News from Berwick

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — About 80 people received free coats, and some also brought home gloves and hats, during a community giveaway organized by Mayor Tim Burke.

The coats were...


Wed, 12/23/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A wanted man who was picked up by police had marijuana in his pocket, arrest papers say.

Austin Mark Eveland, 22, of 133 Main St., Berwick, was spotted in...


Wed, 12/23/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A homeless man who behaved erratically in front of a downtown business had baggies with methamphetamine residue and cut straws, police said.

Robert Lee Heintzelman Jr...


Wed, 12/23/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman stopped by police due to an invalid registration on her vehicle had marijuana and crystal meth in her possession, according to court documents.

Oksana...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/23/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK —Workers at Berwick Hospital rolled up their sleeves Tuesday for some of the first shots of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine. Hospital leaders say they’ll offer shots to the general...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 12/22/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Businesses that apply for some of the $55,799 in the borough’s COVID relief funding could be ordered to pay back that money if the owner doesn’t follow the governor’s orders to...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Mon, 12/21/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A local charity that had more bicycles than children to ride them managed to find so many recipients, organizers had to go out and buy even more bikes.

For the Cause ended up...


Sun, 12/20/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Nescopeck man bothering Sheetz customers inside and outside the store on Dec. 3 is facing charges of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, police said.

Joshua...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sun, 12/20/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — An unclothed woman fled her apartment and locked herself in her car to escape a man who choked her twice, according to charges.

The accused, Rahman McSween, 43, of 1236 Apt. A...


Sat, 12/19/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — The First Reformed United Church of Christ, West Second and Vine streets, Berwick, has closed for in-person worship because of escalating numbers of COVID-19.

In-person...