News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Fire destroyed one double house and spread to a second, leaving at least seven people, including four children, homeless Sunday night.

Meanwhile, a deaf 12-year-old asleep in...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 12/30/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A teen accused of taking part in a robbery last Christmas Eve says he has turned his life around and looks forward to finishing his training as a carpenter.

Braedon Gurns, 19...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 12/30/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Drug addicts and alcoholics can receive free assessments and help getting into treatment Friday at Reliance Fire Hall.

Eventually, organizers of the Free Assessment Day plan...


Sun, 12/30/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — For the last two years, Berwick Police Chief Kenneth Strish has been tracking every overdose call police have received.

He has carefully recorded the age and gender of each...


Sat, 12/29/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A driver had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit when his car T-boned another vehicle at the intersection of East Second and Chestnut streets Oct. 27,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 12/29/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A vacant building that has been drawing complaints for years here has been knocked down, apparently by the owner.

The block building with peeling red paint at the corner of...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 12/29/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Led by Renny Murphy’s 12 points, Berwick topped Mifflin County, 35-32, in girls basketball to win the Judy Knorr tournament on Friday.

Murphy was also named...


Sat, 12/29/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man had a plastic bag in his underwear stuffed with 25 bags of heroin and three small bags of meth during a Dec. 11 traffic stop, according to court papers.

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Sat, 12/29/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Police made at least two drug arrests in the driveway at 1210 Susquehanna Ave. in a matter of eight days, court papers say.

Robert Jack Kaiser, 32...


Sat, 12/29/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Two men were charged with heroin possession after an early morning traffic stop Dec. 13, according to court papers.

Berwick Police Officer Jeremy Mulders...