Archive for: September, 2013

DeMott won’t run again for McKean County Commissioner

SMETHPORT — McKean County Commissioner chairman Joe DeMott confirmed Wednesday that he won’t run again after his second term in office is over.

Measuring stick: Schools to receive School Performance Profiles

There’s a new way to measure how well schools are performing, and at least two local districts are looking forward to the changes.

Emily Gallup

Bon Air, VA-Emily Jean Gallup, age 85, of Bon Air, VA, died Saturday, September 14, 2013. Mrs. Gallup was born August 21, 1928 in Elmira, NY,

Henry Feikls

Henry P. Feikls, 89, of Kane, passed away Wednesday Sept. 25, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Kane, Pa., after a lengthy illness. He was

Elizabeth J. ‘Betty’ McCutcheon

Elizabeth J. 'Betty' McCutcheon, 89, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the Bradford Ecumenical Home. Arrangements are incomplete, and will be announced.

David B. Schwab

David B. Schwab, 84, of 2 South Avenue, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at the Pavilion at BRMC. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, and will

Old Route 219 to Close for Part of Next Week

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has announced that the inspection of the former Route 219 (South Cascade-Miller Road) Bridge over Cattaraugus Creek

Man Allegedly Punched Girlfriend

A Salamanca man is accused of punching his girlfriend in the face during a fight at about 2 a.m. Monday on Route 353. Sheriff&rsquo...

Woman Hurt in Two-Vehicle Crash

An Emporium woman was hurt in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Sizerville Road in Shippen Township. Police say a car driven by 61-year-old ...

Olean Student to Perform in Nashville

OLEAN, NY — Clarice Ambroselli, a senior from Archbishop Walsh Academy has been selected as a member of the 2013 NAfME All-National Honor Choir sponsored

City of Bradford Police Log for 9/25/13

City of Bradford Police on Wednesday investigated thefts on Cole, Jerome and Oakwood avenues and on East Main Street, as well as a motor vehicle

Networking luncheon, block party and more at Pitt-Bradford Alumni and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will continue its 50th Anniversary celebration during Alumni and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6. The weekend will

PennDOT Offers New Online Service for Duplicate Licenses, ID Cards

Harrisburg – As part of PennDOT’s commitment to enhanced customer service, customers can now order a duplicate non-commercial driver’s license or photo identification card online

Roadwork on Route 3005 (Hutchins Drive) set for Next Week in McKean County

Mt Jewett – Paving work will get underway Monday, Sept. 30 on Route 3005 (Hutchins Drive) in the Hutchins area of McKean County. The work

Pitt-Bradford to offer workshop on financial planning Oct. 1

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Division of Continuing Education and Regional Development will hold a class on financial planning Oct. 1.

Pitt-Bradford professors spend summer writing, researching, presenting and more

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford spent its summer writing, researching, making presentations, teaching abroad and publishing. Dr. Livingston Alexander, president of Pitt-Bradford and Pitt-Titusville

Another Mexican Restaurant Coming to Bradford

Bienvenido de nuevo, la comida Mexicana.Bradford City Council on Tuesday authorized a lease agreement that will bring Mexican food back to Main Street. Mauricio Feria-Espana

City of Bradford Police Log for 9/23/13

City of Bradford Police on Monday investigated assaults on Kennedy and Davis streets, thefts on Summer and Kennedy streets and criminal mischief on Bedford Streets.

Bucks County, Lycoming County men arrested on unrelated child pornography charges

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two Pennsylvania men as part of an ongoing effort to target the online

Derrick City Man Allegedly ThreatensFormer Employer, Wife at Their Home

A Derrick City man is accused of going to the home of his former employer and threatening him and his wife with guns. ...

Bradford Man Kills Himself in Prison

A Bradford man who tried to solicit sex from a person he thought was a 13-year-old girl has killed himself in prison. 54-year-old James Whitman

Bradford Man Pleads to Burglary

A Bradford man has pleaded guilty to breaking into a Town of Carrollton building back in April and stealing property. 20-year-old Stephen Jones is charged

Man Waives ‘Sexting’ Charge

A Coudersport man accused of sending inappropriate text message to a teenage girl has waived his preliminary hearing. 28-year-old Matthew Pritt allegedly sent a 14-year-old

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Growing Pot

An Olean man has pleaded not guilty to growing marijuana in his home. 35-year-old Roman Gabriel was arrested in March after members of the Street

Woman, Man in Court on Drug Charges

A woman has pleaded guilty to selling crack cocaine in Olean. 35-year-old Heidi Clayson, who has no permanent address, sold the crack on February 27.

Driver Escapes Injury in Westline Crash

A man escaped injury after falling asleep at the wheel of his Corvette and crashing near Westline Road this morning. Police say 53-year-old Michael Munday

Local gun shops impacted by ‘Ammo hoarding’

A local gun shop is the latest casualty in a nationwide ammunition shortage that has dealers struggling to maintain inventory as demand continues to outpace

Water authority announces first fall timber sale

The Bradford City Water Authority is seeking bids for its first sale of timber this fall.

City of Bradford Police Log for 9/24/13

City of Bradford Police on Tuesday investigated a theft on Roberts Street, criminal mischief on Pleasant Street and harassment by communication on Jackson Avenue. They

Open Arms Church Set To Offer Sneak Peak for Port Allegany

Music and preaching will once again fill the auditorium at the Free Methodist Church in Port Allegany this weekend, but it’s going to be a

BigFoot Spotted Near Kinzua Bridge State Park

By Stony, We were driving north (not sure of the road name) on the road that passes the park. About 4 or 5 miles north,

James Compton

James H. Compton MT. JEWETT James H. Compton, 67, of 6753 Rte. 219, Lewis Run, passed away Sunday (September 22, 2013)

VIDEO: RUSH Crate Late Model Feature | McKean County Raceway | Fall Classic | 9-20-13

The RUSH Crate Late Model Feature from McKean County Raceway during the 8th Annual Fall Classic on September 20, 2013!

Public Encouraged to Participate in First-Ever Online Public Meeting for Pa. Transportation, Sept. 26

Harrisburg – The public is invited to register for the first-ever online public meeting to be held this Thursday, Sept. 26, as part of the

State Rep. Causer Supports Bill to Help Rural Hospitals Like Charles Cole Memorial

HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today voted in favor of legislation to help ensure consistent and reliable funding for some of the state’s most

Cleer, Kase appointed to Kane Borough Council

KANE — Del Cleer and Tom Kase were appointed as the new borough council members at an executive session of Kane Borough Council on Monday.

Vaccines ready for upcoming flu season

Autumn has fallen upon us, which means the dreaded flu season is right around the corner.

James E. ‘Tex’ Whitman

James E. "Tex" Whitman, 54, of Bradford, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013, Albion.

Ernest E. Rankin Sr.

Ernest E. Rankin Sr., 75, of 680 Fulton St., Smethport, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013 at his residence, urrounded by his loving family.

City of Bradford Police Log for 9/20 to 9/22/13

City of Bradford Police are investigating a statutory rape. According to the police log, they were called to Bradford Regional Medical Center ...

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