News from Berwick

 | By M.J. Mahon
Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — Tempers flared Tuesday as a handful of Berwick Area School District residents questioned the school board’s compliance with Gov. Tom Wolf’s reinstated requirement for coronavirus...


Wed, 09/08/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Department of Health will distribute potassium iodide pills to anyone who lives within a 10-mile radius of the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station on Thursday from 2-7 p.m. at...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Wed, 09/08/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — The borough council plans to send code enforcement officials to assess the Briar Manor apartment complex after a group of its residents came to Tuesday night’s council meeting to...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 09/07/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A homeless man driving a BMW fled from police in a chase that reached speeds in excess of 85 mph, police said.

Anthony D. Talanca, 43, was spotted by police pumping gas at...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 09/06/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — The attorney for a woman accused of selling heroin or fentanyl to a confidential informant argued that since police didn’t see the sale and the informant wasn’t at her preliminary...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sun, 09/05/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A couple accused of being part of a crime ring that sold drugs and guns reunited in district court last week.

Amanda Saxer, 27, of Berwick waved and smiled at boyfriend Damon...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 09/01/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — The loss of computer services at district court here appears to have been caused by a power surge, and it hit more than just the Internet, the judge said.

District...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 09/01/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man allegedly tried to fraudulently obtain $400,000 in COVID-19 loans, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Hayes D. Horner Jr., 67, opened two bank accounts in...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 08/31/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — The district magistrate’s office here returned to the pre-Internet days Monday when a modem broke down, severing its connection to the state judicial computer system.

Staffers...


Mon, 08/30/2021 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Catawissa-area couple was found parked outside a convenience store on Front Street using drugs, police said.

Shane Welch, 48, and Rachelle...