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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 […]…

Jul 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 […]…

Jul 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 ...…

Jul 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 ...…

Jul 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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. ...…

Jul 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 ...…

Jul 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 ...…

Jul 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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...…

Jul 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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...…

Jul 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Jul 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 ...…

Jul 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 […]…

Jul 22 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 […]…

Jul 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 […]…

Jul 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 ...…

Jul 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 ...…

Jul 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 ...…

Jul 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Deputies Looking for Beer Thief »

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding the person who robbed a store in the Town of Hanover last week. They say a white man with ...…

Jul 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Kids and Cancer Benefit Run, Party Set for Saturday; Safety Celebration Added to Festivities »

After a six month whirlwind tour of the Twin Tiers, the Kids & Cancer Benefit’s 2015 Harley of Hope will be given to one lucky raffle ticket holder this Saturday at 6 p.m. The drawing will ...…

Jul 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Zippo’s Booth Plans to Retire Next Year »

George Duke, Chairman and Owner of Zippo Manufacturing Company, announced today changes that will take place next year in the senior leadership of the company. Greg Booth, Zippo’s President and CEO since 2001, has shared with...…

Jul 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

PA Legislators Ask For Investigation Into Planned Parenthood Practices in Pennsylvania »

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) has joined with Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28) in sending the attached letter to Attorney General Kathleen Kane, asking she head an investigation into Planned Parenthood practices in Pennsylvania.…

Jul 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Wine Walk Wineries Revealed »

The complete list of wineries locals can expect to see in the Bradford Wine Walk has been revealed. Seven wineries will offer a spread of their unique wines for sample and purchase ...…

Jul 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Attorney General Kane issues warning on computer repair phone scam »

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today warned Commonwealth residents of a recent computer repair telephone scam that has been reported in Fayette County.The scam starts with a call from a person with a heavy accent who claims the recipi…

Jul 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

No increase for Pitt-Bradford tuition in 2015-16 »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh board of trustees, acting through its executive committee, has approved no increase in tuition at its Bradford campus for the 2015-16 academic year. “We are very pleased that Pitt-Bradford’s tuition will not increase […]…

Jul 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Bradford Man Charged After Hit and Run »

Police have charged a Bradford man with several traffic-related offenses following a hit and run on Main Street Thursday night. 24-year-old James Jackman III was behind a motorcycle that had slowed...…

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Iran deal: Why don’t Americans like it? »

I don't read polls for a living, and certainly don't want to compete with those who do. But I was intrigued by a new CNN…

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Can LaGuardia Airport really be fixed? »

Credit is due Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia for having the vision to plop down a major commercial airport on a small piece of New York real…

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Internet-famous baby giraffe dies »

Kipenzi, a baby giraffe that captivated an Internet audience with its live birth at the Dallas Zoo a few months ago, has died. …

Jul 28 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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Find Out Which Victoria’s Secret Model Gives Off ”Creepy Vibes” During the Swimsuit Photo Shoot—Watch! »

Even models get star-struck, just like us! In fact, when E! News caught up with Sara Sampaio, Jasmine Tookes and…

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What Will Happen to Whitney Houston’s Estate Following the Death of Bobbi Kristina Brown? Watch and Find Out »

Many questions are still left unanswered following the tragic death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, who passed away on Sunday after…

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Coco Admits Her Pregnancy Has Been "Easy Breezy" So Far, Explains Why She Waited to Have First Child—Watch! »

If there was ever a perfect time for Coco to have a baby, it would be right about now! Yes,…

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Tyler Perry Is Speechless After Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Death—Plus, Funeral Details Are Revealed »

Tyler Perry may be a man of many words, but Bobbi Kristina's death has him speechless. The writer, producer and…

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Nokia jumps into virtual reality market with 360-degree Ozo camera »

The camera taps eight synchronized shutters and eight microphones to capture 360-video and spatial audio.…

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Landscape of no fear: Sea turtles don’t avoid hungry tiger sharks the way you’d think »

Sea turtles don't alter their movements to avoid shark attacks, researchers find, which means sea turtles are tougher than most of us.…

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Internet mauls dentist accused of illegal kill of popular lion »

Technically Incorrect: Walter Palmer, a dentist in Minnesota, has his Yelp entry attacked by those not fond of his allegedly illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.…

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Everyone Wants to Know What Happened to Windows 9 »

Oh, math. The post Everyone Wants to Know What Happened to Windows 9 appeared first on WIRED.…

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Your tattoo is permanent thanks to meddling macrophages »

You can blame your immune system for the permanence of your tattoo of a unicorn doge saying "Wow."…

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