Archive for: September, 2013

Man Who Had Unstamped Cigarettes Sentenced in Catt County Court

A man who was found with more than 30,000 unstamped cigarettes will spend the next five years on probation. 54-year-old Steven Licata of West

Man Used Dead People’s Social Security Numbers to Get Cash

A Dunkirk man admitted to filing dozens of state and federal tax returns – using the names and social security numbers of dead people. In

Four in Court on Drug Charges

One of the men who ran a meth lab in Allegany has pleaded guilty. 32-year-old Joshua Safford of Allegany was indicted for having the

Ridgway Man Dies in Morning Crash

A Ridgway man is dead following a crash Monday morning in Jefferson County. Police say 37-year-old William Duffeild was making a left turn in

Carole A. Scanlon

Carole A. Scanlon, 69, of 24 Park Street, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013, at Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Habitat for Humanity home shown in open house

 The one-story home built through the McKean County Habitat for Humanity chapter was put on display in an open house showing Sunday afternoon.

Kane Man Allegedly Assaulted Cops

A Kane man is accused of biting, kicking and threatening police officers who were searching his home for drugs and paraphernalia. According to papers

Pitt-Bradford signs agreement with dental school

BRADFORD, Pa. – A new agreement between the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine allows Pitt-Bradford students to

Pitt-Bradford announces 11 new full-time faculty members

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has welcomed 11 new full-time faculty members for the 2013-14 academic year. Joining the faculty are

More Photo Evidence In BigFoot Sighting, Commenter Says No Uprooted Tree. Found Tracks

A commenter named “willhir20” says “it wasn’t an uprooted tree”. In the comment section “willhir20” has claimed to have visited the same site where the

Bradford Mayor Basically Refuses BT Members Questions At Council Meeting, After Asking Them To Show Up At Council Meeting To Ask Questions

As most everyone knows, the mayor, while refusing my offer of a neutral question and answer session here on BT, and refusing to answer questions

Memorial marker at base of Austin Dam recalls flood

AUSTIN — A permanent memorial was dedicated over the weekend to the residents of Austin who lost their lives in the Flood of 1911 caused

Emporium Borough searches for new police chief

EMPORIUM — Emporium Borough is currently seeking a new chief of police to handle a department which consists of two full-time and four part-time officers.

United Way Day of Action exceeds planned projects

The United Way of the Bradford Area’s Day of Action volunteers accomplished even more than they set out to do on Saturday.

Patricia A. Tuttle

Patricia A. Tuttle, 90, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Custer City, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2013 at Manorcare, Bethel Park. She was born on

Donald L. “Pappy” Byerley

Donald L. "Pappy" Byerley, 82, of Gifford, formerly of 549 Bolivar Dr., Bradford, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013, at Bradford Regional Medical Center,

Robert C. McCanna Jr.

Robert C. McCanna, Jr., 43 of 8 Deer Run, Bradford, passed away peacefully, Friday, September 27, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, at his residence.

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St. Marys factory worker murder hearing postponed

ST. MARYS — An evidentiary hearing in the murder case of Michael J. Stephanic Jr. — charged with fatally shooting his girlfriend earlier this month

Third Circuit denies appeal in ANF mineral rights case

The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected the appeal of a group of environmental interests in an ongoing lawsuit over mineral rights in

Guild to tour organs in Bradford churches

A group will be meeting this weekend to admire an often-overlooked beauty in Bradford: Its organs.

Investigation continues into suspicious van

Area police agencies continue to investigate multiple reports in McKean County that a man who drives a white van may be targeting children.

Fiscus, Robert L.

Robert L. Fiscus, 68, of 415 Haines Street, Kane, died Thursday evening, September 26, 2013 in the Kane Community Hospital Emergency Room.

Trooper Remains in Critical ConditionShooter Dead; Shooter’s Son in Custody

By ANNE HOLLIDAYWESB/WBRR News Director The man who shot and critically injured a state trooper Thursday afternoon shot himself early this morning as a Special

New York state residents attempt to bypass state gun laws in Pa.

“Probably two or three times a day I have to turn away a New York resident from buying a high-capacity magazine because they’re not allowed

United Way Day of Action set for Saturday

Numerous local volunteers will participate in the third annual “Live United Day of Action” on Saturday, working on projects to benefit non-profits at multiple locations

New bids in for sewer plant rehab

The Bradford Sanitary Authority heard a new set of bids Thursday for the scaled-down version of a rehabilitation project for its wastewater treatment plant.

Community Nurses Offering Flu Shot Clincis in McKean, Cameron, Elk Counties

The Community Nurses are offering flu shot clinics at all area senior centers in Cameron, Elk and McKean counties. Anyone 18 and older is eligible

Pheasants Forever Chapter 630 Holds Third Annual Youth Outdoor Hunt

by Jasmine CarlsonRidgway High School '15 On September 13-15, 2013, Pheasants Forever Chapter 630 had its 3rd Annual Youth Outdoor Hunt. This hunt is for

Man Admits to Critically Injuring Girl

A man pleaded guilty today to all charges related to his assault of an 11-year-old girl. 28-year-old Kevin Collins of Duke Center got angry with

State Trooper Injured in Jefferson County

UPDATE: One state trooper was shot and has been taken by helicopter to UPMC Altoona, where he is conscious and alert. The other trooper was

Sen. Toomey Issues Statement On Obamacare & CR

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has released the following statement on Obamacare and the House-passed continuing resolution (CR) currently under consideration in

Stony Discusses BigFoot Sighting With Anne Holliday At WESB Radio

Another Sasquatch Sighting in McKean County?Bradford resident John Stoneman chats with Anne Holliday about pictures he took near Kinzua Bridge State Park which may,

‘Most Wanted’ Fugitive Behind Bars

A man on the Cattaraugus County 10 Most Wanted List was picked up during traffic stop Tuesday afternoon in Olean. 34-year-old Justin Spencer of Olean

Former Firefighter Scheduled for Court

The former Bradford paramedic accused of stealing drugs from the fire department’s ambulance service and altering paperwork to cover it up is scheduled to be

No Injuries in Pickup Truck Crash

No one was hurt in a one-vehicle crash early this morning on Whittimore Road near Emporium in Cameron County, about a mile south of Barton

Police Make Contact with ‘Missing’ Man

Police have made contact with the Warren man who had been considered missing and endangered since Saturday, but he wouldn’t tell them ...

Sexual Assault Case Scheduled for Trial

A 40-year-old Port Allegany man charged with statutory sexual assault will be going to trial. Jeffrey Pinchock is accused of smoking marijuana with a 15-year-old

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, Ohio Attorney General sue Ohio telemarketer following joint investigation

HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today filed a lawsuit against Youngstown-based Encore Music Productions Ltd., its agents, and the fraternal organizations on whose

ARG Conducting Fire Extinguisher Training

American Refining Group will be conducting its annual Fire Extinguisher Training for employees starting at 7:30 this morning. The training involves extinguishing live fires at

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