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Dr. Flora Wei receives Chairs’ Faculty Teaching Award at UPB »

Dr. Flora Wei, center, conversing with students.

BRADFORD, Pa. – Dr. Fang-Yi “Flora” Wei, associate professor of communications, has received the 2014 Chairs’ Faculty Teaching Award for excellence in teaching at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. “Flora Wei is a real gem of a teacher at […]…

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Attorney General Kane teams up with DEA for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day »

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General has joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement officials from across the country in support of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.


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Marissa Buchheit to Perform in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ »

MIDLAND – Bradford resident Marissa Buchheit will be performing in the concert version of Jesus Christ Superstar this month at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center. Presented by the Lincoln ...…

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Several Hurt in Route 219 Crashes »

Four vehicles crashed at around 8 o’clock Tuesday night on the Mill Street Bridge of Route 219. First reports said 7 or 8 vehicles had crashed, but police say the rest of the vehicles had stopped to help the ...…

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Sexual Abuse Charges Dropped »

Sexual abuse charges against a school bus driver accused of having inappropriate contact with a child have been dropped, but the man has pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare ...…

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PSP: Elderly Man ‘Fed Up’ with Shopping Assault Wife at Wal-Mart »

An 81-year-old guy just couldn’t handle Wal-Mart anymore. Or, more specifically, his wife shopping there. Ralph Ross of West Salem Township near Sharon is accused of pushing a shopping cart into the electric car is wife...…

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Cops: Man Pointed Gun at Woman, Teen »

A Bradford man is accused of pointing a 12-guage shotgun at two people because he didn’t like the way a 13-year-old...…

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Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing Child »

A jury has convicted a man who forced a child to have sex with him from June of 2008 to June of 2013. 39-year-old David Frederick of Duke Center was found guilty of corruption of minors, sexual in nature, and endangering the welfare of a…

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Burglary at TJ’s Corner Store »

Police are investigating a burglary at TJ’s Corner Store in Lafayette Township early this morning. They say a white man between the ages of 35 and 45 dropped off a white man between the ages of 25 and 35, and the second ...…

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Reminder: 2014 Rabies Clinic For Dogs and Cats »


Saturday April 19th from 1-3 PM at the McKean Count SPCA, 80 Glenwood Ave, Bradford. The cost is $7 per pet. All pets must be at least 12 weeks old to be vaccinated. Flyer……

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Free Introduction to Canning Class April 19 »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Sustainability Committee will hold a free Introduction to Canning class at the Harriett B. Wick Chapel this Saturday. The class will take place at 10 a.m. April 19, and refreshments will […]…

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Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 19 »


Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 19 at Callahan Park. Starts at exactly 11:00 AM (get there ahead of time). Event will be held rain or shine. Sponsored by Bradford City Firefighters Union…

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Four Indicted on Drug Charges »

Four people have been indicted by a Cattaraugus County grand jury for selling drugs in Olean. 23-year-old Jenna Shoup of Hinsdale had prescription ...…

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Bradford Little Theatre Announces Auditions announced for JAWS: The Musical! »

Bradford Little Theatre announces auditions for “JAWS the Musical!” This one act musical comedy written by Kyle McCoy is full of hilarious songs and ridiculous moments. It will be directed by Kristin Asinger and the musical director will be Shane […]…

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Church Sets Holy Week Schedule »

The First Presbyterian Church of Bradford, 54 East Corydon St., will hold services during next week, Holy Week, in the celebration of Easter. Palm Sunday will be observed this coming Sunday during both Chapel service at 8:45 am and Sanctuary service at 11:00 am. On…

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Bradford Men Sentenced for Child Porn »

Two Bradford men will be spending more time in McKean County Jail after being sentenced on child pornography charges. 23-year-old Cody Burgess was sentenced to six to 23 ½ months for downloading and sharing child pornography from his ...…

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Two Charged After Domestic Incident »

A domestic incident in a car on Tuesday afternoon, and then continued into the evening, has led to charges against two Cattaraugus County men. 23-year-old Zeno Whiteman ...…

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Consumers warned to be on the lookout for spring home improvement scams »

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today warned property owners to beware of "traveling" or "transient" home improvement contractors who move from community to community performing shoddy or incomplete work, scamming consumers out of thousands of dollars.

