News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — The ball to hire new police officers here is once again rolling.

On Monday night, the civil service commission unanimously approved new rules and chose an agency to run the...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 09/18/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police here say the borough continues to drag its feet in replacing officers.

At this point, there are five vacant positions, one-third of the police force when it’s at full...

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Brighter Light Choral Ensemble is holding auditions Tuesday evening for altos, tenors and baritones for its upcoming season.

To try out, contact any group member or send an...

 | By Michael Lester
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — As a lifelong Penn State football fan, Mike Heon of Berwick has seen his share of upsets.

But few have brought the level of disappointment Heon is feeling from an unexpected...

 | By Adam Roberts
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick owned Crestwood from the very beginning, scoring on the first play of the game en route to a 56-0 win Friday.

Berwick (4-0) erased the high snaps that bogged down the...

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — The following landlord-tenant complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht.

The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick Area United Way kicked off this year’s fundraising campaign with a fancy outdoor dinner that may have raised up to $2,000 for the charity.

“I think for the first...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — School directors here are considering knocking down Orange Street School, but the district has been contacted by several people interested in buying 14th Street School.


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick’s Abbie Nevel scored the game-winning goal in the first half, lifting the Bulldogs’ field hockey team to a 1-0 win over Hanover Area on Wednesday.


 | By Kristin Baver
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A baking supply store that’s served candy makers and cake decorators for 40 years was on the verge of closing last winter.

Joan Shaffer, who had run Shaffer’s Cake and Candy...