News from Berwick

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man tried to flee out a basement Bilco door when sheriff’s deputies arrived at his house June 10 looking to pick him up for a 40-day jail sentence, court papers say.

When a...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 06/30/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A huge black bear ambled into Berwick on Wednesday, was chased up a tree in Sponslers Park by curious bystanders, then finally was driven out of town by police.

Officers...


 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — When police tracked down two borough men accused of breaking into cars, the suspects were easy to spot.

Their bulging pockets were filled with hundreds of dollars in cash and...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 06/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A borough resident spiritedly defended the right of Berwickians to own chickens during a recent council meeting.

Ralph Shumacher, 222 Iron St., said the ban smacks of...


Sun, 06/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital Center has named two new executives, CEO Diane Ljungquist announced.

Doreen Kolojejchick is the new...


Sun, 06/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Here are Berwick Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period:

Distinguished

Sixth grade — Isabella Ambrosino...


 | By Chris Krepich
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The cause of a fire that destroyed a vacant rental house along Spring Garden Avenue is under investigation.

The building at1524Spring Garden was fully involved in flames when...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK —A teenager who allegedly played a minor role in a large-scale heroin den has now agreed to face the charges in county court.

The only person besides her attorney who showed up...


Fri, 06/24/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from June 12-18:

June 12

• 2:31 a.m. — 1900 block Spring Garden Avenue, suspicious van

• 3:55 a.m...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thu, 06/23/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman and her two young girls escaped serious injury when the mother sideswiped a parked car and flipped her SUV near a busy intersection Wednesday morning.

Karen...