News from BERWICK

Published on May 20, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man who came home after a night of drinking kicked his girlfriend in her right knee, which recently underwent surgery, during an...
Published on May 19, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman who has been stranded in her home when heavy rains flood her street says she and her neighbors worry a proposed rain garden won’t...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police rounded up a third person Friday wanted after a drug raid on Mulberry Street this week. But Zachary David Parker, 18, told a judge...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 22
BERWICK — World Champion Chainsaw Carver Dennis Beach will be doing a live demonstration at Berwick Bible Church May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Beach...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Borough police and members of the Columbia-Montour SWAT team raided a home on Mulberry Street on Thursday morning, looking for three men...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police suspect a Berwick man was stricken while driving Thursday afternoon, after he crashed into the front brick steps of a residence in...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 13
BERWICK — Eight candidates are running for five seats on the Berwick Area School Board. All of them will be appearing on both the Republican and...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Five candidates are competing Tuesday for three council nominations on the Republican ticket here. Peter Talanca, Jay Jarrett, Scott Bower...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 11
BERWICK — McBride Memorial Library’s essay contest winners have been announced. First prize of $300 went to Oliver Brown and second prize of $200...
Published on May 15, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — One of two Berwick men accused of ripping up two local parks with a Ford Explorer pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct Monday. Chance...
Published on May 15, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A 23-year-old man accused of impregnating a 12-year-old last year quietly sent two rape charges to county court Monday. Stephen Mack...
Published on May 15, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation announced the creation of a new scholarship fund. Established in memory of Justin “Pete”...
Published on May 14, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — A Berwick man who was allegedly intoxicated when he charged at a police officer, pushed him, and grabbed his uniform pleaded guilty to...
Published on May 13, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick woman was charged with driving drunk at nearly three times the legal limit after she struck another vehicle with her Honda CRV at...
Published on May 12, 2019 - Page 28
BERWICK — Berwick Area High School graduates received more than $134,000 in awards and scholarships this year, the school district reports. Here’s a...
Published on May 12, 2019 - Page 29
BERWICK — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at Beyond the Blend Market, 137 W. Front St. in Berwick, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick woman attempted to flee police May 1 as they were attempting to pick her up on a warrant. Police saw Amber Lynn Esser, 25, 118...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who was a passenger in a car stopped for a broken tail light was in possession of crystal meth and drug paraphernalia,...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Police and medics found a distraught woman on the Berwick-Nescopeck Bridge shortly after 8:15 a.m. Friday, officers said. The woman was...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Nescopeck man who police stopped for having deeply tinted windows on his 2009 Pontiac was drunk, police said. Jeffrey P. Powell, 47,...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation is to hold its Berwick-area luncheon May 31 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The event will take place...
Published on May 8, 2019 - Page 13
BERWICK — Berwick’s offense has been uncharacteristically quiet the past couple weeks. The Bulldogs’ softball team entered Tuesday’s contest having...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 51-year-old man yelling at a live band for not playing music was first kicked out of Berwick Brewing Co. and — after threatening the...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Council members and three residents lambasted Councilman Andrew Shecktor when he once again demanded that the borough pay to fix his...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A van jumped a curb along West Front Street, took out a bar’s sign and damaged a pole before coming to rest in a parking lot Monday...
Published on May 6, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man who tried to avoid police as he was walking north on Vine Street Feb. 28 is facing charges of drug dealing and possession of...
Published on May 6, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police uncovered “a trap house” here — a run-down residence where drug users hang out or live — while looking for a woman whose family had...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man began speaking in a Russian accent and “sounding violent” as he slept with his girlfriend, scaring her enough to leave the...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Councilman Andrew Shecktor says he plans to call for the firing of a borough codes officer after receiving a letter ordering him to repair...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 9
BERWICK — Karlea Allen, 17, recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award — the highest honor a Girl Scout can earn — for making a meaningful,...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s ninth largest cable operator, is offering Hosted Voice for businesses across its Eastern Pennsylvania...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 30
BERWICK — On April 27 at Jingle Hall in Berwick, seven Marine Corps veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor in honor and recognition of their military...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Shaming drug addicts makes it harder for them to recover, says the family of Jeremy Creasy, who died of a fentanyl overdose last June. “...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Brenda Titus says that when she reads comments calling drug addicts scumbags, “It’s like a shot through the heart.” That’s not how she...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A teen is accused of punching a pregnant woman in the head. Berwick Police were dispatched to 541 Summerhill Ave. around 7:30 p.m. April...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 8
BERWICK — Police say they found crystal meth on a man accused of stealing a jug of milk and Tastykake cupcakes from Boyer’s market April 23. When...
Published on May 2, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police used a Taser to control an uncooperative man who admitted being high on meth after a dispute with a woman turned physical, court...
Published on May 2, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — The head of public works here has an idea he thinks might solve persistent flooding at Steel and Bowman streets for about a tenth of the...
Published on May 2, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — Three people were taken to area hospitals to be evaluated for possible injuries following a two-car crash in Berwick on Wednesday afternoon...
Published on May 2, 2019 - Page 19
BERWICK — The following people were accused of letting children in their care miss classes at Berwick Area School District, according to court papers...
Published on May 2, 2019 - Page 21
BERWICK — A Berwick man was issued a pair of citations recently for allegedly neglecting a pair of dogs. Angelo Spezialetti Jr., of 621 LaSalle St...
Published on May 2, 2019 - Page 26
BERWICK — Berwick’s Shawn Sheptock broke his own school record in the 200, and also won the 100, as the Bulldogs were able to hold off Nanticoke,...
Published on May 1, 2019 - Page 13
BERWICK — Berwick’s baseball team proved that the sport can be unpredictable Tuesday. After a slow start, the Bulldogs’ (9-5) offense erupted in the...
Published on April 30, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A councilman here said he is frustrated by the pace of legal work being done for the borough, but another councilman said he thinks the...
Published on April 30, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — UGI Utilities will begin replacing a natural gas main in the borough next week as part of the company’s multi-year infrastructure...
Published on April 29, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A teen is accused of swinging a stick at her mother’s head during an early morning dispute on April 16. Berwick Police described Becky...
Published on April 29, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A 65-year-old man is accused of fixing an 18-year-old woman “three to four” glasses of vodka and orange juice at his home on the Fourth of...
Published on April 28, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — A search for a man wanted on a felony warrant here led to the arrest of two others inside a trailer residence on North Vine Street, where...
Published on April 27, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — People can dispose of unused prescription medication at the Berwick Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today as part of the Drug...
Published on April 25, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — School directors here passed a preliminary budget that wouldn’t raise taxes, but the head of the budget committee warned this might be the...