News from Berwick

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Truancy officers at Berwick and Columbia Montour Vo-Tech schools recently issued complaints against the legal guardians of students with multiple unexcused absences.

The...


 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 03/07/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of beating his girlfriend and threatening officers with a plastic shank recently told a judge his mother had a stroke after she saw him get arrested and hauled...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 03/06/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — State agents followed an accused heroin dealer as two women drove him from Berwick to Philadelphia and back to restock his drug supply, an officer testified.

It paid off —...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 03/05/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man pulled over by a State Police trooper Feb. 20 for a burned-out headlight was drunk, court papers say.

Duane S. Shaffer, 44, of 1420 Fairview...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 03/05/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman was unresponsive after what appeared to be a minor accident on Front Street, emergency responders said.

Natalie Irina Chik, 20, of 204 Race St. was driving a...


Sat, 03/05/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The following people have been cited for failing to send a child in their care to class at Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech, complaints say.

Shawn Hill, 39 Sparrow...


Fri, 03/04/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Feb. 22-29.

Feb. 22

• Midnight — 300 block North Vine Street, custody dispute

• 3:54 a.m...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 03/01/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman accused of forging a narcotics prescription stood up after her recent arraignment and shook the hand of the state trooper who arrested her.

“I want to thank you,”...


Sun, 02/28/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman was drunk as she sped so fast, police had a hard time catching up, according to charges.

Crystal Lea Johnson, 31, of 312 E. Eighth St., Berwick, was...


Sun, 02/28/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Hospital Center says it’s one of the first hospitals to be recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care, a new designation by Highmark Blue Shield.

The...