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Zippo fires up Bradford: Not far by car »

Two years ago, the 500 millionth Zippo lighter rolled off the production line. And although the iconic lighters are sold in 160 countries, every one of them was made in Bradford, Pennsylvania, where Zippo began 82 years ago. Over the […]…

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School Bus Windows Shot »

Windows from a number of school buses were shot and cracked over the weekend in Wetmore Township. Police say the incident happened between 4 o’clock Friday afternoon and 5:30 Sunday afternoon...…

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Jeep Hits Tree in Potter County »

A driver was hurt when his Jeep went out of control on Route 44 near the Black Forest Inn in Potter County and ...…

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City of Bradford Police Log for 10/28/14 »

City of Bradford Police on Bradford investigated a fraud reported from Forman Street as well as motor vehicle accidents on Mill and Kennedy streets. They were called to ...…

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Repeat Felon Sent to State Prison »

A 62-year-old repeat felon from Olean will spend 2 to 4 years in state prison on a burglary conviction. Prosecutors say Jesus Melendez broke into a building in the Town of Allegany on ...…

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Smethport United Way Campaign Nearing 50 Percent of Goal »

Local community members and businesses have shown their support for the Smethport Campaign for United Way, having raised nearly 50% of the $15,000 goal. This is the third year that solicitation efforts have been managed by the...…

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Eldred Man Charged With Burglary »

An Eldred man is facing charges for a burglary in Port Allegany. Geromia Schoonover is charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor counts of defiant trespass, criminal mischief/tampering with property, and disorderly conduct in connection to an ...…

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Blues Traveler Coming to Salamanca »

SALAMANCA, N.Y. – One of the most well-traveled acts of the “jam band” era will roll into Western New York, when...…

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Drug Dealer Gets More Jail Time »

A Buffalo man already in Cattaraugus County Jail on drug charges has pleaded guilty to more drug charges. 33-year-old Demario Watkins sold a controlled substance on December 19 in Salamanca. He is scheduled for sentencing on January...…

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Man Who Assaulted Cop is Sentenced »

A man who injured a police officer this past winter will spend the next 1 ½ to 3 years in state prison. 28-year-old Marcus Hicks of Olean was convicted of attempted assault for ...…

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Some Info Released on Fatal Route 255 Crash »

Ridgway-based state police have released some information about this morning's fatal crash in Elk County, but have not released the names of the victims yet. They say the ...…

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Hollywood Helen In Poor Health; Family Seeking Donations For Funeral, Burial »

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From The Family: It regrets me to let everyone know but Helen Cramer (Hollywood Helen) has fallen very ill and doctors do not believe she has much time left. This news to us is devastating and We were advised today […]…

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Pitt-Bradford Spectrum series to host visiting artist exhibition »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Spectrum Series will host visiting artist Ron Geibel and his exhibition titled “Picture Perfect” from Nov. 7 to Dec. 5 in the KOA Art Gallery in Blaisdell Hall. The exhibition opening […]…

Oct 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Investments in 12 Projects to Enhance Economic Development, Support more than 5,000 Jobs »

Harrisburg –PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today announced that 12 projects throughout Pennsylvania have been awarded funds totaling $19.2 million from the Governor’s Transportation Infrastructure and Investment Fund. The projects will enhance safety, assist with local economic development efforts and […]…

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PA Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Will Now Account for Social Security Cost-of-Living Increase »

(HARRISBURG) – Income eligibility guidelines for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program have changed under a new law that will enable more local residents to qualify for the program, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). Scarnati, who supported the legislation, explained […]…

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Attorney General Kathleen Kane announces 8 child predator arrests »

Attorney General Kathleen Kane announces 8 child predator arrestsHARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced today that the latest sweep by agents from the Child Predator Section led to the arrest of eight suspected child predators…

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Bradford Man Charged with Raping Teenager »

A 20-year-old Bradford man is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl, and he and his friend are accused of having sex with other teenage girls. Garrett Evan had ...…

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Man Arrested for Portville Burglary »

A Salamanca man was picked up over the weekend in connection to a burglary that happened almost a year ago. State police charged 23-year-old Jeremy Foster with felony burglary in connection to an incident last ...…

