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CNB Bank Warns of Scam »

CNB Bank is warning customers about a scam that starts with a text message. They say the scammers send a message that says, “State Bank Alert: Your VISA Check Card is blocked...…

Dec 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

City Tax Hike Not as High as Anticipated »

Property taxes in the City of Bradford won’t be going up nearly as much as anticipated. The average property owner will see an increase of about $4.50 a month. They had been looking at an increase of around $10. Mayor Tom Riel ...…

Dec 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Five suspected child predators arrested on unrelated charges; Instagram tip leads to arrest »

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of five Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing and distribution of child pornography. One of the arrests was made possibl…

Dec 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Who Lied to Feds About Well-Plugging Sentenced to Six Months in Prison »

A contractor who lied to the government about plugging abandoned oil wells in Elk County has been sentenced to six months in prison. 45-year-...…

Dec 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Salvation Army Thousands Under Goal »

If you're doing any last-minute shopping -- please don't ignore the Salvation Army's Red Kettles on your way out of the store. With only today and tomorrow left in the campaign they...…

Dec 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Cops: Man Stole Coins, Cashed Them In »

A man is accused of breaking into a house, taking a jar of coins and cashing them in at a Coinstar machine. 31-year-old Gregory DeHaven...…

Dec 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

More Charges Filed Against Man Accused of Raping 7-Year-Old »

A 41-year-old man already in McKean County Jail for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl is facing more charges – including rape. Police...…

Dec 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Charged With Child Sex Abuse »

A 26-year-old McKean County man is accused of sexually abusing children in Potter and Elk counties. 26-year-old Christopher Mitchell of Port Allegany is charged with sexual abuse of children, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors and indecent assault. ...…

Dec 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

20 arrested in Pa. insurance fraud sweep; Two fugitives still at large »

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of 20 individuals across the Commonwealth for a variety of unrelated insurance fraud offenses that are among some of the most commonly committed crimes.The recent sweep is the…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fire Damages Cameron County Motel »

The Lakeview Motel in Sinnemahoning was heavily damaged by fire early this morning. The fire was reported at about 2:45 a.m. and volunteers from Sinnemahoning...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Hurt After Animal Crosses Road »

A man suffered minor injuries after an animal ran in front of his car on Wykoff Run in Cameron County on Sunday. Police say 30-year...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Three Charged After Mount Jewett Fight »

Harassment and trespassing charges have been filed against three Mount Jewett residents after one of them refused to leave the home of the others Sunday morning. Police say 30-year-old Krystle Causer was asked to leave the home of 29-year-old Ryan...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

United Way at 99 Percent of Goal »

The United Way of the Bradford Area is at 99 percent of its goal. Co-chairs Jeannine Schoenecker and Lisa Minich are confident that...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

BACC Extends Hours For Holiday Shopping »

The Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce will offer extended hours on Monday, December 22nd and Tuesday, December 23rd for holiday shoppers looking to purchase Bradford Gift Certificates. The office will be open Monday, December 22nd from 8am...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Bradford Man Charged With Indecent Assault »

A man is facing a number of charges for having inappropriate contact with a child. 32-year-old Paul Hensley of Bradford is accused of being in a bed with a boy...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Hearings for Accused Assailants Set »

Hearings for one man accused of punching a nurse and a doctor, and another man accused of chasing his brother with a machete, have been scheduled for next month. 23-year-old Chad Reed ...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

St. Bonaventure University to Offer Major in Environmental Studies »

St. Bonaventure University will offer a new major in environmental studies beginning in fall 2015. The New York State Department of Education approved the bachelor of arts degree program earlier this month. Dr. ...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Gas Pipeline Company Settles With DEP »

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced a settlement with Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC (TGP) for multiple violations of the Clean Streams Law during the construction of a natural gas pipeline in 2011 and 2012 through four counties in northeast and north-central ...…

Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Smethport Sex Offender in Jail »

While investigating a property dispute in Smethport state police learned that one of the people involved was a Megan’s Law sex offender and required to register with them. 52-year-old Lawrence Meyer was arrested on a warrant and then sent to McKean County Jail ...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Sent to Prison for Sucker Punch »

