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Causer to Focus on PA Budget Update at ‘Coffee and Conversation’ Meeting in Bradford »


BRADFORD – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) is inviting area residents to join him for some coffee and conversation about the 2015-16 state budget at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at the University Room of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. […]…

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Young Featured in Australian ‘60 Minutes’ Story on Screen Addiction »

St. Bonaventure University’s Dr. Kimberly Young, a licensed psychologist and internationally known expert on Internet addiction for 20 years, was featured this week in along-form news story on screen addiction on the Australian...…

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Former Trooper Who Perish in Fall to be Honored »

Former New York state trooper Ross Riley will be honored Thursday night in Olean when Allegany Rescue will dedicate their new ambulance in his name.  Riley a volunteer paramedic for the ...…

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Attorney General shuts down major Northwest Pa. bath salts ring »

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a grand jury investigation led to charges against eleven individuals allegedly involved in a Northwest Pa. drug ring that trafficked bath salts (MDPV) and other narcotics. Agents fro…

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Man Accused of Assaulting Person With a Chain Headed to McKean County Court »

Charges against a Bradford man accused of hitting another man with a chain, and later finding out the man wasn’t his intended victim have been bound to McKean County Court. Court...…

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Teen Charged in Death of 2-Year-Old »

A 14-year-old girl has been charged with first-degree manslaughter in connection to the death of a 2-year-old boy she was caring for on Monday. Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph Gerace says the...…

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Smethport Man Jailed After Shooting Incident »

A Smethport man has been charged with attempted voluntary manslaughter for shooting another man during a fight over $20 early this morning. State police at 4:30 this morning on Franklin Street ...…

Jul 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Assault, Other Charges Bound to Court »

A Bradford man accused of dragging his ex-girlfriend with pickup truck is headed to McKean County Court. Charges against 26-year-old John Vinelli III were bound to count following a preliminary hearing...…

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(Bradford, PA)…The Old Bradford Speedway has new life. After being closed for over a year, Norm and Travis Asel have taken over ownership of the quarter-mile dirt oval located just outside of Bradford, PA near Rew. The grand reopening is […]…

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Speed Display Sign in Sergeant Township »

Mount Jewett, PA – Motorists traveling through the village of Clermont, will be reminded to obey the posted speed limit on Route 2001. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently placed a radar-controlled speed display sign south of the Route 146 […]…

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Pencil Used in Stabbing »

A man is accused of stabbing another man with a pencil at the psychiatric unit at BRMC.  Court records say that 25 year-old Jeffery Jones of Port Allegany approached another ...…

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Bradford Man Takes Pills, Threatens to Jump From Bridge »

A Bradford man is facing several charges after being in possession of another person’s prescription drugs.  Court records indicate that police received two calls concerning 19 year-old Andrew Owens, who had gone to the...…

Jul 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Accused Gun Shooter Turns Himself In »

A man who allegedly fired several rounds from a handgun in the City of Warren last month turned himself in to police on Monday. 29-year-old Thomas Christeson of Tiona is accused ...…

Jul 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Remembering Hometown Heroes »

August will be full of fair- and football-related activities, but two organizations will be honoring hometown heroes who lost their lives in Afghanistan. Saturday, the Willow Creek Triathlon will give out awards named for...…

Jul 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Toddler Dead; Teen in Custody »

A two-year-old boy is dead and a 14-year-old girl who was caring for the child is in police custody. Chautauqua County District Attorney David Foley says the toddler from Ashville, ...…

Jul 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Portion of Campus Drive closed for state Little League tournament »

BRADFORD, Pa. – A section of campus drive will be closed beginning Tuesday to accommodate the 2015 Pennsylvania State Little League 9-10 Softball Tournament being held on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Campus Drive – from […]…

Jul 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Kids and Cancer Benefit Run Sets Records »

The 18th annual Kids and Cancer Benefit Run recorded records Saturday for attendance and money raised for the charity.  Event organizer Dave Geitner says they sold every single raffle ticket for the Harley Davidson motorcycle...…

Jul 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Rebuilding Togther Paints Houses in Olean »

Olean’s Rebuilding Together’s annual Blitz Day was Saturday in the city.  Three houses in Olean, one on Front Street, one on River Street and another on South 18th Street, were painted by some 100 volunteers.  Chapter ...…

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PA CleanWays Completes Successful Tire Recycling Event in Smethport »

