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Pitt-Bradford professor’s new book explores literary childhood »

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BRADFORD, Pa. — Like many parents, Dr. Nancy McCabe enjoyed rediscovering the books of her childhood as she read to her own young daughter. In her new book, “Little Houses to Little Women: Revisiting a Literary Childhood,” McCabe fully explores […]…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Hollywood Helen passed away on Sunday »

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Helen Burfield, well known by the Bradford community as "Hollywood Helen" passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014, at the Bradford Ecumenical Home. The full obituary can be found HERE. The family is…

Nov 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Public Invited to Comment on Draft Long Range Transportation Plan »

Harrisburg – The public is invited to comment on the state’s draft, Long Range Transportation Plan, which will help guide future 12-Year Programs and regional plans, by visiting www.PAOnTrack.com. “Our Long Range Transportation Plan provides a vision for Pennsylvania’s future […]…

Nov 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pitt-Bradford Division of Communication and the Arts to present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Division of Communication and the Arts will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Nov. 20 through 23 in the Studio Theater in Blaisdell Hall. Shows will take place at 7:30 p.m. […]…

Nov 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday »

Driver Licensing, Motor Vehicle Services Available Online Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28, for […]…

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Bradford Police and Bradford Firefighters host their 1st Annual Toy Drive »

We are asking for your help! We will be collecting unwrapped gifts for children ages 2-18. There are many families out there that need a little help this time of year. These children deserve to wake up Christmas morning with […]…

Nov 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Committee Hears Efforts to Control CWD in PA »

HARRISBURG – Efforts to control the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania’s deer population was the subject of an informational meeting of the House Game and Fisheries Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), on Thursday. “Since it […]…

Nov 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pitt-Bradford recognizes 17 members of faculty for years of service »

From left. Dr. Yong-Zhuo Chen, 25 years; Dr. Hashim A. Yousif, 25 years; Dr. Marvin Thomas, 45 years; Gary B. Tessmer, 25 years; and Dr. David S. Soriano, 30 years.

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford recognized 17 members of its faculty last week who are celebrating milestone service anniversaries this year. Dr. Marvin E. Thomas, professor of history was recognized for 45 years of service. Pitt-Bradford’s […]…

Nov 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Sheetz Coming to Foster Township »

Foster Township is getting a Sheetz. Dave Hazelet, director of Real Estate at Sheetz, tells WESB the company is at the very beginning stages of the project, but they have signed an agreement for a ...…

Nov 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Three-Vehicle Crash in Lewis Run »

No one was hurt in a three-vehicle crash at just after 3 o’clock this afternoon on Route 219 in Lewis Run. Police say a car driven by 51-year-old Warren Goodman of New Market, Ontario, was stopped 66 feet south...…

Nov 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Couple Charged With Endangering Children, More »

A man was found with a machete and a knife while Bradford police were at a home checking on the welfare of children. Court records say police got the call early Saturday morning and noticed through a window at 169 Elm Street that 25-year-old Michael…

Nov 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Burglars Grab Elderly Woman’s Throat »

Someone grabbed an 87-year-old Eldred woman by throat while demanding money during a home invasion and burglary between 8:43 and 8:53 p.m. on Tuesday. State police say two people – possibly young males – forced their way...…

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Fire Damages House, Destroys Garage »

Fire damaged a Kane house on Saturday, and investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the blaze. The fire started in an upstairs ...…

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Alumna establishes study abroad scholarship at Pitt-Bradford »

BRADFORD, Pa. — It’s been more than 14 years since Magnolia Hernandez graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, but she hasn’t forgotten her alma mater. Hernandez has made a gift of $5,500, most of which will be matched […]…

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New License Plates Recognize Military Service, Support Gettysburg Monument Preservation »

Harrisburg — New license plates, designed to recognize veterans and provide funds to preserve monuments in the Gettysburg National Military Park are now available from PennDOT. “We are proud to highlight the accomplishments of all of our veterans and members […]…

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Burglary at Zoar Valley Inn Tavern »

A burglary at the Zoar Valley Inn Tavern landed a man in jail over the weekend. Sheriff’s deputies charged 39-year-old Gordon Brumley of North Tonawanda following the incident at about 2:30 Saturday morning. He ...…

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Man Charged After DebrisFrom Pickup Lands on Road »

After stuff started flying out of a Cattaraugus County man’s pickup truck, he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. State police were called to a complaint of debris in the road on Route 16 in ...…

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Man Stole Car, Crashed It »

