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‘Marcellus Play in PA’ on March 23

The McKean County Conservation District and the Seneca Chapter of Trout Unlimited are sponsoring to have Trout Unlimited’s Marcellus Shale Field Organizer, Dave Sewak, give his “Marcellus Play in PA” presentation.The presentation will take place Wednesday, March 23rd at 7pm at the Vo-Tech School in Port Allegany.Dave’s thirty minute presentation…

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Elder Abuse Reported in Bradford

Bradford City Police on Monday investigated a report of elder abuse on Holley Avenue, according to the complaint report and request sheet.Officers also got reports of harassment on West Washington and Circle streets and on Holley Avenue, and of thefts on West Corydon and Davis streets.

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Man Jailed for Punching Sheriff’s Deputy

A man is in jail for allegedly punching a Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputy in the face.Deputies say Thomas Carlini was drunk early Saturday morning on the gaming floor at the Seneca Allegany Casino in Salamanca. He was being loud while waiting for a cab, so deputies told him to wait…

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Board Awards Fitness Center Contracts

By ANNE HOLLIDAYWESB/WBRR News DirectorTwo members of the Bradford Area School Board on Monday voted against awarding contracts for the proposed fitness center at the high school, but seven voted in favor of it.Board member Joe Troutman said with the economy the way it is, he can’t see voting for…

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Williams Wants Case Moved to Buffalo

Nushawn Williams wants his civil confinement case moved out of Chautauqua County, and into Buffalo.Williams was in state Supreme Court Monday for the change of venue motion, and to say he wants his case to be heard by a jury. However, he doesn’t think a Chautauqua County jury would be…

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Rep. Causer Brings Up Area Code Issue In Appropriations Committee Hearing

The controversy over the 814 area code came up during today’s House Appropriations Committee budget hearings.State Representative Marty Causer asked members of the Public Utility Commission how they came to their decision to split the area code instead of doing an overlay.“My mother is in Eldred, and even she gave…

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George B. Duke to Receive UPB’s Presidential Medal of Distinction

George B. Duke, owner of Zippo Manufacturing Co. and a generous benefactor at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, will receive the university’s highest honor at this year’s commencement ceremony. Duke will receive the Presidential Medal of Distinction from Dr. Livingston Alexander, president, at the commencement exercises, which will be…

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Sex Offender Gets Seven Years in Prison

An Olean man has been sentenced to 7 years in prison for having sex with a child younger than 13.34-year-old Timothy Jerge had sex with the child between 2004 and 2009 in the city of Olean.Jerge will also be on probation for 10 years when get gets out of prison.District…

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Man Who Tried Robbing Cab Driver Pleads

An Olean man who tried to rob a taxi driver back in September has pleaded guilty.22-year-old Jordan Stebbins got in an Alle-Catt Cab in Olean and wanted to go to the Crosby’s in Hinsdale. When the driver, 59-year-old Vernon Outman, stopped the cab in the Crosby’s parking lot, Stebbins punched…