BERKS, LANCASTER TOP HEADLINES FOR APRIL 23


>Lancaster County District Attorney Believes Human Remains Belong To Linda Stoltzfoos

(Lancaster, PA) -- Lancaster County District Attorney Heather Adams is saying she believes the human remains that were found Wednesday are of Linda Stotlzfoos, an 18-year-old Amish woman who has been missing since last June. Adams announced yesterday the remains were found on railroad property wrapped in a tarp and placed inside a grave about 40-inches deep. Detectives also uncovered a bonnet, dress and shoes consistent with clothing worn by Sotltzfoos the day she was last seen leaving a church service.

>>Commissioners Start Allocating COVID-19 Relief Funding To Businesses In Berks County

(Reading, PA) -- Berks County commissioners are starting to allocate COVID-19 relief funding to hospitality businesses around the area. The commissioners voted yesterday to approve of a resolution on how to give out the almost three-and-a-half-million-dollars in funding from the COVID Hospitality Industry Recovery Program. Officials say more than 110 businesses, including hotels, motels, taverns and restaurants, were awarded grants worth about ten-to-50-thousand-dollars. The next round of applications begins Mondaym and the deadline is set for May 17th at 5:00 p.m.

>>Lancaster County Community Vaccination Center To Extend Same-Day Availability

(Lancaster, PA) -- The Lancaster County Community Vaccination Center is expanding its same-day COVID-19 vaccine availability starting tomorrow. Same-day appointments will now be available for walk-ins from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day. You can also schedule an appointment in advance for the center located at 600 Park City Center in Lancaster by visiting Vaccinate Lancaster's website.

>>One-Million-Dollar Scratch-Off Ticket Sold In Berks County

(Douglassville, PA) -- Someone in Berks County is about to get their mother something very nice for Mother's Day. The Pennsylvania Lottery announced yesterday that a scratch-off ticket worth one-million-dollars was sold at the Wawa at Ten Maplewood Drive in Douglassville. The lucky winner is being asked to sign the back of the ticket and contact the nearest P-A Lottery office to claim their prize.

>>Reading School Board To Vote To Approve Licensing Agreements For New Apparel

(Reading, PA) -- The Reading School Board is going to be voting next week to approve two licensing agreements to sell new state championship apparel. The board will vote Wednesday to allow SV Sports in Pottstown and D-and-D Screenprinting in Kutztown to start selling apparel with the district's trademark to commemorate the high school basketball team's state title win this year. If the agreement is approved, the district will receive about five-percent of the net revenues.


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