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Benefit Being Held for Family of Murdered Eldred Teenager

A benefit for the family of the Eldred teenager who was shot to death earlier this month will be held July 2 at the Eldred Borough Fire department.Sam Miller was 18 years old and had just graduated from high school three days before the shooting. The benefit will help with…

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Seneca Nation Meeting with NY, PAEconomic Development Officials

The Seneca Nation of Indians is meeting with economic development officials from New York and Pennsylvania today to discuss a number of issues affecting the Twin Tiers.Today’s daylong meeting is focusing on collaboration between the tribe, area businesses and industrial development agencies.They are expected to talk about the Seneca’s plans…

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Sketch of Fake Cop Released

Sheriff’s deputies have released a sketch of the man who posed as a police officer and tried to kidnap a woman earlier this month in the Town of Coldspring.On June 9 a man driving a car that had a flashing blue light on its dashboard pulled the woman over along…

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Toomey Introduces Judicial Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) introduced three nominees for the federal bench in Pennsylvania today at their Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing. Sen. Toomey was joined by Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) in welcoming Robert D. Mariani, nominee for U.S. district judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and…

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Woman Sentenced for Molesting Child

A former Titusville woman has been sentenced to 63 months in prison for sexually exploiting a 4-year-old girl.The US Attorney’s office says 31-year-old Michelle Neely received computer images depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.Neely was originally charged with a number of other offenses for molesting the 4-year-old, according to…

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Oral Chemo Bill Passes; RPCI Commends Lawmakers

BUFFALO, NY — Clinical and administrative leaders at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) commend the New York State Legislature for taking steps to remove a barrier that has prevented many New Yorkers from accessing needed chemotherapy drugs.Both houses of the Legislature voted this week to approve legislation removing cost as…

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Blood Donor Could Get $100 Gas Card

The recent shortage of type O and type A blood is worsening as local patients continue to use more blood than is being given. The past weekend saw a tremendous usage of blood by people suffering serious injuries. Several severe traumas early this week have strained the supply even further.…

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Casey, Gillibrand Want More to be Done to Prevent Veteran Suicides

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) joined a bipartisan group of senators to call on Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki to do more to stem the “unacceptable” level of suicides among veterans currently estimated to be 18 per day. The call came in a letter sent to the Administration.“After…

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Gabler Veterans Bill Passes Unanimously

HARRISBURG – The state House has unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) that would help improve services provided by county veterans’ affairs directors to veterans in Pennsylvania. “The men and women who fought for our country have earned the right to have the highest level of…

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Teen Sentenced for Multiple Burglaries

A Salamanca man who, along with his sister, went on a burglary spree last fall, has been sentenced to two to six years in prison.18-year-old Kyle Cooper was denied youthful offender status. He pleaded guilty to breaking into 13 condos at Snow Pine Village d Eddy’s Restaurant in Great Valley,…