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A 12-year-old Cattaraugus County girl was found safe and unharmed at about 4:40 this afternoon, about four hours after an Amber Alert was issued.

McKenzie Wilson of Lyndon and the teenage boys she was with were found in Farmersville, about 10 miles from her home. Police say they got a tip as to where the trio was, but didn't say from whom.

Police say the Amber Alert was issued because 18-year-old Joshua Monette and 16-year-old John Harvey had handguns. Troopers weren't sure if McKenzie went with the boys willingly, or if they would let her leave on her own.

The boys had also allegedly stolen a pickup truck.

State Police spokesman Trooper James Callaghan says no charges have been filed yet. He said police will speak with the three youths and the district attorney before deciding what, if any, charges will be filed.

McKenzie and the boys go to the Randolph Academy, a school for children with special needs.

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The AMBER Alert for New York State Police Machias has been canceled ... We don't have any other information yet, but we'll get it to you ASAP.
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UPDATE: She's been found alive near her home.

These are the boys police believe have 12-year-old McKenzie Wilson.

The VEHICLE has been identified as a Red pickup truck Chevy Silverado with New York license plate number CXA5836. Vehicle was stolen from the vicinity of the abduction and has a black bow tie on the front grille. Vehicle also has an extended cab.

The suspects last seen traveling Southeast possibly heading for Allegany Mountains.
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UPDATE: She's been found alive near her home.

"The SUSPECT was last seen traveling Southeast on road possibly heading for Allegany Mountains. "

The New York State Police Machias has activated the New York State AMBER Alert and is investigating a child abduction that occurred near Shady Lane, in Lyndon, New York at about 5:00 AM on 5/23/2017.

The CHILD, McKenzie R. Wilson is a White female, approximately 12 years 10 months old with strait, blonde hair and blue eyes. She is approximately 5 feet 6 inches and weighs about 100 pounds.


The SUSPECT, Joshua R. Monette is a White male, approximately 18 years old with short, black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing Camouflage jacket, blue jeans, boots, black shirt, and carrying a black duffle bag.


The SUSPECT, John Harvey is a White male, approximately 16 years old with brown hair.


The VEHICLE has been identified as a Red pickup truck Chevy Silverado with New York license plate number CXA5836. Vehicle was stolen from the vicinity of the abduction and has a black bow tie on the front grille. Vehicle also has an extended cab.

The SUSPECT was last seen traveling Southeast on road possibly heading for Allegany Mountains.
Suspects took child under circumstances that lead police to believe the child is in imminent danger of serious bodily harm or death. Suspects are believed to be armed with handguns. Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call the New York State Police Machias at (866)N Y S-AMBER or dial 911 to provide information on a report or sighting.

Visit http://amber.ny.gov for the most up to date information concerning this alert.
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Community Calendar

May
24
Wed
Paint and Sip at at Elk Mountain Winery @ Elk Mountain Winery
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paint and Sip at at Elk Mountain Winery @ Elk Mountain Winery | Weedville | Pennsylvania | United States

Paint and Sip at at Elk Mountain Winery

May 24, 2017 from 6-8 pm
(Please arrive by 5:45 to get settled in)

Cost is $30 per person.
Stop in at the winery to sign up, and pay to save your spot.

Sip on your favorite bottle of wine or beverage from Elk Mountain Winery, and invite your friends! You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation at the end of the night. Can’t draw or paint? Great!! No experience necessary. I will guide you step-by-step through the night’s featured painting. All painting materials will be provided. (All alcoholic beverages must be purchased at Elk Mountain Winery. Wine, Beer, Soda, and water are available.

Also included is a complimentary cheese and pepperoni plate by Pete’s Pepperoni.

(Cancellations must be made 3 days prior to the class date for a refund)

Celebrate Recovery meeting @ Open Arms Community Church
May 24 @ 6:30 pm

Anyone with recovery issues is invited to attend.

Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. A large group meeting is at 7 p.m. Small, break-out meetings start at 8 p.m.

May
25
Thu
Lewis Run Volunteer Fire Department Bingo @ Lewis Run Fire Hall
May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Lewis Run Volunteer Fire Department Bingo @ Lewis Run Fire Hall | Lewis Run | Pennsylvania | United States

Games start at 7 p.m.

Live Music @ Chico’s Cafe & Bake Shoppe @ Chico's Cafe & Bake Shoppe
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live Music @ Chico's Cafe & Bake Shoppe @ Chico's Cafe & Bake Shoppe | Smethport | Pennsylvania | United States

Enjoy live music and a pasta special in this lovingly renovated Victorian Café. For more information please call: 814-568-2115 Or visit: www.chicoscafeandbakeshoppe.com

Sweeney Todd @ Washington Street Theater
May 25 @ 7:30 pm
Sweeney Todd @ Washington Street Theater | Olean | New York | United States

Set in 19th-century London, this thrilling musical tells the story of ousted barber Benjamin Barker, also known as Sweeney Todd, and his revenge on the scheming judge who exiled him for 15 years.

