News from Berwick

Sun, 12/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Hospital Center recently announced its 2015 Employee and Managers of the Year.

Fred Fenstemaker, an employee since 1995, was named the Employee of...


 | By Gary Pang
Sun, 12/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A welder has sued his landlords for $97,000 over a leaky roof that caused water damage to his equipment, a lawsuit says.

Michael Whitmire claims they ignored his requests to...


Sat, 12/26/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — State Police were asking the public for help finding a 17-year-old girl who disappeared Christmas Eve.

Christina Miller left her home at 265 Sandy Valley...


Fri, 12/25/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Dec. 6-12:

Dec. 6

•10:04 a.m. — 1200 block Ruhmel’s Lane, suspicious truck

•11:30 a.m...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thu, 12/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The day 12-year-old Jenna Seferyn learned the tooth fairy was made up and maybe the guy in the big red suit wasn’t real either, she cried.

But then she made a Christmas wish...


 | By Chris Krepich
Wed, 12/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Mahoning Township’s police chief is now facing trial on charges related to the alleged huffing of compressed gas while on duty.

Chad D. Thomas, 41, is...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 12/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of participating in a heroin ring says he had cleaned himself up before being lured back into drug use by people he met at support groups.

Matthew Robert Eggler...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 12/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Lee Benjamin Jr. showed up at Monday’s council meeting with about 20 parents and children, asking the borough to call off its request for a court to shut down the youth athletic...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 12/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Council members gave retiring football coach George Curry a standing ovation and a plaque recognizing his 455 victories on the football field.

“But your...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 12/21/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman who had been kicked out by her boyfriend was hunkering down to stay in a local park with her five small children this fall, a domestic violence advocate says.

Staff...