News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 06/01/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Parishioners started trickling into St. Mary’s Church half an hour before Mass Sunday.

Walking through the front doors, they cleaned their hands with sanitizer in the lobby...

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — High school seniors who showed up to pick up their caps and gowns were greeted by a surprise reverse parade — teachers and staff lining the sidewalk to applaud them.


 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Last summer, Tammy Strobel watched as squatters moved in and out of an abandoned home across the alley from hers, leaving behind a mountain of trash.

Nearly a year later, she’...

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — UGI Utilities, Inc. will begin a natural gas main replacement project in the borough here, beginning Monday, June 8. This project is part of the Company’s multi-year infrastructure...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — The borough doesn’t want to tear down a building on which an overhang partially collapsed last week, the borough manager said, but will wait for an engineer’s report to decide what to...

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Maria Assunta is holding its usual election day spaghetti dinner, but due to the new coronavirus pandemic, the meal will be takeout.

Meals can be picked up from 11 a.m. to...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Local teens who lost their prom to the new coronavirus pandemic are getting together for an online version while helping raise money for families that are far worse off.


Tue, 05/26/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Wooden pallets caught fire behind Weis Markets here Monday, spreading flames to the store’s roof and temporarily shutting its doors, a fire official said.

Employees and...

 | By Michael Lester
Mon, 05/25/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — The coronavirus pandemic’s state-mandated gathering restrictions have canceled area Memorial Day parades for 2020.

But that doesn’t mean the U.S. military’s fallen will be...

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Free subs are to be given away curb-side at Calvary United Methodist Church, 1135 Orange St., Berwick, from 2-5 p.m. Saturday.

The meals will include a regular sub (ham,...