News from Berwick

 | By M.J. Mahon
Sun, 09/18/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK -- The owner of Berwick Hospital rejected a "substantial" offer from an investor hoping to buy it and keep it running, state Sen. John Gordner confirmed Saturday.

Gordner, R-27...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 09/16/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — The state Department of Health placed a temporary manager at the helm of Berwick Hospital to ensure its smooth closure as its owner converts it into a mental health facility.

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 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 09/15/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — The last-known surviving member of the Berwick Athletic Association unexpectedly showed up at a recent council meeting and offered to donate Fowler Field to the borough.

John...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A local band has been nominated for three awards at the Steamtown Music Awards, and will find out if it won Thursday.

All That Glitters has been nominated...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 09/13/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — An architectural company hired to evaluate Berwick’s school buildings said the district should close Nescopeck and Salem elementary schools, and replace them with a new school near...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 09/12/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — When someone stole Arielle Mensch ’s chainsaw, she turned to Facebook for help and was able to almost immediately identify a suspect, police said.

Mensch, of...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 09/11/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A new microbrewery is to open on Front Street, despite one resident’s concerns about the location.

Nicholas Oliver, of 253 Hartman Road, Hunlock Creek, says he and his...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sun, 09/11/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A homeless woman gave police a fake name, but the ruse failed when she couldn’t remember what it was, according to court papers.

Officers were called at 2:22 a.m. July 27 to...


Fri, 09/09/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man involved in a car crash Oct. 2, 2021, at about 1 a.m. had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit, police said.

Tyler Wade Johnson...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 09/09/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — When a car plowed through a crowd raising money for the victims of a deadly house fire, the back-to-back tragedies hit home for a company that had just joined the community.

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