BERKS, LANCASTER TOP HEADLINES 03/05


>>Berks County Planning Mass COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic In Muhlenberg Township

(Muhlenberg Township, PA) -- A mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic is being planned to take place for Berks County residents soon. Officials announced yesterday that several agencies are planning to hold the mass vaccination clinic at an undisclosed location in Muhlenberg Township. The county is teaming up with Co-County Wellness, the Berks County Area Agency on Aging, the library system and B-A-R-T-A to host the clinic. Residents who are interested in getting a vaccine at the clinic in Muhlenberg Township are being encouraged to sign-up for the newsletter on Berks County's COVID-19 website.

>>Lancaster Preparing To Open Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Site

(Lancaster, PA) -- The city of Lancaster is preparing to open a mass COVID-19 vaccination site soon. Officials announced yesterday that crews have been hard at work in turning the former Bon-Ton store at the Park City Center into a mass vaccination site. A soft-opening is scheduled to take place this coming Wednesday. Officials say registration for the new mass vaccine site is expected to launch early next week on the Vaccinate Lancaster's official website.

>>Allentown Police Officer Charged After Domestic Incident in Berks County

(Maidencreek Township, PA) -- An Allentown police officer is currently being suspended for allegedly being involved in a domestic incident in Berks County. Officials at the Allentown Police Department confirmed yesterday that Jordan Smith is being accused of threatening a man with a handgun while he was off duty in Maidencreek Township last month. Smith was charged this past Wednesday with making terroristic threats, simple assault and reckless endangerment. The department has since suspended Smith as it conducts a full internal investigation on the incident.

>>Lancaster County Restaurant Temporarily Closed After Car Accidentally Crashed into It

(East Hempfield Township, PA) -- A restaurant in Lancaster County is going to be temporarily closed for repairs after a car accidentally crashed into it. The accident happened yesterday morning at the Bob Evans restaurant on Hempland Road in East Hempfield Township. Police say the driver of the vehicle accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake before crashing the car into the building. No injuries were reported from the scene, but the restaurant is going to remain closed while repairs are made.

>>Crews Work To Continue Demolishing Collapsed Buildings In Reading

(Reading, PA) -- Crews are continuing to work on demolishing two collapsed buildings in Reading. Reading officials confirmed this past Wednesday that construction crews will be working on tearing down the old industrial building in the 200-block of Maple Street after it collapsed last month due to heavy snow. It was confirmed that work has finished at the vacant building on Miltimore Street that also fell during the winter storm.


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