News from Berwick

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man who threatened his ex-girlfriend June 29 was under the influence of alcohol, according to court documents.

Officers responded to 442 E. Fifth St. about 4 a.m....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — The former 14th Street School will once again be an educational facility; the Head Start program for preschoolers is moving into the first floor, a developer said.

Meanwhile,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Council members had to step in when volunteer fire police directing traffic at a motorcycle run accidentally stepped on the toes of Briar Creek Township.

Briar Creek Township...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Shickshinny man driving erratically had a blood-alcohol level four times the legal limit, police said.

According to court papers:

At 6:13 p.m. July 10, police...


Sun, 08/12/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Beyond the Blend Market at 137 W. Front St. in Berwick on the third Saturdays of the month through September.


Sun, 08/12/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man who fled police and probation officers July 27 was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to court documents.

At about 8:30 p.m., police...


 | By Michael Lester
Sun, 08/12/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Testimony in the recent federal trial of a Berwick heroin dealer focused nearly as much on the alleged extramarital affairs of the officer investigating the case as it did on the drug...


Sat, 08/11/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman taken into custody on a warrant at District Judge Richard Knecht’s office July 23 had a small pouch containing two syringes and 12 glassine bags,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Council members vowed to file a lawsuit if Wise Foods, Inc. doesn’t fix its alleged property maintenance issues in 60 days.

Residents who live near the company have complained...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of attacking police officers and medics who revived him after an alleged overdose may have been reacting to the drug that was administered to save his life, his defense...