News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Middle school students were ordered to clean the cafeteria, but the punishment lasted only one day after parents complained, said Berwick Area Superintendent Wayne Brookhart.

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 | By Gary Pang
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man and his wife contend his younger brother has no grounds to sue them over their parents’ funeral bills.

Vernon E. Gross Sr. and Dawn M. Gross insist they never promised...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The man accused of stealing $90 in gift cards that Giant workers bought for a mourning co-worker never used the cards and paid back the money, State Police said.

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Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Feb. 14-21:

Feb. 14

• 1:35 a.m. — 300 block East Eighth Street, domestic

• 1:38 a.m. — West...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police say a man making methamphetamine stripped the metal siding from the house where he lived and sold it for cash.

“Your honor, I don’t know what possessed me to start...


 | By Gary Pang
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The local bar association has appointed an arbitrator to decide the ownership fight between K-Fab’s ex-president and his father.

That’s a small victory for the father, Martin...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The borough is in the midst of a fight with a man who wants to know more about his estranged wife’s communications with the borough police department.

And it’s now headed to...


 | By Arthur Dowell
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Building the Berwick boys basketball program from laughingstock to district finalist in just five years took long hours and hard work from coach Jason Kingery.

But Kingery,...


Wed, 02/24/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman who returned to a residence on LaSalle Street where she had been evicted was charged with violating a protective order lodged against her, court papers say.

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 | By Julye Wemple
Tue, 02/23/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — An argument over how to make pot-pie noodles sent a woman to the hospital and her boyfriend to jail.

Tyler James Parks, 20, described his experience as “...