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Bradford Man Waives Hearing »

The Bradford man charged for firing a gun inside his Hobson Place home has waived his preliminary hearing. 39-year-old Dudley Griswald Sr., ...…

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Replacement of Two Bridges on Route 770 (Minard Run) Starts Monday »

Bradford – Work to replace two bridges on Route 770 in Bradford Township will get under way Monday, April 14. When work is complete next summer, area drivers will enjoy safer travel over modern structures and PennDOT will be able […]…

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Pitt-Bradford Center for Rural Health Practice asks community for help to receive grant »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The Center for Rural Health Practice at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is asking community members to go online and vote for a proposed project that is competing against other semi-finalists for a $100,000 grant. The […]…

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Man Accused of Threatening to Blow Up BRMC, Church Waives Hearing »

The Bradford man charged for threatening staff at Bradford Regional Medical Center three times, and also for threatening to blow up a church has waived his preliminary hearings. On the morning of March 2 39-year-old Richard Lewis interrupted ...…

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Police Looking for Cop Impersonator »

Police are looking for a person who has been impersonating a law enforcement officer, and who approached a young Smethport woman early ...…

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Pitt-Bradford plans Exploration Days for those beginning college search »

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Office of Admissions will host the first of its summer Exploration Days next week for those just beginning their college search. Exploration Days include a presentation, a campus tour conducted by […]…

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Accused Wife Beater Headed to Court »

Charges against the Bradford man who pulled a chunk of hair out of his wife’s head and then threatened to kill ...…

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Charges Against Man Accused of Assaulting Bradford Toddler Bound to Court »

Charges against man accused giving a two-year-old Bradford boy a concussion and other serious injuries have been bound to McKean County Court. 45-year-old...…

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Woman Hurt in Morning Crash »

A Wilcox woman was hurt when her car hit a tree in a crash this morning on Route 219 just north of Ridgway. Police say 77-year-old M.C. Wismar was traveling north and going around a ...…

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Man in SUV Approached Teenage Girl »

(News Release) On April 9, 2014 at approximately 3:54PM a female youth was walking on Bennett State Road near the Silver Creek Central School. At this ...…

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Wife of Accused Burglar Waives Hearing; Accused of Lying to Police »

The wife of the man accused in a string of burglaries in Bradford has waived her preliminary hearing on charges that she lied to police to cover her husband’s tracks. 21-year-old...…

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Local organist to lead Lenten recital at Pitt-Bradford »

BRADFORD, Pa. - Local organist Jeanne Gross will lead a Lenten recital called "Journey from the Cross ... to the Grave ... to the Throne" at noon April 12 in the Harriett B. Wick Chapel at the…

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Warren Woman Missing Since Friday »

State police are looking for a Warren woman who has been missing since Friday. They say 56-year-old Cindy Lee Ailes was due...…

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Kids Derby Saturday at Bradford Library »

Local children need to gallop – if not run - to the Bradford Area Public Library for this year’s Kids’ Derby Day on...…

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Pastor, Wife Get Jail Time »

The Mount Jewett couple accused of punishing their three adopted children by withholding meals from them will spend some time in McKean County Jail. Mark Hooper, ...…

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Pennsylvania Records Lowest Number of Traffic Deaths Ever; McKean County: 15 fatalities »

2013 Number Lowest Since Recordkeeping Started in 1928 … McKean County: 15 fatalities Harrisburg – The number of highway deaths on Pennsylvania roads tumbled to a record low last year when 1,208 were recorded, the lowest number since recordkeeping began […]…

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Pedestrian Hurt in Interstate Parkway Accident »

A pedestrian suffered serious injuries Friday morning after being hit by a pickup truck on Interstate Parkway. City police say the pickup driven by 42-year-old Mathew Cleveland of Bradford ...…

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Police Still Investigating Sunday Crash »

