Archive for: October, 2014

Man Gets Probation for Stealing, Cashing Checks

A man who stole checks his co-defendants he and his co-defendants stole and cashed has been sentenced in Cattaraugus County Court. 22-year-old Stephen Frank IV

Woman Pleads to Attempted Arson

A woman has pleaded guilty to setting a garage on fire this past summer. 21-year-old Crystal Lore of Little Valley set the fire at a

Bradford Man Pleads in Catt County Court

A Bradford man has pleaded guilty to drug charges in Cattaraugus County Court. 31-year-old Phillip Haight sold a narcotic substance in

New Website and Social Media Presence for Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) today announced the launch of its new website at a new address, The website also

Thompson Receives National Association of Manufacturers ‘Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence’

Bellefonte, PA – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has awarded U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for

City of Bradford Police Log for 10/14/14

City of Bradford Police on Tuesday investigated a fraud reported from Amm Street, as well as an assault on South Kendall Avenue. Officers also ...

Woman Allegedly Assaults Cop — Again

For the second time in a little over a month, a Bradford woman has been charged for assaulting a police officer. City police say 47-year-old

Smethport Woman Hurt in Crash

A woman suffered minor injuries when her van hit two trees Monday afternoon on Route 46 in Keating Township. Police say 44-year-old Heather Peterson of

Harold D. Skaggs Sr.

Harold D. Skaggs Sr., 79 of 87 Leonard Ave., Beadford, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the Bradford Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are

Chamber Auction Set for October 30

Presented by the Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce and Signature Sponsor American Refining Group, Inc, the BACC Oktoberfest/22nd Annual Public Auction will be held on

VIDEO: Bradford Area School Bus Illegally Crossing Weight Restricted Bridge, AGAIN

In the video, this school bus has just crossed the Elm Street bridge illegally. According to the source, this video was shot after a person reported

Thomas Mehalko

Thomas W. Mehalko KANE Thomas W. Mehalko, 67, of 514 Horner Rd., Wilcox, passed away early Tuesday (October 14, 2014)

Resolution Recognizes Down Syndrome Awareness Month

HARRISBURG – The state House today declared October as “Down Syndrome Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania with unanimous passage of a resolution authored by Rep. Martin

PennDOT Asking for Public Comment on Improving its Mobile Customer Services

Harrisburg – As part of PennDOT’s continued efforts to modernize and improve customer service, the department has launched an online survey to collect public feedback

Three Trespassed on Railroad Property

Three people are accused of trespassing on railroad property and trying to interfere with railroad employees. Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies say 54-year-old Molly Griner, 57-year-old

Woman Charged for Taking Pot Into Jail

A 23-year old woman is accused of trying to take marijuana into the Cattaraugus County Jail. Sheriff’s deputies say Julie Richardson of Friendship was found

Williamson, Robert J.

Robert J. Williamson, 49, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., formerly of Kane, died Tuesday morning, September 23, 2014 at Plantation General Hospital, Plantation, Fla.

Hayes, Forrest F.

Forrest F. Hayes, 78, a native of Wilcox, died Friday evening, October 10, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he was a resident.

Two Cited, One Fined, for Liquor Law Violations

A Bradford bar has been cited for violations of the state’s liquor laws. Police say The Lighter Side on Mechanic Street did not notify the

Man Accused of Threatening Cops

A Port Allegany man is accused of threatening police after being arrested for DUI last Friday morning. Police say 48-yea-rold Daniel Vidonish Jr. was pulled

Betty L. Lee

Betty L. Lee, 62, of 893 9th Ave. Brockway, passed away, Monday, October 13, 2014, at UPMC Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh.

More Legal Woes for Vet With PTSD

Legal troubles continue to mount for a Port Allegany veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. 45-year-old Diane Ayala is now accused of charged more than

Pitt-Bradford to offer ‘Digital Distractions’ course Oct. 22

BRADFORD, Pa – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will offer “Digital Distractions: How to Manage Technology and Media Addiction for Adults, Children and Families”

Rapp Reminds Residents About Upcoming Kane Senior Expo

WARREN – Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) is inviting all local senior citizens and their families to attend her Kane Senior Expo on Friday, Oct. 17,

Dorothy J. Chirillo

Dorothy J. Chirillo, 77, of 130 Kennedy Street, Bradford, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at UPMC Hamot, Erie surrounded by her loving family.

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Thomas Gordon Parrett

Thomas Gordon Parrett, 57, of 429 High Street, passed away, Friday, October 10, 2014, at Warren General Hospital.

CASA of McKean County launches fundraising campaign

BRADFORD, Pa. – Representatives from CASA of McKean County have launched a fundraising campaign to raise money to provide much-needed stability and support for neglected

Ebola Preparedness Statement From BRMC and OGH Hospitals

Olean General Hospital (OGH) and Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC), member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), are following the protocols recommended by Centers

Man Jailed on Rape, Burglary Charges

A panic alarm in a Warren woman’s house helped police catch a man who is now charged with attempted rape. The say they the alarm

Bona Fan Jam Set for Oct. 25

St. Bonaventure will kick off the 2014-15 basketball season with a new event, Bona Fan Jam, on Saturday, Oct. 25. The event, which will be

Man Pleads Guilty to Punching Another Man, Firing Shots Into His Pickup

A man who punched another man in the head and then fired a gun into his truck has pleaded guilty to assault and criminal mischief

Searching for Peeping (& Filming) Tom at ASP

State police are investigating an incident where a man videotaped a woman in a shower at Allegany State Park. In an email to several media

VIDEO: 2014 Mckean County Fair Monster Truck Show

Video posted by muddin mowers on Youtube.

City of Bradford Police Log for 10/08/14

City of Bradford Police on Wednesday investigated an assault on Bolivar Drive and a motor vehicle accident on East Main Street. They also looked into

Woman Hurt in Rollover Crash

A woman suffered neck and back injuries after her car flipped over several times Tuesday afternoon on Route 59. Police say 21-year-old Vanessa Kelly was

Pitt-Bradford professor to lecture on legend of Frank Baum in Bradford

BRADFORD, Pa. — Was L. Frank Baum, the author of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” a Bradfordian? Did Bradford’s oil boom of the 1870s and

Edward Parana

Edward J. Parana Edward J. Parana, 76, of North Cornwall Township, Lebanon and formerly of Kane, passed away peacefully on Monday

Accused Drunk Driver Waives Hearing

A drunk driver who hit a parked car while on his way to do last-minute shopping on Christmas Eve has waived his preliminary hearing. 40-year-old

Alleged Crack Dealer Waives Hearing

A man who ran from police during a traffic stop because he had crack cocaine with him waived his preliminary hearing in front of District

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