News from Berwick

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — West Berwick Hose Co. is holding a free children’s Christmas party at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Snacks and refreshments will be served at the fire hall, 1433 Fairview Ave, Berwick.


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Council members here unanimously voted to raise taxes 18 percent Monday night, and no one from the public objected.

“We cut everything we possibly could,” said ...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Around 12 local children will get a chance to play Santa Claus on Thursday thanks to Berwick police officers who are volunteering to take the youngsters Christmas...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman gave up her preliminary hearing for felony shoplifting charges here recently, but not before admitting to a judge she has a drug problem.

“I think I do have a...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 24-year-old man was taken to the hospital Monday morning after he crashed his bicycle into the side of a pickup, police say.

Gregory Scott Polgar of Wapwallopen suffered a...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman here says her ex-husband stalked her, going so far as to hide a GPS tracker on her vehicle.

Jennifer Storz told officers that her former husband, Eli McAfee Jr., 50,...


Mon, 12/17/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman is accused of stealing $8 from a tip jar at Romeo’s sandwich shop around 3 p.m. Nov. 18.

The theft was captured on surveillance video, and Tricia Whitesell...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 12/17/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Nescopeck man who forced a police officer to slam on his patrol car’s brakes in order to avoid a collision was driving while high on marijuana, according to court documents.

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 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sun, 12/16/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police have caught up with a Benton man charged in the robbery of another man inside an apartment here last Christmas eve, arrest papers say.

Braedon Gurns, 19, of 540 Everett...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sun, 12/16/2018 - 00:00

BERWICK — Four Berwick residents broke into a home on Summerhill Avenue on Sept. 19, stealing watches, knives and a safe containing jewelry, police said.

Steven Daubert, 31, 51 Sparrow...