News from BERWICK

Published on October 1, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- The Berwick YMCA food distribution is once again looking for a new home. Unless it finds one by Monday, it will have to miss its next...
Published on October 1, 2022 - Page 4
BERWICK -- A potato fryer caught fire at the Wise Snack Foods plant on Rasely Street, filling the building with smoke and sending employees out into...
Published on September 29, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- The state has given Berwick Hospital permission to convert to a mental health facility. The certificate of compliance was issued Sept. 19...
Published on September 28, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- Police say a homeless man tried to get rid of the drugs he was carrying by dumping them in a police car -- twice. James Rodney Hughes, 27...
Published on September 27, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- The fates of two elementary schools were discussed at a Berwick Area school board meeting Monday night, drawing a large crowd of...
Published on September 27, 2022 - Page 10
BERWICK — A 53-year-old woman was charged three times within a month, court papers said. Lorri A. Disidoro, 53, of 739 LaSalle St., Apt. B, Berwick,...
Published on September 24, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- Berwick school directors approved a new offer to help bus companies shoulder the cost of rising fuel, but the bus companies rejected it,...
Published on September 23, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- About 20 people gathered at the edge of the Berwick Hospital parking lot Thursday evening in a rally to keep the medical facility, even...
Published on September 23, 2022 - Page 4
BERWICK -- A Bloomsburg man prohibited from entering a residence because of a protection-from-abuse order not only entered the house, but then...
Published on September 21, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- A local landscaping company is donating 15 trees at Ber-Vaughn Park to replace those lost in a July storm, and the owner has some ideas...
Published on September 21, 2022 - Page 14
BERWICK -- Berwick goalie Haylea Kellmer stopped 18 shots, but the Bulldogs fell 6-0 to Holy Redeemer on Tuesday in high school field hockey. The...
Published on September 19, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- There's more to the Berwick Theater than meets the eye, and about 15 people gathered Tuesday night to talk about how to use the space for...
Published on September 18, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- The owner of Berwick Hospital rejected a "substantial" offer from an investor hoping to buy it and keep it running, state Sen. John...
Published on September 16, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — The state Department of Health placed a temporary manager at the helm of Berwick Hospital to ensure its smooth closure as its owner...
Published on September 15, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — The last-known surviving member of the Berwick Athletic Association unexpectedly showed up at a recent council meeting and offered to...
Published on September 14, 2022 - Page 4
BERWICK — A local band has been nominated for three awards at the Steamtown Music Awards, and will find out if it won Thursday. All That Glitters...
Published on September 13, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — An architectural company hired to evaluate Berwick’s school buildings said the district should close Nescopeck and Salem elementary schools...
Published on September 12, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK — When someone stole Arielle Mensch ’s chainsaw, she turned to Facebook for help and was able to almost immediately identify a suspect,...
Published on September 11, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — A homeless woman gave police a fake name, but the ruse failed when she couldn’t remember what it was, according to court papers. Officers...
Published on September 11, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — A new microbrewery is to open on Front Street, despite one resident’s concerns about the location. Nicholas Oliver, of 253 Hartman Road,...
Published on September 9, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — When a car plowed through a crowd raising money for the victims of a deadly house fire, the back-to-back tragedies hit home for a company...
Published on September 9, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — Workers have finished installing new lights and a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Berwick Middle School,...
Published on September 9, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man involved in a car crash Oct. 2, 2021, at about 1 a.m. had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit, police said...
Published on September 8, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — The family of the woman allegedly murdered by her youngest son after he plowed his car through a crowd at a charitable fundraiser last...
Published on September 8, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Hazleton man is facing theft charges after police said he stole cellphones from co-workers in the lunch room of Wise Foods in two...
Published on September 8, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man picked up on a warrant had three sealed bags containing opioids on him, police said. Police recognized Brian Labar, 56, of...
Published on September 8, 2022 - Page 9
BERWICK — Landlord Frederick C. Berlin has been served a flurry of citations for four different properties. Berlin, 6101 Park Road, was cited July...
Published on September 7, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough narrowly rejected a new, artistic welcome sign Tuesday night after the mayor cast the tie-breaking vote. Jay Jarrett, Peter...
Published on September 7, 2022 - Page 4
BERWICK — A homeless man was found in a shed surrounded by drug paraphernalia about 10 a.m. Aug. 4, police said. A resident reported to police...
Published on September 6, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — After two Berwick men claimed ownership of drug paraphernalia, police charged both. Joshua Clayton Kingston, 35, of 9 Joy Lane and Zachary...
Published on September 6, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick graduate who learned to brew beer at Berwick Brewing Co. is now overseeing beer production at famed Victory Brewing in...
Published on September 6, 2022 - Page 4
BERWICK — When police tried to pull over Stephen W. Sitler for failing to stop at a stop sign, he hit the gas, speeding away so quickly the vehicle...
Published on September 5, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Benton woman who told hospital personnel she’d driven herself to the facility after a domestic incident is facing DUI charges, court...
Published on September 4, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — An intoxicated man told officers who pulled him over that he had only two drinks, charges stated. Two days later, police said, they...
Published on September 4, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped by police for driving without his lights on just after midnight April 16, had a blood-alcohol level more than twice...
Published on September 1, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — A volunteer says she has fixed 139 grown feral cats and found homes for 36 kittens since Jan. 1. But the money the borough gave her has...
Published on September 1, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Danville woman who hit a small utility trailer but said she didn’t remember doing it was drunk, police say. Jasmine Thomas, 28, of 22...
Published on September 1, 2022 - Page 13
BERWICK — Morgan Nevel did it all for Berwick in its 25-19, 25-16 and 25-9 win over Blue Mountain in girls volleyball Wednesday evening. Nevel came...
Published on August 31, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK — U.S. Rep. Dan Meuser, R-9, was in Berwick on Tuesday morning for a small business walking tour. His first stop was the Berwick Innovation...
Published on August 30, 2022 - Page 4
BERWICK — A vagrant pleaded guilty to possessing drug paraphernalia after police found him asleep in a brushy area, according to court papers....
Published on August 29, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — The artist hired to create a mosaic sign welcoming people to this borough has redesigned it after a councilman panned his first sketch....
Published on August 29, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman who was the first Baptist to live here started a church at a hall in Nescopeck across the river nearly two centuries ago. So it...
Published on August 28, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police are looking for videos or photos of a fight at Crispin Field that left two teenage boys with knife wounds Friday night. Detective...
Published on August 27, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — As the best young ballplayers on the planet compete in the Little League World Series, some former players from this borough can watch with...
Published on August 27, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 25-year tradition of cooking for the hungry and lonely ends today when the Saturday Community Soup Kitchen closes. The program, a...
Published on August 27, 2022 - Page 13
BERWICK — Bloomsburg’s Ben Sohosky shot the lowest score of the round with a 42, and teammate Dylan Kreisher was right behind with a 43 to help the...
Published on August 26, 2022 - Page 5
BERWICK — If you’re a writer who has published a book, there’s a place for you at the Bloomsburg Fair, says Andrew Shecktor. He’s issued a call for...
Published on August 24, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — Dr. Douglas Kupas was at home reading the newspaper when the call came in at 6:15 p.m. Aug. 13. A car had driven through a crowd at a...
Published on August 24, 2022 - Page 7
BERWICK — The new digital radio system for Columbia and Montour counties and the dispatchers using it were key to getting treatment to the 17 victims...
Published on August 23, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — School directors here are considering giving their bus contractors a boost to make up for soaring gas prices. They were scheduled to vote...