Top Stories for Berks, Lancaster 02/23


>>New Principal To Be Appointed To Reading High School

(Reading, PA) -- Reading High School is about to get a new principal. District leaders say they plan to appoint Waldo Alvarado to serve in this position during tonight's regular board meeting. Alvarado has been serving as interim principal since November when then principal Eric Turman left to become superintendent of the Harrisburg School District.

>>Man Rescued After Falling In Quarry In Berks County

(Berks County, PA) -- A man is hospitalized after he fell fifty feet into a quarry in Berks County. EMS crews were called to Birdsboro Quarry in Robeson Township yesterday morning. Crews rescued the man, who was working as an outside contractor. There's no word on his condition.

>>Berks County Coroner Looking For Next Of Kin For Deceased Elderly Man

(Berks County, PA) -- The Berks County Coroner is looking for the next of kin for an elderly man who died of natural causes. That man has been identified as 77-year-old Donald R. Bowen. He lived at B'bai B'rith in the one-thousand block of Franklin. Anyone who is a relative or knows of any relatives of Bowen should call the Berks County Coroner's Office.

>>Lancaster County Man Gets Probation For Capitol Riots Charge

(Lancaster County, PA) -- A Lancaster County man won't get any jail time for his participation in the Capitol riots. Instead, Edward McAlanis was sentenced yesterday to two years of probation after a deal with prosecutors. McAlanis pleaded guilty to one charge of parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. The other charges, including disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds were dismissed.


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