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Pitt-Bradford to host arts exhibit for Disabilities Awareness Month »

BRADFORD, Pa. - Starlight Studio and Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y., will hold an arts exhibit at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford as part of Disabilities Awareness Month in October.…

Sep 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

EVENT: Local Church Celebrates Anniversary of Two Locations »

Open Arms Community churches of Bradford and Port Allegany are celebrating their anniversaries with a picnic and bonfire Oct. 5 at the Otto Township Pavilion near the school along R. L. Sweitzer Drive.​ The event is set for 4-8 p.m. […]…

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Domestic Incident Spills to Woman’s Workplace »

A domestic incident spilled into a woman’s workplace when her estranged husband threatened to kill her and three other people. Court papers say Anthony Hornung II went to the woman’s home Thursday night, argued with her...…

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Allegany Man Jailed After Domestic »

A domestic incident has landed an Allegany man in jail. State Police charged George Burlingame with criminal possession of a weapon with intent to use it, menacing with a weapon and harassment with physical contact. Troopers did not release any...…

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Teen Suffers Broken Leg at Rock City »

A teenager suffered a broken leg after falling from a rock at Rock City Park late Sunday afternoon. Allegany firefighters say two teen boys were climbing rocks at around 5 o’clock when one of them got wedged about 45 feet off the ground and the…

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Cash, Jewelry Stolen From Home »

Someone stole cash and jewelry from a Genesee home last week. Police say sometime between 10 o’clock Wednesday morning and 1:30 that afternoon a burglar went into the Academy Street home and took the cash and jewelry. ...…

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Annual ‘Dig Pink’ Volleyball Game Thursday »

On Thursday the Bradford Area High School volleyball team will join thousands of teams from around the country participating in this year's Side-Out Foundation's Dig Pink National Breast Cancer Awareness Rally. Senior players Jessica Buchheit, Hailey Burgess, Courtney Henry, Courtney Holzwarth, Rylee Lundgren and ...…

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Vehicle Stolen From Kightlinger’s »

Someone stole a vehicle from Kightlinger Motors in Coudersport over the weekend. Police say the vehicle was taken between Saturday night and Sunday morning, and was found near a house on Christian Hollow Road in McKean ...…

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7-Year-Old Girl Hurt in Motorcycle Crash »

A seven-year-old girl was hurt when she was thrown off the motorcycle she was a passenger on. Police say the bike was on Route 46 in Cameron County ...…

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SPCA Bake Sale; Saturday, October 4th, from 9am until 1pm »


NEXT Saturday, October 4th, from 9am until 1pm, at the Taylor Roofing parking lot, we will be having a baked goods sale to benefit the animals at the Mckean county SPCA. We will also have gift baskets that will be […]…

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October 6 is Deadline to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania »

Harrisburg – Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele today reminded Pennsylvanians that Monday, Oct. 6, is the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election.  In the general election, voters will elect candidates for governor, lieutenant […]…

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Hoax Bomb Threat at Fretz »

A hoax bomb threat evacuated Fretz Middle School for a short time this morning. Bradford Area School District Assistant Superintendent Sam Johnson tells WESB someone called the FBI’s new reporting system saying he or she saw a bomb threat on...…

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PHOTOS: BTVFD Pump Practice »

This evening for our weekly training, members gathered at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford for pump practice and to ...…

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Pitt-Bradford professor publishes book on prison education »

BRADFORD, Pa. – Dr. Tony Gaskew, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, understands the concept of social justice from both a personal and academic perspective. In his new book, “Rethinking Prison Reentry: Transforming Humiliation […]…

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Southern Tier Symphony to present ‘Curtain Up!’ at Pitt-Bradford »

BRADFORD, Pa. — The Southern Tier Symphony will perform “Curtain Up!” featuring selections from Mozart’s “Magic Flute,” Beethoven’s “Egmont Overture,” and Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet,” among others at 3 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Bromeley Family Theater in Blaisdell Hall. […]…

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PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services Opens at Bradford Mall »

Bradley CummingsPHOENIX Rehabilitation and Bradley Cummings, PT, CHT, Join Together to Expand Outpatient Physical Therapy Program in Bradford. (Bradford, PA)—PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc. (“PHOENIX”) announces a new choice when seeking physical therapy care, for residents living and…

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Work Zone Speeder Sent to Jail »

A man speeding through a work zone without a valid driver’s license is in Cattaraugus County Jail for those and other offenses. 34-year-old Christian Bennett of Fayetteville, NC, was stopped on Route 219 in the Town of...…

