News from Berwick

Sat, 05/22/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Bible Church, 1426 Spring Garden Ave., Berwick, and Living Word Baptist Church, Ricketts Glen, are sponsoring a motorcycle “God and Country Ride,” on Saturday, May 29.

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 | By GERI GIBBONS
Sat, 05/22/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A motorcyclist was hurt after hitting a sedan in front of Skippy’s Automotive at the intersection of West Front and Mercer streets Friday, Berwick Police reported.

According...


Fri, 05/21/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A driver who was doing burnouts in his SUV was drunk, police say.

Ryan William David Kriner, 25, of 36 Country Estate Lane, Berwick, was spinning the tires...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 05/19/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — Mayor Tim Burke handily won the Republican nomination to keep his seat Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results.

But the race isn’t necessarily...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Wed, 05/19/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — Officer Jeremy Mulders wasn’t about to let a man wanted on felony warrants escape his grasp during a chaotic attempt to flee inside a moving car early April 16.

“As I was...


Wed, 05/19/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A borough couple reportedly was caught with a syringe and a glass drug pipe after police were called to their home for a domestic disturbance.

Tyler Vanwinkle,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 05/19/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — Preliminary results show the race for Berwick Area School Board may be over, but it isn’t certain yet.

Luzerne County election officials said they hadn’t tallied mail-in...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 05/18/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK —Three Berwick women are exercise bike world champions.

Christine Cashman, 41, rode 2,111 miles during the month-long Expresso Rally for the YMCA contest in April, in which the...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 05/17/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A sewage backup that flooded a parking lot along Route 11 probably was caused by wipes flushed down the toilet in Mifflinville, the sewer authority’s engineer said.

Engineer...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 05/16/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — Four familiar faces and one newcomer are scheduled to be on the ballot for Berwick Borough Council next week, and chances are good all five will make it through the primary.

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