News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 04/05/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police say an 8-year-old girl reported missing at 2:30 a.m. was found asleep next to a Dumpster by a cleaning crew at 10 a.m. Monday.

The child was taken to Geisinger Medical...


Mon, 04/04/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — Operators at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station safely disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid to begin its regularly scheduled refueling and maintenance outage...


Mon, 04/04/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A homeless woman being removed from a home at the request of the owner had hypodermic needles, police said.

Ann Marie Shafer, 22, of Berwick, was inside the...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Sun, 04/03/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A family was displaced from its Briar Manor apartment Saturday morning after a fire in a utility closet caused heavy smoke damage, the fire chief said.

The fire reported at 9...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 04/03/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — The state wants Luzerne County residents who live blocks from the McBride Memorial Library to instead travel up to 25 miles away to check out books.

At least, that’s what its...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 04/01/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick’s Andrew Blockus was a force with 39 assists, six kills, and 11 digs, but the Bulldogs fell to Tunkhannock, 3-1, in boys volleyball.

Berwick fell 25...


Fri, 04/01/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A traffic stop led to a gun charge after police reportedly found a loaded 9mm handgun in the car.

Berwick Officer Scott Sienkiewicz was on patrol March 5 at 2...


Thu, 03/31/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Catawissa woman kicked another woman’s vehicle, causing more than $1,000 in damage, police said.

Kaitlin Elizabeth McKenna, 23, of 228 Pine St.,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 03/31/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — For 22 minutes in the middle of a practice last week, assistant track Coach Jon Pruitt’s heart stopped beating.

But the students he taught during his 37-year career as a coach...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 03/28/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — School officials are looking into putting up some netting on a crumbling wall at Crispin Field to prevent pieces from hitting people.

Brent Crispell, director of buildings and...