News from Berwick

Thu, 12/26/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man found hiding inside a Berwick home by probation officers had nine glassine bags of heroin, a small amount of marijuana and drug gear on him when police searched him, court...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/25/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Minutes after passing a new budget raising taxes, council members here made a move that will save the borough around $84,000 in insurance premiums.

Councilman Andrew Shecktor...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/25/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Rising costs that are out of the borough’s control are partially behind this year’s tax increase, the borough manager said.

Council members also cited a plan to buy four new...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 12/25/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Four people and two dogs were booted from a home Tuesday after borough officials discovered they were living there without heat.

The occupants, whom police did not identify,...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 12/24/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Charges against a man accused of beating a Berwick woman have been withdrawn, according to court records.

Khari Fields, 20, of Berwick had been charged with simple assault and...


 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 12/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A beating victim and her mother repeatedly lied to police to protect the man who attacked her, police say.

But neighbors alleged they heard Khari Fields, 20, and Cheyenne...


Mon, 12/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Bryan Smith, 41, of Nescopeck was cited with disorderly conduct after he allegedly threatened a 15-year-old boy on a Berwick school bus here last month, court papers...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 12/22/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The animatronic Santas, elves and woodland creatures that once had crowds lining up to look at the window displays of Macy’s and Gimbels in New York are now entertaining visitors at...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sun, 12/22/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police responding to a Berwick home for a fight between father and son found one man on a bed, the other trapped underneath it, screaming and moaning.

But it was the man under...


Sat, 12/21/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped for a flickering tail light on Dec. 1 had eight bags of crystal meth and five bags of marijuana in his car, police said.

James Norman Morford...