Archive for: April, 2014

Weight Restrictions Posted on Three McKean County Bridges

Bradford – Effective April 24, PennDOT has posted weight limits on three more bridges in McKean County. Vehicles exceeding the posted weight limits will need

Robert W. Sweetapple

Robert W. Sweetapple, 81, of Bradford, formerly of Reading, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at his residence. He was born on October 13,

Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Homicide

A Derrick City man has pleaded guilty to attempted homicide after holding a couple against their will in their home this past September. 62-year-old Gary

Attorney General Kane announces Mobile Street Crimes Unit redeployment (with video)

In February, the Office of Attorney General's Mobile Street Crimes Unit (MSCU) announced that as a result of its maiden deployment, it removed 35,000 packets

Possible Property Tax Elimination in PA

Eliminating property tax has been an issue in Harrisburg for years. Tomorrow, the Senate Finance Committee will be holding a hearing on a bill that

Not Guilty Plea in Shaken Baby Case

The Bradford woman accused of causing serious injuries to a 19-month-old girl has pleaded not guilty in Cattaraugus County Court. 22-year-old Jessica Courteau is charged

Little Valley Man Returns to Court

A Little Valley man who is no stranger to the court system has pleaded guilty to felony criminal mischief and harassment. Brian Blasdell admitted to

Town Clerk Pleads Not Guilty to Theft

The former Town of Carrollton Clerk has pleaded not guilty to charges that she stole more than $3,400. 56-year-old Sandra McAndrew of Limestone had been

Cops: Driver Intentionally Hits Parked Vehicle

A Bradford man is accused of intentionally hitting a parked vehicle to keep his wife from getting out of his moving Jeep. Andrew Petrov and

Unlocked Vehicles Targeted by Thieves Again

For the second weekend in a row city police are investigating thefts from a number of vehicles. Sunday morning more than a dozen vehicle break-ins

South Avenue Fire Ruled Arson

Aron is the cause of a fire at an unoccupied South Avenue house Saturday morning. The fire at 64 South Avenue was reported at about

Fatal Crash on Westline Road

A Cuba, New York, woman is dead following a motorcycle crash on Westline Road Sunday afternoon. Police say the motorcycle operated by 50-year-old Raymond Maedl

Emma Carlson

Emma Jean Carlson KANE Emma Jean Carlson, 84, of 215 Park Avenue, passed away Friday (April 25, 2014) at Kane Community Hospital.

Ohio man arrested after traveling to Pennsylvania to meet who he believed to be a 14-year-old girl for sex

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of an Ohio man accused of traveling to Western Pennsylvania to meet who he believed was

National Day of Prayer: Prayer in the Square

In observance of the National Day of Prayer, Prayer in the Square will be held on Thursday, May 1, noon in Veterans Square, Bradford. The

Kathleen Douglas Pleads Not Guilty

The Kane woman accused of driving under the influence of prescription medication in a crash that killed six people – including her daughter and nephew

PSP: Derrick City Man had Contaminated Food

A Derrick City man is facing charges after being stopped on Interstate 80 near DuBois with a load of contaminated food. Police say 19-year-old Ezekeil

Coroner Looking for Woman’s Family

McKean County Coroner Mike Cahill is looking for information on any known relatives of 79-year-old Baby J. Whatmore of Bradford, who died of natural causes

Attorney General Kane participates in arrest of ‘traveling’ child predator

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane yesterday joined agents from the Office of Attorney General’s Child Predator Section and other law enforcement officials to arrest one

Caribardi, Eva

Eva Caribardi, 91, of 296 Fairview Avenue, Johnsonburg, died Friday morning, April 25, 2014 at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh.

Sex Offender Headed to State Prison

A Bradford man who had sexual contact with a 7-year-old will spend the next three to eight years in state prison. 60-year-old George Roach was

Pitt-Bradford education students create educators’ guides for local sites

BRADFORD, Pa. – Education and Hospitality Management students at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford have teamed up with the Allegheny National Visitors Bureau to

Missing Olean Man Found Safe

An Olean native who was reported missing last month has been found safe in Arizona. 30-year-old St. Bonaventure University graduate Kyle Driscoll had been missing...

PennDOT consultant arrested on perjury charges in connection with Grand Jury testimony

In the midst of an Attorney General investigation into potential corruption at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 6, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane

Isabelle Carlson

Isabelle L. Carlson MT. JEWETT Isabelle Lucille Carlson, 88, of 9716 Rte. 6, passed away peacefully early Wednesday (April 23, 2014) at

Man Who Threatened Nurse Waives Hearing

A Bradford man accused of threatening a nursing supervisor at Bradford Regional Medical Center and disrupting the ER’s waiting room has waived his preliminary hearing.

Smethport Gets Loan for Water Improvements

The Smethport Borough Authority has been selected to receive an $805,000 low-interest loan to make major improvements to their water system, according to Senator Joe

Man Charged for Stealing Scrap Metal

A Sherman, New York, man is facing charges for stealing scrap metal and then selling it. 44-year-old Daryl Freeman is charged with criminal possession of

Historical Society Looking for Vendors

The McKean County Historical Society will hold a pig roast and arts and crafts fair at the McKean County Fairgrounds on October 4, and the

Bertha McCarty

Bertha McCarty 104, formerly of Derrick Road, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Pavilion @ BRMC. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be

Fire Damages Empty Kane House

Fire damaged an abandoned house in Kane early Wednesday morning. Kane firefighters were called at about 4:15 a.m. to Jo Jo Road, and saw smoke

Man Who Pointed Shotgun Waives Hearing

The Bradford man accused of pointing a 12-guage shotgun at two people because he didn’t like the way a 13-year-old boy ...

No Charges for Cable Theft

An Emporium man is accused of stealing cable TV service from Zito Media, but the cable company doesn’t want him prosecuted. Police didn’t released the

VIDEO: Dumptruck Bob’s Trip To The Pennhills Club

Video to Pennhills Club by Dumptruck Bob (on youtube)

Charges Against Man Who Threatened Tasta Pizza Employees Bound to Court

Charges against the Bradford man accused of threatening Tasta Pizza employees because he got a square pizza instead of a round one have been bound

Another Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Catt County

For the second time in two days a motorcycle crash has claimed a life in Cattaraugus County. 52-year-old Roy Beverlin Jr. of Ashford was found

Man Charged with Criminal Trespass — Again

A Bradford man is accused of violating his bail conditions and a protection from abuse order by breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home and threatening a

Man Facing Dozens of Child Sex Charges

A 26-year-old Bradford man is facing charges for having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old. Anthony Goodrich is charged with 34 felonies and 16 misdemeanors

Two Lancaster County men arrested and charged with distributing child pornography

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two Lancaster County men as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading

Route 446 Railroad Crossing Work April 24 and 25

Lane restrictions will be in effect as crossing near Larabee is repaired Eldred – Work to repair a railroad crossing on Route 446 in Eldred

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