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SPCA’s ‘Woofstock 2011’ is Saturday

By Rick FrederickThe McKean County SPCA is planning for its semi-annual Open House next Saturday, but this one comes with a twist. The event, billed as “Woofstock 2011,” is planned as a combination of open house, adoption opportunity, and a dog day of fun. According to Board member Lori Burkhouse,…

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Free Workshop for Professionals Who Work with Autistic Children

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold a free workshop May 25 for educators and health professionals who work with autistic children.“Interfacing with Special Populations: Autism” will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 25 in the Mukaiyama University Room in the Frame-Westerberg Commons on campus. A…

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Rep. Thompson Introduces STEP Act

Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today introduced H.R. 1832, the Servicemembers’ Telemedicine & E-Health Portability (STEP) Act. The STEP Act will expand the current Department of Defense (DOD) state licensure exemption to allow credentialed health care professionals to work across state borders without having to obtain a new state license. “Members…

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Filling the Holes

The East Main Street obstacle course is disappearing as city crews fill in the pot holes, cracks and craters on Wednesday.

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Senator Casey Bill Could Lead to Completion of Route 219

US Senator Bob Casey has introduced a bill that he hopes will lead to the completion of Route 219.Casey and Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland say their bill would facilitate the completion of the Appalachian Development Highway System.Casey said in a news release, “This bill will build Pennsylvania infrastructure and…

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Beautiful Day for Lunch in the Square

Talented singers from Bradford Area High School, great food from area restaurants and warm, sunny weather as predicted by Mike Cejka all made for a successful first Lunch in the Square of the season. The next Lunch in the Square is scheduled for June 8.

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Volunteers Needed at Dam Visitor Center

If you’re concerned about our public lands and natural resources, would like to share your skills and talents with others, and like to meet and work with people, you may be interested in work opportunities under the Corps of Engineers Volunteer Program at Kinzua Dam. All interested persons, especially retired…

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Bill Would Allow Small Businesses to Pay Their School Taxes in Installments

HARRISBURG – Small businesses would have the option to pay their school property taxes in installments, under legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) that passed the Senate yesterday. “As a former small business owner, I know that it is sometimes difficult for these businesses to have the cash flow…

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Broadcaster Battling Cancer

We just heard on tonight’s Pittsburgh Pirates broadcast that Gary Stormer of WCED radio in DuBois is battling cancer.We wish him all the best and — like his co-workers in DuBois — hope he’ll be on the air for another 37 years.http://www.1420wced.com/default.asp?pid=51081

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Round Two: Cast Your Vote for Bradford

They say you have to be in it to win it and Bradford’s in it as one of the finalists to win the title “Ultimate Fishing Town USA.”Bradford collected more than 1,000 votes and was able to garner a “wild card” seat in the tournament that started with hundreds of…