READING, LANCASTER TOP HEADLINES 03/16


>>One Person Killed After Officer-Involved Shooting In Berks County

(Muhlenberg Township, PA) -- One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Berks County. The shooting happened yesterday afternoon at a house in the 700-block of Wagon Wheels Lane in Muhlenberg Township. Officials haven't revealed why officers were responding to the home in the first place, but Muhlenberg Township Police Chief Bill Heim says his office is taking over the investigation.

>>Reading Area Community College Gets Donation From Customers Bank For Scholarships

(Reading, PA) -- Reading Area Community College is getting a donation to help create new scholarships for high school students earning early college credits. Customers Bank donated 20-thousand-dollars to R-A-C-C yesterday, and the college will use the money to support its dual-enrollment program. The program allows high school students to transfer credits they earn at R-A-C-C to one of several partnering universities such as Alvernia, Kutztown, Millersville, Penn State and Temple.

>>Dutch Wonderland InLancasterCounty Seeking To Fill 350 Seasonal Positions

(Lancaster, PA) -- Dutch Wonderland inLancasterCounty is looking to fill about 350 seasonal positions for this summer. The amusement park announced yesterday that it is looking to hire workers for ride operations, food and beverage, retail and games, guest services, safety and security and campground operations before its opening day. Dutch Wonderland is scheduled to open to visitors for this 2021 season on May 15th. Anyone interested in getting a job at the park can apply online on Dutch Wonderland's official website.

>>Wilson School Board Approves New Two-Year Teacher Contract

(Spring Township, PA) -- The Wilson School Board is approving a new two-year teacher contract with the Wilson Education Association. The board voted eight-to-one last night to accept the new contract that will start this coming July and expire in 2023. The agreement will allow teachers to receive a step movement in both years of the contract to determine their salaries. Also during the board meeting, superintendent Richard Faidley said he believes the district will be able to bring back the senior class at the high school for five days of in-person instruction a week after spring break ends on April 5th.

>>At Least One Person Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Reading

(Reading, PA) -- Authorities are investigating the cause of a multi-vehicle crash in Reading that left one person injured. The accident happened last night in the eleven-hundred-block of North 11th Street near Robeson. Officials say three cars were involved, and one person had to be taken to the hospital after they were found breathing faintly.


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