News from Berwick

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Columbia County has partnered with the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation to give out $300,000 in block grant COVID-19 relief to 41 nonprofit organizations.

Grant funds...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 09/25/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — It looks as if the borough’s fire companies will be able to pay for almost $300,000 in new radios needed for the county’s new digital system without raising taxes or going into debt...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 09/23/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Someone at Salem Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19 and exposed someone at the high school, but no students were exposed at the elementary, the superintendent says.

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Tue, 09/22/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of head-butting a CVS manager, knocking her to the ground and injuring her last April is now in Columbia County prison after he was picked up on a warrant.

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 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 09/22/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — An accused arsonist who screamed and shouted expletives at his public defender as he demanded a hearing last June calmly sat beside that same attorney Monday and agreed to forgo that...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 09/22/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — The third of three men accused of beating a woman to death here agreed to send his charges on to county court — but then briefly appeared to have second thoughts.

“It says...


Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped by police for lack of rear lighting on his bicycle Aug. 20 had crystal meth, police said.

At about 9:30 p.m., Kyle Vincent Longley, 26,...


Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Columbia County Coroner Jeremy Reese found a man passed out in the parking lot of Dollar General on West Front Street Aug. 22, with the keys still in the ignition, according to court...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Sun, 09/20/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — A warehouse that has for the most part sat unused for a decade is a step closer to being home to a thrift shop and professional offices.

Berwick Zoning Hearing Board on...


Sat, 09/19/2020 - 00:00

BERWICK — Morgan Nevel had two aces, 17 service points, 28 assists and 19 digs during Berwick’s 25-18, 25-12 and 25-18 win in girls volleyball on Friday.

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