News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A four-person delegation with hopes of saving Holy Family met with Bishop Ronald Gainer and members of his staff for about two hours Monday to discuss a proposal to keep the school...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — One of two men accused of tearing up North Centre Township’s only community park by doing doughnuts in their vehicle agreed to pay for repairs in exchange for the withdrawal of...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — School directors were braced for a contentious meeting Monday night when dozens of baseball fans crowded into the board room to talk about a plan to modify the $1.9 million boys...


Mon, 02/25/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man wanted by authorities for various alleged crimes was found hiding under a bed when police visited a Berwick home Feb. 8.

Police responded to 1650 North Vine St., Lot 5,...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 02/25/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Nescopeck woman with four warrants out for her arrest was charged with several drug offenses when the vehicle she was riding in was pulled over for traffic violations, according to...


Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man who was pulled over for failing stop at a stop sign was wanted on a warrant and had drug paraphernalia in his possession, court papers say.

Codie...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Drug use here skyrocketed in 2018, the police chief says, even though he feels the overall amount of crime last year held steady.

Berwick police made 109 heroin-related...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Briar Creek man had three bags of crystal meth in his pocket when police pulled him over Thursday night for driving too slowly along West Front Street here, arrest papers say.

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 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The United in Recovery Coalition outreach team has made its first foray to contact recent overdose victims, and two have entered treatment, said Police Chief Kenneth Strish...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — No one was injured during a trailer fire that displaced a family of five here Friday night.

Rick Arner, father-in-law of Tom Mowery, the owner of a trailer at 418 S. Mercer St...