News from Berwick

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Area landlords filed complaints against their tenants recently, according to court papers filed here.

Ronald and Mary Edwards were ordered to pay $2,703 in...

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman’s boyfriend clubbed the father of her son with a pipe recently when the man came to her home, police said.

Jeffrey Wagner told officers he arrived at...

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Elementary teacher Karen Finucan will be the temporary principal at Nescopeck Elementary while Principal Robert Bulkley is out on medical leave,...

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Police say they are investigating reports of an armed robbery on Oak Street on Thursday.

More information will be released later.

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man choked and struck the mother of his child as he tried to pry the baby away from her as she fed the boy, police said.

Robert W. Terry, 27, told...

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance is looking for ideas from residents for its 2016 programs.

The group is holding its organizational meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at McBride Memorial...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 12/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Bulldogs will have a new leader roaming the sidelines next fall — Frank Sheptock, the district’s athletic director and the former football coach for Wilkes University.


 | 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....