Archive for: October, 2013

Casey Statement Following Meeting at the White House on Shutdown and Default Crisis

Washington DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, made the following statement after a meeting with President Obama

Roadwork Has Started on Route 3005 (Hutchins Drive) in McKean County

Mt Jewett – Paving work on Route 3005 (Hutchins Drive) in the Hutchins area of McKean County has started. The work zone stretches for about

Woman Allegedly Took Man’s Car

Charges against a Duke Center woman accused of stealing a car have been bound to court. Lisa Hitchcock is accused of going into a Main

Police Use Taser After Domestic

Police had to use a Taser on a Bradford man following a domestic incident last month. Court papers say Dustin Birkelund got into a fight

City of Bradford Police Log for 10/09/13

City of Bradford Police on Wednesday investigated thefts on Chautauqua Place and Mill Street and a motor vehicle accident on Main Street. They also got

Bradford Man Allegedly Stole, Used Sick Neighbor’s Access Card

A Bradford man is accused of using his sick neighbor’s Access card to buy more than $200 worth of merchandise. Warren Mackey was asked

Man Had Nearly a Pound of Pot

Police say a man had nearly a pound of marijuana with him when he was stopped at a road check in Chautauqua County Wednesday. 36-year-old

Teen Accused of Sexual Abuse

A 16-year-old boy is accused of sexually abusing a six-year-old girl. Police say the boy had sexual contact with the girl multiple times over the

Elderly Men Jailed for Child Pornography

A 73-year-old man and a 66-year-old man are in jail for having child pornography. Milton McNicholas and Wayne Gilman, both of Salamanca, were arrested Wednesday

Emily Schultz Case Listed for Trial

A young Port Allegany woman accused of driving drunk and getting into an accident that killed her friend may be going to trial. 22-year-old Emily

Zippo Takes Full Control of European Distribution

For the past 20 years, Zippo Manufacturing Co. and Polyconcept have worked together in a joint venture for the distribution of Zippo products in Austria,

Patrick J. O’Neil

Patrick J. O’Neil, 75, of Loris, SC formerly of 37 Terrace St., Bradford, died Monday, October 7, 2013 at home.

Harry Martin

Smethport - Harry Edward Martin, Sr., 85, of Smethport, died Tuesday (October 8, 2013) at his residence in Smethport, after a lengthy illness. He was

K-9 Officer Finds Robbery Suspect

The case of a convenience store robbery early this morning was solved quickly, thanks to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department K-9 officer. ...

Surveillance Video Catches Crook

Surveillance video from a grocery store helped put a Cattaraugus County man in jail for stealing and cashing a woman’s checks. Police say 22-year-old Michael

Man Accused of Murder with Chainsaw Waives Hearing

The man accused of killing and dismembering another man with a chainsaw is headed to trial. 32-year-old Michael Shugars of Punxsutawney waived his preliminary hearing

Woman Accused of Assaulting Daughter

Charges against a Bradford woman accused of assaulting her high school-age child have been bound to court. According to court papers, a student at Bradford

Sheriff’s Department Called to SBU Monday After Bag Dropped Off at Quick Center

By Joe Pinter, @JPinter93 ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (Oct. 8) – St. Bonaventure University staff called in the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department on Monday afternoon after

Pitt-Bradford to offer fall admissions events

By Pat Frantz Cercone – UPB, BRADFORD, Pa-The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s office of admissions will host open houses and visitation days in October

Robert Allshouse

Robert E. Allshouse KANE Robert E. Allshouse, 64, of 1519 Rte 66 and 948, Russell City, passed away Tuesday (October 8, 2013)

Council Approves Change Order for New Fire Truck; Sets Trick-or-Treat Hours

Bradford City Council on Tuesday honored Judge Chris Hauser, who is leaving his position as chairman of the Downtown Bradford Redevelopment Corporation. Under his leadership,

City of Bradford Police Log for 10/08/13

City of Bradford Police on Tuesday investigated a theft on High Street, a disturbance on King Street and harassment on Melvin Avenue. Officers also got

UWBA at 20 Percent of Goal

The local community continues to show its support for the annual United Way campaign, as 20 percent of the $330,000 goal has been raised to

Musolino Facing Another Charge

The Bradford man accused of selling thousands of dollars’ worth of his aunt’s jewelry is now facing an unrelated charge of criminal trespass. On August

Police Say Disappearance of Allegany Woman Not Suspicious

Police say an Allegany woman last seen at WCA Hospital in Jamestown Sunday morning probably left the area on her own, but she will be

Burglary Lands Man in Jail

A burglary at the Twin Lakes Trailer Park in the Town of Yorkshire has landed a Delevan man in jail. State police say 21-year-old ...

Megan’s Law Charges Bound to Court

Charges against a Turtlepoint man accused failing to comply with a Megan's Law requirement have been bound to court. 60-year-old Gregory Koons allegedly failed to

Police: Man Used Bat to Choke Woman

A man who allegedly used a baseball bat to help him choke a woman is facing charges. 36-year-old David Dietrich of Delevan, New York, was

Gas Leak Caused House Explosion

A natural gas leak has been determined as the cause of a house explosion in Ripley, New York, Monday afternoon. The Chautauqua County...

Attempted Homicide Charges Added Against Derrick City Man

Attempted homicide charges have now been filed against the man accused of breaking into the house of his former boss and threatening him and his

Man Accused of Assaulting Girlfriend

A Bradford man accused of choking his girlfriend and kneeing her in the face is in McKean County Jail. 24-year-old Axle Tankersley allegedly smashed windows

Woman Facing Leandra’s Law Violation

A Salamanca woman has been charged with a Leandra's Law violation after a DWI arrest early Saturday morning on Interstate I-86 in the Town of

Downtown security cameras operational

Within hours of becoming operational, the security cameras in downtown Bradford helped solve a crime.

Man Accused of Not Paying Lawyer

A Bradford man is accused of trying to pay his lawyer with bad checks. 27-year-old Jason McCracken wrote 11 checks totaling $2,250 to attorney Jarett

Man Accused of Exposing Himself

A man is accused of exposing himself to women in Cattaraugus and Erie counties over the past few months. State police say 26-year-old Tony Gilcrease

Gordon Colton

Smethport - Gordon James Colton, 71, of Smethport, died Sunday (October 6, 2013) in UPMC-Hamot, Erie, PA, surrounded by his family. He was born July 17,

Charlie Gamet

Port Allegany - Charlie F. Gamet, 59, of, Port Allegany, died Monday (October 7, 2013) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford. He was born

Mary Freeman

Port Allegany - Mary E. Freeman, 96, of, Port Allegany, died Monday (October 7, 2013) in the Lakeview Senior Care & Living Center, Smethport. She

Zippo lighter saves Olympic relay

The Olympic torch might not be windproof, but the Zippo lighter still is. 

Man Accused of Damaging Wells Waives Preliminary Hearing

A student from Arizona charged with vandalizing three gas and oil wells in the Allegheny National Forest has waived his preliminary hearing. 21-year-old Jeffrey

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