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Dental Centers to Close Due to Inadequate Reimbursement

Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, has announced that due to more than $1 million in losses over four years in its dental center program, the hospital will discontinue dental services at BRMC and its Mt. Jewett Health Center, effective April 27, 2018.  The losses…

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Threat Reported at Bradford High

City of  Bradford Police Chief Chris Lucco tells WESB that there was a report of a threat at Bradford Area High School this morning. They, and school district officials reacted accordingly, by placing the school in Shelter in Place mode and asking for additional help because of the vague nature…

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Convicted Sex Offender Accused of Rape

 A convicted sex offender, who was released from prison last fall, is accused of a rape in Olean.  Court records indicate that 25 year-old Patrick Potter of Delevan, is charged with predatory sexual assault and sexual abuse.  Potter allegedly engaged in sexual intercourse with another person on January 18.  He is a Level…

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Updated Closings, Delays

IU9 afternoon preschool in Bradford has been cancelled for this afternoon. Route 6 is closed between Port Allegany and Smethport because of multiple disabled vehicles — UPDATE at 11 AM — The road has reopened.

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Weather Related Delays

The Bradford Area School District a two hour delay. St. Bernards School a two hour delay The Learning Center two hour delay.  No morning preschool, but child care is open. Oswayo Valley two hour delay

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Olean Man Facing Charges for Crash

An Olean man is facing several charges after an accident Tuesday night in the Town of Allegany.  Sheriff’s deputies say that 30 year-old Rolland Neilly was involved in a crash on Buffalo Road and fled the scene.  Neilly was later located in Olean and arrested on felony unlawful fleeing after…

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Another Incident at Fretz Middle School

Another student was removed Wednesday from Floyd Fretz Middle School after a video was made on social media threatening staff and other students.  The school resource officer and school administrators quickly identified the juvenile and removed them from the school.  This is the fourth incident involving a student making threats…

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Jazz ‘n’ Wings at the ‘Skeller

Dr. Les Sabina and the Septet returns to St. Bonaventure University’s Rathskeller with another Jazz ’n’ Wings performance on Thursday, March 8, as part of the university’s continuing Martine Performing Arts Series. Admission to the 7 p.m. performance in the Rathskeller, located under Hickey Dining Hall, is free and open…

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Trebek to Host PA Gubernatorial Debate

Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebak will moderate a debate between the candidates for Pennsylvania governor in October. The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry announced that it has extended an invitation to the 2018 gubernatorial candidates for a 45-minute debate at their 34th annual Chamber Dinner this October. Trebek will…

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PSP Searching for Drug Sales Suspect

State police are looking for man who is wanted on several charges, including drug delivery resulting in death. They say 32-year-old Ryan Saline of DuBois provided heroin and marijuana to a 29-year-old Punxsutawney man on August 31 of last year. The victim’s sister told police she and her brother met…

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