When the bloodthirsty Sweeney joins forces with the failing pie shop proprietress Mrs. Lovett, the two introduce a new, carnal ingredient to Lovett’s meat pies that sends the people of London straight to the shop — and new victims to Sweeney’s barber chair.

Hours are:  May 25, 26,27 at 7:30pm and May 28 at 2:30pm.

All Tickets are $10 and you can order tickets here or call 373-SHOW (7469)

For more information on this event please visit http://www.oleanworkshop.org/

May
26
Fri
Story Seekers @ Bradford Area Public Library @ Bradford Area Public Library
May 26 @ 11:00 am
Story Seekers @ Bradford Area Public Library @ Bradford Area Public Library | Bradford | Pennsylvania | United States

Calling all Story Seekers!  The Bradford Area Public Library invites families with children ages birth to 5 to participate in our Story Seekers program, every Monday and Friday at 11:00 AM. We offer a variety of literacy activities that include reading, writing, talking, singing, and playing! A new story is offered each week with play experiences that encourage active learning and inspire the imagination. Children have opportunities to create their own stories using art materials, building blocks, dramatic play, and music and movement.

Sweeney Todd @ Washington Street Theater
May 26 @ 7:30 pm
Sweeney Todd @ Washington Street Theater | Olean | New York | United States

Set in 19th-century London, this thrilling musical tells the story of ousted barber Benjamin Barker, also known as Sweeney Todd, and his revenge on the scheming judge who exiled him for 15 years.

When the bloodthirsty Sweeney joins forces with the failing pie shop proprietress Mrs. Lovett, the two introduce a new, carnal ingredient to Lovett’s meat pies that sends the people of London straight to the shop — and new victims to Sweeney’s barber chair.

Hours are:  May 25, 26,27 at 7:30pm and May 28 at 2:30pm.

All Tickets are $10 and you can order tickets here or call 373-SHOW (7469)

For more information on this event please visit http://www.oleanworkshop.org/

May
27
Sat
Flickerfest @ Flickerwood Wine Cellars & Lounge
May 27 all-day

This 3 day event celebrates the 17th anniversary of the Flickerwood Winery. Highlights include new wine, food, artisans and their artwork, and live music. For more information please call: 814-837-7566 or e-mail info@flickerwood.com www.flickerwood.com

Town Wide Garage Sale
May 27 all-day
Bradford Farmers Market @ Shops @ Foster Brook
May 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Junk in the Trunk Flea Market @ West Branch Community Club
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bring your vehicle, rent a space — $10/car, $15/pickup truck — open your truck and sell your stuff. Bring lounge chairs and a change box. You keep the cash you earn!

For more info you can listen to the 5/15 LiveLine.

Corydon Township VFD Chicken Barbecue @ Corydon Township VFD
May 27 @ 12:00 pm
Sweeney Todd @ Washington Street Theater
May 27 @ 7:30 pm
Sweeney Todd @ Washington Street Theater | Olean | New York | United States

Set in 19th-century London, this thrilling musical tells the story of ousted barber Benjamin Barker, also known as Sweeney Todd, and his revenge on the scheming judge who exiled him for 15 years.

When the bloodthirsty Sweeney joins forces with the failing pie shop proprietress Mrs. Lovett, the two introduce a new, carnal ingredient to Lovett’s meat pies that sends the people of London straight to the shop — and new victims to Sweeney’s barber chair.

Hours are:  May 25, 26,27 at 7:30pm and May 28 at 2:30pm.

All Tickets are $10 and you can order tickets here or call 373-SHOW (7469)

For more information on this event please visit http://www.oleanworkshop.org/

May
28
Sun
Flickerfest @ Flickerwood Wine Cellars & Lounge
May 28 all-day

This 3 day event celebrates the 17th anniversary of the Flickerwood Winery. Highlights include new wine, food, artisans and their artwork, and live music. For more information please call: 814-837-7566 or e-mail info@flickerwood.com www.flickerwood.com

A Tribute to Elvis @ Palmer Opera House
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A Tribute to Elvis @ Palmer Opera House | Cuba | New York | United States

The Palmer Opera House presents A Tribute to the King! Many local talented performers will entertain you in a tribute to Elvis!

Admission is by donation, and refreshments will be available. Donations to benefit the ongoing maintenance and improvements at the Palmer Opera House.