Browsing: Local News

Local
0
UMass Hoops Team had Plane Trouble

The University of Massechusetts baketball team had a little trouble getting to St. Bonaventure to play last night’s game with the Bonnies.The team was on a charter flight to Bradford when the plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Albany because of smoke in the cockpit.The Minutemen waited…

Local
1
Man Pleads Guilty to Impersonating Firefighter During Salamanca Blaze

An Olean man has pleaded guilty to impersonating a firefighter.31-year-old Bradley Thomas claimed to be a firefighter during the blaze that destroyed the former Fancher Furniture building in Salamanca in May.Thomas was wearing a helmet from the Kill Buck Fire Department and a jacket and airpack from the Salamanca Fire…

Local
1
Reminder: Neighborhood Watch Meeting

Business owners, building owners and merchants in Bradford’s downtown historic district are invited to attend the Neighborhood Watch Interest Meeting that will be held at the Bradford Area Public Library, today, at 6 p.m.The Main Street and ‘Project Pride’ Elm Street programs, along with the City of Bradford Police Department…

Local
1
Love is in the Air in the ANF Region

By Sandra RhodesVisitor & Member ServicesAllegheny National Forest Visitors BureauLove is in the air in the Allegheny National Forest Region in northern Pennsylvania. If you are looking for a romantic getaway for you and your significant other for Valentine’s Day or just a weekend escape, here love takes on many…

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…