Archive for: November, 2013

City of Bradford Police Log for 11/28/13

City of Bradford Police on Thanksgiving Day investigated a motor vehicle accident at Orchard Place and Vista Avenue and looked into traffic and parking problems

Northwest to Acquire Evans Capital Management

(News Release) WARREN -- Northwest Savings Bank has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Evans Capital Management, Inc. (ECM), an Erie, Pennsylvania based financial advisory

Beatrice Rossi

Smethport - Beatrice Marion Rossi, 84, of Smethport, died Thursday (November 28, 2013) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford. She was born May 4, 1929

Helge Peterson

Helge Peterson MT. JEWETT Helge Peterson, 92, of 5 Pete Lane, Mt. Jewett, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving

Ruth V. Copeland

Ruth Virginia Copeland, 79, formerly of 37 Morris Lane, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.

McKean County VNA & Hospice Named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite

McKean County Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) & Hospice a department of Bradford Regional Medical Center has been named a Top

Chester County man arrested on charges of distributing, possessing child pornography

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that agents from the Attorney General's Child Predator Section have arrested a Chester County man as

Consumer Advisory: Tips to avoid scams, inconveniences this holiday season

Black Friday is this week, kicking off the holiday shopping season when many consumers are on the lookout for the best deal they can find.

No Tax Increase for Bradford

City taxpayers will not see a tax increase, according to the 2014 budget unveiled by Bradford City Council Tuesday night. Councilman Jim Evans, who oversees

‘Camo Sunday’ at Local Church

(News Release) Inspired by the hit TV show “Duck Dynasty”, The First Wesleyan Church of Bradford will be holding a Camo Sunday at 11 a.m.

Letter to the Editor: Act to Prohibit Sale of E-Cigs to Minors

To the Editor: Although there are several important issues facing the General Assembly in the fall and winter, I am urging my colleagues to give

United Way at 65 Percent of Goal

(News Release) The staff and Board of Directors of the United Way of the Bradford Area have a great deal to be thankful for this

Pitt-Bradford to offer Advent Organ Recital Dec. 6

BRADFORD, Pa. – Internationally known organist, composer, and conductor Roland E. Martin of Buffalo, N.Y., will play a recital of “Music for the Advent Season”

Bradford Man Accused of Trying to RapeGirl Younger Than 13

A Bradford man is facing 20 felony charges related to raping a child. 32-year-old Roger Lee Schimp allegedly attempted to sexually assault he girl when

Man Allegedly Made Threat’s at Doc’s Office

A man was sent to jail for threatening to bring a gun to his doctor’s office. Sheriff’s deputies say 35-year-old Floyd Berry of Brocton, New

Dorothy Smith

Dorothy M. Smith KANE Dorothy M. Smith, 98, of 857 8th. Street, West Pittsburgh, and formerly of 608 Park Avenue, Kane, passed

George Kelley

George Kelley MT. JEWETT George Kelley, 72, of 140 W. Main Street, Mt. Jewett, passed away Monday (November 25, 2013) at his

Motorists Urged to Use Caution with Winter Weather, Heavier Holiday Traffic

Harrisburg – With winter weather affecting much of Pennsylvania and the Thanksgiving travel period under way, PennDOT today urged motorists to use caution and allow

Families, Friends Urged to Discuss Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program as Deadline Approaches

Harrisburg – Holiday gatherings are a great opportunity to remind older friends and relatives about Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, according to the Department of

Tips to Avoid a Turkey Frying Homeowners Catastrophe

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Insurance Department and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner are cautioning consumers to be extra careful if deep frying a

PennDOT, Police Partner on Enforcement to Make Holiday Travel Safer

Harrisburg – PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police and local police statewide are teaming for “Operation Safe Holiday,” an enforcement initiative focusing on seat-belt use and

Winter Storm Warning in effect from November 26, 07:00 AM EST until November 28, 01:00 AM EST


Charles T. “C.T.” Schellhammer

Charles Thomas “C.T.” Schellhammer, 74, of Bradford, died Saturday (Nov. 23, 2013) at Bradford Regional Medical Center following a short illness. Born March 20, 1939,

One Hurt in Eldred Township Crash

An Eldred man was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at just before 8 o’clock this morning at the intersection of Route 446 and McCrea Brook

Ordiway Recognized for Years of Service

Rep. Martin Causer presents a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to Judy Ordiway in appreciation of her 37 years of service to McKean

Lewis Run Man Reported Missing

Police are looking for a Lewis Run man who hasn’t been seen since Thursday. They say the last time anyone had any...

Not Guilty Plea to Child Sex Charges

A Hinsdale man has pleaded not guilty to a number of charges related to having sex with a child. Prosecutors say 18-year-old Benjamin VanHorn had

Arrests Made in Austin Store Burglary

Two people have been arrested in connection to the burglary at Perry’s Corner Store in Austin last week. 24-year-old Evan Heller of Renovo and 29-year-old

Wellsville Woman Dies in PA Crash

A Wellsville woman is dead following a multi-vehicle accident in south-central Pennsylvania Sunday morning. 77-year-old Beverly Grantier died at about 10 a.m. after the crash

Gunshot Almost Hits Young Hunter

A 17-year-old Kennedy, New York, boy is facing charges for firing a gun into a field and almost hitting a young hunter. State police say

William Sobczak

Smethport - William H. Sobczak, 90, of Smethport, died Thursday (November 21, 2013) in the Sena Kean Manor, Smethport. He was born Jan 27, 1923

Lucille D. Henderson

Lucille D. Henderson, 93, formerly of 141 East Main St. and 53 Parkview Ave., passed away, Saturday, November 23, 2013, surrounded by her loving family,

McKean County VNA& Hospice NamedTop Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite

(News Release) McKean County Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) & Hospice a department of Bradford Regional Medical Center has been named a Top Agency of the

Pennsylvanians Reminded About Assistance with Home Heating Bills; Apply Online

Harrisburg – As the cold weather sets in and demand increases for assistance, the Department of Public Welfare is strongly encouraging Pennsylvanians eligible for the

‘A Christmas Carol’ to be presented at Pitt-Bradford Dec. 2

BRADFORD, Pa. – A Broadway-style musical adaption of Charles Dickens’ popular “A Christmas Carol” comes to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Bromeley Family Theater

‘Explosion’ Heard, Felt in Bradford

Another explosion was reported in the Bradford area this afternoon. At 1:40 p.m. the explosion was heard in the South Avenue, Chestnut Street and High

Ella Belle Wareham

Ella Belle Wareham, 77, of 2 South Avenue, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 surrounded by her loving family, at Bradford Ecumenical Home.

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announces three major mobile phone carriers to block ‘cramming’ charges from appearing on consumers’ cell phone…

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced three of the nation's largest mobile phone carriers, AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile, will stop billing

Accused Bradford Meth Maker Waives Hearing

The man accused of operating a meth lab in Bradford waived his preliminary hearing today in McKean County Central Court. 39-year-old Jeffrey Cabisca of Smethport

ERA: Bradford to cruise into Christmas with Friday parade

Bradford, PA – Come Friday afternoon, Bradford will bring in the holiday season as the annual Cruisin’ Into Christmas Parade marches down Main Street. The

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