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City of Bradford Police Log for 6/16/15

City police are investigating a theft from Forman Street and criminal mischief on Main Street. They also got calls about disturbances on Bushnell, Rochester, Congress

18 Picked Up on Drug Charges; Four More on the Loose

18 people, including two from Ridgway, were arrested today after an investigating into illegal drug distribution in the Ridgway, DuBois, Brockway, Brookville, Clarion and Punxsutawney

New Main Street Manager Named

The City of Bradford’s Office of Economic and Community Development (OECD) is pleased to announce the hiring of Chelsea Kahle as the Main Street Manager.

Zippo/Case Museum Has Received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award

For the second consecutive year, the Zippo/Case Museum has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given

Four New Homes to be Built in Second Ward Neighborhood Revitalization Area

Four new houses will be built in Bradford’s Second Ward Neighborhood Revitalization Project area that could raise the tax base significantly. City council on Tuesday

Man Allegedly Had Sex With Pre-Teen

A 31-year-old Galeton man is accused of sexually assaulting a pre-teen. Lanz Young was arrested Saturday and charged with aggravated incident assault, endangering the welfare

Olean Home Destroyed by Fire

Fire destroyed an Olean home Sunday morning. Firefighters say when they got to 314 Wayne Street at around 5:30 a.m. the house was engulfed by

Tom Jones, Neil Diamond Tribute Artists Added to BCPAC Summer Concert Series

Bradford Creative & Performing Arts Center (BCPAC) has added two headliners to share the stage in their new Tuesday Tribute Concert Series starting in the

PSP: Man Sets Empty House on Fire

A Ridgway man is facing charges for burning down an unoccupied house. State police say 43-year-old Robert Lilley was burning brush on property near the

Man Pleads No Contest to Fatal Crash

The Smethport man charged in connection to a crash that killed an 8-year-old Shinglehouse boy in February of 2013 has pleaded no contest. 22-year-old Tieler

Ex-Sheriff Court Date Rescheduled

Former McKean County Sheriff Brad Mason had been scheduled to appear in McKean County Court on Friday for a Last Day to Plea conference, but

Body of Missing Fisherman Found

The body of a man who had been missing since last Wednesday has been found. Authorities say the body of 64-year-old David Spink of Wyoming

Two Burglaries in Potter County

Police are reporting two burglaries in Potter County – one solved; one still under investigation. They say at about 8:30 on May 10 21-year-old Cody

Mother Charged in Baby’s Death

The mother of a 1-year-old will be charged with manslaughter after the little girl’s death last month. Mila Whipple died in Women and Children’s Hospital

Hotel California to Open BCPAC’s New 2016 Summer Tribute Concert Series

Bradford Creative & Performing Arts Center (BCPAC) will introduce a new Tuesday Tribute Concert Series starting in the summer of 2016. Hotel California will open

Woman Jailed After Domestic Incident

A Bradford woman was sent to McKean County Jail following a domestic incident on Sunday. Court papers say Brenda Bottorf told them 21-year-old Brooke Bottorf

Man Grabs Bar Owner by Throat

A Bradford man is accused of grabbing the owner of the Hotel Holley by the throat after being told he wasn’t allowed on the property.

Crash Sends Four to Hospitals

Two people were flown to Buffalo hospitals, and two others were hurt, during a two-vehicle crash on Route 16 in the Town of Hinsdale Friday

Fleet of Bentleys Heading to Zippo/Case Museum on Thursday

The Zippo/Case Museum is rolling out the red carpet for an international fleet of 24 vintage Bentley automobiles from 11:30 to 2:30 on Thursday, May

BCPAC Bringing Country Superstar Sara Evans to Bradford for Christmas Show

Bradford Creative & Performing Arts Center (BCPAC) will present a special “At Christmas” addition of Multi platinum-selling recording artist Sara Evans. The performance will take

Two Men Found With Heroin

Two people were found with heroin Friday night in the Save A Lot parking lot in Salamanca. The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force says

BCPAC Announces Next Show — ‘Marilyn: Forever Blonde

Bradford Creative & Performing Arts Center (BCPAC) is pleased to present the award-winning, one-woman play “Marilyn: Forever Blonde,” starring actress Sunny Thompson as Marilyn Monroe.

OECD Main Topic of Much More Sedate Bradford City Council Meeting

Most of Tuesday’s City Council meeting consisted of defending the Office of Economic and Community Development, which has added $8 million to Bradford’s real estate

BCPAC Brings Starship to Bradford

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, will bring its classic rock and roll sounds to the Bradford Area High School Auditorium for a 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April

Special Olympics Track & Field Meet May 6

Special Olympics athletes from throughout McKean County will travel to Kane Area High School on Wednesday, May 6, to compete in the annual Special Olympics/Zippo

Hiker Discovers Remains of Two Cats

Two cats left in plastic animal carriers last year in the area of Windy City near Forestry Road 195 in Elk County, were recently found

Limestone Man Sentenced for Sex Crime

A Limestone man has been sentenced to one to four years in state prison for promoting a sexual performance by a child. 36-year-old Billy Dixon

Warrants Issued for Robbery Suspects

Arrest warrants have been issued for three people accused of robbing a Port Allegany man at gunpoint Sunday night. Police say 24-year-old Jacob Borowsky was

Morning Crash Near Mount Jewett

No one was hurt in a two-vehicle crash on a slippery Route 6 in Mount Jewett this morning. State police say a pickup truck driven...

Several Issues Addressed During Loud City Council Meeting

A group of rude and unruly people – some from the townships – disrupted Tuesday’s Bradford City Council meeting to the point where Mayor Tom

Three Hurt in Ashford Crash

Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon on Route 219 in Ashford. In a report released to WESB today, sheriff’s deputies say

Man Pleads to Attempted Rape

An Olean man who was charged with forcible rape after an investigation pleaded guilty to lesser charges Monday in Cattaraugus County Court. 38-year-old Timothy Faircloth

Ca$h Mob Bradford Hits Saturday

Everyone is invited to join Ca$h Mob Bradford as it makes its next “hit” this Saturday, April 18th at 1pm. Those interested in participating should

Candidate Forums/Meet The Candidates at Bradford Area Public Library

The American Association of University Women-Bradford branch will host an evening that will help voters decide who to choose in the May Primary Election. A

Shinglehouse Man Escapes Injury

A Shinglehouse man escaped injury when his car flipped over on Kings Run Road in Ceres Township Thursday afternoon. Kane-based state police say 19-year-old Austin

Downtown Bradford Receives National Accreditation

HARRISBURG, PA- Downtown Bradford is one of 40 Pennsylvania downtowns that have been named “National Accredited Programs” by the National Main Street Center. ...

BRMC Post Surplus for Fourth Year

Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC), a member of Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), posted a surplus of $2,078,035 in 2014. The announcement was ...

Man Who Distributed Indecent Material to Minors Sentenced

A man who admitted to distributing indecent material to minors in two counties last year will spend the next year-and-a-half to three years in a

YMCA of the Twin Tiers Announces Honorees

The Bradford City Water Authority along with Zippo President and CEO Greg Booth will be honored by the YMCA of the Twin ...

Tractor-Trailer Crashes into Creek

A tractor-trailer crashed on I-86 this morning and then dove into Ishua Creek just west of the Hinsdale exit. The driver, 51-year-old Jeffrey Spencer of

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