News from BERWICK

Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — First Keystone Community Bank has begun offering a special program to individuals affected by the ongoing government shutdown. Any...
Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — Police found a pair of tourniquets, multiple rubber bands and other heroin gear inside a car they pulled over driven by a woman with a...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — It’s not clear how the annual football banquet will be paid for now that the 12th Man booster club has been dissolved. But one way or...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital will open its doors to the public Jan. 24 for a community health fair from noon to 5 p.m. Features...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police have released two surveillance photos of the robber who stole a large amount of cash from the Fulton Bank here. The images show a...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man allegedly slapped another man’s head Jan. 2, resulting in a citation, according to court papers. Steven Mercado, 23, of...
Published on January 16, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Prosecutors have dropped a child endangerment charge against a woman whose 5-year-old daughter was found wandering the streets of Berwick...
Published on January 16, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man dressed in black handed a note to a teller at Fulton Bank on Tuesday saying he had a bomb and demanding money, police say. The...
Published on January 16, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Rather than build a new concession stand with bathrooms for the venue used by the softball team, school directors are moving softball games...
Published on January 15, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A proposal that would have seen Berwick switch athletic conferences and set the stage for a longed-for match-up between football...
Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man was carrying 50 packets of heroin in his underwear during a disturbance on New Year’s Day in the 300 block of North Chestnut Street...
Published on January 13, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — Commonwealth Health has joined the Jefferson Neuroscience Network in a collaboration that uses telemedicine technology to provide local...
Published on January 12, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — No one was badly injured when a van pulled into the path of a Mazda SUV on Orange Street around 9:30 a.m. Friday morning, police say. Amy...
Published on January 12, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A rural Shickshinny man led police on a high-speed chase in a stolen car here early Friday, before losing control and crashing into a tree...
Published on January 11, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — People busted through a wall inside the attic of a duplex and were hanging out in the condemned side of the house, according to police....
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Hazleton woman who was stopped for impeding the flow of traffic had marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to court documents....
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 12
BERWICK — A man and woman face drug-related charges stemming from a Dec. 23 traffic stop, according to court documents. Police pulled over a 2006...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 1
Editor's note: Moschgat was reassigned to Salem Elementary as of Jan. 10, 2019. The following correction also ran Jan. 10: Jana Moschgat’s first...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — Commonwealth Health is modifying its visitation guidelines during the cold and flu season, the system announced Tuesday. In order to...
Published on January 8, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 28-year-old man was jailed Monday night after allegedly robbing his girlfriend in a bank parking lot — in view of both of the borough’s...
Published on January 8, 2019 - Page 11
BERWICK — Berwick and Dallas have been two of the most evenly matched teams in the Wyoming Valley Conference the past few years. With Berwick’s 44-...
Published on January 6, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — More than 100 people came to the Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts on Saturday evening to celebrate the life of Renee...
Published on January 6, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Teens in the Berwick Area school district and from other school districts are invited to try on formal gowns, dresses and suit jackets they...
Published on January 6, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Berwick man who was pulled over for a suspended registration was driving under the influence of alcohol, court papers say. Donald...
Published on January 5, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Four people attended the Free Assessment Day for drug addicts, alcoholics and their families Friday, including one woman who arrived in...
Published on January 4, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — An intoxicated man who struck others with a bottle on New Year’s Eve was bleeding from his head when police responded to the disturbance,...
Published on January 3, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A wanted man from Berks County gave police a false name and date of birth during a traffic stop here early Wednesday, arrest papers say....
Published on January 3, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — In the seven months that the McBride Memorial Library has offered its 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program, 32 children younger than 5...
Published on January 3, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A fund to accept monetary donations for the victims of Sunday’s house fires on Sixth Street has been set up at the Berwick Area United Way...
Published on January 3, 2019 - Page 14
BERWICK — Katie Starr scored a team-high 20 points for Berwick, which held on to beat Wyoming Valley West, 52-50, in high school girls basketball...
Published on January 2, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — One man charged with taking part in the burglary of an accused drug dealer’s home was released from prison to await trial, but an alleged...
Published on January 1, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Mayor Tim Burke is setting up a collection to help the victims of a fire that destroyed one house and damaged two more Sunday night. Toys...
Published on January 1, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of stealing a motorcycle and trying to sell it told a judge he is anxious to make amends. “I learned a lot being in jail,”...
Published on December 31, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman with a suspended driver’s license hopped into the driver’s seat of a car and reclined the seat to hide from police after an officer...
Published on December 31, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — Fire destroyed one double house and spread to a second, leaving at least seven people, including four children, homeless Sunday night....
Published on December 30, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — A teen accused of taking part in a robbery last Christmas Eve says he has turned his life around and looks forward to finishing his...
Published on December 30, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — Drug addicts and alcoholics can receive free assessments and help getting into treatment Friday at Reliance Fire Hall. Eventually,...
Published on December 30, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — For the last two years, Berwick Police Chief Kenneth Strish has been tracking every overdose call police have received. He has carefully...
Published on December 29, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — A vacant building that has been drawing complaints for years here has been knocked down, apparently by the owner. The block building with...
Published on December 29, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man had a plastic bag in his underwear stuffed with 25 bags of heroin and three small bags of meth during a Dec. 11 traffic...
Published on December 29, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — Berwick Police made at least two drug arrests in the driveway at 1210 Susquehanna Ave. in a matter of eight days, court papers say....
Published on December 29, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — Two men were charged with heroin possession after an early morning traffic stop Dec. 13, according to court papers. Berwick Police...
Published on December 29, 2018 - Page 14
BERWICK — Led by Renny Murphy’s 12 points, Berwick topped Mifflin County, 35-32, in girls basketball to win the Judy Knorr tournament on Friday....
Published on December 29, 2018 - Page 17
BERWICK — A passenger in a car pulled over by police was in possession of marijuana and ecstasy, court papers say. Isaiah Newton, 22, of 1542...
Published on December 29, 2018 - Page 17
BERWICK — A driver had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit when his car T-boned another vehicle at the intersection of East...
Published on December 27, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — A good Samaritan who realized “something wasn’t right” drove his SUV into the path of another driver, stopping the mangled car two blocks...
Published on December 26, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — Sandy McAfee could smell the roasted turkey wafting outside Eagles Hose Co. when she got out of her car at 5 Christmas morning. She and a...
Published on December 26, 2018 - Page 5
BERWICK — Landlord Coleman Associates of Bloomsburg alleges tenants Richard and Ashley Swank owe $10,786 for unpaid rent, damages and repairs at 201...
Published on December 25, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — A robber pulled a gun on a KB Dollar worker on the way out of the store Sunday night, escaping with a bag of money, police say. It...
Published on December 24, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — Firefighters were summoned to the Berwick Hospital Center Sunday morning after a heater motor malfunctioned in a disused wing, the fire...