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Two Cited for Having Feathers »

Two people accused of having feathers from protected birds have been cited by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, and face thousands of dollars in fines. The commission says they got information saying an East Springfield woman had eagle feathers. When a wildlife conservation...…

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Pitt-Bradford to host visitation day Nov. 10 for prospective students »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s office of admissions will host a visitation day on Nov. 10 for prospective students. The visitation day, which will begin at 10 a.m., is designed to give prospective students and their […]…

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Man arrested for running statewide counterfeit credit card ring »

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the break-up of a counterfeit credit card ring and charges against the operation's leader and an accomplice. A third defendant is currently incarcerated in the scheme that used dozens of…

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Bradford Man Pleads No Contest »

A Bradford man accused of threatening a neighbor and city police officers pleaded no contest in McKean County Court, because he says he was drunk at the time of...…

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Domestic Leads to Drug Charges »

Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies responding to a domestic dispute found a marijuana growing operation. They say they went to the Ellicottville home of 42-year-old Sammuel Beu Jr., where they found several marijuana plants, processed marijuana and drying marijuana, all in plain view. An investigation...…

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Bona Grad Student Found Dead »

A St. Bonaventure graduate student was found dead in his off-campus apartment in Allegany Thursday. Ryan Hughson of Palmyra was a 2013 graduate of the university and was pursuing a master’s ...…

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Encourage Kids to Give Back This Halloween »

(Family Features) As they gear up for Halloween this year, kids across the United States can make a difference in the lives of kids around the world by raising funds for those in need.…

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Northwest Savings gives boost to dual enrollment programs at Pitt-Bradford »

BRADFORD, Pa. – Northwest Savings Bank has made a $25,000 contribution to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford to provide tuition support for high school students in the region who are taking classes through the university’s Bridges and College in […]…

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Man Pleads to Sharing Child Porn »

A man has pleaded guilty to sharing child pornography online. 19-year-old Christian Imperial of Warren is accused of having media files on his computer that depicted children younger than 18 engaging in sexually graphic acts and poses. ...…

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Man Charged for Stealing Electricity »

A man who apparently wasn’t happy that his electricity had been shut off, decided to re-connect it himself. Police say Tri-County Electric shut off power to 21-year-old Aaron Davis’s Oswayo home, but he re-connected and got service between...…

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City Firefighters Battle Early Morning Fire »

City firefighters spent about an hour and a half at a North Center Street home early this morning trying to find – and then put out – a fire that was filling up the building with smoke...…

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K9 Officer Finds Suspect Who Fled »

Sheriff’s deputies had to work a little harder than they had planned when issuing several warrants to a Stockton man. They say 22-year-old Spencer ...…

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Jamestown Meth Operation Broken Up »

Two people were arrested for running a meth lab after two drug raids Wednesday night in Jamestown. The Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, along with the NYS Community Narcotics Enforcement Team, says a working meth lab was discovered...…

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Bicycle Hits Car in St. Marys »

A bicycle hit a car Wednesday afternoon on Brusselles Street in St. Marys. Police say the bike ridden by Cory Yurkanin was traveling ...…

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Pitt-Bradford to hold open house »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s office of admissions will hold an open house Nov. 1. The open house is designed to give prospective students and their families the opportunity to visit and tour the campus and […]…

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Woman Accused of Kicking Cops Waives Hearings »

A woman accused of assaulting Bradford police officers twice in a little over a month has waived preliminary hearings in both cases. City ...…

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‘Haunted House of Hip Hop’ Halloween Show »

By Lian BunnySBU '17 ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 — The St. Bonaventure University Hip Hop Team has announced its Halloween show, “Haunted House of Hip Hop,” scheduled for 7 to 9 ...…

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Fourth Person Pleads Not Guilty to Gang Assault »

A fourth person – this time a woman – has not pleaded guilty to taking part in a gang assault in Salamanca this past winter. Besides gang assault, 27-year-old Samantha Miller of Salamanca is charged with assault and felony reckless endangerment in ...…

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Embezzler Sent to State Prison »

The woman who embezzled more than $100,000 from a Cattaraugus County business has been sentenced to three to six years in state prison. 41-year-old Christina Garland of Arcade, who is a repeat felon, ...…

