News from Berwick

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Susquehanna Avenue will be closed from 1 p.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday between Oak and Warren streets for racers in the Beyond Violence 5K run/walk.

Participants will be...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police officers faced off against a cold-blooded fugitive Wednesday morning when a landlord asked them to help evict a large snake.

The reptile, apparently an escaped pet, was...


Thu, 04/30/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Anyone who wants to put together a plot for the 2015 Christmas Boulevard must send a representative to the kickoff meeting Wednesday, May 6, an organizer said.

The meeting...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Wise Foods is planning a plant expansion here that managers hope will lead to new jobs.

And local officials pointed to the new owners’ willingness to invest in improvements as...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A couple from Colorado and the wife of a lieutenant at the Columbia County Prison allegedly teamed up to snatch a 5-year-old boy after bursting into a home Tuesday.

Taken...


 | By John-Erik Koslosky
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Lucille Whitmire was a politician who wasn’t afraid to tell you what she thought or where she stood, even if she knew it wasn’t what you wanted to hear.

But she was also...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A motion to censure school director Rick Knorr was withdrawn Monday after he apologized for cursing at fellow board member Maryann Kovalewski.

Knorr also maintained he did...


 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 04/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman was groped repeatedly by a man who walked into her home — uninvited —through an unlocked back door, police say.

Giovannie Monserrate, 31, of 733 First St.,...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 04/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A witness spotted two burglars in the act, reported it to police, and two Berwick men were later collared near the scene, court papers say.

A tipster called authorities about...


Mon, 04/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 10-year-old boy fled to a neighbor’s home as his parents broke glasses and physically attacked each other, court papers say.

Now both parents, James W. Kishbaugh,...