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Dave Kovach, chairman of The Berwick Stuart Tank Committee, left, holds a headline from the September 2, 1945 issue of The Morning Press as treasurer Tom McLaughlin speaks during the official dedication of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Historical marker honoring the Stuart Tank on Third and Oak Streets in Berwick on Wednesday evening.
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Dave Kovach, chairman of The Berwick Stuart Tank Committee, left, holds a headline from the September 2, 1945 issue of The Morning Press as treasurer Tom McLaughlin speaks during the official dedication of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Historical marker honoring the Stuart Tank on Third and Oak Streets in Berwick on Wednesday evening.

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Gang suspect charged in Berwick burglary
BERWICK — A man accused of being part of a Chinese gang allegedly burglarized the home of the owners of a popular...
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