News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Wise Foods is planning a plant expansion here that managers hope will lead to new jobs.

And local officials pointed to the new owners’ willingness to invest in improvements as...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A couple from Colorado and the wife of a lieutenant at the Columbia County Prison allegedly teamed up to snatch a 5-year-old boy after bursting into a home Tuesday.

Taken...


 | By John-Erik Koslosky
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Lucille Whitmire was a politician who wasn’t afraid to tell you what she thought or where she stood, even if she knew it wasn’t what you wanted to hear.

But she was also...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A motion to censure school director Rick Knorr was withdrawn Monday after he apologized for cursing at fellow board member Maryann Kovalewski.

Knorr also maintained he did...


 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 04/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman was groped repeatedly by a man who walked into her home — uninvited —through an unlocked back door, police say.

Giovannie Monserrate, 31, of 733 First St.,...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 04/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A witness spotted two burglars in the act, reported it to police, and two Berwick men were later collared near the scene, court papers say.

A tipster called authorities about...


Mon, 04/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 10-year-old boy fled to a neighbor’s home as his parents broke glasses and physically attacked each other, court papers say.

Now both parents, James W. Kishbaugh,...


Mon, 04/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Several landlords have filed complaints against tenants, according to court papers here.

•UMH Properties,89 Valley Drive, Berwick, filed againstDeborah H. Flick, 63 Paradise...


Mon, 04/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Bloomsburg company says a contractor failed to pay it for removing 160 feet of asbestos from a Berwick home.

Forrester Environmental Inc., 260 Chicks Lane...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 04/26/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A peek behind a forbidden door inspired one Berwick student to help special education students nationwide. A strict baseball coach helped instill the discipline another needed to...