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Bradford Man Charged With Rape

A Bradford man is charged with rape after an incident early this morning. Court papers say a woman walked to the home of Seth Travis,

Lodge at Glendorn Receives Honor

The Lodge at Glendorn has been named as The Orvis Company’s “Fly-fishing Lodge of the Year.”  Glendorn is the first U.S. property… Read More…

Smethport man Facing Gun Charges

A Smethport man is accused of selling a stolen gun to a firearms dealer in McKean County.   Court records indicate that 41 year-old Timothy Major

Township Supervisors Hear Complaint About Property

Bradford Township supervisors heard a complaint from a resident during their monthly meeting Monday night about property owned by Richard Yovichin II at 662 South

Celebrate National Library Week

It’s National Library Week. And the Bradford Area Public Library is celebrating by making it Fine Forgiveness Week, too. If you have any long overdue

No Injuries When Car Hits Tree

A Smethport man escaped injury when his car hit a tree Saturday morning on Route 46 in Cameron County. Police say 36-year-old Orin James was traveling

Two Plead to Animal Neglect

Two Allegany County residents have pleaded guilty to animal neglect in a case involving 30 Bolognese dogs last October in Rushford, New York.  78 year-old

Two Arrested on Burglary Charges

Two men have been arrested in connection with a burglary that happened in Lewis Run. Police say that 24 year-old Jeffery Prosser Jr. of Bradford

Bradford Man Arrested in Jamestown

A Bradford man was arrested Friday in Chautauqua County for having more than 40 grams of marijuana. State Police say they were helping Ellicott Police

Three Arrested in Connection to High Speed Chase

Police picked up three people Friday evening in connection to the high speed car chase that started in Bradford Thursday and ended on the top

Three Jailed on Drug Charges

Three people are in McKean County Jail on drug charges after one incident in Eldred, and one in Bradford. Stephanie Cossairt of Olean, who has

Boil Water for Smethport Residents

A boil water alert is in effect till further notice for residents of the Smethport water system.  There was a… Read More…

Bradford Man Sentenced for Assaulting Police Officers

A Bradford man was sentenced Thursday to 11 ½ to two years in the McKean County Jail.  44 year-old Jeffery Bartholomew had been charged with…

Pitt-Bradford honors faculty members for years of service

BRADFORD, Pa. - The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford recognized six members of its faculty this week who are

PennDOT Reminds Drivers to Focus Full Attention on the Road

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in recognizing April

Final Day of Morrisroe Supression Hearings

The final suppression hearing in the Paul Morrisroe fatal DUI case was Wednesday in McKean County Court.  Senior Judge William Morgan, who presided over the

Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Awards

The Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce will honor its former executive director with the Directors’ Award. Ron Orris will receive… Read More…

Accused Heroin Buyer Waives Hearing

A man picked up in connection to the Rose Terrace apartments drug bust in February has waived his preliminary hearing. Court records say that in

Bradford Man Accused of Writing Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Bad Checks

A man is accused of writing thousands of dollars’ worth of bad checks after depositing a phony check for nearly $3,000 at the Bradford Area

ARG to Start Maintenance Shutdown Friday

American Refining Group Inc.’s Bradford refinery operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with almost no exceptions. One concession to this constant stream

PITT-BRADFORD PLANS ADMISSIONS EVENTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS

A Rixford man is facing several charges after being discovered with his pants down and in the presence of a seven year-old girl.  Court records

Pitt-Bradford plans admissions events for high school sophomores and juniors

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold sophomore/junior open houses every month during the spring and summer, beginning Monday. Open houses

Pitt-Bradford students devise theater project inspired by inmate interviews

BRADFORD, Pa. — University of Pittsburgh at Bradford theater students have had a unique opportunity to examine what “Being Human” means in a federal penitentiary.

One World Cultural Festival to celebrate ‘Arabian Nights’

BRADFORD, Pa. - The annual One World Cultural Festival at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will take place

Bradford Regional Medical Center dedicates the Sabrina K. Goode Mammography Suite


Bradford Regional Medical Center dedicated the Sabrina K. Goode Mammography Suite Tuesday. The suite is named in memory of Goode who

Fire at Johnsonburg Home and Garage

A fire early Monday morning damaged a house and garage in Johnsonburg.  Fire Chief Bob Dickey says the blaze started in the garage and spread

Anniversary of Huge Water Main Break

Today is the one year anniversary of the water main break near the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford that drained the Bradford City Water Authority

Man Accused of Ramming Truck With his Car

A Smethport man is facing multiple charges after being accused of ramming another vehicle with three people in it.  Court records say that Smethport Police

Police Chase Leads to Charges

A complaint of reckless driving led to drug charges against an Olean man. State police say the complaint came from the Town of Portville Saturday

Bread Truck Crashes Into Porch

A Stroehmann Bread truck went out of control and hit an apartment building last week in Potter County. Police say 24-year-old Kyle Vaughn of Bolivar,

Dog Found Shot in Elk County

Ridgway-based state police are investigating a case of animal cruelty. They say a chow mix dog had been shot and left along Boone Mountain Road

Westmoreland County man charged with trying to arrange sex with 15-year-old ‘girl’

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's office today announced the arrest of a Westmoreland County man charged with attempting to arrange a sexual encounter with

Registered sex offender charged with trying to arrange sex with 14-year-old ‘girl’

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's office today announced the arrest of a registered sex offender from Lackawanna County charged with attempting to arrange a

Coudy Can Use Water Wells Again

Coudersport can start using drinking water wells that had been out of service since a spill at a JKLM Energy well pad in Sweden Township

Andover Man Facing Sex Charges

An Andover, NY man is accused of sexual abuse of a child.  Police say that 62 year-old Earl Witter had sexual contact with a child

Woman Dies in Crash

A woman died Saturday night in a one vehicle crash in the Town of Andover.  Police say that 60 year-old Betty Matison was traveling north

Man Dies in Farming Accident

 A man died Saturday afternoon in a farming accident on 28th Creek Road in Gerry.  Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies found 18 year-old Alan Harding under

Bradford Man Facing Sexual Abuse of Minor

A Bradford man is facing several charges relating to the sexual assault of a 10 year-old girl over a two and a half year period.

Travel Back to the 80s With BLT

The Awesome 80’s Prom is Next Weekend People always tell you that high school is the best days of your life, and Bradford Little Theatre’s

Bolivar Man Charged After Crash

A Bolivar, NY man is facing numerous charges after a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning in Eldred.  Police say that 31 year-old Joseph Hosmer
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