News from Berwick

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A homeless man faces charges for stealing a car he offered to take to a garage for repairs as a favor, police say.

Kevin L. Vernovage, 49, of Berwick,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 20-year-old man high on synthetic marijuana allegedly threw his infant son across the room.

Seamus Harry Ridgway appeared to be fighting back tears as he was arraigned hours...


Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick’s Academic Hall of Fame will welcome an artist, a Geisinger leader, a music teacher, and an autism specialist at its induction ceremony this Saturday at 4 p.m.

The...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 20-year-old man high on synthetic marijuana allegedly threw his infant son across the room.

Seamus Harry Ridgway appeared to be fighting back tears as he was arraigned hours...


Fri, 04/15/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick’s Academic Hall of Fame will welcome an artist, a Geisinger leader, a music teacher, and an autism specialist at its induction ceremony this Saturday at 4 p.m.

The...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — School directors here are planning to cut taxes next year — a move almost unheard of, especially this year, when state funding is in doubt and required pension payments are rising....


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Naomi Kaiser says she was “shocked” to hear her son had been arrested for threatening to cut the baby out of his pregnant wife during an argument in late March....


Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 3-9:

April 3

• 2:58 a.m. — 100 block South Vine Street, domestic

• 3:17 a.m. — 300 block...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of holding a steak knife to his wife’s throat told a judge Monday that jail “is not very fun.”

Barry Augustine, 37, has been in Columbia County...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — School directors here are planning to cut taxes next year — a move almost unheard of, especially this year, when state funding is in doubt and required pension payments are rising....