Browsing: Local News

Local
0
Casey Introduces Legislation to UseUnspent Highway Funds

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced two bills aimed at utilizing federal money allocated to highway projects that remains unspent. Recent reports indicate that almost one in three dollars earmarked for highway projects since 1991 remain unspent, totaling $13 billion nationwide and $392 million in Pennsylvania. “This…

Local
1
Accused Burglar Waives Hearing

The man accused of breaking into the Price Right store on Main Street and trying to break into Rollie’s Tobacco waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday.Gregory Farr is accused of breaking into Price Right in the early morning hours of December 9 and stealing several items, including an X-Box 360 and…

Local
1
‘Bloods’ Member’s Charges Bound to Court

Drug charges against a reputed member of the “Bloods” street gang from New York City were bound to court following a hearing Wednesday in front of District Judge Dominic Cercone.Dakota Mix of Franklinville, New York, was stopped by Bradford City Police on May 15 on South Avenue. During the traffic…

Local
1
Several Waive Hearings on Drug Charges

Several Bradford residents, and a Buffalo man, waived their preliminary hearings on a variety of drug charges Wednesday.Ben Denning allegedly sold heroin to a confidential informant for $130, according to papers filed in District Judge Dominic Cercone’s office.. Then on October 30 when Bradford Police and the McKean County Drug…

Local
0
‘Gasland’ Nominated for Academy Award

HBO’s “Gasland” has been nominated for an Academy Award.The film about natural gas drilling is among five nominees for best documentary feature.Director Josh Fox brought the movie to Bradford in June 2010. He said he made the movie to raise awareness about the negative impacts of gas drilling.http://steponewebworks.com/bradfordradio/wesb/search?q=gasland

Local
1
Woodruff to Receive Brauser Award

H.L. “Woody” Woodruff has been chosen to receive the 2011 Lester Brauser Theatre Appreciation Award, announced Bradford Little Theatre president Nanci K. Garris on Tuesday.Established in 2001, the Brauser Award is presented to an individual whose work makes community theatre possible in the Bradford area. It is named after theatre…

Local
1
Man Dies in Industrial Accident

A Kane man died in an industrial accident Tuesday afternoon in East Smethport. State police say 59-year-old Joseph Peterson was working outside moving Dumpsters with a Terex loader and, while hooking up a chain to one of the Dumpsters, he got p inned between the loader bucket and the Dumpster…

Local
1
Audio of Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

To our regular readers: I’m sorry I didn’t write a City Council story last night, but I’m not feeling well. (Boo hoo, right?) However, I did attend the meeting and you can listen to it here.

Local
1
Luminite Coming to Bradford

By ANNE HOLLIDAYWESB/WBRR News DirectorLuminte officials have made their decision about moving their company — and they’re coming to McKean County.Luminite has been working out of the former St. Patrick’s School in Salamanca since the May 2010 fire at the former Fancher Furniture plant destroyed the company offices on Rochester…