TOP HEADLINES BERKS, LANCASTER 04/12


>>West Lampeter Township Police Department Launches Special Needs Registry

(West Lampeter Township, PA) -- The West Lampeter Township Police Department is launching a new registry to help police officers and emergency responders better assist residents with special needs. The registry launched Friday and is now open to all citizens who live, attend school or work in the community. Residents are being encouraged to fill out the registry form so first responders can have access to emergency contact information and a physical description of those with special needs. The forms can be completed online and you can send it to the department via email or U.S. mail.

>>Volunteers Wanted for Baseballtown Dream League

(Alsace Township, PA) -- Baseballtown Charities is seeking more volunteers for its Dream League this season. The season starts today and goes until June 7th with games being played on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The organization is looking for about one-thousand volunteers to help during the games. Officials say volunteer jobs include working the scoreboard, announcing the players' names or helping each kid run the bases. You can sign up to volunteer on Baseballtown's official website.

>>No Decision Yet From Judge On Lisa Snyder Case

(Reading, PA) -- A judge is going to need more time to decide on how to move forward with the Lisa Snyder case. No decision was made Friday at a hearing for Snyder who is being accused of killing her two children at her home in Albany Township about two years ago. Her attorneys are asking for an out-of-county jury to hear the trial and they're also seeking for some charges to be tried separately. Snyder is currently being held at the Berks County Jail on charges of first-and-third-degree murder.

>>One Injured After Car Strikes John Deere Tractor in Lancaster County

(Lancaster, PA) -- One person is recovering at the hospital after a car struck a John Deere tractor in Lancaster County. The accident happened Friday morning on Route 322. Police say a sedan hit the rear of the tractor as it was pulling a manure spreader on the side of the road. The driver of the tractor was taken to the hospital for multiple injuries. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

>>Car Crash in Lancaster County Injures Two People

(West Cocalico Township, PA) -- Authorities are investigating the cause of a car crash that injured two people in Lancaster County. It happened yesterday afternoon in the one-thousand-block of Mount Airy Road near Schoeneck in West Cocalico Township. Authorities say a sedan driven by a 17-year-old boy collided head-on into an SUV. Both drivers sustained injuries from the wreck, but they were not hospitalized.


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