News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 10/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Michael S. Lockard, accused of severely beating a homeless man who went into a trailer home and urinated on a TV, will face charges in county court.

Lockard,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A borough committee recommended banning guns in Berwick parks, but the measure was quickly shot down Monday night by council members who said they feared the restriction would violate...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Mon, 10/19/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A tire-slashing suspect was caught carrying a switchblade when he tripped and fell over debris while being chased down a dark alley by police, records show.

Shawnin Brent...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 10/19/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwickians may get a good look at the buried railroad tanker car recently discovered at the site of the new elementary school.

School directors unanimously voted to exhume...


 | By John-Erik Koslosky
Sun, 10/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Joe Kondrchek brought a quick halt to the phone conversation with his mother, wanting to be sure he heard her correctly.

She was no longer able to open the window in her room...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 10/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police here are continuing to work short-handed after a search for new officers brought few applicants and a new hire fell through.

The department is supposed to have 15...


Sat, 10/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Three people were recently cited for messy properties here, court papers show.

Vicki Traugh for her residence at 327 N. Vine St.

Jennifer...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Six people stand accused of conspiring to make meth at the house police raided Thursday, including one man who said he previously served eight years in federal prison for previous...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A lone parent showed up at a recent school board meeting and called for school Director Maryann Kovalewski to resign for her stand on football issues.

But Kovalewski adamantly...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man who said he had permission to take donations from the Berwick Senior Center was met in district court Friday by six angry volunteers.

And after eying the bristling...