Archive for: May, 2014

Child Predator Section nets five men on unrelated child pornography charges

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of five Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online

Free Camp for Bradford Kids

Camp Penuel East is opening up a week of camp to reach the Bradford community. Camp Penuel is a Christian, non-denominational, non-profit camp located in

Man Charged with Identity Theft, Forgery

A Florida man accused of stealing his brother’s identity to get out of a traffic ticket in Bradford has waived his preliminary hearing on a

McKean County Burglars Plead Guilty

Three of the men involved in a McKean County burglary have pleaded guilty. 20-year-old Trevor Elder of Smethport, 19-year-old Cameron Causer of Crosby and 19-year-old

Man Who Assaulted Baby Headed to Prison

A man who assaulting an 11-month-old baby is on his way to state prison. 30-year-old Timothy Maben Jr. of Port Allegany has been...

Man Jailed for Stalking in Catt County

A man was sent to Cattaraugus County Jail for harassing a woman at her place of employment, and stalking her. State police say 40-year-old Daniel

OPINION: Old School At Elm And Congress Street

This letter came to us regarding the old school at Elm and Congress Street. It’s been empty for quite sometime, well let me think last

VIDEO: Bleemers Rocks and Ice Cave Near Bradford

Video of ice cave near Bradford PA by Stony.

Fire in Liberty Township This Morning

Firefighters were called to a house fire on Pleasant Drive in Liberty Township early this morning. Star Hose Company firefighters say the driveway was softened

Vehicle Fire in Eldred Township

An SUV caught on fire this afternoon in Eldred Township, but no one was hurt. Police say the driver, who they did not identify, told

Bookshare Program Starting in Bradford

As part of the Leadership McKean program, our team is working with the Bradford Area Public Library to develop a book-share program for local...

Ida Smead

Ida Valjean Smead, 72, of Mexico, MO, formerly of Wright's Corner, PA and Hastings, Fl, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at

Jennifer M. Hughes

Jennifer M. Hughes, 44, of Bradford, passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at her home. She was born on November 12, 1969 in Atlanta,

Adams, Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark Adams, 71, of 209 Market Street, Warren, formerly of Kane, died Saturday evening, May 10, 2014 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.

Bradford woman’s book to be launched at Pitt-Bradford event

BRADFORD, Pa. – Susan Evans will give a presentation on her newly released book, “Don’t Write The Obituary Yet” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 19,

One Book Bradford Melanie Benjamin Visits on Tuesday

One Book Bradford’s season will end on a high note Tuesday when author Melanie Benjamin comes to town. Benjamin, the author of “The Aviator’s Wife,”

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen

A 63-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. Police say Roger Henry of Ulysses forced the girl to touch his genitals...

No One Hurt in Rollover Crash

No one was hurt in a rollover crash on Route 155 between Eldred and Turtlepoint on Friday. Police say 21-year-old Chad Kitchnefsky of Tunkhannock was

GGB’s Jones Plans to Retire

The Bradford Area School Board is expected to approve the resignation of one of the district’s principals during its meeting tonight. GGB Elementary School Principal

Raymond Phillips

Raymond K. Phillips KANE Raymond K. Phillips, 55, of 125 Walnut Street, passed away Friday (May 9, 2014) at UPMC Hamot.

Man Dies After Boat Capsizes

A Duke Center man is dead after his boat capsized on Chautauqua Lake. State police say 69-year-old Robert Knell Sr. and 65-year-old Roy Barclay ...

Water aerobics fly-fishing and more planned at Pitt-Bradford this summer

BRADFORD, Pa. -- The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold a variety of enrichment courses for those looking for

Nelson, Virgil C.

Virgil C. Nelson, 81, of 15 Church Street in Ludlow, died Thursday afternoon, May 8, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.

Man Jailed for Threatening Bradford Doctor at Home

A man is accused of breaking into a Bradford doctor’s house Thursday night, watching him and a woman sleep and later threatening to kill them.

Woman Sentenced for Fatal Crash

The Port Allegany woman who was driving the car during a crash that killed her best friend will spend 11 to 23 months in jail.

Lunden to Receive PA Wilds Award

Debbie Lunden will receive the Member of the Year Award during next week’s Pennsylvania Wilds awards dinner. Lunden has been on the Pennsylvania Wilds planning

Man Who Threatened Nurses Sent to Prison

A man who threatened nurses at Bradford Manor and spit in the mouth of a police officer who was trying to take him into custody

UWBA Day of Action Set for June 21

The longest day of the year will be an impactful one as well, with the United Way of the Bradford Area’s 4th Annual Live United

Three men arrested on unrelated charges of distributing, possessing child pornography

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two western Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the

Pharmacy Burglar Sent to State Prison

The Smethport man who robbed Buchanan Brothers Pharmacy in Eldred in September will spend the next two to eight years in state prison. 30-year-...

Cocaine, Cash Found During Search

The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force found $8,500 worth of cocaine and $5,000 in cash during a search at an Allegany man’s ...

Ex-Bradford Man Charged with Sexual Assault

A former Bradford man is facing charges for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl he met online. 25-year-old Robert Magee, who now lives in Hinsdale, New

Dead Body Found in Cattaraugus Creek

A dead body was found Tuesday in Cattaraugus County Creek in the Town of Perrysburg, and authorities believe it is a Gowanda woman who has

Port Allegany Man Facing Charges

A Port Allegany man is facing charges for hitting a woman early this morning. Police say 21-year-old Steven Crabb Jr. was arguing with the 22-year-old

State Police Investigating Forgery

Police are looking into a case of forgery that happened at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. They say between December 21 and April 30 a woman,

Committee Approves Measure to Protect Fifth Amendment Right (unlawful to refuse to answer questions)

HARRISBURG – A measure repealing a section of the state’s Game and Wildlife Code that violates an individual’s right against self-incrimination was unanimously approved by

Causer, Rapp, Gabler to Introduce Measure Supporting PA’s Conventional Oil, Gas Industries

HARRISBURG – Working to ensure the survival of the state’s conventional oil and gas industries, Reps. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) and Matt Gabler

Allegheny County man arrested on charges of distributing child pornography

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of an Allegheny County man as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading

CARE for Children Honored

CARE for Children was honored for achieving the Seal of Excellence by successfully completing the Standards for Excellence® recertification program through the Pennsylvania Association of

Matthew’s Parents Tell Their Story

Tune in to 1490 WESB at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to hear Tom & Susan tell their story. By SANDY RHODES There’s something about Matthew Whelan.

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