Browsing: Local News

Local
0
Restaurant Managers Plead Guilty

Two more people have admitted to hiring illegal aliens to work for Mexican residents in the area.42-year-old Sergio Resendiz, who currently lives in Henderson, North Carolina, and 32 year-old Jesus Escalante of Dunkirk have pleaded guilty in federal court to employing illegal aliens, and face a maximum of six months…

Local
0
Bottle-Bomber Gets Probation

One of the men inovled the the October fire-bombing of an apartment in Allegany has been sentenced to 5 years’ probation.22-year-old Steven Sprague of Olean was also sentenced today to do 200 hours of community service.Sprague and five other men are accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail into the apartment…

Local
0
One Book Bradford:’Still Life’ Author to Speak Tuesday

This year’s One Book Bradford season will culminate with its last event on Tuesday night – a visit from Canadian author Louise Penny.Penny, the author who penned the “Three Pines” series, including “Still Life,” will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Mukaiyama Room in the Frame-Westerberg Commons…

Local
0
Entrepreneurship Program Sponsors Seminar on ‘Economic Gardening’

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s entrepreneurship program is presenting a day-long seminar on “Economic Gardening,” a method of growing new and existing businesses, May 13.The seminar will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room 162 Swarts Hall. The $30 cost includes lunch. There is no cost…

Local
0
Derby Gala on Saturday at Pennhills Club

By SANDRA RHODESIt’s a true case of win, place or show. The winners are the ticket holders, the place is Pennhills Club and the show is the Derby Gala.This year’s Derby Gala, an annual event that benefits the Bradford Area Public Library Endowment Fund, will run from 4:30 to 8:30…

Local
1
New Market Opening in Foster Township

By SANDRA RHODESA new business is about to spring up in Foster Township just in time for Mother’s Day.Jim and Carolyn Newhouse are set to bring “fruit, flowers and flavors” with the Foster Brook Market, located on East Main Street where Firestone Tire & Service Center used to be.Carolyn Newhouse…

Local
0
Horne Reminisces About Childhood;Talks About Value of Pitt-Bradford

By Kimberly Marcott WeinbergAssistant Director of Communications and MarketingFor a moment Sunday afternoon, opera legend Marilyn Horne presented an alternate scenario for not only the city of Bradford, but also for herself. Speaking to the media before addressing the largest graduating class in University of Pittsburgh at Bradford history, she…

Local
0
Marilyn Horne Visits Bradford

By ANNE HOLLIDAYWESB/WBRR News DirectorMarilyn Horne has won Grammy Awards, has been honored by The Kennedy Center and has sung at President Bill Clinton’s inauguration. But one of the greatest thrills of her life came about a month ago.During a visit to her daughter’s home her 8-year-old grandson Henry was…

Local
1
Project Pride Cleanup

Dean Bauer, top, and Bill Walb of the Kiwanis Club of Bradford join in on the annual Project Pride Cleanup Saturday by sprucing up around the Bradford Area Public Library.