Archive for: September, 2014

27 arrested in statewide insurance fraud sweep

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of 27 individuals across the Commonwealth for a variety of unrelated insurance fraud offenses. Sep 22 2014 | Posted in Local News | Read More »

Louis Rizzo

Louis Rizzo, 86, a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, of 10 Canal St., Lewis Run, passed away Thursday, September 18,

Woman Charged with Theft, Fraud

A Cattaraugus County woman is facing theft and fraud charged after taking thousands of dollars from acquaintances. State troopers say 54-year-old Susan McKay of Delevan

Pitt-Bradford hospitality program to mark World Tourism Day

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford hospitality management program will mark World Tourism Day Sept. 27 with a service project in downtown

Charles L. Laubham

Charles L. "Charlie" Laubham, 70, of West Washington Street, passed Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center in Erie surrounded by his loving family.

Two-Year-Old Dies in House Fire

A two-year-old Amish boy is dead following a house fire Thursday afternoon in Busti. The Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team says firefighters ...

Bradford Woman Seriously Hurt in Crash

A Bradford woman who police say was distracted by her phone and food was seriously hurt in a crash this morning near the East Main

Ca$h Mob to Strike Again

Everyone is invited to join Ca$h Mob Bradford as it makes its next “hit” this Saturday, September 20th at 11am. Those interested in participating

Tips on how to prepare your windows and doors for winter and save energy

(BPT) – How much do you spend on utilities? Are you looking for ways to save? A typical American household spends about $2,100 on energy

DEP Fines Range Resources $4.15 Million for Violating Environmental Regulations

Pittsburgh— The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it has signed a wide-ranging consent order and agreement with Range Resources for violations at six

Local Church Planning To Start Addiction Recovering Program

Open Arms Community Church of Bradford is launching an addiction recovery program, starting around the new year. “The need for people to find freedom from

Pitt-Bradford, BRMC collaborate on healthy community classes

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, in collaboration with the Bradford Regional Medical Center, will hold breakfast classes this fall to encourage

Registered sex offender arrested for traveling to meet ‘father’ and 5-year-old ‘daughter’ for sex

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of a registered sex offender from Butler County, who allegedly traveled to meet a

Man Pleads Guilty to Gasoline Attack

A man originally charged with attempted murder for throwing gasoline in the faces of two people in an attempt to set them on fire has

19 charged for trafficking heroin and other drugs across three counties

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced her office has charged 19 drug traffickers, including an out-of-state supplier, responsible for flooding Northumberland, Montour and

William M. ‘Matt’ Baker

William M. "Matt" Baker, 61, of Allegany, NY, formerly of Bradford, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Olean General Hospital with his friends Randy

Fred E. Schermerhorn

Fred E. Schermerhorn, 77, a loving husband, father and grandfather, formerly of Limestone, passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Bradford Regional Medical

Pitt-Bradford to hold Owl Prowl in Allegheny National Forest

WARREN, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold an owl watching class, or Owl Prowl, in which participants will hike through the

DEP Announces Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board Meeting to be Available Online

Harrisburg— The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board’s (TAB) meeting on Thursday, Sept. 25 to discuss

Pitt-Bradford professor studies offender characteristics in McKean County Court

BRADFORD, Pa. – Dr. Gregory Page, associate professor of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, made a presentation at the American Psychological Association’s

“The Beat Goes On” at Olean General Hospital

OLEAN, NY — Nearly 600 employees, physicians, volunteers, Emergency Medical Services personnel, and community partners gathered to form another giant “living” heart on the front

U.S. Free Methodist Church Bishop David Roller to speak at Open Arms Community Church

“It’s a tremendous privilege to have the Bishop share with us,” said Pastor Mike McAvoy. “This guy has a ton on his plate of responsibilities

Causer Invites Area Residents to Firearms Safety, Rights Seminar

HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) will host a Firearms Safety and Rights Seminar on Monday, Oct. 27, at the Smethport Fire Hall. People who

Railroad crossing work in Kane will now begin Saturday Sept. 20 through 22

Work now set for Sept. 20 through 22 with detour in place Kane – PennDOT is alerting drivers that work to repair a railroad crossing

Vehicle Hits House, Woman Charged

After a car slammed into a house in Portville an Olean woman was arrested and sent to Cattaraugus County Jail. State police say Meaghan Jackson

Infant Hurt in Amish Buggy Crash

An infant is being treated for multiple skull fractures after the Amish buggy he was in was hit by another vehicle. Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies

Four-Vehicle Crash in Kill Buck

A tractor-trailer and three other vehicles were involved in a crash Monday afternoon on Route 417 in Kill Buck. Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies say a

ARG Bridge Work on North Kendall Starts Monday

Work to replace a bridge at American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) will intermittently delay traffic along North Kendall Avenue between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Catt County Church Burglar Pleads Guilty

One of the young people charged in connection to a string of church burglaries back in July in Cattaraugus County has pleaded guilty. Christopher Boilard

Heroin traffickers from Allegheny and Elk counties arrested in St. Marys

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced the arrest of three heroin traffickers in St. Marys, Elk County, two of whom are from Allegheny

First Cluster of EV-D68 (enterovirus) Cases Confirmed in Pennsylvania; Tips To Protect Yourself

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced three confirmed cases of EV-D68 in Pennsylvania residents. EV-D68 is a type of enterovirus more likely

Enjoy the Wonders of Nature during a Family Autumn Walk this Saturday (Sept. 20) at the Pfeiffer Nature Center in Portville, N.Y.

PORTVILLE, N.Y. – Fall in love with the outdoors this Saturday with a Family Autumn Walk sponsored by the Pfeiffer Nature Center. This family-oriented event

Pitt-Bradford to host Wild and Scenic Film Festival

BRADFORD, Pa. — As part of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Alumni and Family Weekend, Pitt-Bradford will celebrate its 3rd annual Wild and Scenic

Trunk or Treat Planning Underway in Bradford and Port Allegany

Open Arms Community Church and Grace Lutheran Church in Bradford are collecting individually wrapped candy for the annual trunk or treat event scheduled October 31.

Pitt-Bradford to host Internet research workshop October 1st

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will host an Internet research workshop to explain how to find credible information on the web

Man Who Stabbed Another in Olean Sentenced

The man who stabbed another man at an Olean bar and hid from police for about 10 hours, prompting a lockdown of Olean High School,

Four Arrested, Jailed on Drug Charges

Heroin and drug paraphernalia in a St. Marys home has led to the arrests of four people. City police, the state attorney general’s office and

Kathleen Douglas Sentenced

A Kane woman who admitted to being at fault in a crash that killed six people – including her daughter and nephew – last August

Anderson, Marjorie E.

Marjorie E. Anderson, 93, of 501 Greendale Road, Kane, died early Sunday morning, September 14, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.

June G. Blaser

June G. Blaser, 68, of 298 Dolley Brook Rd., Port Allegany, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 at The Pavilion at BRMC.


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