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Are these shorts too short for work? A 17-year-old girl working at J.C. Penney was sent home last week because her red shorts were "too revealing". But she'd bought them IN the store . . . in their "career" section. When that didn't get her boss to back off, she quit. ... See MoreSee Less

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Funeral service for retired City of Bradford Fire Captain Merle Silvis. Rest in Peace Brother.

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A Smethport man has been charged with attempted voluntary manslaughter for shooting another man during a fight over $20 early this morning.

State police say at 4:30 this morning on Franklin Street in the borough 22-year-old Chase Hill shot 22-year-old Robert Greene of Marydel, Maryland, in the shoulder blade with a 20-guage shotgun.

Greene was treated at Bradford Regional Medical Center, and then released. Later, he was arrested on outstanding warrants from Maryland. He’s in McKean County Jail awaiting extradition to Maryland.

Hill is also charged with aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person.

He was arraigned by District Judge Bill Todd this afternoon and sent to McKean County Jail on $200,000 bail.
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Community Calendar

Jun
8
Mon
Bradford Area School District Free Summer Lunch Program @ Bradford Area High School
Jun 8 @ 11:30 am – Aug 14 @ 12:30 pm

Available to all children 18 and younger. No registration or identification is necessary. This is a federally funded program.

Jul
26
Sun
Potter County Fair @ Potter County Fairgrounds
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 1 @ 11:00 pm
Jul
27
Mon
Chautauqua County Fair @ Chautauqua County Fairgrounds
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – Aug 2 @ 11:00 pm
Jul
30
Thu
Lucille Ball Comedy Festival
Jul 30 – Aug 1 all-day

All Comedy Fest Events

Lucy Silent Auction

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucy Silent Auction

Thu 7/30

10:00 am

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

Free

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Thu 7/30

11:00 am

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Line by Line: The Writer as Artist, The Art of Bob Carroll Jr.

Line by Line: The Writer as Artist, The Art of Bob Carroll Jr.

Thu 7/30

11:00 am

Dykeman-Young Gallery and Vintage Emporium

Free

Tropicana Room Lunch

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Tropicana Room Lunch

Thu 7/30

12:00 pm

Tropicana Room

SOLD OUT

$25.00

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Thu 7/30

1:00 pm

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Lou Ann Graham Book Signing

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lou Ann Graham Book Signing

Thu 7/30

2:00 pm

The Gateway Train Station

Free

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Thu 7/30

3:00 pm

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Member's Only Archive Event

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Member’s Only Archive Event

Thu 7/30

3:00 pm (event ends at 4:00 pm)

The Gateway Train Station

Desi Arnaz's Conga Workshop

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Desi Arnaz’s Conga Workshop

Thu 7/30

5:30 pm

Infinity Performing Arts

$20.00

Tropicana Room Dinner: Remembering Vivian Vance

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Tropicana Room Dinner: Remembering Vivian Vance

Thu 7/30

5:30 pm

Tropicana Room

SOLD OUT

$35.00

Regis Philbin Host Letterman Senior Staff Panel

The National Comedy Center presents

Regis Philbin Host Letterman Senior Staff Panel

Thu 7/30

5:30 pm

Willow Bay Theater

$10.00

Friend of Fest: Dog Sees God

The Spire Theatre presents:

Friend of Fest: Dog Sees God

Thu 7/30

6:00 pm

Spire Theatre

$20.00 – $25.00

Stand-Up Showcase

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Stand-Up Showcase

Thu 7/30

8:00 pm

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

$15.00 – $30.00

Comedy Late Night

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival present

Comedy Late Night

Thu 7/30

10:30 pm

The Tropicana Room

$15.00

Lucy & Ethel's Photo Opp

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucy & Ethel’s Photo Opp

Fri 7/31

9:00 am

The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Center

$45.00

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Fri 7/31

10:00 am

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Lou Ann Graham: Summer Wind Cruise

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lou Ann Graham: Summer Wind Cruise

Fri 7/31

10:30 am

Lucille Ball Memorial Park

$40.00

Lucille Ball's Cemetery Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Cemetery Tour

Fri 7/31

11:00 am

Lake View Cemetery

$15.00

Intro to Stand Up Comedy

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Intro to Stand Up Comedy

Fri 7/31

11:00 am

Infinity Performing Arts

$30.00

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Fri 7/31

12:00 pm

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Lucille Ball's Cemetery Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Cemetery Tour

Fri 7/31

12:00 pm

Lake View Cemetery

$15.00

Tropicana Room Lunch

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Tropicana Room Lunch

Fri 7/31

12:30 pm

Tropicana Room

$25.00

Lucille Ball's Cemetery Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Cemetery Tour

Fri 7/31

1:00 pm

Lake View Cemetery

$15.00

Friend of Fest: Laughter Workshop

Friend of Fest: Laughter Workshop

Fri 7/31

1:00 pm

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

Free

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Fri 7/31

2:30 pm

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Lucille Ball Trivia Contest

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball Trivia Contest

Fri 7/31

2:30 pm

Robert H. Jackson Center

$15.00

Friend of Fest: Dog Sees God

The Spire Theatre presents:

