TOP HEADLINES FOR BERKS AND LANCASTER 08/26


>>The Latest

(Undated) -- Here is the latest news: Police are investigating after vandals again struck the Reading Public Museum. Lebanon County authorities and Pennsylvania State Police are investigating after an explosion and a fire at a business that injured one person. Reading police say a missing taxi driver likely did not leave the area voluntarily when he was last seen on August 8.

>>Vandals Again Hit Reading Public Museum

(West Reading, PA) -- Police are investigating after vandals again struck the Reading Public Museum. Stones were found pulled off the wall in the perennial garden area. Director and CEO John Graydon Smith says every few months, more damage gets done and yesterday's will cost thousands of dollars to fix. The museum is reviewing surveillance video.

>>Business Explosion, Fire Hurts One

(Jackson Township, PA) -- Lebanon County authorities and Pennsylvania State Police are investigating after an explosion and a fire at a business that injured one person. The call to police and firefighters came just after 7 a.m. Crews were dispatched to the 300-block of King Street in Jackson Township. The injured victim is at Lehigh Valley Medical Center.

>>Berks Coroner Trying To Find Man's Next-Of-Kin

(Bern Township, PA) -- An effort is underway by the Berks County coroner's office to figure out the next-of-kin for a 66-year-old Boyertown-area man. They say Alan Huff died yesterday at Reading Hospital from natural causes. The coroner's office is asking anyone who knows who Huff's family members are and where they can be found to call them.

>>Reading Police Say Taxi Driver's Disappearance Is Suspicious

(Reading, PA) -- Reading Police say a missing taxi driver likely did not leave the area voluntarily when he was last seen on August 8th. Darlyn Abreau picked up a passenger shortly before 2 a.m. and then drove away from Reading over the Penn Street Bridge. His 2015 Toyota Corolla with a license plate of KTT2497 is also missing.

>>Reading Fightin Phils To Play 138 Games Next Year

(Reading, PA) -- There will be 18 more Reading Fightin Phils games in 2022 than were on the schedule this year. The team has released the home part of the 2022 schedule and will open at home April 8th against the Somerset Patriots. The normal season has 142 games, but this year is 120 games and next year will be 138. With the exception of the three-game series at the start, the season will have six-game series.


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