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‘Col. Pottter’ Has Passed Away

Emmy-winning character actor Harry Morgan, possibly best-known as Col. Potter on television’s “M*A*S*H,” has died. He was 96.He died in his California home in Brentwood after suffering from pneumonia.Before M*A*S*H Morgan appear on several TV shows, including “Dragnet,” where he played Sgt. Joe Friday’s partner in later episodes.He earned an…

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Sandusky Arrested on New Charges

HARRISBURG – Agents from the Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Pennsylvania State Police today filed new criminal charges against Gerald A. “Jerry” Sandusky, age 67, of 130 Grandview Road, State College, as part of an ongoing grand jury investigation into alleged sexual assaults of children.”Today’s criminal charges were…

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Pearl Harbor Anniversary

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that ushered the U.S. into World War II. Then-president Franklin D. Roosevelt uttered the most famous description of the tragedy in an address to Congress the next day.”December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy…

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Rapp’s ANF Legislation OK’d by Committee

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) to protect both private and Commonwealth property rights in the Allegheny National Forest that were not acquired by the United States when this national forest was originally established was advanced by the Pennsylvania House State Government Committee today.More specifically, House…

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Man Arrested for Recent Robberies

A Jamestown man is in jail in connection with six robberies or attempted robberies in the last two weeks.36-year-old William Buckley is accused of robbing a Kwik Fill, a Crosby’s and an Exxon station. He also allegedly attempted to rob a different Kwik Fill, a Red Roof Inn and an…

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Man PIcked Up for Second Robbery

A Jamestown man was picked up at the Chautauqua County Jail on an arrest warrant stemming from robbery charges in Randolph.21-year-old Derrick Williams is now in Cattaraugus County Jail on $25,000 bail.Deputies didn’t provide details about the Randolph incident, but Williams was in jail in Chautauqua County in connection to…

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Holiday Happenings in Bradford

Here’s the schedule of events for Bradford’s Old Fashioned Christmas on SaturdayBreakfast with Santa9AM – 10:30 AM Aud Restaurant 30 Boylston StreetJosiah and Tina Herne will be serving breakfast with Santa at The Aud Restaurant. One child per paying adult will eat free from a special Santa Menu.Horse-drawn Carriage Rides11AM…

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Teen Helps Light Capitol Christmas Tree

PA Department of General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips, Governor Tom Corbett, 14-year-old Colin Vengen and Susan Corbett applaud after lighting the Capitol Christmas tree today in Harrisburg, honoring Pennsylvania’s heroes who helped residents survive this year’s storms and floods. In September, Colin, of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, was flown in a…

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Store Robbery in Kill Buck

Someone robbed Hoag’s Smoke Shop in Kill Buck at gunpoint at just before 9 o’clock last night and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.Sheriff’s deputies say a man wearing a bandana that was covering his face entered the store, approached an employee, displayed a gun and demanded money.The…

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Scarnati Bill Moves to House Floor

Senator Joe Scarnati’s bill designed to keep public benefits out of the hands of illegal immigrants has made its way to the state House floor. The legislation would require people to prove they are legal residents before receiving state welfare benefits. While Democrats on the House State Government Committee complained…