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Felon Who Tried to Buy Gun Waives Hearing »

A convicted felon who tried to buy a shotgun at the Foster Brook Walmart in April has waived his preliminary hearing in McKean County Central Court. 51-year-old Kevin Gleason of Bradford allegedly lied on the application, saying he had never been...…

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Man Who Stole From Union Sentenced »

A man who stole more than $6,000 from his union has been sentenced in federal court to two years’ probation and, although he must pay restitution, will not do any...…

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Pitt-Bradford named ‘Military Friendly School’ for 6th year »

BRADFORD, Pa. – For the sixth year in a row, the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has been named a Military Friendly(r) School by Victory Media. The 2015 Military Friendly(r) Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities […]…

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Ca$h Mob Bradford “hit” the Tin Ceiling Gift Shoppe on Saturday (PHOTOS) »

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23 mobsters joined in for a total of over $750 in sales! If you couldn’t make it, but still want to support this “shop local” program, stop in to make your $20 purchase and tell them the mob sent you! […]…

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Scarnati Applauds Passage of Welfare Fraud Prevention Legislation »

(HARRISBURG) – Legislation to help combat welfare fraud and abuse has been passed by the Pennsylvania Legislature and signed into law by the Governor, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). Scarnati explained that House Bill 993 received final passage by […]…

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“Department of Public Welfare” Has Been Renamed The “Department of Human Services” »

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett signed House Bill 993, officially changing the name of the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) to the Department of Human Services. The bill also establishes a tip line for recipient and provider fraud. “The time […]…

Sep 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Act 89 behind Route 6 Improvements in Kane, other Routes in McKean and Potter Counties »

Milling in Kane scheduled tomorrow and Saturday Clearfield – Roadway improvements on Route 6 in Kane as well as other routes in McKean and Potter counties will begin soon because of resources made available by Act 89, the state’s new […]…

Sep 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Church Plans Groups to Offer Purpose »

Open Arms Community Church of Bradford and Port Allegany is launching small groups that will study Pastor Rick Warren’s “What On Earth Am I Here For?” book, starting Oct. 5. The groups will meet until Nov. 2, mostly at homes […]…

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“Blazing Leaves Bazaar” October 3rd and 4th »

The Autumn Foliage is starting to turn, and the Allegheny River Corridor is absolutely beautiful this time of year! Why not take a drive, enjoy the leaves, and do some shopping in downtown Warren, PA?…

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Man Jailed for Stabbing at Sheetz »

A stabbing outside the Port Allegany Sheetz early Sunday morning has landed a Coudersport man in jail. 36-year-old Antwan Cunningham was arraigned Wednesday night on a number of charges, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Court records ...…

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Alleged Drunken Napper Waives Hearing »

The man accused of sleeping on a table in the kitchen of a Mount Jewett restaurant while he was drunk has waived his preliminary hearing. Police say, earlier this month, 35-...…

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Update On Chestnut Street UniMart Theft Attempt »

UPDATE: Suspects caught. Allegedly 35-year-old Jennifer Tessena helped 54-year-old James Munson in an attempt to rob the Uni Mart. BT Article More Info At WESB NewsBlog ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Bradford Police have stated that there are two suspects in custody at […]…

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Bradford Library Hires Office Manager »

Bradford Area Public Library has hired Heather Carlson of Smethport as Office Manager. The library received 14 letters of interests for the position. The...…

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Man Accused of Causing Crash is Headed to McKean County Court »

Charges against a man who grabbed a car’s steering wheel while another person was driving, causing a the car to hit a tree on South Avenue in Lewis Run have been bound to McKean County Court. 26-year-old ...…

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Accused Kidnapper, Assailant Facing New Charges »

The man in jail for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in Kane last month is now charged for calling her from the jail dozens of times over the last four days. Police say 38-year-old William Pearce of...…

Sep 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

PHOTO: James Munson’s Alleged Attempt to Rob the Chestnut Street Uni Mart »

UPDATE: Suspects caught. Allegedly 35-year-old Jennifer Tessena helped 54-year-old James Munson in an attempt to rob the Uni Mart. …

Sep 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fire Call Prompts Reminder »

A fire call this morning prompted city firefighters to remind people to inspect their home’s heat sources as colder weather approaches. Firefighters got the call about a possible fire this morning, and arrived on the scene to find a faulty gas furnace with light...…

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Former Pediatric Nurse in Olean Sent to State Prison on Child Porn Charges »

