News from Berwick

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Thomas H. Parker, 19, of 50 Sherwood Drive, Scott Township, intentionally damaged $138 of lottery tickets at Turkey Hill, 521 W. Front St. here, between Dec. 26 and...

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 01/06/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped for driving without taillights gave an officer a fake Mexican license, police say.

Pedro Hernandez, 37, of 1726 Steel St. was also drunk when he was...

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Dec. 21-27.

Dec. 21

•2:28 a.m. — West Front and Market streets, motor vehicle accident


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 01/03/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 19-year-old who dreamed of becoming a volunteer firefighter died suddenly on New Year’s Eve.

Now his family, stalwart volunteers with the West End Hose Co. here, are...

 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 01/03/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The man who crashed a U-Haul into a van and rammed a house Friday morning switched seats with his passenger in an attempt to fool police, witnesses said.

Alan Kmietowicz, 59...

 | By Peter Kendron
Fri, 01/02/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Seamus Ridgway put a pot of oil on the stove to cook french fries, then stepped out for a smoke, and the kitchen in his mother’s trailer was suddenly on fire Thursday afternoon.


 | By Leon Bogdan
Fri, 01/02/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man raped a woman twice on New Year’s Eve after she allowed him to visit but warned him, “We’re not having sex,” charges say.

Rakieem Harvey later admitted the woman did not...

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Non-profit and governmental groups will soon be able to apply for grants from the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation, but they’ll need to send someone to a workshop first....

 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/31/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Prosecutors and defense attorneys for a man accused of attempted murder agreed to lower the defendant’s bail, but the judge balked.

James Willie “Coke” Kemp, 32, was willing...

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — For the third time this year, Lee A. Longenberger found himself preparing for his day in court on methamphetamine charges, but instead sent the counts to county court...