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News: Friday, Apr. 30

(Source: CAP Lancaster)

(Source: CAP Lancaster)
(Source: CAP Lancaster)


Former Lancaster police chief recalls protests: On a local podcast, retired chief Jarrad Berkihiser characterized last summer's protests as chaotic and unfocused, and criticized Mayor Danene Sorace for allowing protesters to remain for days in front of the city police station blocking West Chestnut Street. (Source: LNP)

More than half of Pa.'s personal home care employees have declined the Covid-19 vaccine: Only about 49% of staff at personal care homes and assisted living facilities have received the vaccine, compared to 83% of residents. (Source: WITF)

CAP to host Covid-19 vaccination clinic Saturday: The Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County will be hosting a mobile vaccine unit at its 601 S. Queen St., Lancaster city headquarters from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. (Source: ABC 27)

WellSpan Health Covid-19 vaccine clinics open for walk-in appointments: Several WellSpan locations across southcentral Pennsylvania are open for walk-ins from noon to 3 p.m. most days, including WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. (Source: CBS 21)

Oversight on Pa. recovery homes stalled, officials disagree on procedure: State officials charged with creating oversight for addiction recovery homes say a regulatory system with financial, safety, and training requirements will help those struggling with addiction. However, other leaders argue the plan could backfire by overburdening site operators and making high-quality and affordable living options inaccessible. (Source: Spotlight PA)

National/world roundup: Stampede at Israeli religious festival kills 45, injures dozens. (Source: AP) Indian states run out of Covid-19 vaccines, shipments delayed. (Source: Reuters) Biden to head to Philadelphia to celebrate Amtrak's 50th anniversary. (Source: UPI) Disneyland to reopen after 412 days. (Source: USA Today) Biden blames border crisis on Trump's refusal to cooperate. (Source: NBC News)