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My Hometown. Stephanie Novak Comm 115 March 1 st. Berwick, PA. Population about 10,000 Named after Berwick-upon-Tweed, England Covers Columbia & Montour counties Founded by Evan Owens in 1969 Borders the Susquehanna River. http://www.bestplaces.net/city/pennsylvania/berwick. Economy.

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my hometown

My Hometown

Stephanie Novak

Comm 115

March 1st

berwick pa
Berwick, PA

Population about 10,000

Named after Berwick-upon-Tweed, England

Covers Columbia & Montour counties

Founded by Evan Owens in 1969

Borders the Susquehanna River

http://www.bestplaces.net/city/pennsylvania/berwick

economy
Economy
  • One place where Stuart tank was produced in WWII
  • Power Plant
  • Home to Berwick Offray, a gift ribbon manufacturing plant
  • Famous potato chip, Wise Foods
town pride
Town Pride

Berwick Area School Districts

Berwick Bulldogs

Blue & White

Football Champions

Six time State Champs

Three time National Champs

2008 PIAA AAA Baseball State Champions

http://www.myspace.com/berwickfootball

school system
School System
  • Home to Berwick Area School District
  • Has six public schools in the district
  • Three private schools
  • Also Luzerne County Community College
berwick boulevard
Berwick Boulevard
  • Since 1947, the Berwick Christmas Boulevard, displays over a mile long Christmas show of lights and displays down Market Street.
  • Seen by thousands of visitors every year
  • Regional favorite for over 60 years
  • Santa Claus is present every year to serve Berwick's famous Wise Potato Chips to everyone who drives past him.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/I-went-to-Berwick-High-School/107883215897259#!/photo.php?fbid=168919199812276&set=a.101502086553988.3384.100000825907640&type=3&theater

at christmas time
At Christmas Time
  • Santa Run
    • Everyone dresses up in their craziest Santa costume they can think of, sometimes it means less clothing
  • Run for the Diamonds
    • Days of Thanksgiving people from all over come and Run for the

Diamonds for charity

  • Santa Parade
  • Victorian Nights
    • Go back to the Victorian

era and explore Berwick

http://mediagallery.usatoday.com/Pennsylvania

awesome places for food
Awesome Places for Food
  • Georgie’s Bagels
    • Breakfast
  • OIP, original Italian Place
    • Anything Italian, pasta
  • Romeo’s
    • Pizza, wings and subs
  • East End
    • Pizza and wings place
  • Bandits Roadhouse
    • Where I work
    • Bar and restaurant
  • May’s Drive In
    • Ice Cream and Burgers
visiting berwick
Visiting Berwick
  • Not you ideal “vacation spot” but has many beautiful things
    • Historical Society
    • PPL Susquehanna Riverlands
    • Mingle Inn Antiques
    • Berwick Movie Theater

https://www.facebook.com/#!/media/set/?set=a.144648288906034.15290.100000825907640&type=1

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Berwick can seem boring at times but I could not imagine another place to grow up

I’ve so many wonderful memories and made so many friends I will never forget