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Four People Charged in Death of Five Year-old

Four people have been charged in connection with the death of a five year-old boy in February in Ridgway.    The Elk County District Attorney’s

Man Jailed for Selling Crack, Possessing Heroin

A Bradford man is accused of selling crack cocaine to a confidential informant with the McKean County Drug Task Force Thursday night on Bushnell Street.

Attorney Wants DUI Testimony Omitted

The attorney for Paul Morrisroe of Marshburg argued in McKean County Court Thursday that testimony concerning alcohol consumption by his client should not be allowed

YWCA to Honor Two Area Leaders

Jeanie Satterwite and Brooke Kane-Walker will receive the YWCA’s Leader and Young Leader honors at 19th Leader Luncheon on June 7 at the University of

Zmuda Sentenced to Probation

The former interim fire chief of Bradford has been sentenced in McKean County Court on charges he stole money from his aunt’s bank account in

Man Pleads to Not Registering

An Olean man has pleaded guilty to failing to check in with the New York State Sex Offender Register after he changed of address. 40-year-old

Derrick City Man Pleads Guilty

A Derrick City man has pleaded guilty to grand larceny and other charges in Cattaraugus County Court. 43-year-old Timothy Keller defrauded at least 10 people

Bradford YMCA Hands Out Awards

The Bradford Family YMCA held its annual Community Awards breakfast Tuesday at Pitt Bradford.  The George G. Blaisdell YMCA Community Service Awards were awarded to

Bradford Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

A pedestrian was struck by a pick-up truck Monday night on West Washington Street in front of the Country Fair.  Police say a truck, operated

Morrisroe’s Request for Change of Venue Denied

Paul Morrisroe has been denied a change of venue and venire in his homicide by DUI case involving the fatal hit and run accident which

Foster Township Supervisors Looking into Littering

Foster Township supervisors addressed a couple of key issues during their monthly meeting Monday night.  They dealt with the use of Narcan by police, which

Kane Man Accused of Striking Child

A Kane man is facing several charges after he struck a kid so hard he fell off a toilet. Court records say that 31 year-old

Human Remains Unearthed

A person doing work on his property in the Town of Cherry Creek unearthed human remains that authorities now believe are about 100 years old.

Cuba, NY, Residents Charged for Selling Drugs in Bradford

Two Cuba, New York, residents have been arrested for selling drugs in Bradford. On Friday, the McKean County Drug Task Force, with Bradford City police

Cleaning Up in McKean County

Jim Clark, Rixford, and Gary Falk, Port Allegheny, both PA CleanWays Members, assisted the Upper Allegheny Watershed Association with their highway clean-up on Route 6

Textalyzer Under Consideration in NY State

New York State Senate bill S632 could soon allow police to use a device that reveals calls and text messages on your phone following an

Pedestrian Struck and Killed

An 88 year-old man was struck and killed Sunday morning after being hit by a car in Chautauqua County. Sheriff’s deputies says that 88 year-old

One Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A person was killed and another injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon near a rest area on Route 6 in Hamlin Township.  Police radio

Fire Crews Battle Wildfires in Commmonwealth

Area firefighters battled several wildfires Sunday in the commonwealth.  Five companies from McKean and Elk counties worked a wildfire in Sergeant Township that destroyed eight

Next Heroin Hearing is Thursday

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is holding its next hearing on the heroin and opioid crisis in the Commonwealth on Thursday. This will be the

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…

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


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

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

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