News from Berwick

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police Chief Kenneth Strish says council’s decision to hire a third party to run the search and background checks for officer candidates illegally leaves him with no input on who gets...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 07/31/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — So far, the search for new police officers has cost the borough $27,600 over two years, even though no one has been hired, according to figures provided by City Hall.

That’s...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 07/30/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — With major construction still under way and just five weeks left until the start of school, administrators remain confident the new West Berwick Elementary will be ready.

“...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 07/30/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK —Kayakers and canoeists could win $500 in cash during Berwick’s second annual Poker Paddle on Saturday, Aug. 13.

This year’s event features a few changes, including a new 10-...


Sat, 07/30/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A vehicle owned by the Columbia County Probation Department was struck from behind Friday in a chain-reaction accident, police here said.

Renee Musselman, ...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 07/30/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Area Little League will have fall baseball and softball sign-ups for kids ages 7-15 today from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Ber-Vaughn Park.

For more information, call (570)...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A schism between the police chief and borough manager left the department without the ammunition officers need for their marksmanship qualifications and short a bulletproof vest for...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 07/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Robbers struck a house on Front Street and then the Medicine Shoppe on Pine Street here Monday.

No one was hurt in either incident, police say.

And the thefts appear...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 07/24/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Eastern Penn Supply Co., which employs Berwick school board member Larry Clausen, is providing some equipment for the West Berwick Elementary School...


Sun, 07/24/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The new Berwick baseball field is already starting to make money for the district, even though work hasn’t been finished, says high school baseball Coach Brian Pinterich.

So...