The former pediatric nurse who was found with hundreds of images of child pornography on his home computer has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in ...…

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Man Sent to Prison for Stabbing »

A man who stabbed and critically injured another man in an Olean apartment last winter will spend 1 to 3 in state prison. 20-year-old Devon Blanchard stabbed...…

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Northwest Savings Donates to United Way »

Northwest Savings Bank recently gave $7,500 to the United Way of the Bradford Area. The donation will be added to the United Way’s funds, which are distributed to local community organizations for the purpose of community building and enhancing the quality...…

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Crack, Suspected Heroin Found During Search »

Crack cocaine, suspected heroin and marijuana were found during a raid of a Town of Great Valley home last night. 35-year-old Carl Simons of...…

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City of Bradford Police Log for 9/23/14 »

City of Bradford Police on Tuesday investigated someone making false reports to law enforcement on Congress Street, and thefts on Cole Avenue and Davis Street. They were also called to a disturbance on Orchard Place and ...…

Sep 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Early Morning Police Chase on Route 6 »

A driver took police on a chase on Route 6 at speeds over 100 mph early this morning. Troopers say the chase started at about 3:50 a.m. near the intersection with Route 449 in Potter County when they tried to stop a vehicle that was...…

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Forget Enterovirus: Another Illness Is Killing Kids »

Enterovirus may be all over the headlines but there's another virus that kills kids every year that you may not even have heard of. It's…

Sep 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

World Has Lost Half Its Wildlife in 40 Years: WWF »

The World Wildlife Fund blames human actions for the drastic reduction in the populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles.…

Sep 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Umbrella Revolution’ Sets Deadline for Government »

The pro-democracy Occupy Central movement that has challenged Beijing with days of protests gave the government until Oct.1 to meet their demands.…

Sep 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

How did Obama misjudge ISIS? »

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Obama admitted the U.S. "underestimated what had been taking place in Syria" that allowed the country to become "ground…

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Europe’s newest front line against ISIS »

A morning thunderstorm has left the waste ground outside Melilla's compound for migrants and refugees slick with orange mud. Hanging around under overcast skies, a…

Sep 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

James A. Luciano »

James A. Luciano, 81 of Bradford, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Bradford Ecumenical Home. He was born on July 25, 1933 in Bradford, a son of…

Sep 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Anne M. Bates »

Anne M. Bates, 99, formerly of Bradford, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Lakeside Beikerch Care Center in Brockport, NY. …

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Richard L. ‘Dick’ Bixby »

Richard 'Dick' Bixby, 89, of 111 Pear Street, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Bradford Regional Medical Center. …

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Katy Perry — The Pies Have It »

Does Katy Perry have an obsession with pizza, just because she ordered out for it ... while partying in a…

Sep 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Goodie Mob Rapper Khujo — Bank Wants Me Out Of My House … And My Four Kids Too »

Goodie Mob rapper Khujo, his wife, and 4 sons are on the verge of homelessness ... after the bank filed…

Sep 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Carlos Boozer — I Gave My Sick Ride A Sicker Makeover … For $20,000 »

Carlos Boozer might be new to tinsletown, but it seems he already knows the golden rule of Hollywood ... your…

Sep 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pugsley in ‘The Addams Family': ‘Memba Him?! »

Ken Weatherwax is best known for playing the creepy and kooky son Pugsley Addams -- opposite John Astin as Gomez…

Sep 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

​The mysterious voyage of Homer: Don Hertzfeldt’s Simpsons couch gag »

The Simpsons has turned to Oscar-nominee Don Hertzfeldt for its latest couch gag, but it's more bizarre than you'd expect as the nuclear family goes post-nuclear apocalypse.…

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ returns in fan-made animated trailer »

Animator pays tribute to Buffy, Spike, Angel, Willow, Dawn, Tara, Xander, Giles and more characters from Joss Whedon's hit TV series "Buffy: The Vampire Slayer."…

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »

Netflix hits Hollywood with roundhouse kick to solar plexus »

The world's biggest subscription video service gets first crack at streaming "Crouching Tiger" sequel along with selected theaters when it simultaneously debuts in selected IMAX theaters Aug. 28, 2015.…

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »

No black art to the Blackphone’s quest for smartphone privacy »

While the Blackphone is off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-protective, Android-based smartphone finds that it simplifies staying safe on the go.…

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »

Tougher security bolsters the Blackphone »

For a phone with mid-tier hardware, the Blackphone punches high with nearly $900 worth of security and privacy tools. Here's what using the phone looks like.…

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »

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