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Largest Gift in Catholic Charities History

The Diocese of Buffalo and Catholic Charities have recognized Charlie Joyce of Wellsville for his personal gift of $250,000 and his corporate gift of $100,000 from Otis Eastern Service LLC.  Officials with the 2019 Appeal say the $350,000 total is the single largest personal and corporate donation in the 95-year history…

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Driver Missing From Crash

Bradford Township Police are investigating a rollover crash that happened Wednesday morning on the “S-Curves” on West Warren Road.  Police say the vehicle failed to navigate a curve and rolled on to its roof.  And, when emergency personnel responded to the scene no one was in or around the vehicle.

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Otto Township Considering Speed Determents

Otto Township supervisors are considering a plan for speed determents to the entrance and exits at Otto Memorial Park.  Chairman Chris Claycomb says there will put some speed bumps in place and increase police patrols during sporting events and the township’s Old Home Days to curb speeding in the park. …

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Oaks’ Plea Conference Continued

A last day to plea conference for 32 year-old Daniel Oaks of Bradford, in his homicide by vehicular and aggravated assault  case, was continued Thursday in McKean County Court.  At the request of Oaks’ attorney the court moved the plea day to August 8 so the defense, headed by Anthony…

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Coudy Man Facing Assault Charges

A Coudersport man is charged with harassment and simple assault after a domestic incident in the borough.  Police say that 48 year-old Donald Rees struck a woman in the face several times.  The victim was taken to UPMC Cole for treatment of injuries.  Police added the investigation remains open and…

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Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

A Buffalo man is facing charges after a police chase in Olean.  Troopers attempted to stop a vehicle, operated by 33 year-old Mario Kelly, on Route 16 in the town of Olean for a traffic violation.  Kelly failed comply and fled, leading police on a chase onto North Union Street before being…

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NY Assembly Supports Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

The New York state Assembly passed legislation Wednesday allowing driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants.  Democrats say giving licenses to immigrants would improve safety while helping immigrant families and the businesses that employ them.  New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’ll sign it if it passes the senate.

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Earthquake in Central Pennsylvania

An earthquake hit central Pennsylvania Wednesday night.  The U. S. Geological Survey says the earthquake, which measured 3.4 on the Richter Scale was centered in Juniata County and felt in Altoona and as far east as Lancaster.  No reports of damage were reported.

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Man Facing Terroristic Threats Charges

A Custer City man is facing trespassing and  terroristic threats charges.  Court say that 34 year-old Michael Butters entered a Kane residence on May 20 where he wasn’t welcome, asked to leave and refused.  Butters then threatened to beat up and kill a person.  He is free on bail.

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Warren County Teacher Fired

A Warren County teacher, who was arrested for allegedly bringing meth and other drugs to school in April, has been fired.  Former Beaty Middle School math teacher Matthew Kiser is facing several drug charges after police say he brought a backpack into the school containing 2 grams of meth, 75 grams…

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