News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/16/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Briar Creek couple must pay $3,941 in penalties plus give up their dogs after authorities allegedly found two dogs and a puppy starving and in filth.

But James Foust and...

 | By Gary Pang
Wed, 12/16/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A heavy box fell off a high shelf and struck a Kmart shopper in the head, a lawsuit claims.

Patricia Strzelecki of South Centre Township says she suffered a concussion, “...

 | By Julye Wemple
Tue, 12/15/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A mother of three caught peddling heroin with her boyfriend will now stand trial in county court.

Rose M. Stokes, 26, has been jailed since her arrest Nov....

 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 12/14/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK —Kathleen Bower got to hold her two smallest children for the first time in months during a recent court appearance.

Bower, 24 and the mother of five, managed to give her 3-...

 | By John-Erik Koslosky
Sun, 12/13/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Tumbling prices for recycled plastics and metal have brought an end to drop-offs at Team Green in Berwick.

The business is no longer accepting plastics, metal, glass,...

Sun, 12/13/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital Center has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, leading accreditor of health care...

 | By Kristin Baver
Sat, 12/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A heroin-addicted father was running a methamphetamine lab on East Ninth Street here with the help of a roommate and the mother of one of his children, police say.

Aaron Paul...

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 12/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Doors to the former Berwick Armory unexpectedly swung open to youth wrestlers Friday night even though the building had been condemned by borough officials due to alleged safety and...

Sat, 12/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5:

Nov. 29

•1:32 a.m. — 1000 block Fifth Avenue, PFA violation

•6:13 a.m. — 200...

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 12/11/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police were putting together a warrant to search the home of a suspected heroin dealer Thursday afternoon when the man was seen leaving the building.

Officers arrested him on...