the hospital for stab wounds and underwent a successful surgery to treat his injuries. No arrests have been made as of now, but anyone with any information about the attack is being asked to contact the Lancaster Police Department.