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Symphony Performs at Pitt-Bradford

The Southern Tier Symphony performed its final show of the season Sunday afternoon at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The show titled “Music is Dancing” included Aaron Copeland’s “Hoe Down” from his ballet “Rodeo,” and Rachmaninov’s “Symphonic Dances.” The symphony’s encore was John Phillip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever”…

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The Carnival’s Back!

For the second year in a row part of the Bradford Mall parking lot will be turned into a carnival. Workers started setting up today and say they expect to open at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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Alleged Bottle Bomber in Court

One of the men indicted for the fire-bombing of an Allegany apartment in October has pleaded not guilty to those charges, and to drug charges in a separate case.21-year-old Gary Coleman is one of six people charged with assault and arson for throwing a Molotov cocktail in an apartment where…

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Scarnati Introduces Impact Fee Bill

WARREN — Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati recently held a conference call with state-wide media to discuss his proposal for a local impact fee on Marcellus Shale companies. The proposal is now Senate Bill 1100.“While I recognize that even though the language has been put into legislative form, this…

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Governor Corbett Surgery Successful

Pittsburgh – Governor Tom Corbett underwent successful back surgery this morning at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.The surgery, performed by orthopaedic spinal specialist Dr. Mark A. Fye and orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Patrick J. DeMeo, was considered to be routine for the treatment of spinal stenosis.The surgeons described the procedure as…

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Woman Sentenced for Leaving Scene of Fatal Crash

A Jamestown woman will spend the next two to six years in prison for leaving the scene of a fatal accident.20-year-old Christina Head was sentenced this morning in Cattaraugus County Court in connection to the accident that happened last Fourth of July weekend in the Town of Coldspring.49-year-old Alfred Jones…

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Vandalism Throughout McKean County

State police believe a Bradford man is responsible for several acts of vandalism by vehicle early Saturday morning along Routes 46, 646, Champlin Hill and Summit roads in Foster, Keating and Otto townships. They say the man drove his truck thru several residential lawns, hit a wishing well, damaged a…

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Burglary at Coin Shop in Bradford

City police are investigating a burglary at the Bradford Coin Shop that happened between 6 o’clock Friday night and noon on Saturday, according to a fax sent to WESB and The HERO.Police say the burglar or burglars took several binders filled with various coins and various foreign currencies. The coins…

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‘Ask the Governor’ Postponed

Due to Governor Corbett’s back surgery this week, Radio PA was forced to postpone the first edition of the “Ask the Governor” program that was scheduled for taping on Wednesday, May 18th.”Ask the Governor” will now debut in June.For more information about the show, or to submit a question to…

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Sunday Book TalkThe Butterfly’s Daughter

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of once again speaking with New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe. Her newest book is “The Butterfly’s Daughter.”Listen here.For more information go to MaryAliceMonroe.com.And remember to check out the Bradford Area Public Library.