HEADLINES FOR BERKS, LANCASTER 06/03


>>Two Dead After House Explodes In Lancaster County

(Mount Joy Township, PA) -- Two people are dead after a house exploded in Lancaster County. The explosion occurred at a residence in the one-hundred-block of Waldheim Road in Mount Joy Township Tuesday night. The house completely burned down to the ground, and the two deceased victims were recovered after firefighters extinguished the flames. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow morning, and the cause of the explosion is still being investigated.

>>Reading Fightin' Phils' General Manager Addresses Future Of Team At Baseballtown

(Reading, PA) -- The general manager of the Reading Fightin' Phils is addressing the team's future at Baseballtown. Scott Hunsicker said in a video posted on YouTube Tuesday night that the team has no intentions of leaving the city. The M-L-B could terminate the Phils' license if facility requirements are not made at FirstEnergy Stadium by 2023. Hunsicker says the stadium's problems are related to player health and wellness requirements including the size of locker rooms, weight rooms and health-and-nutrition areas. State and city lawmakers estimate that the upgrades will cost around 15-million-dollars.

>>Firefighter Injured While Battling Blaze In Muhlenberg Township

(Muhlenberg Township, PA) -- A firefighter in Berks County is being treated at the hospital after a blaze broke out in Muhlenberg Township. The fire happened yesterday afternoon inside a car dealership in the 53-hundred-block of Allentown Pike. Officials say it's not clear how the firefighter was injured, but he is expected to recover. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

>>Venomous Copperhead Snake Spotted On Trail In Lancaster County

(Rapho Township, PA) -- People in Lancaster County are being reminded to keep on the lookout for dangerous snakes while they are enjoying hiking and biking this summer. A venomous copperhead snake was recently spotted along a popular trail near Rapho Township. Officials say snakes are most active in Pennsylvania from this time of year until late-September. If you do happen to come across these reptiles, you are being encouraged to keep your distance and leave them alone.

>>GoggleWorks Center For The Arts Partnering With Elementary School For New Garden

(Reading, PA) -- GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is partnering with an elementary school to provide a new interactive experience for students. Officials announced yesterday that the center and Lauer's Park Elementary School are starting a new program called Art in the Garden. The program will allow GoggleWorks to use its interactive art studio model to the garden environment at Lauer's Park to provide students a variety of creative and inspirational classroom settings.


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