News from BERWICK

Published on July 27, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — Bob Smith, a 69-year-old veteran from Berwick, was a man on a mission Wednesday. With his daughter and grandchildren by his side, he had...
Published on July 26, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — Council members here agreed to turn over a complaint about firefighters who didn’t show up for a training session to the fire chief to...
Published on July 26, 2017 - Page 12
BERWICK — An intoxicated man allegedly struck his mother in the face, then became combative and was forced to the ground by officers outside a police...
Published on July 26, 2017 - Page 12
BERWICK — A man accused of chasing a woman with his golf clubs says that never happened, although he did plead guilty to a less serious charge Monday...
Published on July 26, 2017 - Page 12
BERWICK — A driver pulled over by police for an inoperable vehicle brake light had a “sizeable” bag of marijuana in one pocket and a pill bottle in...
Published on July 26, 2017 - Page 12
BERWICK — Berwick’s code office recently filed the following citations against property owners in the borough. • Gregory A. Winter, of 752 Poplar...
Published on July 25, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — Cindy Francioni sat in the reception area of the magistrate’s office surrounded by friends and family, waiting to greet the man accused of...
Published on July 25, 2017 - Page 3
BERWICK — A water heater caught fire Monday afternoon in the basement of 1828-30 Heights Road here, causing little damage, but temporarily displacing...
Published on July 24, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — The mother of a teen accused of taking part in a group attack in another man’s home claims the alleged victims have been harassing her...
Published on July 23, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — A hearing about the noise level at local bars turned into a heated exchange when the borough solicitor asked one witness if he had a...
Published on July 23, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — Chickens can continue roosting safely in Berwick after an effort to ban them from the borough died for lack of a motion. That means...
Published on July 23, 2017 - Page 6
BERWICK — When police confronted a driver who was traveling the wrong way on East Front Street, they found an open bottle of Original Dark Horse wine...
Published on July 22, 2017 - Page 4
BERWICK — The following civil suits were filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims...
Published on July 21, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — A manhunt for a homeless suspect accused of attempted homicide ended Thursday morning when police found him under a pavilion by the Berwick...
Published on July 20, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police here are warning the public to be on the lookout for a homeless man accused of stabbing a Berwick man in the back Tuesday. John...
Published on July 19, 2017 - Page 3
BERWICK — The winner of a mountain bike at St. Mary’s Church picnic here Sunday kept it only one day before donating it to the upcoming Go Joe event...
Published on July 18, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — MetroCast, the cable company providing television, internet and telephone service to much of Columbia and lower Luzerne counties, has been...
Published on July 17, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — A free training session for emergency responders was nearly canceled recently after less than a third of the volunteers who enrolled showed...
Published on July 17, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — Council members here are once again considering banning chickens from the borough, as well as requiring cats and all other pets to be kept...
Published on July 15, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — A new fast-food eatery specializing in a variety of “gourmet” hot dogs served up with fresh-cut potatoes and locally grown veggies opens...

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