Friend of Fest: Dog Sees God

Fri 7/31

4:00 pm

Spire Theatre

$20.00 – $25.00

Lucille Ball's Comedy College

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Comedy College

Fri 7/31

4:30 pm

Infinity Performing Arts

$30.00

Block Party with Smackdab

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Block Party with Smackdab

Fri 7/31

5:00 pm

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

Free

Lucy & Ethel's Dinner Show

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucy & Ethel’s Dinner Show

Fri 7/31

6:00 pm

Willow Bay Theater

$45.00

Comedy Legacies: Rivers, Ramis & Carlin

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Comedy Legacies: Rivers, Ramis & Carlin

Fri 7/31

6:00 pm

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

$15.50 – $43.50

Nick Offerman

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Nick Offerman

Fri 7/31

8:30 pm

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

$37.50 – $123.50

Lucy Under the Stars

Lucy Under the Stars

Fri 7/31

9:00 pm

The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Center

Free

Friend of Fest: The Unexpected Guests Improv Comedy Show

Friend of Fest: The Unexpected Guests Improv Comedy Show

Fri 7/31

10:00 pm

Reg Studio Theatre

Tickets at the Door

$5.00

Comedy Late Night

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival present

Comedy Late Night

Fri 7/31

10:30 pm

The Tropicana Room

$15.00

The Lucille "Ball"

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

The Lucille “Ball”

Fri 7/31

10:30 pm

Crystal Ballroom – Hotel Jamestown

$30.00

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Sat 8/01

9:30 am

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Lucy Art Class with Gary Peters

Lucy Art Class with Gary Peters

Sat 8/01

10:00 am

Infinity Performing Arts

$35.00

Lucy & Ethel's Brunch Show

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucy & Ethel’s Brunch Show

Sat 8/01

10:00 am

Willow Bay Theater

$45.00

Story Pirates: Kids Comedy Show

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Story Pirates: Kids Comedy Show

Sat 8/01

11:00 am

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

Free

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Sat 8/01

11:30 am

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Lucille Ball's Cemetery Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Cemetery Tour

Sat 8/01

12:00 pm

Lake View Cemetery

$15.00

Tropicana Room Lunch with Christina Carroll

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Tropicana Room Lunch with Christina Carroll

Sat 8/01

12:30 pm

Tropicana Room

SOLD OUT

$35.00

Friend of Fest: Route 66

The Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents:

Friend of Fest: Route 66

Sat 8/01

12:30 pm

Lucille Ball Little Theatre

$20.00

Lucille Ball's Cemetery Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Cemetery Tour

Sat 8/01

1:00 pm

Lake View Cemetery

$15.00

Friend of Fest: Dog Sees God

The Spire Theatre presents:

Friend of Fest: Dog Sees God

Sat 8/01

1:00 pm

Spire Theatre

$20.00 – $25.00

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Sat 8/01

1:30 pm

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Lucille Ball's Cemetery Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Cemetery Tour

Sat 8/01

2:00 pm

Lake View Cemetery

$15.00

National Comedy Center Groundbreaking

National Comedy Center Groundbreaking

Sat 8/01

2:00 pm

The Gateway Train Station

Free

A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up With George

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up With George

Sat 8/01

3:30 pm

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

$12.50 – $22.50

Lucille Ball's Hometown Tour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucille Ball’s Hometown Tour

Sat 8/01

4:30 pm

Jamestown Gateway Train Station

$20.00

Lucy & Ethel's Dinner Show

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Lucy & Ethel’s Dinner Show

Sat 8/01

5:00 pm

Willow Bay Theater

SOLD OUT

$45.00

Friend of Fest: Route 66

The Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents:

Friend of Fest: Route 66

Sat 8/01

5:00 pm

Lucille Ball Little Theatre

$20.00

Comedy Happy Hour

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Comedy Happy Hour

Sat 8/01

5:00 pm

Lillian V. Ney Renaissance Center

Free

Block Party with Q Phunk

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Block Party with Q Phunk

Sat 8/01

5:30 pm

Jamestown Savings Bank Arena

Free

Jerry Seinfeld

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Jerry Seinfeld

Sat 8/01

7:00 pm

Jamestown Savings Bank Arena

Friend of Fest: Nameless! Improv Comedy

Friend of Fest: Nameless! Improv Comedy

Sat 8/01

7:00 pm

The Forum

$10.00

Comedy Late Night

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival present

Comedy Late Night

Sat 8/01

9:00 pm

The Tropicana Room

$15.00

Lucy Under the Stars

Lucy Under the Stars

Sat 8/01

9:00 pm

The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Center

Free

Jerry Seinfeld

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Jerry Seinfeld

Sat 8/01

9:30 pm

Jamestown Savings Bank Arena

SOLD OUT

$87.50 – $150.00

Comedy Late Night

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival present

Comedy Late Night

Sat 8/01

11:30 pm

The Tropicana Room

$15.00

Summer Wind Cruise

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Summer Wind Cruise

Sun 8/02

12:30 pm

Lucille Ball Memorial Park

$35.00

Friend of Fest: Route 66

The Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents:

Friend of Fest: Route 66

Sun 8/02

2:00 pm

Lucille Ball Little Theatre

$20.00

Jul
31
Fri
63rd Annual Woodsmen Show @ Cherry Springs State Park
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm

Schedule of Events
This schedule is still tentative. Please check back for a final schedule.

