Archive for: September, 2013

Burglaries at Friendly Inn

Roulette’s Friendly Inn has been burglarized again. The first burglary was between 1:25 and 3:50 Wednesday morning when bottles of alcohol were taken. Sometime after

No One Hurt When Pickup Tries to Miss Deer

An Emporium man an escaped injury when his pickup truck swerved to miss a deer on Route 120 in Shippen Township Sunday night. Police say

Accused Kitten-Killer in Trouble Again

An Arcade, New York, man accused of killing a kitten last month in the Town of Yorkshire is now in Cattaraugus County Jail for violating

Five Hurt in Fiery Crash

Two vehicles caught on fire during a crash on Saturday, and the drivers and passengers were pulled to safety by witnesses. But ...

Janet G. Mowery

Janet G. Mowery, 78, of Bradford, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2013 at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center. She was born on

Elizabeth E. Bryson

Elizabeth E. “Liz” Bryson, 93, of 97 Harrisburg Run died at 5 p.m. Friday (Sept. 20, 2013) at Bradford Manor where she had lived for

Carol J. Fiebelkorn

Carol Jean Crouse Fiebelkorn of Bradford passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical

Many take in Autumn Classic despite chilly, wet weather

Many got out to take in the 34th annual Autumn Classic at Bradford Area High School’s Parkway Field on Saturday despite the chilly, wet weather

Teacher evaluations changing under new state system

SMETHPORT — After more than 40 years, Pennsylvania has a new state-mandated and much more detailed evaluation system for teachers that is being initiated this school

Officials mark anniversaries at Kinzua Bridge Fall Festival

Thanking the Kinzua Bridge Foundation for its role in promoting the Kinzua Bridge State Park, state Rep. Kathy Rapp, R-Warren, said, “The state provides the

Gary Bush

Smethport - Gary R. Bush, 59, of Smethport, died Saturday (September 21, 2013) in St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA. He was born November 5, 1953 in

Philip C. Bauschard

Philip C. Bauschard, 65, of 61 Oxford St., passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete, and will be announced with

Multi-Vehicle Crash on Chautauqua Lake Bridge

Five vehicles were involved ina crash on the Chautauqua Lake Bridge Saturday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies say at about 3:20 p.m. a white work truck with

Investigation into Friday Fire Continues

The investigation continues into the Friday night fire that left five young Bradford children and a woman homeless. State Police fire marshal Greg Agosti says

Truckers To Shut Down America

Truckers want to shut down America for 3 days. From the Facebook Page: The American people are sick and tired of the corruption that is

Smethport takes precautions after potential threat

SMETHPORT — An increased police presence and beefed up security at the Smethport Area School District Friday wasn’t due to a direct threat, but was

Nature, illusions featured in BCPAC’s ‘Botanica’

Nature, illusion, aesthetics and physicality will be put on the stage by the MOMIX dance company’s “Botanica” — the first show of the 30th season

L. Dale Neil

L. Dale Neil, 81, of 576 Bolivar Drive, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013 at The Pavilion at BRMC.

Police Looking for Meth Lab Suspect

Police in Jamestown are looking for the man they believe was running a meth lab in the city. A warrant has been issued for 38-year-old

Catt County Men Facing Fight Charges

An alleged assault over the weekend has led to charges against a Salamanca man. Sheriff’s deputies say Dane Ellis was involved in a fight with

Hose, Nozzle Stolen from Potter Co. Business

A $9,000 piece of equipment has been stolen from a Potter County business. Police say a 52-year-old man, who they did not name, stole a

Flying High with Control Chief

To celebrate the sale of its 10,000th system Control Chief Corporation released 53 balloons into the air this afternoon -- one for each employee, plus

Salamanca Man Dies in Crash

A Salamanca man is dead following a one-vehicle crash Friday late Friday afternoon on Old Route 17. Sheriff’s deputies say 32-year-Joseph Carboni was traveling west

Bruce D. Eymer

Bruce D. Eymer, 82, of 245 Minard Run Road, Bradford, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.

Family escapes fire at South Center Street residence

A family of six are all safe after their residence at 7 S. Center St. in Bradford City was destroyed by a fire that erupted

Balloon release celebrates Control Chief milestone

A Friday afternoon balloon release celebrated a milestone reached by one Bradford company.

Ex-teacher’s posts show obsession with student

Former high school physics teacher Christopher Swanson resigned from Smethport Area School District in January 2012 and lost his teaching license earlier this year because

Update, Revisions on Smethport Situation

A former teacher at Smethport Area Junior-Senior High posted on Facebook Thursday night and early Friday morning that he was going to kill himself, which

Burglar Takes Bag of Money

A bag of money was taken off a shelf during a burglary at a Kersey home earlier this week. Police say the burglar went to

From the House Floor: Companies like Zippo give “American Made” a great name

PennDOT Places Speed Display Sign in McKean County

Clearfield – Motorists on Route 46 in McKean County will be reminded to obey the posted speed limit after PennDOT placed a radar-controlled speed display

Former Smethport Teacher Commits Suicide After Reportedly Making Threats Against District

A former teacher at Smethport Area Junior-Senior High School caused safety concerns within the school district, but those concerns were alleviated well before students

Hearing date set in Bradford for Hillard

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for next month for the suspended Kane Borough police chief.

Hearings continued for four charged in meth lab case

Court appearances for four people charged with operating a methamphetamine lab in Mount Jewett have been postponed for one week.

Unique production of ‘Our Town’ coming to Pitt-Bradford

BRADFORD, Pa. – A unique production of the classic play “Our Town” will be presented by Little Green Pig Theater next week at the University

Karen Rothrock

Karen Ann Rothrock KANE Karen Ann Rothrock, 69, of Ludlow and Pittsburgh, passed away unexpectedly at Kane Community Hospital on Sunday

Area firefighter home safe from California wildfire

Ten days after returning home from battling a massive western wildfire, Roderic “Rod” Johnson of Port Allegany is still nursing a persistent, dry cough. 

‘Safety Concern’ in Smethport Resolved

Smethport schools are not on lockdown and everything is “back to normal” after officials became aware of a rumor about a former teacher, according to

Judith L. Songer

Judith L. Songer, 76, of 21 Abbott Road, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Limited seats remain for Pitt-Bradford 50th Anniversary Gala Oct. 4

BRADFORD, Pa. - A limited number of seats remain for the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford's 50th Anniversary Fundraising Gala Oct. 4.

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