News from Berwick

Fri, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A pair involved in a physical altercation on Nov. 29 both face charges of assault and harassment, court records indicate.

Jeremy Spangenberg, 39, of 1512 W...


Fri, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man appeared disoriented when police approached him on Chestnut Street on Nov. 29, authorities said.

Shawn M. Docherty, 47, of 411 N. Chestnut St...


Fri, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man police say was drunk when they found him passed out and tangled in his bicycle saw a felony charge withdrawn recently. He waived his right to a preliminary hearing, sending...


Thu, 12/09/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Shickshinny man paid $476 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to harassment here, court papers show.

Authorities report Frank J. Matusek, 1023...


Thu, 12/09/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman admitted taking $63 worth of makeup from a Family Dollar here, court papers show.

Adrianna Marie Keck, 26, was cited with retail theft after...


Thu, 12/09/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Wednesday rumor someone brought a gun to Berwick Area High School is untrue, said Superintendent Wendy Kupsky.

Other area superintendents told her similar...


Wed, 12/08/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick resident was fined nearly $300 after pleading guilty to criminal mischief.

Court papers show Matthew Ryan Kelley, 30, admitted smashing the screen...


Tue, 12/07/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — The woman police say tried to burn down her trailer in a suicide bid was arraigned Monday morning and jailed in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Sheri Lynn Quail, 50,...


Tue, 12/07/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Mahanoy City man was found guilty of littering and of having beer at Briar Creek Lake, where alcohol is prohibited, court papers show.

Jeffrey Sanchez, now...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 12/07/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — Students here will have to wear masks until at least Jan. 10, and maybe longer, school directors decided Monday night.

Meanwhile, school officials are considering pool testing...