News from Berwick

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police who pulled over a car because a stuffed animal was obstructing a rear window found crystal meth, heroin, cocaine, marijuana, pills and a handgun in the vehicle, according to...


 | By Michael Lester
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Hospital confirmed Thursday it has treated its first patient testing positive for coronavirus.

That infected patient was separated from non-infected patients while at...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 03/24/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — After a congenial meeting between Wise Foods and Berwick’s mayor and police chief, council members voted to table a proposal to limit the weight of trucks south of Front Street.

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Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick VFW is meeting with borough Mayor Tim Burke today at 11 a.m. to outline a program to offer free meal-delivery services to the community and combine...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man was awarded $1,191 for damage caused to his car by fireworks shot from a neighboring yard.

The defendant, Edward Kreidler, of 1005 LaSalle St., said that the...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Sun, 03/22/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A loud, house-rattling boom late Friday has residents here — and as far away as Drums — wondering what caused it.

Some are speculating that mischief-makers threw explosive gun...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 03/21/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough council in a hastily convened emergency phone conference Friday declared a disaster emergency in the municipality because of the new coronavirus pandemic.

“Hopefully,...


Fri, 03/20/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK —Reliance Fire Co. has canceled its Friday Fish Fry, even for to-go orders.

Bill Coolbaugh said the company made the decision after the governor announced all...


Fri, 03/20/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — With lots of churches shutting down, a few are looking for ways to hold their services without meeting in person.

While First Reformed United Church of Christ has suspended...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 03/18/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A second chance at a first-degree murder charge proved to be all prosecutors needed Tuesday afternoon, as a judge agreed there was enough evidence to make accused killer Michael Crimi...