News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 06/19/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — School directors here agreed to pay up to $462,400 to build a new combination concession stand, bathroom and storage building at the district’s track, despite one director’s vehement...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 06/19/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Two cars collided on Front Street Tuesday afternoon, sending both drivers to hospitals and blocking one lane.

The accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 06/18/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Nearly four years after borough officials condemned the former Berwick Armory over safety concerns, the building is enjoying a new lease on life as a training facility for young...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Mike Lombargo cleared the bases with a key double in the bottom of the fifth inning, and Berwick’s American Legion team earned a walkoff 5-4 win in eight innings on...


Sun, 06/16/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Join Penn State Extension Master Gardener Joe Mullen for a free program, “Pruning Conifers” at the McBride Memorial Library, 500 Market St., Berwick, on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Details:...


Sun, 06/16/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — On June 1 at the Berwick VFW Post 821, five veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor. Their military stories follow:

John Cremer of Shickshinny served in the...


Sun, 06/16/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick Industrial Development Association (BIDA) has hired Amy J. Shortlidge as a marketing specialist, a press release says.

In the position, she will...


Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick Historical Society will be offering a free talk on the Berwick-Nescopeck wooden bridge, which collapsed 115 years ago in the ice jam of 1904.

The PowerPoint...


Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — For the 12th consecutive year, school directors here passed a budget with no tax increase.

Columbia County residents will pay 43.4 mills — a bit above the current rate of 43.2...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — All of Berwick’s elementary schools and the high school have a lot of empty space, and the student population is continuing to shrink, Superintendent Wayne Brookhart says.

As...