A man who sucker punched another man at Wolf Run Marina in August of last year will spend the next eight months to two years in state prison. David Boylan...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Band Booster Accused of Stealing Money »

A member of the Warren Dragon Band Boosters is accused of stealing $12,000 from the organization over the past several years. Police say 46-year-old Michele Bova of Warren took the money between January 1 of 2009 and September 19 of this year by writing 16…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

PennDOT corruption investigation: 10 charged in massive fraud and kickback scheme »

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced that 10 individuals were charged for their alleged roles in a widespread overbilling scheme that defrauded at least $1.2 millionfrom Pennsylvania taxpayers.The conspiracy involves two for…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Coroner’s Office Needs Help »

The McKean County Coroner’s Office needs your help. Coroner Mike Cahill says he is looking for relatives of Michael Spilak, who was born June, 3, 1933, maybe in Smethport. ...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Look for Higher Sewer Bill in 2015 »

Bradford City Water customers will not see an increase in their water rates, but sewer rates are going up in 2015. The increased will raise sewage rates by $2 a...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Some Nurse Practitioner Charges Dismissed »

Some of the charges against a Bradford nurse practitioner accused of writing prescriptions she wasn’t authorized to write have been dismissed by the McKean County District Attorney’s office. 53-year-old Darlene Venezia-Skaggs had been charged by the state attorney general’s office ...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Jailed for Punching BRMC Nurse, Doctor »

A man accused of punching a nurse and a doctor at Bradford Regional Medical Center early Saturday morning is in McKean County Jail. According to court records, 23-year-old Chad Reed of...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Van Driver Tries to Pick Up Child »

UPDATE from state police: The incident happened at 7:12 a.m. in Hamlin Township (the Mount Jewett area) while students were waiting for their bus. Troopers strongly encourage parents to accompany their children while they wait for their bus. ...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Suspected Heroin Dealers Arrested »

Two people accused of being heroin dealers were picked up in Warren Monday. Police say Shane Williams and Shauna Hanson, both of Warren, were arrested following a four-month investigation by the Warren County Drug Task Force into heroin trafficking. Hanson was arrested at the ...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Neglected, Malnourished Horse Euthanized »

A malnourished and injured horse had to be put to sleep after it was found on Deering Road in Summit Township on Monday. State police in Coudersport say the horse did not have appropriate food, water or ...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Woman Accused of Hurting 6-Year-Old »

A 35-year-old woman is accused of hurting a 6-year-old boy who was trying to leave her house while she and a man were...…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Admits to Indecent Assault »

A man who denied allegations that he inappropriately touched a woman back in July admitted to it earlier today. 21-year-old Trevor ...…

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announces winners of 2015 Drug-Free Calendar Contest »

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the winners of the Office of Attorney General's 18th annual Drug-Free Calendar Contest in which fifth-grade students from across the Commonwealth create an original work-of-art illustrati…

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fight-Related Charges Bound to Court »

Charges against a Kane man accused of threatened to kill another man last month have been bound to McKean County Court following a preliminary hearing this afternoon. 49-year-old Darryl Kring is accused of going...…

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Nurse Practitioner Waives Hearing »

A Bradford nurse practitioner accused of writing prescriptions she wasn’t authorized to write waived a preliminary hearing in Kane today. The state attorney general’s office says 53-year-old Darlene Venezia Skaggs wrote two prescriptions for Oxycodone at her home, and then...…

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Burglary Charge Dismissed »

A burglary charge against an Eldred man accused of breaking down an apartment door with a baseball bat has been dismissed, but ...…

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Buckhorn Hotel Cited »

The Buckhorn Hotel in Kane has been cited for allowing smoking, and not posting “no smoking” signs back in September. State police say they also did not comply with a previous order from an administrative law judge mandating “responsible alcohol management” training...…

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Study finds ‘significant’ methane leaking from abandoned wells »

WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration nears a decision on whether — and how — to clamp down on methane leaking from active oil and gas operations, new research suggests abandoned wells may be a significant source of the potent […]…

Dec 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pitt-Bradford to host photo exhibition from January 16-30 »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Office of International Services and Study Abroad will host its third annual photography exhibition “Passion.” The exhibition will be held from Jan. 16-30 in the KOA Art Gallery in Blaisdell Hall […]…

