Susan Schwartz
Berwick Reporter
Susan Schwartz grew up in Colorado. She moved to Pennsylvania in 1996 with plans to stay a year, but fell in love with the stories she found here. She believes knowledge is power — with enough information, people can solve any problem.

Latest by Susan Schwartz

Published on December 20, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — At first, Capt. Kevin Polito couldn’t believe his eyes. The crumpled dollar bill at the bottom of one of the kettles Thursday turned out...
Published on December 20, 2014 - Page 12
BERWICK — The clothing aisles of Kmart were packed with excited children for two days last week as the youngsters picked out new coats, hats, gloves...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA —A mother and stepfather will serve a year on probation after their 10-year-old girl fled down a dark highway when the adults fought...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A couple trying to start a sober home met with a skeptical zoning board in front of a passionate crowd Tuesday night. But Robin and Mark...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 3
Volunteers trying to refurbish the Ber-Vaughn Pool have run into an odd problem — it turns out the current owners of the pool are all dead. This was...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — Borough homeowners would not see a property-tax hike under a proposed budget for 2015. That means the owner of a house with a $100,000...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. — The Unit 1 nuclear reactor at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station remained shut down Monday as workers repaired two small water leaks...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — One of the men who helped save the Christmas Boulevard this year almost wound up working Christmas Day after he used all his vacation time...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — There was so much marijuana smoke in an apartment building here, alarms were triggered and firefighters had to respond. It also wasn’t...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of threatening to burn down a shed full of cats was ordered to pay almost $550 in penalties Thursday. Thomas Michael Slusser...