Archive for: January, 2015

Motorists Urged to Heed Weather Forecasts for Super Bowl Sunday, Change Travel Plans if Necessary

Harrisburg – With the potential for several inches to a foot of snow in Pennsylvania on Super Bowl Sunday, PennDOT today urged drivers to watch

Black History Month at Pitt-Bradford has discussions, entertainment

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is marking February as Black History Month with series of discussions, entertainment and other events. Events

Firearms Safety and Rights Seminars Scheduled

You’re Invited to a Firearms Safety and Rights Seminar – During these seminars, you’ll hear from local law enforcement officials about a variety of gun-related

DeAndre Simmons to return to Bromeley Family Theater

BRADFORD, Pa. – Fresh from a performance at Carnegie Hall in honor of Marilyn Horne’s 81st birthday, American bass DeAndre Simmons will return to the

Upper Allegheny Health System Elects Board Officers

OLEAN, NY – Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), parent company of Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, elected its 2015 Board of Directors

Log Truck, Plow Truck Collide; No One Hurt

A log truck and a plow truck collided Tuesday afternoon in Potter County, but no one was hurt. Police say the log truck driven by

Child pornography charges filed against two Montgomery County men

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two Montgomery County men on unrelated charges as part of an ongoing effort

City of Bradford Police Log for 1/29/15

City of Bradford Police are investigating a reported rape on South Avenue Thursday morning. We’ll have more information when police make it available. Also Thursday

Caroline Carson

Caroline Carson KANE Caroline Carson, 88, formerly of 6103 Route 66, Kane, passed away Wednesday (January 28, 2015) at the Lutheran

Angell Accepted Into ARG Program

Bradford’s former fire chief has been accepted into McKean County’s ARD program after being charged for illegally recording conversations with other ...

Man Accused of Stealing From Employer

An employee of Seneca Distribution on Chestnut Street who gave his two week notice is accused of using his last few days on the job

Attorney General Kane announces murder charges in 1991 Clinton County ‘cold case’

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, Acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown and Federal Bureau of Investigation representatives today announced that murder charges have been filed against

City of Bradford Police Log for 1/28/15

City of Bradford Police are investigating two sexual assaults – one on School Street; the other on Pleasant Street. We’ll have more information...

Two Hurt in ARG Incident

Two American Refining Group electricians were hurt this morning when an electrical flash occurred during routine work being performed at the Crude Unit motor control

Man Admits to Causing Commotion

A man has pleaded guilty to causing a commotion at two Bradford businesses earlier this month. 53-year-old Patrick McGarvey of DuBois was charged with defiant

Cops: Woman Stole From Goodwill

A woman accused of stealing seven boxes of items donated to Goodwill has waived her preliminary hearing. 21-year-old Clarissa Atkinson was caught by surveillance video

Accused Motor Thieves Headed to Court

Two of the men charged for stealing an antique motor from Seneca Resources’ property and a chop saw belonging to Cummins Construction have waived their

Alleged Scammer Waives Hearing

The Bath, New York, man accused of taking nearly $30,000 for home improvement work he didn’t do in Bradford and Foster townships has waived his

Indecent Assault Charge Withdrawn

An indecent assault charge against a Bradford man has been withdrawn by the assistant district attorney. 32-year-old Paul Hensley had been accused of...

Intimidation Charge Bound to Court

Charges against a man accused of threatening a confidential informant with the McKean County Drug Task Force have been bound to court following a preliminary

Arlene Park

Arlene R. Park MT. JEWETT Arlene Ruth Park, 98, formerly of Mt. Jewett, passed away Monday (January 26, 2015) at the Bradford

Two Men Cited for Fighting

Two men have been cited fighting at the old Limestone School on Saturday. Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies cited 46-year-old George ...

City Working on New ‘Pawn’ Ordinance

Bradford Police are hoping a new ordinance will cut down on thefts of scrap metal and other stolen items. The ordinance – which is only

Fall in Love with the Outdoors while Hiking/Snowshoeing at Pfeiffer Nature Center

PORTVILLE, N.Y. – What is not to love about a Valentine’s Day Hike with a loved one at the Pfeiffer Nature Center? A Valentine’s Day

New scholarships available for freshman computer information systems students at Pitt-Bradford

BRADFORD, Pa. — High school students interested in working with computers now have another reason to apply to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Computer

Heroin Dealer Sent to Prison

A 29-year-old repeat felon will spend six years in prison for selling heroin. Franklin Chase of Olean sold the drug in Olean last march. He

Stidd Hearing Moved to March

The preliminary hearing for Stephen Stidd that had been scheduled for tomorrow has been moved to March 11 in District Judge Dominic Cercone’s office. Stidd

Mother Admits to Breaking Toddler’s Leg

A woman who admitted to breaking her 15-month-old daughter’s leg is in McKean County Jail on assault and other charges. Papers filed in District Judge

Souper Bowl of Caring Set for Sunday

On Super Bowl Sunday, the youth of the First Presbyterian Church, 54 East Corydon Street, will be collecting monetary donations and non-perishable food items from

Derrick City Man Facing Charges

A Derrick City man is facing indecent assault charges for having inappropriate contact with a 14-year-old girl. Court records say 66-year-old ...

Attorney General Kane warns of winter storm scams

HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvanians tackle major snowstorms in the days ahead, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today cautioned consumers to be on the lookout for weather-related scams.  "Heavy snow

Prison Cook Accused of Having Sex With Inmates

A prison cook is accused of having sex with inmates. 29-year-old Jessica Fries of South Dayton was charged with rape and ...

Mary Leibfried

Mary J. Leibfried MT. JEWETT Mary J. Leibfried, 83, formerly of Mt. Jewett, passed away Wednesday (January 21, 2015) at Sena Kean

Three suspected Pennsylvania predators arrested for distributing child pornography

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced that the Child Predator Section arrested three men for the distribution and possession of child pornography over the past week.

Four suspected Pennsylvania predators arrested on unrelated charges

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of four Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as the result of ongoing efforts to target the

Walter Perry

Walter E. Perry Jr. KANE Walter E. Perry, Jr., 83, of 326 Park Avenue, Kane, passed away Tuesday (January 20, 2015) at

Gabriel’s Bistro – probably the best kept secret in town

Gabriel's Bistro- one of the latest eating establishments to open in downtown Bradford, serves what is possibly the

Pitt-Bradford campus police asking public to help win grant for enhanced security

BRADFORD, Pa. – Members of the community can help the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford receive up to $100,000 to enhance its safety measures by

Haley named new program director for nursing and radiological science at Pitt-Bradford

BRADFORD, Pa. – Dr. Tammy Haley, associate professor of nursing at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, has been named director of the university’s nursing

Attorney General Kane’s office cuts off major source of supply of oxycodone

PHILADELPHIA - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced charges against 22 individuals accused of running a sophisticated prescription drug forgery ring that operated in 44 of the

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