PA CleanWays of McKean County, an affiliate of Keep PA Beautiful, sponsored a tire recycling event at the Smethport Borough Sheds on Route 6 in Smethport, PA, on Saturday, July 25th, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to noon...…

Jul 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Bradford Man Hurt in Elk County Crash »

A Bradford man suffered moderate injuries in a crash at just before 5 o’clock this morning on Route 66 in Elk County. State Police say 31-year-old Mark Pascarella was traveling north when his pickup...…

Jul 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Accused Robbery Co-Conspirator Waives Hearing »

A second person involved in the gunpoint robbery of a Port Allegany man back in April has waived her preliminary hearing. Stephanie Berg of Eldred is accused of driving the car where the 24-...…

Jul 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

All Four ANF Beaches Open »

Water tests at Twin Lakes and Kinzua Beach swim areas now indicate that the water is safe to swim in. They were closed on July 17 due to E. coli in the water. ...…

Jul 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Former Firefighter Merle Silvis Has Passed Away »

Merle E. Silvis, 64, of 68 Oakwood Ave., passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at The Bradford Manor. Born October 17, 1950 in Bradford, he was the son of the late Arthur R. and Dorothy R. (Allison) Silvis. ...…

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Three Hurt, Dog Missing, in Corydon Township Crash »

Three people were hurt and a dog missing following a one-vehicle crash at just before 6 o’clock Friday evening on Route 321, about 5 miles south of West Washington Street in Corydon Township. Police ...…

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House Fire on Harrisburg Run »

Derrick City firefighters were called to a house fire on Harrisburg Run at around 5:30 this morning. When they arrived they found heavy smoke coming from the back of the building, and ...…

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Bicyclist Struck by SUV »

A bicyclist was struck by an SUV and injured Wednesday morning at the intersection of Route 6 and 321.  Kane Borough Police say that 30 year-old William Markert was crossing Route 6 on his bike and struck by ...…

Jul 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Chase Suspect Waives Hearing »

An Eldred man accused of taking Olean police on a chase into Pennsylvania earlier this month has waived his preliminary hearing. 40-year-old Lucas Fisk allegedly committed a traffic violation at 3 a...…

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Bfd Man Facing Drug Charges After Thursday Arrest »

A Bradford man was arrested early Thursday morning after a confrontation with Bradford City Police.  Court records say that a car, operated by 23 year-old Todd Hale Jr., was traveling at ...…

Jul 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Change to City Paving Schedule »

Because of mechanical problems IA Construction will not be paving Jackson Avenue today. They will work on that road Monday and Tuesday. For the rest of today, they will be working on...…

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City Council Gets View of Budget Position »

Bradford City Council held a work session Tuesday to meet with department heads to go over expenses and get a handle on where they are in the budget year.  City administrator Teri ...…

Jul 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Motorcycle Driver Hurt in Accident »

A man was injured Sunday in an accident on Route 6 in Roulette Township.  Police say that 58 year-old Neal Case of Grain Valley was on his motorcycle and hit the brakes after vehicles in front...…

Jul 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Attorney General Kane calls on phone providers to offer call-blocking technology to customers »

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane and 44 other state attorneys general today sent a letter to the principals of five major phone companies in which they asked the companies to offer call-blocking technology to their customers. In the joi…

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Man Already in Jail Charged Again »

The Erie man jailed for hitting a High Street man last week is now facing felony drug charges, too. 41-year-old James Luper was first charged on Friday after allegedly hitting a man who was ...…

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Troopers Find Nearly 200 Pot Plants »

Police found nearly 200 marijuana plants at a man’s home when they were called for a medical complaint earlier this month, and now the man is facing charges. 54-year-old Dwayne Rose of Allen, New...…

Jul 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Bipartisan Bill Targets Most Heinous Forms of Animal Abuse »

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) today introduced the bipartisan Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act. The PACT Act seeks to outlaw a heinous form of animal abuse known as “crushing,” where deranged […]…

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Bridge Replacement to start July 27 in McKean County; (West Eldred Road) in Eldred Township »


Detour will be in place July 27 through August 7 Bradford, PA – A bridge replacement job is scheduled July 27 through August 7 in McKean County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. A state-owned bridge on Township Road […]…

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Pitt-Bradford Class of 2015 endows scholarship »

Class of 2015 committee that raised funds from 29 percent of the graduating class to go toward a scholarship fund. Those pictured are, from left, Dr. Livingston Alexander, president of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Yara Elbeshbishi, Sadie McLaughlin, Kyle Meserole, Kayla Beers, Michael Fitzpatrick, Ashley Young, Kelly Morrow and donor George Repchick '82, who provided the remaining funds to endow the scholarship.

