News from Berwick

Sat, 09/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5:

Aug. 30

•7:31 a.m. — 1100 block First Avenue, theft

•9:54 a.m. — 300 block...

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of stealing a dry-erase marker from the South Centre Township Police station, then using it to vandalize the building and sidewalk, saw most of the charges dropped in a...

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Columbia County Coroner’s Office is looking for any relatives of the late Howard Gearhart, 73, of Lark Drive, Lot 12, Berlin’s Trailer Court.


Thu, 09/10/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Tonight’s free concert in Berwick has been moved indoors to Reliance Fire Co., 501 W. Third St., said Councilman Jay Jarrett.

The show starts at 7; chairs...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A district judge dismissed most of the charges against a man accused of attacking his girlfriend after the alleged victims told very different stories than police say they told the...

 | By Kristin Baver
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The day after he shot his girlfriend’s estranged husband in the back and dumped the body in the woods,Eleazar “Quest” Yisrael drove the dead man’s car to Berwick, police say.


Thu, 09/10/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Five days after pleading guilty to violently beating one woman, Clayton Drasher Jr. is wanted for allegedly attacking another.

It was the latest in a string of domestic...

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 09/09/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police believe a murdered man’s car was in the Berwick area after he went missing, and now they need the public’s help in the homicide investigation.

Samuel John Vacante, 52,...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 09/09/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — School and borough officials posed with freshly painted shovels Tuesday to symbolically break ground for the new West Berwick Elementary.

But judging by the mountains of dirt...

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man shot by police while wielding a kitchen knife was freed on bail Tuesday after spending the last few weeks in a hospital bed and then a prison cell.

Prison officials...