Archive for: December, 2013

Three Hurt in Ridgway Crash

Two men suffered major injuries in a crash Thursday afternoon in Ridgway Township. Police say a pickup truck driven by 21-year-oldl David Cyphert of Ridgway

John Straneva

John P. Straneva KANE John P. Straneva, 86, of 25 Water Street, Ludlow, passed away Wednesday (December 11, 2013) at his

Helen Micheau

Helen K. Micheau KANE Helen K. Micheau, 89, of 108 Wetmore Avenue, Kane, passed away Thursday (December 12, 2013) at Warren

Landuyt ‘Last Day to Plea’ Moved

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

Prudence Seyler

Port Allegany - Prudence Maud Seyler, 78, of, Port Allegany, died Thursday (December 12, 2013) in the Lakeview Senior Care & Living Center, Smethport. She

8-Year-Old Catt County Boy Shot

An 8-year-old Cattaraugus County boy is being treated for a gunshot wound after a gun went off while he was playing with his brothers this...

Man Charged with Risking a Catastrophe Waives Preliminary Hearing

A Bradford man whose truck crashed into a utility pole and caused a blackout in part of the city has waived his preliminary hearing. Police

Judith Elaine Pfister

Judith Elaine Pfister, 74, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, of Bradford, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Buffalo General Hospital with her loving

Bradford couple inducted into Pitt’s Branckenridge Circle for gifts to Pitt-Bradford

BRADFORD, Pa. — Between them, Dr. George and Susan Evans of Bradford have attended five different universities, yet they’ve steadfastly supported the University of Pittsburgh

No Tax Increase in Bradford for Third Straight Year

Bradford City Council last night approved on first reading the millage ordinance, which keeps the millage rate at 16 and means no tax increase. Mayor

PSP: Car Stolen from Mount Jewett May Be in Bradford, Lewis Run

State police believe a 1999 Ford Taurus taken from Mount Jewett may be in the Bradford City or Lewis Run area. They say Michael Dance

ERA: Police continue to investigate burglaries, gas tank tampering

Bradford City Police continue to investigate the recent slew of home burglaries as well as the string of incidents in which gas tanks were tampered

Bradford hosts score of medical students for look at rural practice

BRADFORD, Pa. — By the end of the academic year, 20 medical students from the University of Pittsburgh will have spent one of their clinical

Friends of Hanley Library to present annual holiday readings on WESB

BRADFORD, Pa. – The Friends of Hanley Library at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will present its 21th annual “Seasonal Readings” on WESB’s LiveLine

Governor Corbett Signs Execution Warrants of Two Men Convicted of Murder

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today signed execution warrants for two men, one convicted of killing a night watchman during a robbery in Jefferson County,

Pennsylvania State Police Releases Comprehensive School Safety Report

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania State Police today released its comprehensive School Safety Report for public/private schools, which outlines safety guidelines that can assist school districts

Pinchock Found Not Guilty of Felonies

A jury has found a Port Allegany man guilty of misdemeanor counts of indecent assault and corruption of minors, but not guilty of three felony

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announces winners of 2014 Drug-Free Calendar Contest

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the winners of the Office of Attorney General's 17th annual Drug-Free Calendar Contest in which fifth-grade students from

City, Pitt-Bradford PDs Honored

The City of Bradford and University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Police departments were among those presented with awards by the AAA today. Both departments received

Causer, McDowell to Make Case for Rural Community College Program to House Committee

WHAT: Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) and Dr. Richard McDowell, president emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, will appear before the House Education Committee

Jacqueline Y. “Turkey” Rhoades

Jacqueline Y. “Turkey” Rhoades, 70, of Bradford, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center. She was born

Virginia B. Wallace O’Hara

Virginia B. Wallace O’Hara, 85, of Bradford, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Cheektowaga, NY. She

Teen Hurt in One-Car Crash

An 18-year-old suffered minor injuries in a one-car crash on an icy Route 59 this morning. Police say Draven Nudd of Warren was on 59

Man Pleads Guilty to Drug, Domestic Charges

A man who was arrested on drug charges following a domestic incident has pleaded guilty in Cattaraugus County Court. 37-year-old Joseph Pugh of Perrysburg was

VIDEO: The 2013 Zippo Christmas Tree

Bradford PA – The Zippo Christmas tree of 2013 is only visible from a specific angle and location in Bradford Pennsylvania. Video By Stony Join

Bonnie May Henderson

Bonnie May Henderson, 82, of 258 Niles Hollow Bradford, passed away, Monday, December 9, 2013 at her residence.

Larry Johnson

Larry Grant Johnson, 65, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 in Virginia Beach, VA. Born on October 24, 1948 in Kane, PA, he was the

Bradford Man Sentenced for Break-In

A Bradford man who broke into a Town of Carrollton building has been sentenced in Cattaraugus County Court to five years’ probation. 20-year-old Stephen Jones

Bradford Man Facing Weapons Charge

A Bradford man is facing a weapons charge in New York State. Police say they stopped 25-year-old Taylor Thomas for speeding on Friday...

Frank W. Wolcott

Frank W. Wolcott, 98, of Derrick City, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Bradford Manor.

Cellphone Safety During the Christmas & New Year’s Holidays

(Family Features) As you rush from store to store this Christmas and New Year’s Holiday season, making your list and checking it twice, you may not

Hamlin Bank contribution to Pitt-Bradford to benefit high school students

BRADFORD, Pa. – Hamlin Bank and Trust Co. of Smethport has made a $100,000 contribution to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford that will allow

Pitt-Bradford students to demonstrate trail mapping project

BRADFORD, Pa. – Students from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will present a digital map of the Richard E. McDowell Trail at 6:30 p.m.

ERA: In wake of burglaries, residents urged not to be vigilantes

The man who has been burglarizing Bradford residences is still on the lam, and Bradford City Police are warning locals against taking the law into

Bradford Area Burglary Suspect; $2,000 Reward

The suspect is described as a white male, between 16 and 20 years of age, 5’9 to 5’11 and weighing between 160 and 190 pounds.

To tip or not to tip: that is the holiday question

(BPT) – When the holiday season arrives, so too does the enigma of holiday tipping. What’s supposed to be a sign of gratitude for great

VIDEO: Thompson commemorates 50th Anniversary of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the completion of legislative business Monday in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, delivered remarks in recognition

Casey Calls for Increase In Minimum Wage

Increase would Impact over 1 Million Workers in PA alone and Increase State GDP by Over $1 Billion / Over 16 Million Workers Across Country

‘Tis the season for online shopping traps

(BPT) – It doesn’t matter if it’s the day after Thanksgiving or the night before Christmas, cybercriminals don’t take a holiday. “People are spending with

Swanson, Jean F.

Jean Foote Swanson, 98, formerly of 232 Dawson Street, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.

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