Archive for: September, 2014

Alleged Drunken Napper Waives Hearing

The man accused of sleeping on a table in the kitchen of a Mount Jewett restaurant while he was drunk has waived his preliminary hearing.

Update On Chestnut Street UniMart Theft Attempt

UPDATE: Suspects caught. Allegedly 35-year-old Jennifer Tessena helped 54-year-old James Munson in an attempt to rob the Uni Mart. BT Article More Info At WESB

Man Accused of Causing Crash is Headed to McKean County Court

Charges against a man who grabbed a car’s steering wheel while another person was driving, causing a the car to hit a tree on South

Bradford Library Hires Office Manager

Bradford Area Public Library has hired Heather Carlson of Smethport as Office Manager. The library received 14 letters of interests for the position. The...

Richard L. ‘Dick’ Bixby

Richard 'Dick' Bixby, 89, of 111 Pear Street, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Accused Kidnapper, Assailant Facing New Charges

The man in jail for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in Kane last month is now charged for calling her from the jail dozens

PHOTO: James Munson’s Alleged Attempt to Rob the Chestnut Street Uni Mart

UPDATE: Suspects caught. Allegedly 35-year-old Jennifer Tessena helped 54-year-old James Munson in an attempt to rob the Uni Mart.

Former Pediatric Nurse in Olean Sent to State Prison on Child Porn Charges

The former pediatric nurse who was found with hundreds of images of child pornography on his home computer has been sentenced to 7 ½ years

Man Sent to Prison for Stabbing

A man who stabbed and critically injured another man in an Olean apartment last winter will spend 1 to 3 in state prison. 20-year-old Devon

Fire Call Prompts Reminder

A fire call this morning prompted city firefighters to remind people to inspect their home’s heat sources as colder weather approaches. Firefighters got the call

Northwest Savings Donates to United Way

Northwest Savings Bank recently gave $7,500 to the United Way of the Bradford Area. The donation will be added to the United Way’s funds, which

Crack, Suspected Heroin Found During Search

Crack cocaine, suspected heroin and marijuana were found during a raid of a Town of Great Valley home last night. 35-year-old Carl Simons of...

City of Bradford Police Log for 9/23/14

City of Bradford Police on Tuesday investigated someone making false reports to law enforcement on Congress Street, and thefts on Cole Avenue and Davis Street.

Early Morning Police Chase on Route 6

A driver took police on a chase on Route 6 at speeds over 100 mph early this morning. Troopers say the chase started at about

Bradford Synagogue Celebrates Anniversary

Temple Beth El will hold its 135th High Holiday celebrations beginning with Rosh Hashanah (New Year) this evening. They will be celebrating the 135th anniversary

Pair Gets Conditional Discharge

Two men who tried to hide from police in a car wash after trying to burglarize a house won’t be doing any jail time following

Reminder About SPCA’s Woofstock; They need volunteers

Woofstock is this Saturday and we are in need of volunteers. We have so many fun things planned for both you and the dogs but

Pennsylvania Natural Resources Agency Ordered To Delete Climate Change Info From Website

The Pennsylvania state agency that regulates gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing was explicitly ordered by members of Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration to remove several references

Causer Earns Guardian of Small Business Award

HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) was recently named a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). The award reflects

Route 219 Improvements to Impact Ridgway Traffic

Ridgway – Work on some sections of Route 219 in Ridgway will affect area drivers Thursday, Sept. 25 and Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 29 and

Monstrously BIG Halloween Deals At Walmart

Bradford Man Jailed for Child Pornography

A Bradford man is facing child pornography charges following a search at his home this morning by agents from the state attorney general’s office. 36-year-old

State Police to Accept Expired, Unwanted Prescription Medications

September 27 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs Sat., Sept. 27,

Governor Announces $450,000 Public Improvement Grants for Bradford

Harrisburg–Governor Tom Corbett today announced that the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) recently awarded $450,000 in Keystone Communities grants to support public improvements

Pitt-Bradford Alumni Association to honor Yaich, Foerstner at Alumni Weekend

BRADFORD, Pa. – Dr. Lauren Yaich, associate professor of biology, and alumnus John Foerstner ’79 will be honored by the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s

Kidnap, Assault Charges Bound to Court

Charges against a man accused of kidnapping and assaulting a 43-year-old woman last month in Kane have bound to McKean County Court. Court. Court records

Four Charged for Selling Beer to 20-Year-Olds

Four people have been charged with selling beer to 20-year-olds at various places in Cattaraugus County. State police say 21-year-old Troy Osborne of Arcade made

City of Bradford Police Log for 9/22/14

City of Bradford Police on Monday investigated a theft on West Washington Street, a disturbance on Cornen Street and a report of harassment on...

Drug Seller Gets State Prison Time

A former Bradford man has been sentenced to three to nine years in state prison for selling prescription pills. 53-year-old Daniel Kloss sold 291 pills

Two Western NY men charged with dealing $20,000 worth of cocaine in State College

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced charges against two alleged drug dealers from Amherst, New York, accused of trafficking seven ounces of

Michael J. Evan

Michael J. Evan, 38, of 12 Mechanic St., passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and wil be announced

Teens Involved in DUI Crash

A 16-year-old boy may be facing DUI charges following a crash late last week in Potter County. State police say the teenager was on Route

Woman Facing 12 Forgery Charges

A Cattaraugus County woman is facing a dozen forgery charges. Police say 26-year-old Chelsey Cloud of Great Valley illegally obtained 12 checks from two people

Local Church Exposes Secrets of Seven Men

Open Arms Community Church is sharing a secret as it mails 15,000 postcards to area residents featuring seven local men dressed in white shirts and

Former executive and federal inmate to talk at Pitt-Bradford on ‘insider’s view’ of prison reform

BRADFORD, Pa. – Fran Flood, a former CEO who served federal time for white-collar crime, will give a talk titled “From Corporate Suite to Federal

Attorney General’s “Special Investigations Team” Is In Bradford

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News Release: PA Unemployment Rate at 5.8% in August

Harrisburg – Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for August 2014. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.8

Accused ANF Burglar Waives Hearing

One of the men accused of breaking into a campground on the Allegany National Forest during Fourth of July weekend has waived his preliminary hearing.

Weapons Charge Against Teacher Dismissed

Charges against a former elementary school teacher who had been accused of having weapons in her classroom have been dismissed. 51-year-old Ziva Ann Rios of

City of Bradford Police Log 9/19/14 to 9/21/14

City of Bradford Police on Saturday were called to an unattended death in a Mechanic Street apartment. The incident has been marked closed, according...

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