TOP HEADLINES FOR BERKS AND LANCASTER 09/22


>>The Latest

(Undated) -- Here is the latest news: Hospitals in Berks County are preparing for the approval from the state to start scheduling COVID-19 booster shots to people. Berks County District Attorney John Adams is helping South Heidelberg Township police purchase body cameras. Alvernia University has officially opened its CollegeTown campus in downtown Reading.

>>Berks County Hospitals Preparing For COVID-19 Boosters

(Reading, PA) -- Hospitals in Berks County are preparing for the approval from the state to start scheduling COVID-19 booster shots to people. Both Tower Health and the Berks Community Health Center are currently giving them to people with compromised immune systems. Berks Community Health Center chief medical officer Dr. Mary Kelleher says they are anticipating the demand and planning how to respond. 

>>South Heidelberg Police Get Funds For Body Cameras

(South Heidelberg Township, PA) -- Berks County District Attorney John Adams is helping South Heidelberg Township police purchase body cameras. The DA gave the police department a check for just over 15-thousand dollars yesterday for the cameras. Chief Leon Grim says the cameras will "help criminal investigations with video recording as an impartial eyewitness to police contacts."

>>Police In Lancaster County Searching For Missing Woman

(Lancaster, PA) -- Police are trying to find a missing Lancaster County woman. Cheryl Studenroth has not been seen since Monday in Rapho Township. She is a white female, four-foot-eleven, and 105 pounds. Police say she was last known to be wearing a white shirt and long pants.

>>Reading Police Question Man In Cab Driver Disappearance

(Reading, PA) -- Reading police are not releasing details about questioning a man in the disappearance of cab driver Darlyn De La Rosa-Abreu. The man was questioned by police on Monday. De La Rosa-Abreu has been missing since August 8 when he left the city shortly before 2 a.m. after picking up a passenger near North 10th and Walnut streets. He was driving a white 2015 Toyota Corolla.

>>Alvernia University Opens CollegeTown Campus

(Reading, PA) -- Alvernia University has officially opened its CollegeTown campus in downtown Reading. University president John Loyack celebrated its opening yesterday after more than a year and a half of work. Students and staff have been on the campus for several weeks, but the grand opening was done Tuesday. Alvernia University board chairman Michael Fromm called the campus "a catalyst for transformation."


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