News from BERWICK

Published on May 30, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Last summer, Tammy Strobel watched as squatters moved in and out of an abandoned home across the alley from hers, leaving behind a mountain...
Published on May 30, 2020 - Page 15
BERWICK — High school seniors who showed up to pick up their caps and gowns were greeted by a surprise reverse parade — teachers and staff lining the...
Published on May 28, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough doesn’t want to tear down a building on which an overhang partially collapsed last week, the borough manager said, but will...
Published on May 28, 2020 - Page 6
BERWICK — UGI Utilities, Inc. will begin a natural gas main replacement project in the borough here, beginning Monday, June 8. This project is part...
Published on May 27, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — The Maria Assunta is holding its usual election day spaghetti dinner, but due to the new coronavirus pandemic, the meal will be takeout....
Published on May 27, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — Local teens who lost their prom to the new coronavirus pandemic are getting together for an online version while helping raise money for...
Published on May 26, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Wooden pallets caught fire behind Weis Markets here Monday, spreading flames to the store’s roof and temporarily shutting its doors, a fire...
Published on May 25, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — The coronavirus pandemic’s state-mandated gathering restrictions have canceled area Memorial Day parades for 2020. But that doesn’t mean...
Published on May 22, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — Free subs are to be given away curb-side at Calvary United Methodist Church, 1135 Orange St., Berwick, from 2-5 p.m. Saturday. The meals...
Published on May 19, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police arrested a man after they say he stole a doorbell hooked up to a surveillance system that recorded him stealing it. But officers...
Published on May 17, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — The school district here is hoping new programs will woo back students who have been taking classes at other districts and cyber charter...
Published on May 17, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — St. Mary’s Church in Berwick will hold a soup giveaway at the church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday for anyone in need of food. The...
Published on May 14, 2020 - Page 18
BERWICK — Payden Montana, a state and national champion thrower for Berwick track and field is transferring from Penn State, according to a Wilkes-...
Published on May 12, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man who called 9-1-1 nearly a dozen times in three hours and who was spotted pacing up and down the streets is facing charges, according...
Published on May 10, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — Berwick Borough will open its brush and yard waste drop off at the Test Track Park on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Household recyclables...
Published on May 10, 2020 - Page 7
BERWICK — Honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth grad e — Grace Alexander, Sophia Ambrosino, Emily Barna,...
Published on May 10, 2020 - Page 8
BERWICK — First Keystone Corp., parent company of First Keystone Community Bank, recently held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders virtually....
Published on May 9, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Word spread quickly online and through hurried phone calls and texts Friday, first among Catholics, then blazing though the rest of the...
Published on May 8, 2020 - Page 10
BERWICK — Reserve seating is being suspended for Berwick football at Crispin Field this fall because it’s still unclear whether a season will be...
Published on May 6, 2020 - Page 12
BERWICK — Stuart Tank Memorial Association’s fifth annual World War II Weekend, scheduled July 18-19 here, has been canceled because of the...
Published on May 5, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK —About 50 residents were evacuated from Elmcroft of Berwick nursing home Monday morning after a maintenance man sparked a fire inside a crawl...
Published on May 4, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A friend and the girlfriend of a Berwick man diagnosed with the new coronavirus say ambulance workers tried to talk him out of going to the...
Published on May 4, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man authorities say illegally operated a moving company is facing criminal charges after he was nabbed in an undercover sting...
Published on May 4, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man faces charges of harassment and assault after police say he left black and blue marks on his wife’s wrist and arm....
Published on May 3, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Many area golf courses teed up their 2020 season Friday, while taking strict steps to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The...
Published on April 30, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman and a Hazleton man with her raised a ruckus inside a CVS pharmacy here last week, with the man headbutting a store manager before...
Published on April 26, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman who drove wildly over a curb through a grassy area and onto a property was charged with drunken driving and accidents involving...
Published on April 26, 2020 - Page 10
BERWICK — Over the course of a 10-week competition, a team of high school students in Berwick teacher Kristina Corrado’s class turned $100,000 into...
Published on April 26, 2020 - Page 10
BERWICK — Heller’s Gas employees recently donated masks to numerous businesses and governmental agencies across Columbia County. An employee of...
Published on April 26, 2020 - Page 17
BERWICK — Here are Berwick Middle School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors • Fifth grade — Katelyn Baker,...
Published on April 25, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — After announcing the grant recipients of the first Disaster Relief Fund grant round earlier this week, the Central Susquehanna Community...
Published on April 24, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man already facing charges of brandishing a knife and threatening two women is accused of fabricating a story to police about a...
Published on April 22, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — A man allegedly high on drugs began to hit himself and throw himself against a refrigerator at a home, according to police. Berwick...
Published on April 21, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK —The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation announced the first round of grants awarded from the Disaster Relief Fund in response to the...
Published on April 21, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A driver pulled over for tossing a lit cigarette out of his car has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, according to court...
Published on April 21, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — A man confronted by police and asked whether he had anything illegal pulled a digital scale with white residue on it from a pocket, police...
Published on April 20, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Columbia County lost its first person outside a nursing home to the new coronavirus Saturday, coroners say. Meanwhile, three more...
Published on April 17, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Parents have been lining up an hour early to pick up packets of school work at the middle school here, the school’s principal says. “It’s...
Published on April 17, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — Even though there are no games tonight, the lights of Crispin Field and Ironmen Stadium will shine — in honor of the high school students...
Published on April 15, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — The school year for Berwick Area School District students will end June 5, and graduation is set for June 12 —although what form graduation...
Published on April 15, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man who ran his estranged wife off the road Tuesday originally claimed he was swerving to avoid hitting an animal, police said...
Published on April 15, 2020 - Page 14
BERWICK — A local restaurant is closing its regular kitchen tonight to give a free takeout meal to anyone who seeks it from 5 to 7 p.m. Michael...
Published on April 14, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — School officials here are working to get computers into the hands of every middle school student before the end of this year, and hope to...
Published on April 14, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A fifth resident of Berwick Retirement Village has died of the new coronavirus, according to two county coroners. So far, all the deaths...
Published on April 13, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Coronavirus has claimed the lives of two more Berwick Retirement Village residents, bringing Columbia County’s pandemic death toll to four...
Published on April 10, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — It took just three days for a pair of Berwick businesses to join forces and launch a face-mask manufacturing enterprise that already has...
Published on April 10, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man allegedly spit on a woman, twisted her wrist and threatened to punch her while she held her 2-month-old daughter, according to police...
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...