Dog left in home, unfed for weeks and infested with fleas, officials say

Last updated: January 10, 2014 - 5:20pm


Franklin Nafus II, smiles and waves to the camera as he enters district judge Richard Knecht's court in Berwick Friday afternoon. Nafus was cited for cruelty to animals. (Press Enterprise/Keith Haupt)
BERWICK — After helping to rescue a starving, abandoned dog from a Third Avenue home, Berwick police were forced to set off flea bombs in the police...

Last Updated: October 16, 2014 - 4:54pm

BUCKHORN — The Sears store in the Columbia Mall will close early next year, according to a company spokesman.

The store’s 57 employees were given letters Wednesday, notifying them...

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Last Updated: October 16, 2014 - 1:47pm

BERWICK — A woman was taken to the hospital by an ambulance after her car was struck by a pickup truck Thursday.

Police said Fern T. Lyons, of 1221 Freas Ave., Berwick, was headed...

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Last Updated: October 15, 2014 - 4:22pm

BLOOMSBURG — A local teen who donned a KKK outfit and yelled the N-word at a black woman on Main Street said the racial act "sounded like a good idea at the time."

“I’m not racist...

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