BRADFORD, Pa. — Members of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Class of 2015 are the first senior class to endow a scholarship thanks to a generous challenge from alumnus George Repchick ’82 and his wife, Lynda. The Repchicks challenged […]…

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Paving Scheduled for Wednesday on Festival Way »

The next phase of Bradford’s road resurfacing project starts tomorrow morning with the paving of Festival Way. Crews will also be working on Forest and Maplewood avenues. While all the milling is done ...…

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Man Jailed for Stealing Drugs, Money from Home »

A Smethport man told police he stole prescription pain pills and money while working on the roof of a Bradford Township home because he has a drug problem. Papers filed in District Judge Rich Luther’s ...…

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Mother Pleads Not Guilty to Murdering Daughter »

A mother from Kill Buck, New York, charged with murder in connection to the death of her 1-year-old daughter has pleaded not guilty. 24-year-old Leslie Finch appeared in Cattaraugus County Court on ...…

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Planned Parenthood Reports Second Website Attack »

Planned Parenthood said electronic traffic to its websites was snarled by computer hackers on Wednesday in a second cyber attack.…

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Who Placed Confederate Flags at MLK’s Atlanta Church? »

Authorities are investigating Confederate flags placed around the Ebenezer Baptist Church and the MLK Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change.…

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Ex-Counterterrorism Official Pleads Guilty to Stalking, Voyeurism »

A former State Department official pleaded guilty to 11 charges of voyeurism and stalking for recording as many as 25 women in their homes around…

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Dentist told patients this about lion hunt »

Dr. Walter Palmer is nowhere to be found. …

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What New TSA Chief Has in Mind for Air Travelers »

New TSA administrator Peter Neffenger vows to improve on the 96 percent failure rate in weapons detection found in recent undercover testing.…

Jul 30 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Kenneth Stroup »

Kenneth Marvin Stroup, Sr., loving husband and father, “Marvin” (as most have known him); died peacefully at home in Mt. Jewett. He was born on Dec. 29, 1934 in Westline,…

Jun 15 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Amelia Poklar »

Amelia A. Poklar KANE Amelia A. "Millie" Poklar, 84, of 641 Troupe Rd., Harborcreek, and formerly of Crosby and Pittsburgh, passed away Monday (June 1, 2015) at…

Jun 11 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Dennis Weidow »

Dennis D. Weidow KANE Dennis Duane Weidow, 75, of 1853 Pinchtown Rd., Montgomery, and formerly of Kane, passed away Sunday (May 31, 2015) at his residence. …

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Adrien Broner — Flosses New Benz and Maybach »

Adrien Broner made $1.3 million for his fight against Shawn Porter, who he beat soundly for 11 of the 12…

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Twitter Cannot Handle Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence’s New Friendship and Neither Can We »

Millions of years ago, prophets foretold of a day when two queens would join together and create a friendship so…

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Disney Guys Envisioned as Real People—See Prince Charming, Hercules, Tarzan and More Characters Come Alive! »

Thanks to Jirka Väätäinen, fantasy looks a lot more like reality. The artist, who hails from Helsinki, Finland, has envisioned…

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Guy Ritchie Is Married: Director Weds Jacqui Ainsley—Check Out Photos and Wedding Details! »

Congrats to Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley! The 46-year-old Snatch director wed his 33-year-old fiancée, a model, on Thursday at their…

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See a mad inventor’s high-voltage ejector bed in action »

A new video from mad inventor Colin Furze shows his latest creation, a bed that ejects snoozers when it's time to wake up, in action. One thing's …

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

Uber partners with senior citizen group in hunt for new drivers »

As part of a new charm offensive, the startup giant is hoping to attract more than 100,000 drivers from an unlikely place: AARP…

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

Groupon to launch its own food delivery and takeout service »

The daily deals company is branching out into territory already covered by Uber, Yelp, Instacart and even Amazon. How will it fare…

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GM quickly issues fix for OnStar hack, but service still vulnerable »

Just last week Chrysler recalled 1.4 million vehicles after hackers revealed a software bug. Now, a new hack exposes a vulnerability in GM vehicles…

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

Angry Birds 2 flies onto iOS and Android »

The basic gameplay is the same as in the original but the sequel includes spells, blizzards, magic ducks and hot chili peppers to …

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

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