News from Berwick

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The borough was taking steps to condemn a trailer after firefighters responded to a stove fire there Tuesday.

A flare-up started on the kitchen stove around noon, causing...

 | By John-Erik Koslosky
Tue, 07/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A child playing with a cigarette lighter accidentally started the Front Street fire that left nine people homeless Sunday, officials say.

The 6-year-old boy had gotten hold of...

 | By Gary Pang
Mon, 07/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman was badly hurt and broke a leg after she slipped and fell on her neighbors’ icy sidewalk, a new lawsuit says.

Chandra Fink suffered “severe, painful and permanent...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 07/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Four adults and five children were chased from a home here Sunday morning after fire ripped through their double house.

One firefighter was taken to the hospital with burns to...

 | By Julye Wemple
Sun, 07/26/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A constable who collected money from people with arrest warrants pocketed the cash and never turned the warrants back in to be canceled, according to charges.

Jason Wall, of...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 07/25/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A former Berwick Area school director believes the district shouldn’t pay for two recent change orders at the new elementary school.

But school officials say they have faith...

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from July 12-18:

July 12

•5:49 a.m. — 200 block East Fifth Street, domestic

•8:29 a.m. — West Front...

 | By Gary Pang
Thu, 07/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick fuel company is suing its insurance carrier for refusing to cover sinkhole damages to its storage facility near Harrisburg, a federal lawsuit says.

Heller’s Gas...

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man is accused of groping a woman outside her house after she left a bar with friends.

When the woman arrived at her house on West Second Street and her friends walked away...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 07/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A mother accused of being part of a meth-making ring with her husband and daughter cried after agreeing to send her charges to county court Tuesday.

Donna Hamilton, 48, of 15...