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Baby Homicide Victim Identified

Police have released the name of the 16-month-old girl who was beaten to death Wednesday night in Jamestown. Nayla Hodnett was first taken to the

City of Bradford Police Log for 4/17/14

City of Bradford Police are investigating a sexual assault on Linwood Avenue and a theft on Oakwood Avenue. Also on Thursday officers were called to

Summer camps and workshops planned for kids and teens

Claire Mulcahy working on a potter's wheel during last year's summer camp at UPB.BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh will host academic, athletic and arts camps for students in kindergarten through high school this summer. Arts camps

Cleland Appointed to Preside Over Libel Case

McKean County Senior Judge John Cleland has been appointed to preside over a libel suit brought by state Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery and his

Attorney General Kane’s 2013 Year in Review details vision, accomplishments

HARRISBURG - In an effort to provide taxpayers and the General Assembly with a firsthand look at the Office of Attorney General's efforts over the previous

Mother Writes “Huge thank you to Bradford, PA and Olean, NY” After Daughters’ Accident On Rt. 219

Dear Editor, Until two weeks ago, I have never heard of the little town of Bradford, PA. I have been an Virginia native all my

Current, former Pitt-Bradford presidents to sign new Pitt-Bradford history book during event

BRADFORD, Pa. -- A book chronicling the rich 50-year history of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has

VIDEO Of Huge ARG Flair In Bradford

The plume was hanging low and was making it’s way toward the Bradford High School (and the School Street School) yesterday afternoon. Click Here To

Attorney General Kane announces arrest of ‘traveling’ child predator from Harrisburg

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of a Harrisburg man accused of posting an online advertisement for sex and then traveling

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

Reminder: 2014 Rabies Clinic For Dogs and Cats

1spca-rabiesSaturday 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

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

Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 19

easter_eggsEaster 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

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 ...

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

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

Office of Attorney General: Commonwealth wins back $120 million from tobacco manufacturers


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., ...

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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...

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

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

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

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


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