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Got Water?

People on South Center Street have plenty of water, but in the road and beyond following a 20-inch water main break. Pictured, Patrick Morrisroe makes waves as he drives through the flood taking pictures.Lewis Run residents are being reminded to conserve water due to the water main break in Bradford.

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Bradford Schools Out Early Today

Because of the water main break in the city, and low water pressure, Bradford Area Schools are closing early today.School and GGB will dismiss at 10:30 a.m.; Fretz and 12:30 p.m.; the high school, 12:45 p.m.Parents with safety concerns may contact the office of the school their child attends.

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Tow Truck Driver Killed on I-90

A tow truck driver is dead after a tractor-trailer hit him as he was working on a disabled vehicle on Interstate 90 near Syracuse.Police say 53-year-old Todd Young of Mattydale, New York, died after being hit by the tractor-trailer driven by 40-year-old Kurt Brown of Herkimer, New York.Young was loading…

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Little Valley Woman Jailed

A Little Valley woman has been charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.Sheriff’s deputies arrested 31-year-old Sandra Sherlock after finding her with the items on Thursday.Sherlock wa sent to Cattaraugus County Jail.

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Man Cited for Defiant Trespass

A New Wilmington, PA, man has been cited for defiant trespass in Lewis Run.Police say 62-year-old James Moore entered the property of Marcia Reese on October 23 and on Sunday after he had been given notice against trespassing.Summary charges of defiant trespass have been filed.

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Cops: Salamanca Man Punched Officer

A Salamanca man is accused of punching a police officer who responded to a domestic incident early Sunday morning.Police say 22-year-old Kurtis Dowdy punched and kicked a woman, and damaged property during the dispute, then refused to follow police orders and punched an officer.Dowdy is charged with assault, harssment, criminal…

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Boil Water Advisory in Bradford

A 20-inch water main break in the South Center Street area is causing problems in the entire Bradford water system. A boil water advisory is in effect.Water Authority Executive Director Kim Benjamin says some areas have low to no pressure. Besides the boil water advisory, the water authority is asking…

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ObituaryGenevieve VanNette

Genevieve L. VanNette, 97, of 162 Congress Street, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2011, in Bradford Manor.Born September 18, 1914, in Westfield, PA, she was a daughter of Harry and Maude Sugden Welch. On May 12, 1951, in Bradford, she married Jack C. VanNette, who passed away on August 28,…

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Senate to Hold Hearing on Child Abuse

WASHINGTON DC – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) joined Senators Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Richard Burr (R-NC) in announcing an upcoming Senate hearing to examine how well our nation is protecting children from child abuse and neglect. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee on Children and…

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Toomey Statement on Super Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey issued the following statement today on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction: “The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction had an extraordinary opportunity to pass legislation that would have generated millions of jobs through a reformed tax system and put our government…