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Emanuel Lutheran Church to Hold ‘A Celebration of Church Organ Music’ »

The music of this Sunday night will be provided by four gifted organists at the Emanuel Lutheran Church. The church’s annual “A Celebration of Church Organ Music,” a free concert of contemporary, hymnal and classical pipe organ...…

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Baily’s Beads, YWCA co-sponsor poetry contest for Domestic Violence Awareness Month »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s student literary magazine, Baily’s Beads, and the Bradford YWCA are sponsoring a poetry contest to spotlight Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The contest is open to students, faculty, staff and community members. […]…

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Five Pa. fireworks sellers caught in undercover consumer protection sweep »

Five Pa. fireworks sellers caught in undercover consumer protection sweepHARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that her office has taken action against five businesses throughout the Commonwealth that allegedly sold fireworks…

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Billionaires Have Doubled Since the Financial Crisis »

Hundreds of millions of people live in abject poverty, while the super-rich amass wealth they may never be able to spend, new study says.…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’ »

Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced he is “proud to be gay” in a first-person story published Thursday by Bloomberg Businessweek.…

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Rocky Mountain Heist: Bust of John Denver Goes Missing »

A bronze sculpture of one of Colorado's most beloved singers has vanished from a concert arena, and officials are pleading for its safe return.…

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Brittany Maynard May Stay Longer Than Planned, She Says »

Brittany Maynard is leaving her exit door open just a crack, allowing that she may live beyond Saturday, she said in a video released Wednesday…

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Aaron Hernandez Lawyers Want Murder Trial Moved »

Lawyers for the ex-NFL star will ask a judge Thursday to move the trial out of southeastern Massachusetts because of intense pretrial media coverage.…

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Brown, Nancy L. »

Nancy L. Brown, 69, of New Jersey Avenue in James City, died early Sunday morning, October 19, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital. Born…

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Boedecker, Charles W. »

Charles W. “Chuck” Boedecker, 66, of Hemlock Road in Warren, formerly of Kane, died Friday afternoon, October 17, 2014 at Warren General Hospital. Born…

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Doreen Frontino »

Doreen Frontino, 89, formerly of 91 Hedgehog Lane, passed away, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at The Pavilion at BRMC.…

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Katt Williams — Suge Knight and I Did Nothing Wrong … We Were Protecting a Child! »

Katt Williams ;says he and Suge Knight were falsely arrested because they were not trying to steal a camera ...…

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Dallas Cowboys RB — Asked Cop for Massage … During Underwear Arrest »

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle offered an officer $100 for a MASSAGE while he was being booked into jail…

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Miley Cyrus & Rihanna at AIDS Charity … They Went Too Am-Far »

Miley Cyrus and Rihanna showed up Wednesday night to a Halloween party in Los Angeles dressed as high-class escorts. ;Wait,…

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T. Boone Pickens — Cowboys Will Win Super Bowl … But Not w/ Tony Romo! »

Legendary billionaire T. Boone Pickens just made one helluva prediction -- THE COWBOYS WILL WIN THE SUPER BOWL ... but…

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What Can You Do With All That Halloween Candy? »

It’s Halloween time. In the USA, this is traditionally a time of costumes, the beginning of the Christmas decorations, and tons of crappy candy. Oh, you think I’m not a big fan of Halloween? You are…

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Winning Microscope Photographs Are Beautiful, Intriguing, and Creepy »

The winner's of Nikon's annual Small World microscope photography contest this year include images of transgenic kidneys, a cricket's tongue, spider eyes, and a scarlet pimpernel. The first...…

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Sneaky Jays Look and Listen to Steal From Others »

Eurasian Jays are known for caching food and remembering its location for later. They’re also known for their tendency to pilfer the caches of other jays. To protect their caches against potential thieves, jays take efforts…

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Tim Cook Tells the World ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’ »

Tim Cook has taken a major step toward breaking what many call "the glass closet," openly admitting in a new personal essay…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

The Invention of the Equals Sign »

The use of ‘=’ to mean ‘equals’ is one of those minor advances in mathematics that we take for granted. It’s so small that we don’t really think about it. But Joseph Mazur, the author of…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »






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