News from Berwick

Tue, 03/01/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Philadelphia man on Monday waived a preliminary hearing charges of felony trespass and assault stemming from a confrontation with his girlfriend at 520 Briar Manor.

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Tue, 03/01/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man pleaded guilty to citations for two separate properties.

Timothy Babb, 222 E. 10th St., admitted having unsafe and unsanitary conditions and...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 02/28/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man beat his girlfriend, then climbed out a window and broke into a neighbor’s apartment to hide when police showed, up, charges say.

Someone at 520 Briar Manor called 9-1-1...


Fri, 02/25/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — Two Bloomsburg businesses filed civil complaints in the office of District Judge Richard W. Knecht.

Such claims are often settled soon after being filed....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 02/24/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A large section of facade fell off the Berwick YMCA Wednesday afternoon; officials suspect it was torn off by a gust of wind.

Executive Director Nick Pajovich...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Thu, 02/24/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police say a man wanted by several agencies fought and threatened to kill them when they tried to arrest him Friday at a store here.

Lee W. Atkinson Jr., 40, of 2005 Heights...


Wed, 02/23/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — An employee allegedly stole $318.75 from Sub City in December, according to charges.

Doris Hope Naomi Campbell, 21, took money from the cash register; she...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 02/23/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — Council members suspended one of the borough’s four fire companies Monday after it was unable to produce a qualified lieutenant.

Eagle Hose Co. has a chief and a captain, but...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 02/22/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — Berwick Area School District expects to get $6.52 million in the latest COVID-19 relief distribution, most of which it will use to free money that otherwise would have gone toward...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sun, 02/20/2022 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man awaiting trial for drug dealing and other crimes tried to raise bail money by continuing to run his narcotics operation from Columbia County Prison, police say.

But...