News from Berwick

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man is accused of failing to keep the exterior of a property and premises free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage; failing to keep the exterior of a property...


Thu, 03/12/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A borough man allegedly committed an unspecified act that created a hazardous or physically offensive condition that serves no legitimate purpose of the actor on the 100 block of...


Wed, 03/11/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police seized a digital scale containing meth residue and three pipes in a car after pulling over the driver for illegally tinted windows and crossing the center lines of Route 11,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A crowd showed up at the school board meeting to support boys basketball coach Jason Kingery Monday, but it wasn’t enough to save his job.

Minutes after audience members gave...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police have refiled first-degree murder charges against a man accused of killing his girlfriend’s toddler, despite his attorneys’ previous objections that prosecutors already had...


Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — For the third time since 2018, Berwick school directors considered leaving the Wyoming Valley athletic conference for the Heartland conference. And for the third time, they shot the...


Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man who asked police to retrieve lemonade from inside his residence sent officers to the spot where he had a paper bag filled with paraphernalia, police said.

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Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police found 60 bags of heroin inside a Chevrolet Camaro after pulling over a driver for a scratched off inspection sticker, according to court papers.

Police searched the...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 03/09/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police say a man facing burglary charges a second time basically confessed when they came to his prison cell to escort him to a hearing.

Joshua Clayton Kingston Jr., 32, had...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 03/08/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — For at least the second time, council members here are refusing the Berwick Area Joint Sewer Authority’s request for a new ordinance governing sump pumps.

During their March...