January 22, 2021 at 11:05 ESTPA homepage
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — The Berwick Borough Council has made $55,799 available in the form of Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) funding to help restaurants impacted by COVID-19. The deadline for applications is Feb 26.
Officials say the funds can be used for "eligible demonstrable costs such as rent/mortgage, utility, staffing salaries, inventory/supplies, and/or marketing/advertising." They can't, however, cover anything a previous financial assistance program has funded.
December 29, 2020 at 13:10 ESTPA homepage
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — The Berwick Police Department announced the capture of a suspect wanted on charges of rape.
According to a report, Anthony Michael Maisey was apprehended following a brief pursuit Monday. Maisey was wanted on multiple charges of rape, strangulation and possessing an instrument of crime.
Maisey was arraigned Monday night and was lodged at the Columbia County Prison after failing to post $100,000 bail. The preliminary hearing for Maisey has been set for January 11th.
December 27, 2020 at 18:40 ESTPA homepage
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Officials have arrested a man involved in the killing of Erica Shultz who went missing at the beginning of December.
According to Pennsylvania State Police after an investigation into the disappearance of Erica Shultz, the Luzerne County District Attorney's Office along with the Columbia County District Attorney's Office have charged Harold Haulman with criminal homicide, kidnapping, and abuse of a corpse.
December 26, 2020 at 10:44 ESTPA homepage
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Flooding is always a concern in many areas in North-Eastern Pennsylvania. Bloomsburg is just one of those spots, stuck between two bodies of water.
Twigs, logs, and other debris rushed down the Susquehanna River Saturday.
The water levels rose slowly over the morning hours as rain from the Christmas storm accumulated with melted snow and ice.
This part of the river in Columbia County crested at just over 20 feet, but Eric Stahley, resiliency officer for Columbia county, says they braced for worse.
December 23, 2020 at 16:29 ESTPA homepage
COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Columbia County Emergency Management Agency has a message from the National Weather Service regarding the impending forecast for the weekend.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood warning for Columbia County starting Saturday, December 26th. According to the NWS, the Susquehanna River near Bloomsburg is expected to pass the 19-foot flood stage Christmas Day and a crest of 22 feet is predicted to occur on December 26th.
December 12, 2020 at 22:14 ESTPA homepage
COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Police in Columbia County are searching for a man wanted for an overnight rape.
They are looking for 32-year-old Anthony Maisey of Berwick who they believe is trying to flee the area.
Maisey is wanted on three counts of rape, one count of felony strangulation and other related crimes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Berwick Police or 911.
January 18, 2020 at 15:28 ESTPennDOT
Motorists who travel Interstate 80 westbound in Columbia and Montour Counties are advised the highway is closed west of the Exit 232 (Buckhorn) due to a multi-vehicle crash.
November 1, 2019 at 06:10 EDTPennDOT
Motorists in north central Pennsylvania are advised the following roads are closed in the area today due to flooding or downed trees and utilities.
April 24, 2019 at 13:28 EDTPennDOT
A three-week detour will go into effect at approximately 7 a.m. next Monday, April 29, on Route 487 (Lightstreet Road) in the Town of Bloomsburg. A contractor will construct a pedestrian bridge over the street at Bloomsburg University.
The detour route will be Routes 11/487 (East Street) and Central Road.
Work is expected to be completed and the detour lifted by May 18.
April 15, 2019 at 20:00 EDTPennDOT
Motorists in north central Pennsylvania are advised numerous roads are closed due to high winds that caused downed trees, utility poles and wires.