News from BERWICK

Published on October 16, 2021 - Page 13
BERWICK — Online registration is now open for the Run for the Diamonds, which will be held in Berwick on Nov. 25 at 10 a.m. The race will be run in...
Published on October 15, 2021 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Coal Township man facing charges of rape of a minor will see more charges against him after police say he kicked a hole in wall of a...
Published on October 14, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Mary Silvette, who was born before television was invented, is now one of the collaborators on a high-tech book. The 101-year-old was...
Published on October 14, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Berwick Area Middle School and High School are getting a $20 million heating and air conditioning upgrade, along with more energy-efficient...
Published on October 14, 2021 - Page 4
BERWICK — Talen Energy’s planned Cumulus Data Center Project will be the subject of a town hall meeting at 5:30 tonight, organized by the Berwick...
Published on October 12, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — They were only part way to the hospital when the baby started to turn gray. It was Oct. 23, 2016, and for the past two days, newborn Owen...
Published on October 12, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — School directors here agreed to spend $15,903 on upgrading the high school auditorium sound system after some of the old system’s radio...
Published on October 12, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Berwick Hospital Center is set to begin administering monoclonal antibodies to treat high-risk COVID-19 patients starting today. Staff at...
Published on October 12, 2021 - Page 8
BERWICK — Community Giving Foundation: Berwick’s Healthy Workplace Grant program was designed in 2020 to encourage happier, healthier teams within...
Published on October 11, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 19-year-old man allegedly beat up two teenage girls and threatened to shoot them and friends. Justin Bertollo, of 210 Walnut St.,...
Published on October 11, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Volunteer firefighters are so committed to keeping Riverfest crowds and vendors safe, several even camp out at Test Track Park during the...
Published on October 9, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A couple who had 30 animals taken by humane society officers has been charged with 55 counts of neglecting pets. Jennifer Yost, 43, and...
Published on October 6, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK —Brandy Switzer remembers the first time her first husband made her bleed. She was only 18 when they married in 1996, not long after meeting...
Published on October 5, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Firefighters here are getting a rehab unit so they can cool off volunteers. “The closest one to us is in Danville,” said Corey Wark, West...
Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — An argument between a couple that had broken up turned physical, leaving one man with a broken cell phone, an injured nose and a sprained...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman ordered to euthanize her dog allegedly threatened a neighbor she blamed for it, court papers say. Holly R. Quick, 57, of 325 E....
Published on September 30, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough’s July 4 fireworks display can take place at Berwick Area School Disrict’s Crispin Field after all, the school board decided....
Published on September 30, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — Nonprofit and government agencies in Columbia County can apply for grants to for operating, programs or capital budgets short on money due...
Published on September 29, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man who couldn’t remember his own name when pulled over had marijuana in his car, police say. Austin David Soboleski, 27, of 61...
Published on September 28, 2021 - Page 14
BERWICK — Berwick’s Kayla Fernandez had a hat trick, which included her 100th career goal, and assisted on another score by Libby Switzer during...
Published on September 26, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — The new owners of Briar Manor offered to give the borough a weekly maintenance log as well as a log of all calls for service after a group...
Published on September 25, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Growing a giant pumpkin takes a certain amount of insanity, one champion grower says. Special seeds, skills, patience and luck are...
Published on September 24, 2021 - Page 12
BERWICK — Cecelia Isenberg had a great performance in Berwick’s 25-16, 25-11 and 25-21 win over Pittston in girls volleyball Thursday evening....
Published on September 23, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough will resume paying half the wages of Berwick Area School District crossing guards, but not until next school year, Borough...
Published on September 23, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — The Berwick YMCA won the zoning board’s blessing Wednesday to expand its gym and parking area. The members who were present unanimously...
Published on September 21, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A defendant accused of waving about a sawed-off shotgun on his lawn and screaming questioned the district judge over whether he had a right...
Published on September 21, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A LaSalle Street homeowner who was cited for shooting off fireworks in his back yard went to court Thursday arguing he wasn’t aware of...
Published on September 21, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A federal grand jury has indicted a Berwick man on 27 federal firearms charges, claiming he illegally owned more than two dozen firearms,...
Published on September 20, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — For the first time in more than a century, servants and footmen scurried about tending to guests at a high-society gala at the Jackson...
Published on September 20, 2021 - Page 4
BERWICK — Final restoration and paving will begin here this week after Pennsylvania American Water’s installation of more than 2,000 feet of water...
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 17
BERWICK — Teresa Sterner, sales and marketing coordinator, First Keystone Community Bank, was recently awarded the Certified Financial Marketing...
Published on September 18, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A challenge on the social media platform TikTok encouraging students to film themselves vandalizing school rest rooms has resulted in...
Published on September 18, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Coal Township man charged with raping a 14-year-old girl repeatedly begged police officers to shoot him during his arraignment Friday,...
Published on September 17, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick woman is facing charges she possessed heroin allegedly found on her twice by police this year, district court papers say....
Published on September 17, 2021 - Page 9
BERWICK — Amy Beer fed a pass to Kaitlyn Caladie, who put it in the back of the cage with 1:26 left to send the Bulldogs to a 2-1 win over Hanover...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 6
BERWICK — Berwick Area School District announces the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation will continue...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Around 90 people showed up to Monday’s school board meeting, most hoping to convince school board members to defy the state’s mask mandate...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A thunderstorm ripped through Columbia County on Monday night. Heavy winds brought down trees and wires, including some that landed on...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 5
BERWICK — The following civil suits have been filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. • Joanne Gurns, 600 N. Vine St., Berwick, was...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — In a letter posted on the district website Friday afternoon, Berwick Area Schools officials clarified no vote on masking mandates is...
Published on September 10, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — A homeless woman who’s been ordered to stay away from a Berwick home was discovered sleeping in an upstairs bedroom, police say....
Published on September 9, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Tempers flared Tuesday as a handful of Berwick Area School District residents questioned the school board’s compliance with Gov. Tom Wolf’s...
Published on September 8, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough council plans to send code enforcement officials to assess the Briar Manor apartment complex after a group of its residents...
Published on September 8, 2021 - Page 8
BERWICK — The Department of Health will distribute potassium iodide pills to anyone who lives within a 10-mile radius of the Susquehanna Steam...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A homeless man driving a BMW fled from police in a chase that reached speeds in excess of 85 mph, police said. Anthony D. Talanca, 43,...
Published on September 6, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — The attorney for a woman accused of selling heroin or fentanyl to a confidential informant argued that since police didn’t see the sale and...
Published on September 5, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A couple accused of being part of a crime ring that sold drugs and guns reunited in district court last week. Amanda Saxer, 27, of Berwick...
Published on September 1, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man allegedly tried to fraudulently obtain $400,000 in COVID-19 loans, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday. Hayes D. Horner Jr...
Published on September 1, 2021 - Page 6
BERWICK — The loss of computer services at district court here appears to have been caused by a power surge, and it hit more than just the Internet,...
Published on August 31, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — The district magistrate’s office here returned to the pre-Internet days Monday when a modem broke down, severing its connection to the...