TOP HEADLINES BERKS, LANCASTER 04/29


>>Lancaster County Commissioners Vote To Lift COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

(Lancaster, PA) -- The COVID-19 emergency declaration in Lancaster County that took effect last month is being lifted. County commissioners voted two-to-one yesterday to lift the declaration. While it was in effect, it allowed the county to purchase personal protection equipment without bidding on it. Officials say the order being lifted will not affect the vaccination site at Park City Center.

>>Lancaster County Community Vaccination Center Preparing To Remain Open Into June

(Lancaster, PA) -- The Lancaster County Community Vaccination Center at Park City is preparing to remain open into June. Officials say the clinic is focusing on getting young people vaccinated as it is going to host a College Day event tomorrow. The site is administering about four-thousand doses of the Pfizer vaccine daily. Those who are interested in scheduling an appointment to receive a vaccination are being encouraged to visit Vaccinate Lancaster's official website. Walk-ins are also being accepted at this time.

>>World War Two Weekend Returning To Reading

(Reading, PA) -- Residents in Berks County are going to have the chance to check out some historic planes from World War Two at the Reading Regional Airport. The airport is hosting World War Two Weekend from June 4th until June 6th. The event will feature special guest visitors who will be sharing their wartime stories as well as 80 aircraft and 200 military vehicles set on display across the airfield.

>>New Ordinance Requiring Payment At Loading Zones To Take Effect

(Reading, PA) -- A new ordinance requiring payment at loading zones is going to be starting in Reading this weekend. The ordinance will take effect this Saturday. Drivers will now be required to pay parking meter rates for use of loading zone spaces in the city.

>>Crime Alert Berks County Launches Blue Ribbon Campaign

(Wyomissing, PA) -- Crime Alert Berks County is launching a campaign to support police officers in the area. The organization kicked off its annual Blue Ribbon Campaign at A-to-Z Vacuum in Wyomissing yesterday. The store is one of several locations that are inviting people to pick up a blue ribbon to display their support for the police.


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