News from Berwick

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — With lots of churches shutting down, a few are looking for ways to hold their services without meeting in person.

While First Reformed United Church of Christ has suspended...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 03/18/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A second chance at a first-degree murder charge proved to be all prosecutors needed Tuesday afternoon, as a judge agreed there was enough evidence to make accused killer Michael Crimi...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 03/18/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Under the recommendation provided by Little League International, Berwick Area Little League has suspended all baseball and softball activities until May 11 at the earliest.

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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Commonwealth Health on Tuesday announced visitation restrictions for its hospitals and clinics, including the Berwick Hospital Center:

Berwick Retirement Village...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 03/17/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — All Berwick Area School District students can pick up free lunches and breakfasts from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at all school buildings throughout the state-mandated school closure or...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 03/17/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — The chairs for audience members at Monday’s borough council meeting here were carefully spread apart, and one council member attended over Skype as leaders strove to delay the spread...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 03/15/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — School directors here are proposing to raise taxes slightly — a move the head of the budget committee says was needed to balance the budget.

The increase will return the tax...


Sat, 03/14/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman accused of sparking an interstate search for her young son after taking him without his guardian’s permission has been arrested.

Magaly Perez, 25,...


Thu, 03/12/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Board members at Monday’s meeting here unanimously turned down Benton Area School District’s request to cut the Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech’s offerings to a half day for 10th, 11th and...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 03/12/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — With no fuss, school directors here started their meeting Monday with a moment of silence instead of the Lord’s Prayer.

No one complained.

It was a change — board...