A man is facing charges for stealing a car in Buffalo and then crashing it in Cattaraugus County. Sheriff’s deputies say 32-year-old Richard Presano stole the vehicle from a woman in Buffalo and then drove it off Route 353 in New Albion while...…

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Elm Street Gateway Project Gets $464,700 in Grant Money »

The City of Bradford has received nearly half a million dollars in grant money for the Elm Street Gateway Project. Phase four of the project includes putting in new sidewalks, street...…

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Smethport Business Cited »

A Smethport business has been cited for a liquor law violation. Police say employees of the Bucktail Inn sold alcohol after its restaurant liquor license ...…

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Tim Hortons Employee Charged With Theft »

A Tim Hortons employee is accused of stealing from the cash register. Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies say 27-year-old Shawn Deahn of Olean took the money November 3 from the restaurant on Route 417. He ...…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Warren Native Aboard USS Makin Island »

RED SEA -- Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Jesse Sternberg, a native of Warren, Pennsylvania, tightens a net around cargo during a replenishment at sea...…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Bradford City Police Reports 11/09/2014 »

A male was arrested a Country Fair for public drunkenness after an altercation within the store. He was cited and released from the station.   A male was arrested after he lead Officers on a brief vehicle pursuit through the […]…

Nov 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Scarnati Named Guardian of Small Business »

Senator Joe Scarnati pictured in CENTER with the “Guardian of Small Business” award.

(HARRISBURG) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has named Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) a “Guardian of Small Business” for his strong legislative support of local, small and independent businesses. Scarnati was given a perfect 100 percent record by […]…

Nov 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Home Heating Assistance Available Through LIHEAP »

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Cold weather is on its way back to the region, and the state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now open to help eligible residents with home heating costs. LIHEAP helps low-income people pay their heating bills through home […]…

Nov 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

PennDOT Releases New Video to Educate Drivers on Winter Operations, Encourages Preparation for Upcoming Season »

Harrisburg – As PennDOT shifts its operations from construction to winter maintenance, the department today urged motorists to join in preparing for the season and announced a new video to educate the public on PennDOT operations and safe winter driving. […]…

Nov 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Jailed for Selling Heroin »

A man has been picked up by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force for selling heroin. The task force says 19-year-old Brian Doner of Randolph sold the drug earlier this year on two separate occasions ...…

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Sick Dog Leads to One-Car Crash »

A woman had to be freed from her car after she crashed while because she was distracted by her sick dog. Police say 63-year-old Barbara Allen of Genesee was on Andrew Settlement Road in Potter County ...…

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St. Bernard’s Church to Celebrate Veterans During Sunday Mass »

On Sunday, November 9th at 10 am Mass, St. Bernard’s Church will celebrate the Living and Deceased Veterans of the United States Armed Services. All veterans and their families are ...…

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Man Jailed for Having Stolen Gun »

A man who was found with a gun that had been reported stolen is in McKean County Jail. 25-year-old Gene Meacham of Bradford...…

Nov 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Kane Man Jailed for Indecent Assault »

A 55-year-old Kane man is accused of having sexual contact with his girlfriend’s underage relative in 2012. The victim told McKean County Children and Youth Services that Steven Rolfe performed the sex acts on her without her consent when she was...…

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Two Waive Hearings on Assault Charges »

Two men charged with simple assault and harassment in separate cases have waived their preliminary hearings. Court papers say on September 26 on Bushnell Street a woman...…

Nov 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Mount Jewett to Consider Facade Improvement Program »

A presentation by Sherri Geary, Director of Economic Development for McKean County, will be held at the Mount Jewett fire hall, 2 Gallup Ave. Mt. Jewett Pa on Friday November 21st, 2014, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Geary will provide participants with...…

Nov 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Sexual Abuse Investigations in Shinglehouse »

Police are investigating incidents in Shinglehouse involving an adult and inappropriate pictures of teenage girls. They say between December 1 and September 20 an adult asked for and received inappropriate photos of a 16-...…

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Holiday Wreaths Perfect for Projects Gifts »

PORTVILLE, N.Y. – Have you been pining for something to do to get in the holiday spirit? Well, look no further than the Pfeiffer Nature Center. The Pfeiffer Nature Center is asking all decorators to hit the great outdoors and […]…

Nov 6 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

PNC Donates to United Way of the Bradford Area »

