News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Someone set a fire at the softball field at Ber-Vaughn Park on Wednesday, but firefighters quickly smothered the flames.

The fire was called in around 5:50 p.m., said ...

 | By Chris Krepich
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — For the next month, most of Berwick’s Market Street will be decked out in Christmas decor. But one new store is trying to make the season last even longer.

Tammy Farley opened...

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick Area United Way is hosting a Poverty Roundtable at Central Susquehanna Community Foundation, 725 W. Front St., Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The session...

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Thomas Neal, who arrived here in September as an interim, is now Chief Executive Officer of Berwick Hospital Center, Commonwealth Health announced Monday.


Sun, 11/26/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Here are Berwick Middle School honor roll students for the first marking period:

Distinguished Honors

Fifth grade — Sara Adams,...

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man allegedly tried to grab a police officer’s gun during a struggle outside Kmart here, according to court papers.

Police were called to the store just before 4 p.m. Oct....

 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 11/25/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of robbing another man at gunpoint before getting shot in the face and back last month will face kidnapping and robbery charges in county court.

James “...

 | By Dan Reilly
Fri, 11/24/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Ed Whitlock made an impact no matter where he went, including Berwick.

In March, a week after his 86th birthday, Whitlock died after a battle with prostate cancer.


 | By Dan Reilly
Fri, 11/24/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Matt Gillette can’t find a reason to stop participating in the Run for the Diamonds.

At this point, Gillette is determined to collect as many diamonds as he can.


 | By Gary Pang
Fri, 11/24/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man slapped his estranged wife at a park as both grabbed their child and tussled for control, police said.

Michael Ray Fulton, 34, Berwick, was charged with simple assault...