News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 03/09/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of bringing heroin from New York to sell in Berwick saw the most serious charges dismissed after a prosecution witness unexpectedly refused to testify against him on the...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 03/08/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough officials suspect Fred Berlin is exploiting a loophole in the landlord law to duck inspections.

Berlin says he’s merely helping people buy their own homes.


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 03/07/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of robbing a convenience store here says the details of how he and a co-defendant planned the heist are cloudy; he had taken a month’s worth of Xanax in three days....

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Thu, 03/05/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman in a wheelchair cornered her daughter with a pair of shears, so the daughter threw a chair at her, cutting her forehead, court papers say.

That was the second time...

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls Feb. 22-28:

Feb. 22

•3:56 a.m. — 200 block Iron Street, fight

•10:35 a.m. — Market and East 13th...

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Local high school students will once again hand out grants to non-profits as part of an annual educational effort by the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation’s Youth in...

 | By Julye Wemple
Sun, 03/01/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 19-year-old accused of having sex with an underage girl reportedly posing as an older teen on Facebook will now stand trial in county court.

Kyle James Rowe, formerly of...

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Feb. 15-21:

Feb. 15

•12:41 a.m. — 1500 block West Front Street, door open

•8:49 a.m. — 1300...

 | By Gary Pang
Sat, 02/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A diabetic in his 50s didn’t get hired as Berwick Hospital Center’s pharmacy director, so he’s now filed discrimination claims and is seeking more than $75,000 in damages, a new...

 | By Leon Bogdan
Sat, 02/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A father blamed his two adult sons for a raid at their home here Thursday, where police say they seized nearly 1,400 heroin packets and about $7,000.

David Fenton, 53, along...