>WellSpan Health Closing Chambersburg And Gettysburg Vaccine Sites
(Chambersburg, PA) -- WellSpan Health is going to be closing the Franklin and Adams County Community Vaccination sites next month. The York-based company announced yesterday that the sites in Gettysburg and Chambersburg will be serving the last second dose appointments on July First. Officials say the Chambersburg spot has given almost four-thousand doses of the vaccine, and the site in Gettysburg administered about 16,000 doses since they both opened.
>>York Flea Market Returning This Weekend
(York, PA) -- Residents in York will be able to enjoy the city's downtown flea market again this weekend. York Flea will be returning Saturday from ten-in-the-morning until three-in-the-afternoon. It will be set up at the corner of North George and East Market streets. You can find a full list of the showcased vendors by visiting www.yorkflea.com.
>>Police Investigate $6k Lumber Theft In York County
(York Township, PA) -- Police are searching for a suspect who is being accused of stealing about $6,200 worth of lumber in York County. The incident happened late last month at a construction site along Jutland Way in York Township. Officials say the suspect stole plywood boards and two-by-fours from the location. Anyone with any information is being asked to contact the York Area Regional Police Department.
>>York County Gymnast Hoping To Make U.S. Olympic Team
(York, PA) -- A gymnast from York County is hoping to represent America during the Olympics this year. Addison Fatta made the U.S. National Team and will be competing at the Olympic trials in Saint Louis at the end of this month. She trains out of her parents' gymnastics center called Prestige in Lancaster County.
>>Kutztown University To Hold Several Vaccine Clinics For Students
(Kutztown, PA) -- Kutztown University is going to be holding several vaccine clinics for students this summer. The clinic will be held at the K-U Student Recreation Center, and it will run from ten-in-the-morning until two-in-the-afternoon on June 15th, July 9th, July 30th and August 20th. You can find more information by visiting the university's official website.
>>Human Remains Found In Lancaster County
(East Lampeter Township, PA) -- Authorities are launching an investigation after human remains were found in Lancaster County. The remains were discovered yesterday morning near a dumpster behind the Target off Route 30 in East Lampeter Township. The county coroner is working on determining the identity and cause of death.
>>New Fire Station Opens In Lancaster
(Lancaster, PA) -- The City of Lancaster is showing off its first new fire station in 45 years. The station at 425 West King Street opened yesterday. The building is more than 18-thousand-square-feet and cost the city about six-and-a-half-million dollars. Officials say the new station will be able to run four-thousand calls for service each year.
>>Reading Public Museum Opens New LEGO Exhibit
(Reading, PA) -- Families are being invited to check out a new LEGO exhibit at the Reading Public Museum. The museum recently opened Brick City, a collection of creations using LEGO bricks by artist Warren Elsmore from the U-K. Officials are also encouraging kids to get in on the action as they can create their own LEGO masterpiece at the exhibit.
>>Berks County Man Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Elderly Man
(Mount Penn, PA) -- A Berks County man is behind bars for allegedly assaulting an elderly man. The incident happened Monday afternoon on the front porch of a home in the 19-hundred-block of Fairview Avenue in Mount Penn. The suspect was identified as 35-year-old Damian Garcia-Garcia, and he was taken into custody yesterday on charges of criminal attempt, robbery, inflicting serious bodily injury and reckless endangerment. Police say Garcia-Garcia beat the 73-year-old victim in an attempt to rob him.
>>Governor Vows Against Voter Restricting Laws
(Harrisburg, PA) -- Governor Tom Wolf is vowing to battle any legislation the Legislature may bring up that could create barriers to voting. Wolf says the 2020 election was fair and secure, and some Republicans are wasting taxpayer money to spread lies and disinformation. He added that the election turned out to elect a lot of people he personally wasn't happy with, but that didn't mean that he had the right to go and start spreading lies about the election. This comes after several Republican lawmakers visited Arizona last week to see the Republican-led election audit and hinted at doing something similar in Pennsylvania.
>>Lawmakers Pass Anti Vaccine Passport Legislation
(Harrisburg, PA) -- State lawmakers are advancing legislation to ban vaccine passports in the state. The bill was passed by the Republican-led state Senate yesterday. The governor has already stated in the past that there are no plans to require any form of vaccine passports. The bill will now head to the state House.
>>Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Closing In Several Counties
(Harrisburg, PA) -- Several mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Lancaster, Dauphin, Adams, and Franklin counties are closing within the next two months. Officials say traffic at these sites has gone down dramatically as many Pennsylvanians remain hesitant to get the vaccine. They added that the closing of the mass vaccination sites does not mean that the pandemic is over as the state has yet to reach herd immunity. About 56-percent of adults in the state are fully vaccinated, and the state is aiming to reach 70-percent for herd immunity.
>>Lawmakers Pass Anti-Abortion Legislation
(Harrisburg, Pa) -- The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is advancing a bill that would make it illegal for doctors to perform abortions if the reason for the procedure is a Down syndrome diagnosis. State Democrats say House Bill 15-hundred makes it a crime to think and consider options, and it is an attempt to roll back access to healthcare in the state. Governor Tom Wolf has previously said that he would block any anti-choice legislation and emphasized that politics do not belong in the doctor's office. The bill will now head to a Senate committee for consideration.