News from Berwick

 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 08/08/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — When police got a call about an abandoned child in Berwick, they reportedly found 6-year-old Atreyu Nenstiel home alone. Inside the house, an open pizza box was the only sign the boy...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 08/06/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — An alleged thief has once again been caught on camera stealing items donated to the Berwick Senior Citizens Center.

Video showed the portly suspect holding a flashlight in his...


Fri, 08/05/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A borough man turned over his driver’s information to another driver and drove away from a parking-lot crash last month, police say.

Officers later discovered Dennis...


Fri, 08/05/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — As police were explaining to a Berwick man that he was being arrested for DUI, he told them, “I already have one of those,” court papers say.

Police were dispatched to the 300...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 08/04/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The arrest of a man who brought high-quality, lab-produced crystal methamphetamine plus a virtual cornucopia of other narcotics here led police to a major cocaine bust in Stroudsburg...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Wed, 08/03/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A LaSalle Street resident warned in the past about burning trash in his garage destroyed the cinder-block structure Tuesday night after embers left burning in a wood stove spread to...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 08/02/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Defender Fire Co. will disband at year’s end, but the closure means its engine will actually be at more fires, leaders say.

The company, which is closing for lack of...


Tue, 08/02/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick Police Department celebrates National Night Out tonight with tours, an inflatable obstacle course for kids, and a basketball game: police versus firefighters.

The...


 | By Kristin Baver
Sun, 07/31/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — After over 100 years in service, dwindling numbers of volunteers have forced one of Berwick’s five fire companies to shut down, officials say.

The details of the Defender Fire...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 07/31/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Ptlm. Reagan Rafferty says that between Sunday and Monday almost every week, he puts in a solid 36 hours of work.

And during the rest of the week, he often works 16-hour...