News from Berwick

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Jim Hock said he and his wife, Bonnie, had just opened up Bella’s Boutique at the corner of Orange and Arch streets on Friday morning when they...


Sat, 08/17/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The borough’s emergency management coordinator, Greg Harkins, says a rotten smell that wafted over Berwick between Front Street and Susquehanna Avenue Monday appears to have been...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 08/17/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — After 15 years, 18 demolitions and 24 new homes, Berwick’s neighborhood revitalization project on the West End came to an end Friday morning with a celebratory ribbon-cutting and tour...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man barged into a home Aug. 4 and demanded money from a couple who had given him $50 earlier that day so he could feed his children, court papers say.

Shawn Michael...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A popup thunderstorm sent up to 5 inches of water crashing down on Berwick and the surrounding area in just over an hour Thursday, flooding streets and basements and knocking out...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Two people seen briefly stopping at a house in the 500 block of Pine Street, which Berwick police had been watching for suspected drug activity, were both charged with having crystal...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Superintendent Wayne Brookhart will be retiring at the end of next summer, before school starts, he announced during Monday’s board meeting.

“I wanted to make sure you weren’t...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man accused of falsely reporting that an intoxicated man was threatening people with a gun at Test Track Park said Monday that while he never saw a weapon, the man did...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Friday will be the public’s last chance to tour one of the new energy-efficient houses built in the West End here.

The tour of 513 LaSalle St. is part of a ceremony...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 08/14/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A lawsuit filed by a couple of accident victims against a drunken driver and a restaurant that served him has been settled.

Court papers show the attorney for Rhea...