News from Berwick

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 11/12/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 54-year-old man forced a mentally challenged teenager to have sex with him at knifepoint over the course of two months, police said.

Charles W. Weaver Jr., 205 E. Seventh...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 11/12/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital Center has earned its certification as stroke-ready, meaning its staff can recognize and treat acute symptoms of stroke victims quickly.

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 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 11/11/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Two men face drug-related charges after one of them was caught on surveillance video snorting heroin from a table of the McBride Memorial Library, police said.

Just before...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 11/08/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A judge dismissed the case Thursday against one of two half-brothers accused of beating a woman to death, while the other will face homicide and related charges in county court.

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 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 11/08/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Kmart here is on a list of 96 Kmart and Sears stores that the owner plans to shut down in the new year.

Transformco, the company that now owns Sears Holding Corp. put out...


Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Tenants Brian Long and Geraldine Beitz were ordered in district court here to pay landlord Rhodes Street Mobile Home Park $2,165 in...


Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts in Troop and Pack 88 will be collecting non-perishable food items Saturday for the Hope Center’s food cupboard.

The Scouts put door knockers on...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Winterfest and the Santa Parade will be held this year, but on a different day and under different management, organizers said.

The Berwick Area United Way, which oversaw the...


Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police dropped drug charges against one man after another man took the rap for crystal meth and drug paraphernalia found in a 2008 Chevy van during a July 11 traffic stop.

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 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — It appears Scott Bower will move from the audience to the council table.

The long-time council watcher will serve with Jay Jarrett and...