City police are continuing to investigate the pickup truck crash Sunday morning on East Main Street near Fisher Avenue. They say the truck went off the road at ...…

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Second Ward Neighborhood Meeting Scheduled »

(News Release) Neighborhood residents are encouraged to stay involved with revitalization efforts for the designated 2nd Ward-NPP area by attending the next meeting at 6PM on Tuesday April 15th at First Presbyterian Church (54 East Corydon St.). This meeting will feature upcoming event...…

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Woman Pleads to Grand Jury Disclosure »

An Olean woman has pleaded guilty charges that she unlawfully talked about what happened during closed grand jury proceedings. 23-year-old Brittany Coleman was a member of the grand jury between August and September of 2012 when she ...…

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New Competitive Twist Added To Hospice Walk 2014 »


Helping terminally ill patients and their families is motivation enough for those who participate annually in the Hospice Walk. Now, the incentive has risen, as groups, families, teams and businesses will compete against one another in the name of raising […]…

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Wayward Sea Lion Pup Found in California Orchard »

A sea lion pup named Hoppie is recovering after swimming up the San Joaquin River and winding up in an orchard at Mape's Ranch in…

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Where’s My Flying Car? Survey Sizes Up How We See the Future »

A newly published survey suggests that Americans expect the next 50 years to bring innovations of science-fiction proportions — including old standbys like flying cars…

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Guess How This Ends: Infielder Leury Garcia Pitches in Tie Game »

The White Sox used four pitchers to get through the 8th inning of Wednesday’s game. In retrospect, they should've saved one for the 14th inning.…

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Durant closes MVP campaign with 42 in OKC win »

Kevin Durant put his final stamp on a likely MVP campaign, dropping 42 in the Thunder’s season-ending victory.…

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Watch: Captain Ryan Getzlaf Takes Puck to Face as Ducks Win »

Ryan Getzlaf had to be pleased with his team’s 4-3 win over Dallas in Game 1 on Wednesday, but probably wasn’t too happy with how…

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Beverly Jean Jackson »

Beverly Jean Jackson, 67, of 87 Olean Road, Derrick City, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her residence.…

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Annabelle A. Bottone »

Annabelle A. Bottone, 90, a loving mother and grammie of 5866 North St., Limestone, NY, passed away, Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her residence…

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Lee A. McKinley, Jr. »

Lee A. McKinley, Jr., 76, of 23 Orchard Valley Road, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 at Bradford Regional Medical Center. …

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‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Sued for Allegedly Sexually Molesting Teen — Singer Calls BS »

"X-Men" director Bryan Singer has been sued by a man who claims Singer molested him when he was a young…

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Heidi Klum’s Boobs — Bustin’ Sterotypes on Topless Vacation [VIDEO] »

Heidi Klum busted out her awesome 40-year-old rack in Mexico with her much-younger BF Vito Schnabel -- and she also…

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Billy Hunkee in ‘Soul Plane’: ‘Memba Him?! »

Ryan Pinkston was only 15-years-old when he played the dweeby white kid Billy Hunkee -- opposite Tom Arnold -- in…

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Whitney Houston’s Family — Nick’s Not Welcome Here … For ONE FULL YEAR »

Whitney Houston's sister-in-law just got a year's worth of peace of mind ... a judge has just ordered Whitney's son-in-law…

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Big Brother really is watching you (It’s your IT manager) »

In a fascinating survey, IT managers reveal some of the dubious activities they view being perpetrated by employees on work computers. These cause the IT managers extra stress and work (as well as, no doubt, the…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »

What’s Making This Strange Chirping Noise? A Frog That Can Survive Being Frozen Alive »

I was out on a run when I heard this intriguing sound, a chorus of high-pitched chirping noises. Curious to find out what was making …

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »

First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen »

Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »

Is Yahoo angling to replace Google on iOS devices? »

Google is the default search engine on Apple's Safari browser for iPhones and iPads. According to a report by Recode, Marissa Mayer is trying …

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Yahoo’s ousted COO Henrique De Castro walks with $58M »

Being handed a pink slip with a nine-figure severance isn’t bad for just 15 months of work.…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »

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