United Way of the Bradford Area's Board President, Sam Johnson (right), accepts a $5,000corporate donation from PNC Bank-Bradford's Manager Dan Minich, and staff. The contribution is towards the UWBA's 2014 campaign, which is currently at 70% of the $345,000 fundraising goal...…

Nov 6 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Accused of Carrying Domestic Incident from Home to Workplace Waives Hearing »

A man accused of carrying a domestic incident from his estranged wife’s home to her workplace – and threatening to kill heer and...…

Nov 6 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fatal Fire Victim ID’d »

Investigators have identified the woman who died in a house fire Sunday in Salamanca. 83-year-old Mary Dolecki was found that afternoon in...…

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High Court Clears Way for Gay Marriage in South Carolina »

The court denied the emergency stay Thursday, but Justice Antonin Scalia and Justice Clarence Thomas said they would have granted it.…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

5 Million Strollers Recalled Over Fingertip Amputations »

Baby product manufacturer Graco is recalling almost 5 million strollers to fix a problem that could cause a child’s fingertip to be amputated.…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Bang Bang I’m Dead': Marysville Shooter Sent Ominous Texts »

Jaylen Fryberg also sent a friend a photo of himself with a gun between his legs minutes before he opened fire on fellow students.…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘I Shouldn’t Be Alive': Books Stop Bullet in FSU Shooting »

Jason Derfuss, a student at Florida State University, said he is lucky to be alive after his backpack full of books stopped a bullet.…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

National Air Bag Recall Not Needed, Takata Exec Says »

Takata's quality chief tells lawmakers that its tests show air bag recalls should be limited to regions of high absolute humidity.…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »


Edward F. Greek »

Edward F. Greek, 73, of 1149 East Main Street, passed away, Sunday, November 16, 2014, at the Bradford Regional Medical Center. Born December 9, 1940, in Carrollton, NY he was…

Nov 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Helen Jean Burfield; “Hollywood Helen” »

Helen Jean Burfield, 77, of 100 St. Francis Drive, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014, at the Bradford Ecumenical Home. Born March 28, 1937, in Bradford she was a daughter…

Nov 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Mildred L. “Millie” MacPherson »

Mildred L. “Millie” MacPherson, 89, of 2510 Silver Wolf Trail, Fort Wayne, IN, formerly of 195 West Washington St., Bradford, passed away, November 8, 2014 surrounded by her loving family…

Nov 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »



Aries Spears — I Hate Kobe Bryant … He’s No Michael Jordan »

So, probably safe to assume ;Aries Spears won't be getting a Christmas card from Kobe Bryant this year ... because…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Kenny Smith — Jason Collins Is No Hall of Famer »

He's the first openly gay player in NBA history, but don't expect to see Jason Collins in the Pro Basketball…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Bachelor’ Creator Criminally Charged With Disturbing ‘Baywatch’ Star’s Peace »

"The Bachelor" creator Mike Fleiss ;been criminally charged for harassing "Baywatch" star David Charvet and his famous wife Brooke Burke…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Margot Robbie — Hot Chick from ‘Wolf of Wall St.’ … PDA at NY Rangers Game »

So, the hot chick from "The ;Wolf of Wall Street" has a boyfriend ... and she ;proved it by…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

How FX Wizards Brought Interstellar’s Strange Bots to Life »

While Christopher Nolan was making Interstellar, he decided to show a model of the movie’s bots to his kids. They were extremely disappointed. “That’s not a robot,” they told him. “That’s a box.” Well, it’s true:…

Nov 20 2014 / Read More »

Apple’s Newest Designer Reimagines the Shotgun »

Marc Newson, who recently joined Apple as a special adviser, has been working with Bretta to design a shotgun for the modern age. The post Apple’s Newest Designer Reimagines the…

Nov 20 2014 / Read More »

Swedish Court Rejects Julian Assange’s Appeal to Dismiss His Arrest Warrant »

More than two years after Julian Assange sought protection at the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK, a Swedish court is still demanding he return to that country to face questioning in a sex crimes investigation. Today…

Nov 20 2014 / Read More »

The Internet Just Isn’t That Big a Deal Yet: A Hard Look at Solow’s Paradox »

The Internet age has given us blisteringly fast connectivity to the World Wide Web, cloud computing, nearly instant collaboration and high definition face-to-face video...…

Nov 20 2014 / Read More »

Mythbusters vs. Gorilla Glass: Adam and Jamie have a smashing time »

Gorilla Glass keeps your phone safe, but will it crack under the pressure when the Mythbusters bring out their hammers and air cannons?…

Nov 20 2014 / Read More »






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