News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 03/06/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — State agents followed an accused heroin dealer as two women drove him from Berwick to Philadelphia and back to restock his drug supply, an officer testified.

It paid off —...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 03/05/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man pulled over by a State Police trooper Feb. 20 for a burned-out headlight was drunk, court papers say.

Duane S. Shaffer, 44, of 1420 Fairview...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 03/05/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman was unresponsive after what appeared to be a minor accident on Front Street, emergency responders said.

Natalie Irina Chik, 20, of 204 Race St. was driving a...


Sat, 03/05/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The following people have been cited for failing to send a child in their care to class at Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech, complaints say.

Shawn Hill, 39 Sparrow...


Fri, 03/04/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Feb. 22-29.

Feb. 22

• Midnight — 300 block North Vine Street, custody dispute

• 3:54 a.m...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 03/01/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman accused of forging a narcotics prescription stood up after her recent arraignment and shook the hand of the state trooper who arrested her.

“I want to thank you,”...


Sun, 02/28/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman was drunk as she sped so fast, police had a hard time catching up, according to charges.

Crystal Lea Johnson, 31, of 312 E. Eighth St., Berwick, was...


Sun, 02/28/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Hospital Center says it’s one of the first hospitals to be recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care, a new designation by Highmark Blue Shield.

The...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Middle school students were ordered to clean the cafeteria, but the punishment lasted only one day after parents complained, said Berwick Area Superintendent Wayne Brookhart.

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 | By Gary Pang
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man and his wife contend his younger brother has no grounds to sue them over their parents’ funeral bills.

Vernon E. Gross Sr. and Dawn M. Gross insist they never promised...