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“Boil Water Advisory” Still In Effect »

alertA "Special Council Meeting" city Council voted to rescind the declaration of emergency that had been passed last week. Kim Benjamin of the Water Authority has advised that the system is still recovering but it is nearly back…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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Statewide Roadside Cleanup Planned, Volunteers Needed »

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, which begins March 1 and runs through May 31. “Pennsylvania is a beautiful state, and it’s imperative that we work together […]…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

“Boil Water Advisory” Still In Effect »

alertA "Special Council Meeting" city Council voted to rescind the declaration of emergency that had been passed last week. Kim Benjamin of the Water Authority has advised that the system is still recovering but it is nearly back…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Bartlett seeking Republican nod for McKean County Sheriff »

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BRADFORD, Pa. – Hiel “Butch” Bartlett, a local police officer with more than 19 years of experience in law enforcement, has thrown his hat in the ring for McKean County sheriff. Bartlett is seeking the Republican nod in the upcoming […]…

Mar 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

VIDEO: ice fishing bradford pa »

Thanks to Pa Boys Outdoors for this YouTube video.…

Mar 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Reports (3/1/2015) »

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Another frigid night in the City for officers of night shift platoon #2. But officers were pretty busy in an attempt to stay warm. Officers responded to an animal complaint on Jackson Avenue, a disturbance call on Mechanic Street, a […]…

Mar 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Mayor Updates On Water Situation »

The Bradford Water Authority’s system is continuing to recover from last Monday’s break and subsequent leakage which drained the entire system. At present, all storage tanks have been stablized with no alarms. Storage levels are at about 75 to 80% […]…

Mar 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Causer Meets with Governor Wolf, Outlines Priorities for Rural PA »

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HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) met with Gov. Tom Wolf Thursday morning to talk about several key issues for rural Pennsylvania, including overregulation of the conventional oil and gas industries, development of a rural community college, and fair funding […]…

Feb 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWESTERN PA EARLY SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY »

alertA POTENT AND SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL IMPACT THE REGION WITH PERIODS OF SNOW BEGINNING EARLY SUNDAY...AND CONTINUING THROUGH AT LEAST A PORTION OF SUNDAY NIGHT. WARREN-MCKEAN-ELK-CAMERON-CLEARFIELD- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARREN...BRADFORD...ST. MARYS... RIDGWAY...EMPORIUM...DUBOIS...CLEARFIELD 1026 PM EST FRI FEB 27…

Feb 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Pitt-Bradford to resume classes on Monday (3/2/2015) »

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will resume classes as scheduled on Monday, and students may return to campus as early as Saturday. All residence halls, campus services and facilities have water and are once again fully functional. However, since […]…

Feb 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Man arrested for aggravated assault by motor vehicle »

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City Police arrested Michael James Graves today for aggravated assault by motor vehicle and other related charges. Police received a call for a pedestrian struck by a car. The investigation revealed that the victim was intentionally struck by Graves. Police […]…

Feb 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Water Conservation Is Mandatory; Declaration of Emergency May Be Lifted Monday »

Residents are reminded that we are still under a declared “State of Emergency” and a “Boil Water Advisory” until further notice. The water conservation effort is still mandatory and cooperation of residential and commercial customers is still extremely important to […]…

Feb 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

The City of Bradford modified the declaration of emergency to lighten the imposed restrictions »

As of approx 1030 am this morning The City of Bradford modified the declaration of emergency to lighten the imposed restrictions. The decision was reached after the Mayor and members of City Council had lengthy discussions with the Water Authority […]…

Feb 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Important Update for Bradford City Water Authority Customers »

From Rep. Martin Causer’s Office: Significant progress has been made during the last 24 hours as Bradford City Water Authority crews have successfully repaired the broken water line and have started slowly moving water through system. Although more people are […]…

Feb 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Water Authority: Results of Press Conference at Bradford City Hall (2/25/15) »

Results of Press Conference today at Bradford City Hall: Kim Benjamin gave an update on the current status of the water main break on Campus Drive.  ………. Last evening at 6 pm the repair was completed, and at 7 pm […]…

Feb 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Water pick-up locations are at the following locations »

> Water pick-up locations are at the following locations: Bradford City Fire Department on Chestnut Street, Bradford Township Fire Station on West Washington Street, Derrick City Fire Station on Derrick Road and Lewis Run Fire Station. > Individuals picking up […]…

Feb 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

McKean County SPCA Needs Water »

