News from BERWICK

Published on January 22, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — The hospital here and others in the Commonwealth Health System are modifying visitation guidelines during the cold and flu season. To...
Published on January 22, 2020 - Page 9
BERWICK — Residents on South Mercer Street hope that signs the borough plans to install will keep tractor trailers looking for Wise Foods off their...
Published on January 21, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — An 18-year-old was rushed to Geisinger Medical Center Monday after he reportedly jumped out of a moving vehicle, according to police here...
Published on January 20, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Fire chased a family of three out of its aging mobile home and into the freezing dark Sunday night. One of the residents of the home a...
Published on January 20, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 4-year-old was reportedly found wandering in his pajamas in sub-freezing temperatures last month and now his grandmother is charged with...
Published on January 20, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — Police pulled over the driver of a 1985 Chevrolet Camaro for an invalid registration before 1 a.m. Dec. 28 and found eight bags of heroin...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 23
BERWICK — On Jan. 5 at Berwick VFW Post 821, six Berwick veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor in honor and recognition of their service to our...
Published on January 16, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — Jason Kingery, Berwick’s varsity basketball coach, was not courtside for the boys basketball game with Pittston on Tuesday, and it’s...
Published on January 16, 2020 - Page 12
BERWICK — No one has to go through the process of recovery alone. United in Recovery brings the resources to you with its Recovery Resources...
Published on January 13, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man allegedly fled in his pickup after hitting another vehicle at about 2:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Berwick Police were called...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Firefighters rushed to the scene of a possible fire inside a warehouse at the BIDA complex Saturday night, only to discover the building...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A district judge vehemently rejected a plea agreement that would have seen charges withdrawn from two women after their alleged victims...
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A district judge told the owner of a building overlooking Sponsler’s Park to provide a timeline for repairs before he rules on new...
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman punched a man in the face on New Year’s Day, he punched her back and then threw her off a porch, police say. The altercation at...
Published on January 9, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — An Arizona couple renovating an abandoned church here is looking for the descendants of the people memorialized in its stained glass...
Published on January 5, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police allege two Berwick women busted into an Orange Street home on Dec. 29, began breaking things and assaulting the estranged husband of...
Published on January 2, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — An Orangeville driver who was stopped at a green light was high, according to police. Berwick Officer Joseph Loyacono was watching...
Published on December 31, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Flames ripped through a Fairview Avenue home before dawn Monday, but the couple who lived there was safe after leaving for an early...
Published on December 29, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped by police for inadequate lighting on his bicycle had meth in his pocket, police said. Scott Allan Levan, 35, of...
Published on December 28, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — Borough council members here agreed to pay $700 to remove trees on a property at Summerhill and Chestnut streets owned by Helena Shultz...
Published on December 28, 2019 - Page 14
BERWICK — Berwick’s Katie Starr had a double-double with 15 points and 20 rebounds, and the Bulldogs cruised to the championship game of the Judy...
Published on December 27, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Senior citizens seeking a variance to build a new storage shed for their popular thrift shop flew through the zoning board hearing in...
Published on December 27, 2019 - Page 9
BERWICK — Police say they found 13 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and $229 cash when searching a car, and suspected the driver may have been...
Published on December 26, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man found hiding inside a Berwick home by probation officers had nine glassine bags of heroin, a small amount of marijuana and drug gear...
Published on December 25, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Minutes after passing a new budget raising taxes, council members here made a move that will save the borough around $84,000 in insurance...
Published on December 25, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Four people and two dogs were booted from a home Tuesday after borough officials discovered they were living there without heat. The...
Published on December 25, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — Rising costs that are out of the borough’s control are partially behind this year’s tax increase, the borough manager said. Council...
Published on December 24, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Charges against a man accused of beating a Berwick woman have been withdrawn, according to court records. Khari Fields, 20, of Berwick had...
Published on December 23, 2019 - Page 1
*** EDITOR'S NOTE: These charges were withdrawn after a court date on Oct. 14, online court records state.*** BERWICK — A beating victim and her...
Published on December 23, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — Bryan Smith, 41, of Nescopeck was cited with disorderly conduct after he allegedly threatened a 15-year-old boy on a Berwick school bus...
Published on December 22, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — The animatronic Santas, elves and woodland creatures that once had crowds lining up to look at the window displays of Macy’s and Gimbels in...
Published on December 22, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police responding to a Berwick home for a fight between father and son found one man on a bed, the other trapped underneath it, screaming...
Published on December 21, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — The head of BIDA says the industrial development group is working with the Department of Environmental Protection to track down the source...
Published on December 21, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped for a flickering tail light on Dec. 1 had eight bags of crystal meth and five bags of marijuana in his car, police...
Published on December 20, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A traffic stop led to felony weapon charges after officers discovered one of the passengers was carrying an illegal firearm. Logan...
Published on December 20, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — Volunteers are still looking for food for the people they expect to come to a community dinner Christmas Day at Eagle Hose Co. Ham,...
Published on December 18, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — The school board here has a new member. On Monday night, directors unanimously voted to appoint Brenda Post to fill the seat that would...
Published on December 17, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Council members here agreed to pay $616.26 to the owner of an SUV that was totalled when a police car crashed into it. Alyssa Ackley, 24,...
Published on December 17, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Police pulled over a car after the driver failed to use a turn signal and found over six grams of crystal meth inside the vehicle....
Published on December 15, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Environmental officials are once again trying to find the source of a mysterious oil slick that has appeared intermittently on the...
Published on December 12, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police say a mechanical malfunction appears to have caused a police cruiser to crash into two parked cars early Wednesday. No one was hurt...
Published on December 10, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — Teens can learn how to create a good resume and impress employers during a job interview at a free class at the Teen Center from 4-5 p.m....
Published on December 10, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — The following students made the distinguished honor roll and honor roll in the first marking period at Berwick Area Middle School....
Published on December 9, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man shot by police after allegedly hitting an officer with his vehicle in October faces new meth charges from a July arrest, according to...
Published on December 9, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — Police cited a woman for pouring milk over a student at Columbia Montour Vo-Tech during an Oct. 30 fight at the school, according to court...
Published on December 9, 2019 - Page 11
BERWICK — A man with a suspended driver’s license and clocked driving at 15 mph over the speed limit had marijuana and a pipe in his car, according...
Published on December 7, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Eight months after being notified a building overlooking Sponsler’s Park was in danger of collapsing, the owner still refuses to fix it,...
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A citation against a Berwick councilman for his broken sidewalk was withdrawn after a contractor fixed the walkway at a deep discount....
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — School directors here unanimously voted Monday to provide their continued support for renovating Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech, the...
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 11
BERWICK — A Berwick woman found asleep at the wheel with a glass smoking pipe next to her on Oct. 30 said she was trying to get to a friend’s house,...