News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 01/01/2016 - 00:00

BERWICK — Local fans of “The Walking Dead,” “Doctor Who” and “Portlandia” may have to do without their fixes — the cable channels that air the popular programs could go dark due to a contract...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Thu, 12/31/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A local lawyer and former Columbia County district attorney received a public reprimand from a state disciplinary board after a divorce client complained of paying him $2,000 to...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/30/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Property taxes here will not be going up after all.

During a special meeting Tuesday, council members decided to reject the 7 percent increase that was in their preliminary...


Wed, 12/30/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Columbia Montour Hospice has received a $10,000 grant from the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation to support grieving children and...


Wed, 12/30/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Truancy complaints were recently filed against these people for allowing student absences without a valid excuse, court records show.

Stefanie Davis, 406...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/30/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A distinctive red bottle of Liquid Fire and a salt container poked out of a blue bag in the basement of 519 E. Ninth St. here, an officer testified Tuesday.

In the master...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 12/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough property taxes here are going up 7 percent next year, mostly due to rising health insurance costs, according to a proposed budget.

Taxes are scheduled to go up 1 mill...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 12/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man trying to retrieve his cell phone decided to enter a woman’s residence by removing an air conditioner, police say.

Edward A. Setzer, 56, now finds himself facing...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 12/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A fast-moving fire left a man and his guest homeless the day after Christmas.

The fire at 1200 Susquehanna Ave. was initially reported at 1:53 p.m. as a popped circuit breaker...


Sun, 12/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Dec. 13-19:

Dec. 13

•11:09 a.m. — 300 block East 11th Street, criminal mischief

•2:29 p.m. —...