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Columbia Gas Supports YWCA

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania presented a $2,000 donation to the Bradford YWCA in support of its recent expansion efforts and continued growth within the community. The contribution will support the organization’s move to the Second Ward District, helping to fund the organization’s continued development that will ensure the safety and…

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Beach Hazards Warning for Chautauqua County

If you’re headed to any of the Chautauqua beaches today, be aware that there’s a beach hazards statement in effect until 11 o’clock tonight. The National Weather Service in Buffalo says they expect strong currents, and life-threatening waves. They are advising people to stay out of the water as well…

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McKean County Arts Council Elects Officers

The McKean County Arts Council has elected its first officers. The 11-member board of directors chose Greg Souchik as president; Kristin Asinger, vice president; Rachel Minard, treasurer; and Laura Piccioli, secretary. The group started meeting in March in an effort to start the council, which aims to promote the arts…

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Register For, Support Honor Flight on Saturday

On Saturday you can help get veterans a trip to Washington, DC, to see the World War II Memorial. Chef’s 117 on Main Street is hosting a chicken barbecue from noon to 3 p.m. (or until the chickens are gone. Dinners also include baked beans, potato salad and cornbread.)The cost…

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Five Facing Forging of Document Charges

Five people have been arrested in Cattaraugus County for forging signatures on social services documents.  29 year-old Mimi LaPierre, 33 year-old Janelle Jennngs and Krisannette Locklear of Olean and 30 year-old Leighann Russell of Salamanca and 35 year-old Timothy Sherlock of Wellsville are all charged with offering a false instrument…

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Man Flees From Police

A Port Allegany man is facing several charges after fleeing from police.  Police tried to pull over 53 year-old Patrick Chastain was suspicion of DUI, but he fled and was arrested after a short pursuit.  Chastain was charged with eluding a police officer and felony DUI.

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Man Facing Gun Charges

A Shinglehouse man is facing several charges after threatening another man with a gun and baseball bat.  Police say that on July 4 66 year-old John Cyran pointed a firearm at the man three times and then threatened him with a bat.  Cyran is a convicted felon and not allowed…

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Kids and Cancer Raises $85,000

The 20th annual Kid’s and Cancer Motorcycle Run raised $85,000 Saturday.  9 year-old Adilynn Brown and friends raised $3,407 for Kid’s and Cancer.  Event president Dave Geitner says there were 211 bikers who took part in the 95 mile run and 309 total participants.

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Woman Charged with Forgery

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff office is reporting a case of forgery as it relates to welfare benefits. The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services filed a complaint with the sheriff’s office. After an investigation, 30 year old Leighann Russell of Salamanca New York was arrested after failing to turn herself…

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Man Arrested for DWI

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s office is reporting the arrest of a Napoli man yesterday on charges of driving while intoxicated. According to the police, 39 year old Craig A. Dechow was arrested after a traffic stop in the town of New Albion. A child under the age of 15 was…

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