News from BERWICK

Published on April 6, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A mother and son confined to their small apartment for days by the statewide coronavirus shutdown got into a brawl over toilet paper,...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A nursing home resident who was admitted to the Berwick Hospital with coronavirus has died, according to the Columbia County coroner. It’s...
Published on April 4, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Three employees at the Wise Foods plant here have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, the company confirmed Friday. “The employees...
Published on April 4, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — People who would like to either request homemade masks from those who are making them, or would like to volunteer to make masks can go to...
Published on April 3, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man upset that his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend showed up at the same restaurant while they were out to dinner admitted hitting her in the...
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation is asking area nonprofits to apply for money from its Disaster Relief Fund to help them...
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — A homeless man who was arrested at a convenience store on a warrant had brass knuckles on him, police say. Henry Louis Traugh III, 26,...
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — A man who ignored several “No Trespassing” signs posted on doorways was arrested after he was caught inside a home here, police say....
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Berwick woman bit and scratched her boyfriend in a drunken rage on Valentine’s Day, according to police. Theresa Mari Wesolowski, 25,...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — Movie lovers — or more specifically, movie concessions lovers — can enjoy the treats Saturday during a $1 movie popcorn and candy drive-up...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Berwick has placed a repository with the Blessed Sacrament behind its locked front doors so that parishioners...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police who pulled over a car because a stuffed animal was obstructing a rear window found crystal meth, heroin, cocaine, marijuana, pills...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Berwick Hospital confirmed Thursday it has treated its first patient testing positive for coronavirus. That infected patient was separated...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation is offering a place for donors to send money to help in the recovery from the crisis caused by...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 11
BERWICK — The Curry Quarterback Camp, which was originally scheduled for May 23 at Crispin Field, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic...
Published on March 24, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — After a congenial meeting between Wise Foods and Berwick’s mayor and police chief, council members voted to table a proposal to limit the...
Published on March 23, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man was awarded $1,191 for damage caused to his car by fireworks shot from a neighboring yard. The defendant, Edward Kreidler,...
Published on March 23, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — The Berwick VFW is meeting with borough Mayor Tim Burke today at 11 a.m. to outline a program to offer free meal-delivery services to the...
Published on March 22, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A loud, house-rattling boom late Friday has residents here — and as far away as Drums — wondering what caused it. Some are speculating...
Published on March 21, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Borough council in a hastily convened emergency phone conference Friday declared a disaster emergency in the municipality because of the...
Published on March 20, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — With lots of churches shutting down, a few are looking for ways to hold their services without meeting in person. While First Reformed...
Published on March 20, 2020 - Page 6
BERWICK —Reliance Fire Co. has canceled its Friday Fish Fry, even for to-go orders. Bill Coolbaugh said the company made the decision after the...
Published on March 18, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A second chance at a first-degree murder charge proved to be all prosecutors needed Tuesday afternoon, as a judge agreed there was enough...
Published on March 18, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — Commonwealth Health on Tuesday announced visitation restrictions for its hospitals and clinics, including the Berwick Hospital Center:...
Published on March 18, 2020 - Page 10
BERWICK — Under the recommendation provided by Little League International, Berwick Area Little League has suspended all baseball and softball...
Published on March 17, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — All Berwick Area School District students can pick up free lunches and breakfasts from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at all school buildings...
Published on March 17, 2020 - Page 9
BERWICK — The chairs for audience members at Monday’s borough council meeting here were carefully spread apart, and one council member attended over...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — School directors here are proposing to raise taxes slightly — a move the head of the budget committee says was needed to balance the budget...
Published on March 14, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman accused of sparking an interstate search for her young son after taking him without his guardian’s permission has been arrested....
Published on March 12, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — A borough man allegedly committed an unspecified act that created a hazardous or physically offensive condition that serves no legitimate...
Published on March 12, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Berwick man is accused of failing to keep the exterior of a property and premises free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage;...
Published on March 12, 2020 - Page 21
BERWICK — Board members at Monday’s meeting here unanimously turned down Benton Area School District’s request to cut the Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech’s...
Published on March 12, 2020 - Page 21
BERWICK — With no fuss, school directors here started their meeting Monday with a moment of silence instead of the Lord’s Prayer. No one complained...
Published on March 11, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — Police seized a digital scale containing meth residue and three pipes in a car after pulling over the driver for illegally tinted windows...
Published on March 10, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A crowd showed up at the school board meeting to support boys basketball coach Jason Kingery Monday, but it wasn’t enough to save his job...
Published on March 10, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police have refiled first-degree murder charges against a man accused of killing his girlfriend’s toddler, despite his attorneys’ previous...
Published on March 10, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — For the third time since 2018, Berwick school directors considered leaving the Wyoming Valley athletic conference for the Heartland...
Published on March 10, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man who asked police to retrieve lemonade from inside his residence sent officers to the spot where he had a paper bag filled...
Published on March 10, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — Police found 60 bags of heroin inside a Chevrolet Camaro after pulling over a driver for a scratched off inspection sticker, according to...
Published on March 9, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police say a man facing burglary charges a second time basically confessed when they came to his prison cell to escort him to a hearing....
Published on March 8, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man is suing his neighbor for allegedly putting on an aerial fireworks display that caused damage to the man’s cars last July 4...
Published on March 8, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — For at least the second time, council members here are refusing the Berwick Area Joint Sewer Authority’s request for a new ordinance...
Published on March 7, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Council members here say the barricade the borough erected at the end of Fairview Avenue to prevent a landowner from building a driveway...
Published on March 7, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation hosted its annual meeting at The Barn at Frosty Valley in Danville on Wednesday, focusing on...
Published on March 5, 2020 - Page 18
BERWICK — Berwick school officials have filed truancy complaints in the office of District Judge Richard W. Knecht against the following people who...
Published on March 4, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick driver pulled over twice in seven days for driving an unregistered vehicle and with an expired inspection was arrested both times...
Published on March 4, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — Personnel in the Berwick Area School District are taking preventative steps to lessen any possible spread of coronavirus through the...
Published on March 4, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — A man wearing a ski mask and acting suspiciously at a diner Feb. 10 faces drug charges after police got involved, court papers say....
Published on March 4, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — The Berwick School Board may replace the Lord’s Prayer with a moment of silence to open its meetings. Board President Susy Wiegand...
Published on March 3, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A brush fire near the intersection of Rittenhouse Mill Road and Columbia Boulevard was quickly extinguished by firefighters. Berwick Fire...