TOP HEADLINES BERKS, LANCASTER 03/29


>>Easter Service To Be Held On Top Of Mount Penn This Year

(Lower Alsace Township, PA) -- A popular Berks County Easter tradition is coming back this week after it was canceled last year because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The 108th annual Easter service is going to be held this Sunday at 6:30 a.m. at the William Penn Memorial Fire Tower on Skyline Drive in Lower Alsace Township. Those who plan on attending the service in-person are being asked to wear face masks and maintain social distancing.

>>Penn State Berks To Hold In-Person Commencement Ceremonies This Year

(Spring Township, PA) -- Students at Penn State Berks are going to be able to attend their graduation ceremonies in-person this year. The university announced this past Friday that it will be holding commencement ceremonies at the Santander Arena in downtown Reading on May 8th. Officials say each graduate will be given four guest tickets, and the ceremony will be streamed live online. George Grant Junior will deliver the keynote address.

>>Motorcycle Crash In Berks County Leaves One Man Dead

(Alsace Township, PA) -- Authorities are investigating the cause of a motorcycle accident in Berks County that left one man dead. The crash happened over the weekend near Mount Laurel and Delp roads in Alsace Township. Officials say a 31-year-old man from Allentown was pronounced dead at the scene. The death is being ruled accidental.

>>Two-Million-Dollar Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Lancaster County

(Mount Joy, PA) -- Somebody in Lancaster County is getting very lucky before Easter Sunday. The Pennsylvania Lottery announced over the weekend that a two-million-dollar winning ticket was sold at the Sheetz store located at 1555 East Main Street in Mount Joy. The winner is being told to sign the back of the ticket and contact the nearest P-A Lottery office to claim their prize.

>>Reading High Wins State Championship Basketball Title

(Reading, PA) -- The Reading High Red Knights boys' basketball team is celebrating a huge win from over the weekend. The team defeated Archbishop Wood 58-to-57 this past Saturday at the Giant Center to capture the P-I-A-A Six-A boys' basketball championship. It is the second title the Red Knights have won in the last four years. Moro Osumanu and Daniel Alcantara led the team to victory by recording two double-doubles and scoring a combined 31 points.


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