News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 10/22/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — New coaches would all be paid the same weekly rate, regardless of the sport they lead, if a new proposal wins enough votes from school directors.

Berwick Area Superintendent...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 10/21/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 28-year-old man beat his girlfriend so badly Thursday, her eyes were swelling shut when police arrived, officers said.

Kerry Scott Dennis, 28, of 1400 N. Pine St. Apt. A,...


Fri, 10/21/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Dr. John Guerriero, D.O., will present a free lecture on common vascular disease at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Berwick YMCA, 231 W. Third St.

The...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 10/19/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Beset by health problems, a former teacher who had never been in trouble stopped taking his medication, his family says. John Lipsey grew “mean,” they say, and one night last month,...


Wed, 10/19/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The following landlords have filed lawsuits seeking rent, court records show.

The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon after they are filed.

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 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 10/19/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The borough’s new councilman is a retired New Jersey police officer who has served on Berwick’s civil service commission.

Larry Surkin, 62, will finish the...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 10/17/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Students here may have to achieve higher grades to participate in sports or other extracurricular activities.

School directors said the PIAA sets its academic standards too...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 10/16/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A bout of avian influenza gave birth to a new sport that packed the stands at Riverfest Saturday — Hot Dog Pig Racing.

Sets of dachshunds raced around a ring and through an...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 10/15/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A father suspended from his son’s youth football game used a bucket lift to raise himself over a stadium wall so he could watch anyway.

As parents sat on the bleachers of...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 10/15/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A teen accused of arming himself along with two other young men to attack a family here seemed to be fighting back tears as he hugged his parents after a court appearance Friday....