News from Berwick

 | By Michael Lester
Mon, 08/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A police officer responding to a fight between two men late Saturday shot one of them in the shoulder when the man ignored commands to drop a knife.

Armed with the knife,...

Sun, 08/16/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Dr. Renu Lamba, M.D., board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine, has joined Berwick Medical Professionals, an affiliate of Commonwealth Health. She...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Friends and family of a man who drowned Sunday believe the search for his body was halted too soon because police found meth ingredients in his abandoned backpack.

But the...

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The body of Todd Forshey was pulled from the river Thursday afternoon after family and friends mounted their own search for the man, who had been missing since Sunday.


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 08/13/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man being chased by state parole officers crashed a van into a truck, kept driving, then jumped out of the still-moving vehicle to flee on foot.

Weston Cox, 27, was captured...

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Residents who noticed a heavy police presence, including the Bearcat, on LaSalle Street here Wednesday were witnessing a SWAT training session, not an actual incident, police say....

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Aug. 3-8:

Aug. 3

•2:39 a.m. — 1400 block North Market Street, disturbance

•7:50 a.m. — 700...

 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Bloomsburg-area man who threatened to kill his daughter’s landlord saw charges of terroristic threats and witness retaliation dropped Tuesday in exchange for a plea to harassment....

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — In addition to a $2 million claim filed by a contractor over a dormitory project, DeLuxe Building Systems is facing a separate $77,000 lawsuit.

Mercer Transportation Co. says...

 | By Gary Pang
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A construction project was supposed to bring laid-off workers back to DeLuxe Building Systems, but now it’s the source of a $2 million federal lawsuit against the Berwick firm.