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Tuesday, Sept. 19

Officials take part in a groundbreaking ceremony for a 52-unit apartment building at the Rebman’s property at 800 S. Queen St. on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023. (Source: OZ Fund)

• Man dies in house explosion: Homeowner Harvey Winter died in the blast late Monday morning in 1200 bock of Bossler Road in West Donegal Township. The cause is undetermined. (Source: Fox 43)

• Reopening of Binns Park postponed: Supply chain issues have delayed completions of a $650,000 renovation project. (Source: LNP)

• Federal investigators issue subpoena to PUC in candy factory explosion case: The Public Utility Commission says complying with the National Transportation Safety Board’s requests for information connected with the March explosion at the R.M. Palmer Co. in West Reading would entail violating state law. (Source: ABC 27)

• Demolition begins at Rebman’s site: A 52-unit affordable housing complex is to be built at the South Queen Street property. (Source: LNP)

• PennDOT says roundabouts reduce fatalities: Crashes and injuries decreased at 39 intersections that were reconfigured as roundabouts, the agency said. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: 5 Americans released by Iran arrive in U.S. (Source: CBS News) Biden, Zelensky to address General Assembly. (Source: UPI) Debris from missing F-35 fighter located. (Source: NBC News) White House says states owe land-grant HCBUs more than $13 billion. (Source: NPR) Senate relaxes dress code. (Source: ABC News)