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Bowl for Kids Sake a Success

The totals are in for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kid’s Sake event at Byllye Lanes on April 7.  The annual fundraiser by the Guidance Center raised over $16,000.  165 bowlers took part in the event, including a team from WESB and the Hero.  

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St. Bona Holds Active Shooter Drill

Law enforcement officials conducted an active shooter drill Wednesday morning at St. Bonaventure University.  Police practiced all of the steps they would take if a gunman was really opening fire on campus.  Tactical teams secured the John J. Murphy Professional Building,  before allowing emergency medical personnel to enter and carry…

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Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Salamanca

The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force made a pair of felony drug arrests early Thursday morning in Salamanca.  27 year-old Trisha Fernandez of Salamanca and 40 year-old Tobias Price of Buffalo are each charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.  Price was also charged with criminal sale of a controlled…

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Girls Night Out Benefit

A “Girls Night Out Benefit for Aleska Carey” was held Thursday night at the Bradford Club. Ladies attending the event were asked to wear something yellow. Yellow is the awareness color for Neuroblastoma the rare form of cancer that Aleska Carey suffers from. Event organizer, Kim Douglas spoke with us…

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Port Man Accused of Selling Heroin

A Port Allegany man is accused of selling heroin in Wellsville. 34-year-old Levon Mack is charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and conspiracy in connection to an incident in the Village of Wellsville in September of 2016. His criminal history involving drug sales dates back at least five…

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RGS Working on Habitat on Hancock Forest Management Lands

Members of the Allegheny Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society spent two habitat days during the week of April 15th planting shrubs into deer-proof cribs on Hancock Forest Management lands in Clermont, McKean County.  “In total, we now have 70 cribs fully planted with shrubs that produce soft mast (berries)…

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Utility Trailer Stolen in Duke Center

Someone stole a utility trailer from a Duke Center home sometime this month. Police say sometime between April 2 and Sunday someone went to the home of Edward Lyons on Sweitzer Drive and stole the trailer. It’s 5×7, black and has plywood sides. The PA registration is XY49664. Anyone with…

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Man Accused of Assaulting Co-Defendant in Jail Waives Hearing

The man accused of beating up his co-defendant in a meth lab case while in the McKean County Jail has waived his preliminary hearing. 32-year-old Gregory Burdick of Emporium is charged with assault and retaliation against a witness after allegedly hitting 25-year-old Darren Donavan in the back of the head,…

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McCabe to Receive President’s Award for Excellence at Pitt-Bradford

Dr. Nancy McCabe, professor of writing at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, will receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship and Service at commencement exercises April 29. Dr. Livingston Alexander, president of Pitt-Bradford, will present McCabe with the award, which was created to recognize faculty who perform…

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Kane Woman Facing Forgery Charges

A Kane woman is charged with fraudulently taping the lines of credit of her ex-husband and getting $27,000 in cash.  Court records say that 33 year-old Hillary Payne, while married to Jason Payne, forged his signature on two different loan advances at Hamlin bank in Kane.  Police say that Payne…

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