News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 02/23/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A former Central Columbia teacher accused of groping a student waived a hearing on evidence Monday while his alleged teen victim waited nearby, ready to testify against him.


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 02/23/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The annual Run for the Cookies is taking place Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Berwick Elks Lodge.

Sign-up sheets are available at the Berwick and Bloomsburg YMCA and Harry’s...

 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 02/22/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — An argument over how to make pot-pie noodles sent a woman to the hospital and her boyfriend to jail.

Tyler James Parks, 20, described his experience as “terrible” after he...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 02/22/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Columbia County Housing Authority’s non-profit arm is buying numerous properties in the West End here in the hopes of building 24 new houses that will eventually be owner-occupied...

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — It’s a sight to make any video-game player’s heart beat faster.

There, on a massive movie screen, is the image of the gun used for playing “Halo,” with the rooms and corridors...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 02/21/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A big donor has stepped up to save the Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts, providing $69,000 so the non-profit group can buy the building.

The donation by...

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls Feb. 7-13.

Feb. 7

• 2:30 a.m. — 400 block Scanlon Street, DWI

• 4:58 a.m. — 800 block LaSalle...

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A driver who stopped at a green light and nearly ran through a red light was drunk and driving with a license suspended due to a previous DUI, police say.

When Robert...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 02/18/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — School here will start after Labor Day this fall to give the district more time to prepare the new West Berwick Elementary for its first students.

Normally, classes would...

 | By Tim Hare
Wed, 02/17/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — In mid-January, Berwick’s Max Melito was struggling so badly at the foul line that he missed eight straight foul shots.

So the senior guard started staying after practice to...