News from Berwick

 | By Julye Wemple
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The victim in an alleged beating says she’s partially to blame for the fights with boyfriend Clayton Drasher Jr., claiming she pushes his buttons and can “throw a punch faster than he...


 | By Gary Pang
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman has accused her children’s father of hitting the kids and once even locking one of them in a closet.

Joshua Guinther, 31, Berwick, also hurled insults at Kimberly Hamm...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 01/26/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A drunken driver in an old Oldsmobile was racing a truck up Front Street at 80 mph when he smashed into a pole, charges say.

Anthony Nicholas DiPasquale of Berwick ended up in...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 01/26/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Sweat was running down a suspect’s face on a 30-degree night, but he told a policeman, “I’m not sweating. I’m tired of playing your reindeer games,” charges say.

Police had...


Sun, 01/25/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Recognizing past accomplishments and outlining plans for the future will be the main focus at Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce’s 74th Annual Membership Meeting to be held Thursday...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sun, 01/25/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A pastor and his wife say they’re not angry at the alleged drunken driver who sent them both to the hospital with a long list of broken bones.

Pastor Larry Smith and his wife...


Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police released a grainy photo of the man who they believe brandished a handgun just after 8 p.m. Thursday and robbed the Sunoco A-plus Food Mart where Front and Orange streets meet...


Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK —An officer spotted a stolen Jeep early Friday, made a traffic stop and discovered a wanted man at the wheel, police say.

Shane Michael Bankes, 21, Berwick,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s house and hitting her sister in the face saw the case dropped Thursday.

The ex-girlfriend, Amanda Colon, agreed to withdraw...


Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Jan. 11-17:

Jan. 11

•12:06 a.m. — 1600 block West Front Street, structure fire

•5:45 a.m. — 800...