Due to the water main line break today, water must be boiled. This is a huge issue for the shelter. We have no way to boil water, so we are going to need to buy water for the animals to […]…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Update From The Command Center »

Update: The City of Bradford Water Authority is anticipating the present condition to extend for several days, the following advisory is being issued to assist the community: -Obviously a major concern of this issue is the health and sanitation of […]…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Important Information for Bradford City Water Authority Customers »

alertFrom State Rep. Martin Causer: The City of Bradford remains under a state of emergency as a result of yesterday’s water main break. I recently completed a conference call with state, county and local officials and would…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

McKean County Assistance Office closed – where to get help »

The McKean County Assistance Office in Bradford will be closed due to a state of emergency impacting the water supply. If you’re a Bradford  resident and need assistance with benefits, please visit COMPASS.state.pa.us or call 814-362-4671 or 1-800-822-1108.…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Charges Against Stidd Dismissed »

Bradford businessman Steve Stidd started the day in McKean County Jail charged with criminal homicide. He’ll end the day a free man. Stidd was charged after shooting his son-in-law Mel Bizzarro on January 16 in the ...…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Former insurance agent’s criminal scheme targeted elderly victims »

HARRISBURG –Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of a former Collegeville insurance agent accused of illegally accumulating excess commissions at the expense of his clients as part of a criminal scheme known as "churning." …

Feb 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fire Destroys Pearl Street House »

No one was hurt but a house is destroyed after a fire that started when a resident was thawing frozen pipes. City Fire Captain ...…

Feb 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Two Hurt in St. Marys Head-On Crash »

Two people had to be freed from their vehicles and then be flown to an out-of-town hospital following a head-on crash in St. Marys this morning. City police say a car driven by Brenda ...…

Feb 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Four accused of trafficking $250,000 worth of marijuana cross country »

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced charges against an alleged Meadville drug dealer and three co-conspirators for trafficking 85 pounds of marijuana worth $250,000 cross country for distribution in Western Pennsylvania.   …

Feb 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Veterans Square to Get New Benches »

As part of their ongoing downtown improvement efforts, the Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce and the Main Street Program are working on the next phase of rehabilitating Veteran’s Square, with plans to purchase and install...…

Feb 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Woman steals $11,400 from 99-year-old grandmother diagnosed with dementia »

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced that agents from her office have arrested a Schuylkill County woman accused of stealing $11,400 in Social Security benefits from her grandmother, who has dementia and was not capable of c…

Feb 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Bradford City Police Reports Feb. 15, 2015 »

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City Police assisted another department with a pursuit. The vehicle had left the scene of an incident in Otto Township. Foster Township Police were following the vehicle but lost it due to road conditions. City Police located the vehicle and […]…

Feb 15 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Applications Now Available »

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Harrisburg – Application forms for the Department of Revenue’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible residents to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2014. Each resident who prepared or filed a paper rebate […]…

Feb 14 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Governor Tom Wolf Announces a Moratorium on the Death Penalty in Pennsylvania »

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Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced a moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania that will remain in effect until the governor has received and reviewed the forthcoming report of the Pennsylvania Task Force and Advisory Commission on Capital […]…

Feb 14 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Bradford City Police responded to a large fight near Main and Congress St. »

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City Police responded to a large fight near Main and Congress St. Several people were located but the fight had dispersed. Police arrested a 19 year old male for underage drinking after he vomited while speaking to Police. He was […]…

Feb 14 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Charges Against Ex-Sheriff Mason Bound to Court »

Charges against former McKean Former McKean County Sheriff Brad Mason, who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl who was a tenant at a ...…

Feb 14 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Mount Jewett Man Charged with Jury Tampering »

During jury selection for his trial on charges that he ran from police, a Mount Jewett man allegedly talked to a couple of potential jurors, and is now facing more...…

Feb 14 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Attorney General Kane’s Child Predator Section arrests 16 during Northeast Pennsylvania sweep »

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced during a press conference in Scranton that the OAG Child Predator Section, in partnership with several law enforcement agencies, had arrested 16 suspected child predators over the past tw…

Feb 14 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Two Wilcox Women Killed in Crash »

Two Wilcox women are dead following a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon at the intersection of routes 219 and 321 in Elk County. State police say an SUV driven by 81-year-old Vera Johnson was traveling south ...…

Feb 14 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Causer Invites Area Residents to Firearms Safety, Rights Seminars »

HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) is hosting three Firearms Safety and Rights Seminars in the coming weeks to help people learn more about the state’s gun laws. “This is a great opportunity for everyone, from long-time gun owners to […]…

Feb 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Sixteen staff members honored for years of service at Pitt-Bradford »

from left, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford staff members being recognized for service anniversaries of 25 years or longer: William Kline, Bob Dilks Jr. and Peter Buchheit. (Photo by Alan Hancock)

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford honored 16 staff members with service anniversaries at a dinner held Thursday evening. Peter J. Buchheit, director of facilities management and one of the longest-serving members of the Pitt-Bradford staff, was […]…

Feb 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Special Delivery by NY State Police »

Riley William Kovacs will have a great story to tell about his birthday. The little guy was so anxious to enter the world that his parents didn’t think they’d make it to the ...…

Feb 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Property Maintenance Office Introduced, Explained »

Bradford City Council – and a standing room only crowd made up mostly of area landlords – heard about Bradford’s new Property Maintenance office before last night’s council meeting. You can listen to the entire work session -- including questions...…

Feb 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »







Big Secret: Bill Clinton Portrait Nods to Monica »

Artist Nelson Shanks has revealed that his 2001 Clinton portrait has a shadow to the right of the president — a reflection of the Lewinsky…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Welcome to ‘Cat Island,’ Where Felines Outnumber Humans »

The Japanese island of Aoshima has turned into tourist attraction with day-trippers coming to see the local population of cats.…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

WATCH LIVE: Israeli PM Netanyahu Addresses Congress »

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers remarks to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

F1 Legend’s Teen Son Signs Racing Contract »

The 15-year-old son of German Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has signed his first professional racing contract.…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »


Donald Bedford »

KANE Donald L. Bedford, 74, of 1125 Jo Jo Rd., Kane, died Saturday evening at the Kane Community Hospital. He was born June 16, 1940 in Kane the son of…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

James Morgan »

MT. JEWETT James J. Morgan, 79, of 9152 Rte 6, Lantz Corners, passed away on Feb. 20, 2015 at UPMC-Hamot in Erie. He was born on Aug. 16, 1935 in…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Jay Depto »

KANE Jay A. Depto, 52, of 148 Bliss Hill Rd. Ludlow, died Friday (Feb. 20) at his residence, following a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 19, 1963 in Kane,…

Feb 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »



Snoop Dogg At The Airport — A Sight FUR Sore Eyes »

You may never get the chance to peep Snoop Dogg in person ... especially when he's rocking his sickest fur…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Larry King — I Want to Be the Next Host of ‘Fashion Police’ »

Khloe Kardashian and NeNe Leakes might be the favorites to fill the empty chair on "Fashion Police," but there is…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Kevin Hart & Ellen DeGeneres — Oscars’ Past Meets Its Future … Possibly (We Hope) »

If there's one thing Kevin Hart ;knows ... it's how to build anticipation -- well, that and comedy -- and…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Michael B. Jordan — 1st Pics As Apollo Creed’s Grandson … In New ‘Rocky’ Flick »

Apparently, patriotic trunks run in the family -- 'cause Michael B. Jordan was sporting Apollo Creed's famous shorts when he…

Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Angry Nerd: The Last Man on Earth and the Sci-Fi TV Curse »

Will Forte's new TV show The Last Man on Earth is sort of a funny version of I Am Legend (minus the vampire zombies). But sci-fi comedy has a grim history on American television. Angry...…

Mar 3 2015 / Read More »

The DIY Robots That Ride Camels and Fight for Human Rights »

My mother and grandmother – image taken a few years before the start of Facebook. Rhett Allain Here is a fun plotting game (suggested by my colleague David Norwood). We all...…

Mar 3 2015 / Read More »

What Crazy Dash Cam Videos Teach Us About Self-Driving Cars »

The first few generations of self-driving cars will be hybrids: They’ll do some driving, and you’ll do some. When the car...…

Mar 3 2015 / Read More »

An Online Game That’ll Help Pay Off Your Student Debt »

My mother and grandmother – image taken a few years before the start of Facebook. Rhett Allain Here is a fun plotting game (suggested by my colleague David Norwood). We all know that in the past…

Mar 3 2015 / Read More »

Fat? Sick? Blame Your Grandparents’ Bad Habits »

My mother and grandmother – image taken a few years before the start of Facebook. Rhett Allain Here is a fun plotting game (suggested by my colleague David...…

Mar 3 2015 / Read More »





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