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Mayor, Council Declare Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Bradford Mayor Tom Riel and the Bradford City Council honored a Bradford resident at Tuesday’s Council meeting as they declared September to be Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. “The mission of Susan Evans, an ovarian cancer survivor and citizen of Bradford,” the proclamation read by the mayor said in part, “whose…

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Festa Italiana Security Guards Called Into Question

The use of private security by organizers of last weekend’s Festa Italiana came under scrutiny at Tuesday’s meeting of Bradford City Council. Rev. Stacey Fussell of Ascension Baptist Church complained about the outfits worn by private security, saying that they bordered on impersonating police officers. “They were out in force…

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Rep Reed: The Days of Protecting Abusers Must End

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) released the following statement in response to the release of the grand jury report by the attorney general today: “The actions revealed through the grand jury report are heinous and shameful. We cannot allow safe havens for child sexual predators; it is…

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Mobley Signs Pro Contract with Belgium Team

2018 St. Bonaventure graduate Matt Mobley has signed a professional contract to play for Spirou in Belgium, the team announced Tuesday. A 6-foot-3 guard from Worcester, Mass., Mobley was a two-time All-Conference player for the Bonnies after transferring for his junior and senior seasons. This past year, Mobley helped lead…

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Several Former Bradford Priests Named in Report

41 priests in the Erie Diocese, including the late Richard Lynch, a  former headmaster of Bradford Central Christian High School, have been named in the grand jury report on sex abuse in six diocese across the state. Several other priests who were assigned to St. Bernard Church in Bradford, St.…

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Boy Holding Lemonade Stand to Pay for Puppy’s Surgery

A six-year-old Coudersport boy wants to help his 5-month Newfoundland puppy who was hit by a truck and needs surgery on her broken pelvic bone in order to be able to walk again. Carter will be holding a lemonade stand on Saturday to raise money for Nana’s surgery. He’ll be…

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Shapiro Details Sex Abuse by Priests

HARRISBURG – Surrounded by survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today revealed the comprehensive findings of a statewide investigative grand jury that spent two years uncovering abuse of children by priests, and a systematic cover up spanning decades by senior church leaders in Pennsylvania and…

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PennDOT Launches Webpage for LLWS Travelers

Harrisburg – For the second year, The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has launched a webpage www.511pa.com/LLWS, to provide real-time travel and alternate-route information to assist motorists in traveling to the Little League World Series in Williamsport. The page, hosted through the department’s 511PA.com traveler information website, is dedicated to…

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Police Need Help Finding Rifle

The New York State Police in Olean, NY is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Rock River Arms Rifle. The rifle was in a soft black carrying case and last seen in the early morning hours of Monday, August 13, 2018 on Buffalo Street in the vicinity of Interstate-86,…

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Zoo Elephants Moving to New Orleans

The Buffalo Zoo is closing its elephant exhibit and sending its two elephants to New Orleans, but that’s a good thing. For the elephants. In a news release, Zoo officials said they continually evaluate the short and long-term needs of all their animals and, in the case of the elephants,…

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