Friday, July 31

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Masterpiece Carving-  First of four sessions that the chainsaw carvers get to work on their Masterpieces. Check back each day to see how they are progressing.

11:00 AM
LUMBERJACK SHOW OF CHAMPIONS
Arden Cogar Jr. and Mike Sullivan.

11:45 AM
Quick Carve Competition
Chainsaw carvers have 1 hour to complete one piece.

12 Noon 
in the Arena
Hands On Practice for Woodhicks.
Tune up on your skills in 2-man buck, log rolling and axe throwing before the competition.

12 Noon- 4:00 PM 
MUSIC at the stage area

1:00 PM 
Quick Carve Competition Auction

1:00 PM 
LUMBERJACK SHOW OF CHAMPIONS with Arden Cogar Jr. and Mike Sullivan

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
Masterpiece Carving
Second session that the chainsaw carvers get to work on their Masterpieces. Check back each day to see how they are progressing.

2:00 PM 
in the Arena
AMATUER COMPETITION
Anyone can participate in this fun competition. Take a try at log rolling and other lumberjack skills.
Contact us if you want to try your hand at
2-man cross cut, 2-log roll or ax throw!

3:00 PM 
in the Arena
LUMBERJACK SHOW OF CHAMPIONS with Arden Cogar Jr. and Mike Sullivan.

Saturday, August 1

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM 
Masterpiece Carving
Third sessions that the chainsaw carvers get to work on their Masterpieces. Check back each day to see how they are progressing.10AM- WOODHICK GROVE OPENS. One on one demonstrations.

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Quick Carve Competition
Chainsaw carvers have 1 hour to complete one piece.

11:00 AM
MUSIC the stage area

11:30 AM
Quick Carve Competition Auction

12 Noon
in the Arena
LUMBERJACK COMPETITION
See the top lumberjacks in the nation compete in events like two man log roll, ax throw, springboard and tree felling.

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM 
Masterpiece Carving
Fourth session that the chainsaw carvers get to work on their Masterpieces. Check back each day to see how they are progressing.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Masterpiece Carving
Fifth session that the chainsaw carvers get to work on their Masterpieces. Check back each day to see how they are progressing.

Picture

Photo courtesy of Sandra Engstrom

Sunday, August 2

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Masterpiece Carving
Sixth session that the chainsaw carvers get to work on their Masterpieces. Check back each day to see how they are progressing.

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM 
QUICK CARVE COMPETITION
Chainsaw carvers have 1 hour to complete one piece.

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM 
QUICK CARVE COMPETITION
Chainsaw carvers have 1 hour to complete one piece.

12 Noon
HORSE PULL COMPETITION
in the Arena

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 
MUSIC on the Stage

1:00 PM 
Quick Carve Competition Auction

3:30 PM
Chainsaw Awards

Pre-School Registration @ Church of the Ascension
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am

The pre-school is for three and four year olds. They have 2, 3 or 5 day programs.

Outdoor Movie Night @ Olean Area Federal Credit Union
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The movie is Despicable Me 2.  Bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy the movie on a 21 ft. screen.  The Olean Soccer Club will be selling refreshments.  The schedule is 8 PM – Just Dance with the YMCA; 9 PM – Movie Starts.  Open to the public.  Rain location – Olean YMCA

Aug
1
Sat
10th Annual Willow Creek Triathlon
Aug 1 @ 8:30 am
10th Annual Willow Creek Triathlon

Starts with a swim at Quaker Lake; then a bike ride to the Corydon Hotel; then a run to The Willows, where a party and prize ceremony will be held. Live music and more.

Go to http://www.willowcreektriathlon.org/ for more information.

Proceeds go to Disabled American Veterans of McKean and Warren counties.

Bradford Landmark Society’s Creative Women’s Workshop @ The Crook Farm
Aug 1 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Second annual Creative Women’s Workshop — lots of really interesting classes this year including blacksmithing for women, basket making, learning to play Euchre, identifying flowers along the Tuna, fun with summer foods, making hypertufa planters, calligraphy, knitting, quilting, Gyotaku (Japanese fish printing), Tools Every Woman Should Know how to do, Tai Chi, etc. Its going to be held August 1st at the Crook farm of course. Cost will be $35 and each woman gets to pick 4 different classes to take (they last about 50 minutes), and we provide lunch.

Last year was great and we know that this year will be just as much fun!

Cameron County Fair @ Cameron County Fairgrounds
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 8 @ 11:00 pm