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Town Wide Garage Sale Date Set

The 9th annual Bradford Area Town Wide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2011 starting at 9 a.m. in the Bradford area.Registration forms are available at the Main Street Mercantile, 96 Main Street, Bradford and the Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce office located at 121 Main Street.…

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Hundreds March Against Fracking in Philly

Philadelphia – “We have a crisis on our hands,” warned Dr. Poune Saberi, a Philadelphia family physician, speaking at Love Park during a rally Saturday, part of the “River to River” march against fracking. She continued, “Three days ago a fracking well in Canton, Pennsylvania [Bradford County] blew out, spilling…

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Rain is No Eggs-cuse to Cancel Hunt

This young lady gets ready to hunt for some Easter eggs at the Callahan Park ice rink Saturday morning. The Bradford City Firefighters Local 655 annual egg hunt had to be held inside because of the weather, but no one seemed to mind.

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Police Get Complaints About Juveniles

Juveniles kept Bradford City Police busy Thursday evening and into Friday. They received complaints about kids from Congress, East Main, Davis and Jefferson Streets, according to the complaint report and request sheet.Officers also looked into a theft at a High Street business and a theft of medication, a disturbance on…

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Fire Damages DuBois Strip Mall

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire in a DuBois strip mall Friday that did three-quarters of a million dollars worth of damage.The fire started at about 10:45 a.m. in the Beaver Grove Plaza, according to a news release sent to WESB and The HERO by State…

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Easter Greetings

A representative from Emporium’s Emmanuel Episcopal Church visited Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation residents to deliver Easter cards this week. Program organizer Sissy Miller delivers the “sunshine cards” throughout the year and also visit residents at the Guy and Mary Felt Manor and Grove House. Pictured, from…

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Fundraiser Proceeds Donated to Cancer Center

Bill Sallade presents a check to Marcia Austin, Theresa Robinson and Kari Karpinski at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s Patterson Cancer Care Center. The funds will benefit patients at the PCCC and were raised during the fourth annual Kathy Sallade Memorial 9-ball Pool Tournament in February. Mrs. Sallade loved pool and…

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Colosimo Named Alumni Award of Distinction

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Alumni Association will honor Dr. Lee Colosimo with its PBAA Alumni Award of Distinction for outstanding professional achievement and exemplary service to the community. The award will be presented by Dr. Livingston Alexander, university president, and Chris Luke, PBAA president and 1995 graduate, during…

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DeMott Named to State Commission

McKean County Commissioner Joe DeMott has been named to the newly created Transportation Funding Advisory Commission.Governor Corbett announced the formation of the commission today. Its goal is to develop innovative solutions to Pennsylvania’s mounting transportation funding challenges.“We need a comprehensive, strategic blueprint for how we pay for years of underinvestment…