News from Berwick

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from May 14-20.

May 14

• 12:18 a.m. — 100 block Summerhill Avenue, suspicious auto

• 12:59 a....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — An 81-year-old man accused of buying cigarettes at an Indian reservation, then illegally reselling them tax-free in Berwick, appeared to be in poor health when he showed up for his...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman accused of cutting her husband’s neck with a knife saw the charges dropped Monday after her alleged victim failed to show up for her preliminary hearing.

Police said...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 06/05/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman was arrested after allegedly holding a knife to her husband’s throat and cutting both sides of his neck.

Shannon Reaves, 32, 1226 Spring Garden Ave., Berwick, told...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 06/05/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Bloomsburg-area man is accused of stealing $2,500 in jewelry that a Berwick woman inherited from her dead mother.

Some of the jewelry has already been sold and melted down,...


 | By Gary Pang
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man who suffered injuries after his car was struck by a pickup on West Front Street is suing for damages exceeding $50,000, according to a lawsuit.

Jack Farver...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police called to a house for complaints of a loud party had to hog-tie and arrest a young mother after she bit a police officer and kicked another one in the throat, charges say....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 06/02/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A school board candidate whose job at a federal prison made her campaign illegal withdrew her name from the ballot Thursday.

Now the local Democratic party has the option to...


 | By MADELINE MESSA
Fri, 06/02/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK —Betty Kupsky didn’t learn to swim until she was 79 years old. She would look into the depth of a pool and feel petrified at the idea of getting in.

When Kupsky was a child, her...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick Hospital Center will stop delivering babies after Aug. 31, a hospital spokeswoman says.

Over the last few years, the number of deliveries has remained low. Berwick...


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