News from Berwick

 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Wise worker was badly burned three weeks ago when a pipe full of hot oil burst and poured over the man’s head, back and arms, officials say.

Roger Smith of Berwick was...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 10/06/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A volunteer firefighter who accidentally shot himself Tuesday was carrying the gun because he and his extended family had been terrorized for weeks by a man with a history of domestic...


 | By Chris Krepich
Fri, 10/06/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Kelly Baltzer wants to make people smile, so she started a group where members hide painted rocks around town to brighten the finder’s day.

Going through her own struggles,...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A volunteer firefighter, described by his chief as a hard worker with a “heart of gold,” died after he accidentally fired a bullet from a.357 magnum revolver into his own abdomen,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — The gunman who shot another man in Berwick Tuesday night says he did so in self-defense — his “victim” was robbing him.

James “Bam” Hopper, 38, of 41 Upper Woodcrest Road,...


 | By Michael Lester
Wed, 10/04/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man bloodied by bullet wounds struggled on foot with the aid of a friend seeking help after being shot inside a vehicle near a church Tuesday evening.

The...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 10/03/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Area High School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2017, one of only four high schools in the state and 50 high schools in the nation to win the honor.

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 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sun, 10/01/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — When police responded to a report of a naked man lying in a street, they found a sweaty, trembling man who appeared to be on some drug, police say.

Joseph Stephen Slusser, 35...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 10/01/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman displaced by Hurricane Harvey says she felt victimized when Kmart here refused to let her return her toddler’s new shoes without a receipt.

Kathy Wheat, 57, said she...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police say it appears the man who was stabbed in the chest in Berwick Sept. 20 was attacked because his phone number showed up on a woman’s phone.

Timothy “TI” Oliver Anderson...


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