News from Berwick

 | By Julye Wemple
Sat, 01/03/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The man who crashed a U-Haul into a van and rammed a house Friday morning switched seats with his passenger in an attempt to fool police, witnesses said.

Alan Kmietowicz, 59...


 | By Peter Kendron
Fri, 01/02/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Seamus Ridgway put a pot of oil on the stove to cook french fries, then stepped out for a smoke, and the kitchen in his mother’s trailer was suddenly on fire Thursday afternoon.

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 | By Leon Bogdan
Fri, 01/02/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man raped a woman twice on New Year’s Eve after she allowed him to visit but warned him, “We’re not having sex,” charges say.

Rakieem Harvey later admitted the woman did not...


Fri, 01/02/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Non-profit and governmental groups will soon be able to apply for grants from the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation, but they’ll need to send someone to a workshop first....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/31/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Prosecutors and defense attorneys for a man accused of attempted murder agreed to lower the defendant’s bail, but the judge balked.

James Willie “Coke” Kemp, 32, was willing...


Wed, 12/31/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — For the third time this year, Lee A. Longenberger found himself preparing for his day in court on methamphetamine charges, but instead sent the counts to county court...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 12/30/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — When Bridgett Coolbaugh put out decorations at Reliance Fire Co. for the screening party of “It Takes a Choir,” she included two large inflatable Oscar statues, a red carpet, and a...


 | By Casey Snyder
Tue, 12/30/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Central Columbia got the signature win it was looking for all season against Berwick.

Behind 17 points from Allison McCracken and 14 from Lindsey Carl, the Blue Jays (4-2)...


 | By Gary Pang
Mon, 12/29/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man refuses to vacate his late mother’s house, so his brother is taking him to court in an effort to settle a months-long dispute.

Michael J. Berroth is staying at Barbara...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 12/29/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — An angry ex-boyfriend broke into a home and assaulted his ex-girlfriend and her new beau before smashing out house windows and a car windshield Friday, police say.

Police...


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