News from BERWICK

Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped by police for an expired registration was in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, police said. Bradley...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A new contest could bring an aspiring entrepreneur looking to start a business here a $20,000 prize package. Berwick: The Next Step is...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — A 37-year-old woman was arrested after a drug test by parole officers showed narcotics in her system, police said. State parole officers...
Published on November 14, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — Tractor-trailer owners who want to park in this borough for more time than it takes to pick up or drop off deliveries will have to live in...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Some retired teachers who had been teaching as emergency substitutes in the school district came to Monday’s school board meeting to demand...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — Students will be able to have free breakfast even when there is a 2-hour delay, officials said during Monday night’s school board meeting...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 12
BERWICK — School directors here narrowly voted Tuesday to appoint Joseph DeMelfi to fill a vacant seat at their table, passing over Dann McGann, who...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital Center has earned its certification as stroke-ready, meaning its staff can recognize and treat acute...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — The president of the Berwick school board and its longest serving member both resigned Monday night. President Donald Butz turned in his...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 54-year-old man forced a mentally challenged teenager to have sex with him at knifepoint over the course of two months, police said....
Published on November 11, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two men face drug-related charges after one of them was caught on surveillance video snorting heroin from a table of the McBride Memorial...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A judge dismissed the case Thursday against one of two half-brothers accused of beating a woman to death, while the other will face...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 14
BERWICK — The Kmart here is on a list of 96 Kmart and Sears stores that the owner plans to shut down in the new year. Transformco, the company that...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Tenants Brian Long and Geraldine Beitz were ordered in district court here to pay landlord Rhodes Street Mobile Home Park $2,165 in rent...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 11
BERWICK — Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts in Troop and Pack 88 will be collecting non-perishable food items Saturday for the Hope Center’s food cupboard....
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 12
BERWICK — Police dropped drug charges against one man after another man took the rap for crystal meth and drug paraphernalia found in a 2008 Chevy...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 17
BERWICK — Winterfest and the Santa Parade will be held this year, but on a different day and under different management, organizers said. The...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — It appears Scott Bower will move from the audience to the council table. The long-time council watcher will serve with Jay Jarrett and...
Published on November 5, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Councilman Andrew Shecktor has been cited again for failing to fix his broken sidewalk by the end of a 30-day extension the rest of council...
Published on November 4, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man who hit his pregnant girlfriend in the face several times because he didn’t like the way she was folding baby clothes is...
Published on November 4, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — Four candidates’ names will appear on the ballot for Berwick Borough Council, but one says he is no longer running. Raymond Bores, 79, of...
Published on November 4, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — It’s too late to get Raymond Bores ’ name off the ballot, which means he could still be elected to Berwick Borough Council, even though he...
Published on November 4, 2019 - Page 16
BERWICK — The “Live On-Alumni Basketball Game” in Remembrance of Steve Mark Nastelli will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Berwick Varsity Gym. Any...
Published on November 1, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man upset with his father because he wouldn’t buy him cigarettes emptied bookshelves onto the floor and overturned furniture,...
Published on November 1, 2019 - Page 14
BERWICK — The 110th annual Run for the Diamonds will be held Nov. 28 at 10:30 a.m. in Berwick. Race packet pickup and post-registration will be...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — The new superintendent here is a familiar face in the district — Wendy Kupsky, who has been assistant to the superintendent for the last...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A homeless man waved a marijuana roach in front of police when they stopped him on a bicycle on Oct. 1, police said. He then allegedly fled...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 18
BERWICK — Trick-or-treating is going on today as scheduled in Berwick, Salem Township and Nescopeck borough, officials there say. In Bloomsburg and...
Published on October 30, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — About 80 years ago, a woman born in Berwick was one of the biggest voices in radio. Betty Winkler, born in Berwick in 1914, was one of the...
Published on October 30, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Police pulled over a car for illegally tinted windows and found a driver with a suspended license, a hypodermic needle and other drug gear...
Published on October 30, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A man wanted by police allegedly had crystal meth and a meth pipe on him when police confronted him at the Berwick Dunkin’ Donuts just...
Published on October 29, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man pulled over for driving erratically refused to submit to a blood test because he had marijuana and methadone in his system, court...
Published on October 29, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A driver pulled over by police told an officer, “You know who I am,” when officers asked him for identification. When driver Robert Q....
Published on October 29, 2019 - Page 15
BERWICK — Camille Pinterich had 14 service points and 23 digs, and Berwick beat Pittston 3-2 in the semifinals to advance to the District 2 Class 3A...
Published on October 28, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman forced her way into a house here and tried to shove suspected methamphetamine into a victim’s mouth, court papers say. Colleen...
Published on October 28, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Berwick man who got into a fight with his brother after a weekend of arguing is now facing assault charges, police said. At about noon...
Published on October 28, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A woman allegedly shot up a mixture of heroin and fentanyl inside a restroom at the McBride Memorial Library the afternoon of Oct. 3, court...
Published on October 27, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped because his bicycle didn’t have a rear reflector or any front lighting had a warrant out for his arrest and 20...
Published on October 27, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg woman who entered Boyer’s Market on East Third Street at about 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 even though she was prohibited from doing so...
Published on October 26, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — School directors here are on the verge of voting for a new superintendent after an unusually secretive process for the district, documents...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Officers pulled a man over for erratic driving here and found him high on marijuana, court papers say. Police observed Patrick B....
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 11
BERWICK — Berwick was led in large by six players — Cecilia Isenberg, Alexis Hunsinger, Morgan Nevel, Glorimar Guzman and Camille Pinterich — in a...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — The woman found tied up and beaten beyond recognition in her trailer here has died, and the second of two brothers has been charged in what...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick woman said she had been taking a nap when her 2-year-old daughter left home and was found wandering barefoot on the street,...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who was caught placing more than 20 cans of food in her purse without paying for them is facing retail theft charges....
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — Here’s what’s coming up at McBride Memorial Library, 500 Market St. Kids can hear seaworthy tales of pirates at 1:30 p.m. Monday, and both...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Kayla Wadley had been deployed in Africa for seven months as a technical sergeant with the United States Air Force. But on Monday, she...
Published on October 21, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Defender Fire Company is officially dead and buried. A court order dated Sept. 10 and signed by Judge Gary Norton said the company’s last...
Published on October 21, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man who sped up as police tried to stop him for an irregular registration light Sept. 23 had a piece of a meth pipe, officers...
Published on October 20, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — With a lot of donations and a little help from firefighters, a Berwick Girl Scout troop staged its first Bras Across the Bridge on Saturday...