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Campbell, Shepherd Coming to Salamanca

SALAMANCA, N.Y. – Seneca Allegany Casino announces the addition of two guitar virtuosos to its entertainment lineup at the Seneca Allegany Events Center. Blues icon Kenny Wayne Shepherd will perform on Mar. 26 and country-pop legend Glen Campbell visits Salamanca on April 30. Shepherd, a Gold- and Platinum-selling artist, achieved…

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Kathy Rapp Selected Deputy Whip

For the second consecutive term, Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) has been appointed to serve as a deputy whip by House Majority Whip Stan Saylor (R-York).As deputy whip, Rapp will be called upon to handle a variety of House floor responsibilities, including helping to monitor floor attendance, assisting in obtaining accurate…

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Senate Holds Marcelllus Shale Hearing

The State Senate Majority Policy Committee held a hearing Wednesday about how drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale formation has affected Pennsylvania communities within the last few years, and what more needs to be done.Sandy Thompson from the McKean County Conservation District said they are trying to better…

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Cops: Teen Broke Another Teen’s Jaw

A Mayville teenager is facing assault charges for breaking another teen’s jaw during a fight.Sheriff’s deputies say a 16-year-old got into a fight with an 18-year-old from Bemus Point, and during the fight the 16-year-old punched the 18-year-old in the jaw and broke it.The 18-year-old was taken to Westfield Memorial…

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UMass Hoops Team had Plane Trouble

The University of Massechusetts baketball team had a little trouble getting to St. Bonaventure to play last night’s game with the Bonnies.The team was on a charter flight to Bradford when the plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Albany because of smoke in the cockpit.The Minutemen waited…

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Man Pleads Guilty to Impersonating Firefighter During Salamanca Blaze

An Olean man has pleaded guilty to impersonating a firefighter.31-year-old Bradley Thomas claimed to be a firefighter during the blaze that destroyed the former Fancher Furniture building in Salamanca in May.Thomas was wearing a helmet from the Kill Buck Fire Department and a jacket and airpack from the Salamanca Fire…

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Reminder: Neighborhood Watch Meeting

Business owners, building owners and merchants in Bradford’s downtown historic district are invited to attend the Neighborhood Watch Interest Meeting that will be held at the Bradford Area Public Library, today, at 6 p.m.The Main Street and ‘Project Pride’ Elm Street programs, along with the City of Bradford Police Department…

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Love is in the Air in the ANF Region

By Sandra RhodesVisitor & Member ServicesAllegheny National Forest Visitors BureauLove is in the air in the Allegheny National Forest Region in northern Pennsylvania. If you are looking for a romantic getaway for you and your significant other for Valentine’s Day or just a weekend escape, here love takes on many…