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Man Accused of Stealing, Selling Gun

A Bradford man accused of stealing a gun from a vehicle and selling it waived his preliminary hearing today.26-year-old Cotton Winston is accused of stealing the gun, hunting knives, motorcross equipment, a Bluetooth and other items from a vehicle on June 14. He then allegedly sold the gun for $200.In…

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Alleged Assault in City This Morning

A Bradford man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting the man his ex-girlfriend was sleeping with.Police got a call at just before 6 o’clock this morning about an assault on Forman Street. Then learned that 20-year-old Cody Fowler barged into the home his ex-girlfriend shares with several people, went to…

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Young Backs Caylee Anthony-Inspired Bill

ALBANY – The outrage over the Casey Anthony verdict is having a ripple effect across New York State and lawmakers have responded by introducing legislation that would better protect children from neglect, repeated abuse and murder, according to one of the bill’s sponsors Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean). Since…

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Casey Wants Transparency from USPS

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today sent a letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), pushing for more transparency in the process of considering post offices in Pennsylvania for closure. Earlier this week, the USPS announced it was considering closing 203 post…

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Alleged Car Shoppers Waive Hearings

Two 19-year-olds accused of “car shopping” on Rockland and Lincoln avenues have waived their preliminary hearings.James Hochstine and Adam Weaver admitted to police that they went through a number of cars in the early morning hours of July 13 and stole several items including a radio, GPS unit, cell phones,…

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Man Sentenced for Stealing from Corning

A Georgia man involved in a scheme to steal trade secrets from Corning has been sentenced to two years’ probation.The US Attorney’s office says 65-year-old Danny Ray Price was aware of a scheme hatched by others to sell trade secrets to a rival business in Taiwan called Picvue. The blueprints…

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Pirates File Formal Compaint

Pirates president Frank Coonelly has released the following statement concerning the umpire’s call that ended the Pirates 19-inning game early today with a 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves:”The Pittsburgh Pirates organization is extremely disappointed by the way its 19-inning game against the Atlanta Braves ended earlier this morning. The…

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Hornell Family Found in Scranton

The Hornell, New York, family who had been missing for a week have been found in a hotel in Scranton.27-year-old Alicia Appleton and her children 8-year-old Alexis Slayton and 6-year-old David Slayton were found with Eric Trumball, an acquaintance of Appleton’s.Police thought the four could be headed toward Bradford because…

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Cuomo Announces Development Councils

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced his economic development councils that he hopes will will stimulate the economy and create jobs throughout New York.He explained that the 10 regional economic development councils will compete for $1 billion to fund the best ideas to create jobs and growth.”For too long, Albany has…

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Salamanca Getting $5 Million in Emergency Funds from the State

SALAMANCA, NY –Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I-Olean) announced today that the state has provided $5 million in emergency funds to tide over the City of Salamanca during its fiscal crisis. “By working closely with Governor Andrew Cuomo, Assemblyman Joe Giglio, and city officials, we have developed a plan to address the…