News from Berwick

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A wanted man from Berks County gave police a false name and date of birth during a traffic stop here early Wednesday, arrest papers say.

Julio Ramos, 30, of...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 01/02/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — One man charged with taking part in the burglary of an accused drug dealer’s home was released from prison to await trial, but an alleged co-conspirator was ordered to remain behind...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Mayor Tim Burke is setting up a collection to help the victims of a fire that destroyed one house and damaged two more Sunday night.

Toys for Tots will be replacing children’s...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of stealing a motorcycle and trying to sell it told a judge he is anxious to make amends.

“I learned a lot being in jail,” said Travis Miller, 30, of 254 Hughes...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman with a suspended driver’s license hopped into the driver’s seat of a car and reclined the seat to hide from police after an officer witnessed a drug deal and approached in a...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Fire destroyed one double house and spread to a second, leaving at least seven people, including four children, homeless Sunday night.

Meanwhile, a deaf 12-year-old asleep in...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 12/30/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A teen accused of taking part in a robbery last Christmas Eve says he has turned his life around and looks forward to finishing his training as a carpenter.

Braedon Gurns, 19...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 12/30/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Drug addicts and alcoholics can receive free assessments and help getting into treatment Friday at Reliance Fire Hall.

Eventually, organizers of the Free Assessment Day plan...


Sun, 12/30/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — For the last two years, Berwick Police Chief Kenneth Strish has been tracking every overdose call police have received.

He has carefully recorded the age and gender of each...


Sat, 12/29/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A driver had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit when his car T-boned another vehicle at the intersection of East Second and Chestnut streets Oct. 27,...