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>State Senator Judy Schwank Asks Pennsylvania Leaders To Give Berks County Vaccine Plan

(Muhlenberg Township, PA) -- State Senator Judy Schwank is calling on Pennsylvania leaders to give Berks County a more focused COVID-19 vaccine plan. Senator Schwank released a letter to state Health Secretary Alison Beam yesterday. In the letter, Schwank writes that she wants the state to provide Berks County leaders and residents with an update that is more specific to how the COVID-19 vaccine plan will affect the county. Schwank says that Berks County is not receiving vaccines at the same rate as neighboring counties. 

>>Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Site In Lancaster Opening

(Lancaster, PA) -- The mass COVID-19 vaccination site in Lancaster is going to be opening to the public soon. The site is located at the former Bon-Ton store in the Park City Center and will be open to the public beginning tomorrow. Officials say the site will be able to give more than 200 people the vaccine at one time. The doses are being provided by Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health. Anyone who is interested in receiving a vaccination can register online on Vaccinate Lancaster's website.

>>Lancaster County Teen Accused Of Murdering Older Sister Moved To State Prison

(Manheim Township, PA) -- The Lancaster County teenager accused of murdering her older sister is now being held at a state prison. Claire Miller was transferred yesterday to the correctional institution in Muncy, Lycoming County. She allegedly stabbed her older sister to death at their home in Manheim Township last month. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled to take place in April.

>>Police Searching For Woman Involved In Road Incident In Berks County

(Tilden Township, PA) -- Police are searching for a woman who was allegedly involved in a road rage incident on Route 61 in Berks County. The incident happened yesterday afternoon in the area of Route 61 South and Lowland roads in Tilden Township. Police say the woman cut in front of a tractor-trailer before she got out of her vehicle and opened the truck driver's door to spit saliva directly into his face multiple times. Anyone with any information on the incident is being asked to contact Crime Alert Berks County or the Tilden Township Police Department.

>>Runaway Teen In Lancaster County Reported Missing Again

(Columbia Borough, PA) -- Police are searching for a missing runaway teenager in Lancaster County. Seventeen-year-old Jasmine Ober was reported missing this past Sunday, and it is now the third time in a month the teenager has been reported missing. Officials say Ober originally ran away from home on February 8th and was later located inHarrisburg. She is missing again, and anyone with any information on her whereabouts is being asked to contact the Columbia Borough Police Department.


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