News from Berwick

 | By Julye Wemple
Thu, 12/25/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — A phone scammer thought he had found his next victim when he called 75-year-old Janice Collins, claiming her computer was sending out a signal that it was infected with a virus.


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/24/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Christmas came early for a lottery player who scratched an instant-win game Tuesday and found himself $300,000 richer.

The man’s wife couldn’t believe his good fortune, even...

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Dec. 14-20:

Dec. 14

•9:45 a.m. — 800 block North Mulberry Street, hit and run

•1:03 p.m. — 1300...

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 12/23/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — Tyler Evans scored 27 points to lead Berwick to a 58-57 overtime win over Bloomsburg in boys high school basketball Monday.

Lance Klingler and ...

 | By Kristin Baver
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Mifflinville father had methamphetamine folded into a $1 bill, a serving dish to snort it from, and ingredients to mix more of the drug when police stopped a car he was riding in...

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — A wanted man caused a collision and fled, but his boss quickly showed up at the crash to identify him, records say.

Colin William Longworth, 19, pulled out from Ninth Street...

 | By Gary Pang
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — After fighting his attraction to a 4-year-old girl for months, a man touched her genitals and made four pornographic videos, charges say.

Rickie F. Sitler, 57, Berwick,...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 12/21/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — A drunken man loitered around a grocery store for two hours, then made a gesture with his hand like he was shooting a store clerk with a gun, according to police and the alleged...

 | By Adam Roberts
Sun, 12/21/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — At the beginning of the school year, Southern Columbia had four returning state finalists to make up a star-studded line-up.

But on Friday, the Tigers found out they lost...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 12/20/2014 - 00:00

BERWICK — At first, Capt. Kevin Polito couldn’t believe his eyes.

The crumpled dollar bill at the bottom of one of the kettles Thursday turned out to have been carefully taped like gift...