News from Berwick

 | By John-Erik Koslosky
Wed, 11/25/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A convicted killer tried to murder a prison guard from the Berwick area last weekend in his cell, slashing the man’s throat with a razor-tipped shank from ear to Adam’s apple and...

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The annual parade of rail cars from Northumberland to here and back to collect toys and cash donations for the Toys for Tots campaign will take place Saturday, Dec. 5.


Tue, 11/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon after they have...

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 11/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Run for the Diamonds pasta dinner will take place Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in Berwick.

The dinner will have a guest speaker, author and motivational...

 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 11/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — An intoxicated man found bleeding in the road attacked an ambulance worker, stabbing the EMT in the thigh twice with his own trauma scissors, authorities say.

Wayne Allen...

 | By Julye Wemple
Sun, 11/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Bloomsburg University student tried to pull an officer’s gun out of his holster during a scuffle, police say.

Akilah Eliza Cunningham, 18, Philadelphia, was part of a group...

 | By Gary Pang
Sun, 11/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick unveiled two memorials Saturday — one honoring the rescuers killed in the Sept. 11 attacks, and the other saluting all veterans.

A World Trade Center replica now...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 11/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A landlord who has tangled with the borough over whether people in rent-to-own agreements are tenants has been cited five times by the codes office.

Fred Berlin failed to pay...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 11/22/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — When Bridgett Coolbaugh heard Life Flight being dispatched to Berwick Nov. 4, she didn’t give it much thought.

As the wife of the fire chief and a volunteer herself, the radio...

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Nov. 8-14.

Nov. 8

•12:18 p.m. — 1800 block North Market Street, road rage

•5 p.m. — 700...