News from Berwick

 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 12/07/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Eight months after being notified a building overlooking Sponsler’s Park was in danger of collapsing, the owner still refuses to fix it, officials say.

Robert Phillips, who...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 12/06/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — School directors here unanimously voted Monday to provide their continued support for renovating Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech, the superintendent said.

“The vote was meant to...


Fri, 12/06/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman found asleep at the wheel with a glass smoking pipe next to her on Oct. 30 said she was trying to get to a friend’s house, police said.

Maryanne...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 12/06/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A citation against a Berwick councilman for his broken sidewalk was withdrawn after a contractor fixed the walkway at a deep discount.

Andrew Shecktor was to go before...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Ralph “R.J.” Norce, a retired Berwick Area School District principal who was just elected to the school board, died suddenly Tuesday morning.

The 52-year-old...


Thu, 12/05/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — When police responded to the report of a man wanting to harm himself at the Turkey Hill store on Front Street on Nov. 11, he told them he had drugs under his heel, charges state....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Council members here set aside $1,000 to pay for capturing and neutering feral cats, then releasing them.

Members could change their minds before passing the 2020 budget this...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Council here reluctantly agreed to advertise a proposed budget that would raise borough taxes about 5%.

“I’m not sure I’m going to vote for it,” said Nelson Learn, who made...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 12/02/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A father and son both wanted by authorities led police on a foot chase Oct. 27 after the motor bike they were riding hit a curb and fell to its side near Pine Grove Cemetery, court...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 12/01/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man who built an addition to a garage without first applying for a variance may have to tear it down.

After much debate, zoning board members reluctantly voted to refuse Tim...