News from Berwick

 | By Julye Wemple
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A fire that tore through a small home on Chestnut Street Saturday night was likely started by an electrical malfunction, fire officials say.

The homeowner says she was...


Sat, 10/21/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police dropped charges of retail theft and possessing drug paraphernalia against a woman after discovering the real alleged thief had stolen her identity.

Jessica...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A motorcyclist on methamphetamine fled a traffic stop early Friday and led police on a low-speed chase before crashing on West Front Street here, arrest papers say.

Noe...


 | By Adam Roberts
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Lake-Lehman hung around, but Berwick finally put the Black Knights away in a 41-14 win to clinch the No. 1 seed in the District 2 Class 4A playoffs.

Despite spending almost...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — For the second time this season, the Benton girls soccer team had an opponent decide to end a game early.

Locked in a scoreless tie after regulation, Berwick declined to...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A homeless teen accused of luring a man here to be robbed looked like she would cry when she saw her mother waiting for her at the district judge’s office.

Earlier, Mekayla...


Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Photos to be displayed in McBride Memorial Library’s “A Tribute to Our Armed Forces” must be submitted by Friday.

The photos of veterans and current service members will be...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Armed with just a name and birthdate, Sharon Burkel began a 40-year search for her half-brother and -sister that ended this year when a DNA match on Ancestry.com led her right to them...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — The for-profit company that owns the Berwick Hospital plans to invest in the center next year, despite rumors that other Pennsylvania hospital systems may be looking to buy it, the...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Council members said they’d revisit their ordinance limiting the display of election signs after a council candidate said the rule violates her right to free speech.

Denise...


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