News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 11/30/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — The materials and type of weave used in the reproduction carpets at the Jackson Mansion are centuries old but still used today due to their superior qualities, says a manufacturer and...


 | By Dan Reilly
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Nick Hilton didn’t want to feel the same way he did three years ago.

The churning in the pit of Hilton’s stomach after losing the Run for the Diamonds by just 1 second in 2011...


Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — More than 2,200 homes and businesses lost power Wednesday night in Berwick, and some may be without electricity going into Thanksgiving Day, a PPL spokeswoman said.

Utility...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Anti-drug activists are hoping to recruit citizens to provide housing, transportation and jobs for recovering addicts trying to turn over a new leaf.

“Since the government...


 | By Casey Snyder
Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Wednesday storm dropped a few inches of snow on the area, but it would take more than that to stop the Run for the Diamonds.

It would take 2 feet of snow to do that.??????...


 | By John-Erik Koslosky
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Two Berwick brothers jumped a “physically challenged” man from behind and knocked him to the ground in a brazen downtown robbery late Monday, police said.

Marvin and Troy...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — A fire in the visitors’ field house at Crispin Field destroyed part of the building’s ceiling Tuesday, officials say.

The blame is being pinned on a malfunctioning furnace....


Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Nov. 16-22:

Nov. 16

•4:06 a.m. — 300 block LaSalle Street, domestic

•7:22 a.m. — 1200...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — An older man was taken to the hospital after he apparently passed out behind the wheel, drifted into the opposite lane and crashed head-on into another vehicle here Monday, police say...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman who pulled into the path of another vehicle blamed the crash on the other driver’s turn signal, police say.

Jessica Brannon, 20, of 738 W. Front St...


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