News from Berwick

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man who snatched a purse at a convenience store was picked up only about 10 minutes later, police say.

Daniel Roden, 23, of 540 Green St. dumped the purse in a trash...


 | By Peter Kendron
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Athletic director Frank Sheptock has returned to his Berwick position after just a few days at his new job as AD and football coach in Mount Carmel.

“It just wasn’t a good fit...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 01/08/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Defender Fire Co. is selling cookies to raise money for the funeral of a teen who wanted to be a firefighter, but died before he had a chance.

Derek Fiorenza,...


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

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 | 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.

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 | 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...