Dec 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Friends of Hanley Library to present annual “Season’s Readings” on WESB (Dec. 16) »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The Friends of Hanley Library at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will present its 22th annual “Season’s Readings” on WESB’s LiveLine program next week. The show, which can be heard at 1490 AM, will be broadcast […]…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »







‘Got the Guts': When Fighting ISIS Is a Family Affair »

Generations of the Shasho family have left comfortable lives in Europe to fight on the Yazidi front lines in Iraq.…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Blues Win on Boxing Day: Chelsea Takes West Ham United 2-0 »

Chelsea beat West Ham United 2-0 on Boxing Day, as the Blues cruised to a ninth-straight home won of the season.…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Tsunami Victim Mementos Haunt 10 Years Later »

Watches, chunky gold necklaces with Buddhist amulets, and a wad of $1,800 in cash were among the items belonging to the 2004 tsunami victims.…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Planner of Pakistan School Attack Killed in Gunfight »

Two suspected U.S. drones also fired missiles at militant hideouts in in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, killing at least seven Pakistani Taliban fighters.…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Partially Blind Dog Survives 15-Story Fall Into Hot Tub »

The 13-year-old Boston terrier, named Sam, was dog-paddling in the hot tub when workers went to investigate the cause of a giant splash they heard.…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »


Charles Nearing »

Charles W. Nearing KANE Charles "Huxie" W. Nearing, 77, of Burning Well Rd., Wilcox, passed away Saturday (December 20, 2014) at Penn Highlands DuBois. …

Dec 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Christopher McCormack »

Christopher J. McCormack Mt. Jewett Christopher James McCormack, 40, of East End Avenue, Regent Square, Pittsburgh, and formerly of Mt. Jewett, passed away Thursday ( December 11,…

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Caroline "Keck" Swedenhjelm »

Caroline M. Swedenhjelm KANE Caroline "Keck" M. Swedenhjelm, 84, formerly of West Wind Road, passed away Saturday (December 6, 2014) at the Lutheran Home at Kane. Born March 13, 1930,…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »



Bruce Vilanch — Only 2 Black People Appear ‘Into the Woods’ »

Bruce Vilanch has a fun game for moviegoers going to see "Into the Woods" this holiday weekend ... it's called…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Justin Bieber — Look What Santa Gave Me! »

It doesn't matter if you're naughty or nice when you're worth an estimated $200,000,000 ... because Justin Bieber appears to…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Oregon WR Byron Marshall — Marcus Mariota’s No Johnny Manziel »

Not all Heisman Trophy winners are alike ... especially when it comes to party habits -- just ask Oregon wide…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Saved By the Bell’ Star Dustin Diamond — Screech Arrested For ‘Reckless’ Behavior With a Switchblade! »

Dustin Diamond a.k.a. Screech is behind bars ... after he was arrested for allegedly endangering someone's life in Wisconsin with…

Dec 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Is Exodus: Gods and Kings the Worst Ridley Scott Movie Ever? »

In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy a historian and a Bible scholar discuss the finer points of Exodus: Gods and Kings. The post Is Exodus: Gods …

Dec 26 2014 / Read More »

What Google’s Material Design Is Really About »

With the November release of Android Lollipop, Google’s Material Design language has begun making its first appearances in the wild. Designers and technologists everywhere are aflutter with praise for the new design language, ...…

Dec 26 2014 / Read More »

Uber’s year of prosperity and controversy »

Uber had a tumultuous 2014. Here's a look at its biggest ups and downs -- from becoming the highest-valued venture-backed company in the world to #Ubergate.…

Dec 26 2014 / Read More »

The 404 Show x TV Guide mashup: 2014 year in television wrap-up »

TV Guide editors Robyn Ross and Sadie Gennis join Jeff and Iyaz to discuss the year in television -- or as it's now more commonly known, "video not on the Internet."…

Dec 26 2014 / Read More »

Uber’s tumultuous ups and downs in 2014 (pictures) »

Here's a top 10 compilation of the highlights and low-lights of one of the world's most talked-about tech startups.…

Dec 26 2014 / Read More »





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