News from Berwick

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Unit 2 reactor at Susquehanna Steam Electric Station near here is back up and running, officials say.

It had been disconnected from the power grid on March 23 to begin...


Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A patient punched a hospital employee in the face, causing her to momentarily lose consciousness, while he was being treated in the behavioral management unit at Berwick Hospital...


Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Authorities are still trying to identify a man found dead in an apartment here April 5, and the coroner has again asked for the public’s help.

Just after 5:30 p.m. that day,...


 | By Michael Lester
Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK —Weekend crowds at JJ’s Food & Spirits have taken a nosedive since a stabbing on West Second Street near the bar in early March, JJ’s owner Jan Watts laments.

Watts, who...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — One of the men accused of ripping up two local parks with a Ford Explorer was ordered Monday to pay $1,686 in fines and costs for damage to Test Track Park.

Charles Arthur...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Carm DeFrancesco, former football coach at Danville and Mount Carmel, will be the next head football coach at Berwick Area High School.

The board voted Monday night — with...


 | By HAYLEY ZAVISLAK
Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A New Jersey fugitive who allegedly fled from officers here during a wild car chase in February had his charges withdrawn in district court Monday.

Robert Allen...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman told police her son was an irate recovering drug addict who struck her because she would not give him money for cigarettes, court papers say.

Berwick Police were...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Temperatures were in the 30s in March when a man behaving erratically reportedly entered a bank in bare feet, court papers say.

Brent Michael Bankus, who has a suspended...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Two men who previously pleaded guilty to tearing up North Centre’s only park by doing doughnuts in their vehicle now face new criminal charges for allegedly causing similar damage at...