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Brocton Man Jailed for Robbery

A Brocton man is in jail after being accused of robbing another man at gunpoint during a party. Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the village say they were flagged down Saturday by a man who said he was the victim of a recent crime. The victim said a fellow partygoer…

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Woman Accused of Trying to Pass Pot, Smokes to Jail Inmate

A woman who tried to pass cigarettes and marijuana to an inmate at the Chautauqua County Jail is now an inmate there herself. 19-year-old Andrea McKoon of Celeron was visiting the inmate at 2:40 Sunday afternoon when she allegedly tried to pass the cigarettes, the pot and matches. McKoon was…

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Sunday Book TalkCrude Deception

Author Gordon Zuckerman has a new book that will be of interest to many people in this area. “Crude Deception” is about “an oil supply controlled by corrupt hands, murderous assassins who will do anything to keep that power intact – and a group of friends with a wild plan…

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Woman Charged with Welfare Fraud

A Freedom, New York, woman is the latest to be charged with welfare fraud in Cattaraugus County. Sheriff’s deputies say 28-year-old Jessica Koch did not report her boyfriend or his income on applications that she submitted to the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services from January to March. She received…

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St. Bona’s Women’s Soccer Team Wins

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Dakota Carroll (pictured) scored her fifth career goal and sophomore goalkeeper Megan Junker made four saves to preseve her first career shutout as St. Bonaventure (1-0) opened its season with a 1-0 victory over Bucknell (0-1) on Friday. Carroll converted a giveaway on the Bucknell backline in…

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Grand Opening for Sky Mountain Coaster

Holiday Valley is holding a grand opening today for its newest summer attraction – the Sky Mountain Coaster. The uphill track is 1,865 feet long with a Vertical rise of 283 feet. The downhill track consists of 15 curves of varying length, 12 waves, 1 jump, plus a huge circle…

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Wooden Pallets Stolen in 2 Counties

Wooden pallets are apparently the hot new items for thieves. Coudersport-based state police say between Tuesday and Wednesday someone took 6 wooden pallets from Steven Langer’s property in Genesee Township. State police in Warren say that between Monday and Tuesday someone took 8 wooden pallets form Precision Precut Material in…

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Potter County Teens in Trouble with Cops

Teenagers in Potter County are in trouble with the law following separate incidents earlier this week. State police say on Monday a 15-year-old girl pulled a 36-year-old woman’s hair and slapped her face. The teen has been cited for harassment. On Tuesday, a 13-year-old allegedly pushed one person, causing that…

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Lopus Pleads Not Guilty

An Ashville, New York, man indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury has pleaded not guilty in Warren County Court to stalking harassment and luring a child into a motor vehicle. 40-year-old David Lopus is accused of traveling from Ashville to Warren County at least four times and…

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Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

A Dunkirk man is jail for allegedly possessing and making child pornography. 31-year-old Roger Luczkowiak is accused of engaging in sexual acts with a 6-year-old girl, and is heard on a video giving the victim instructions on what to do. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in…