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Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The Bradford City Water Authority has lifted the Boil Water Advisory, effective immediately.All water samples collected and tested following state-mandated DEP guidance were returned safe as sampled. The testing was necessary after a large water main break on November 22.Water authority Executive Director Kim Benjamin says the authority “appreciates the…

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‘Season’s Readings’ on December 7

For the 19th consecutive year, the Friends of Hanley Library at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will present its annual “Season’s Readings” on WESB’s Live Line program with its host Anne Holliday. The show, which can be heard at 1490 AM, will be broadcast at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, December…

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Man Accused of Raping Elk County Teen

A Tennessee man is in jail for allegedly raping an Elk County girl over the weekend.Emporium State Police say they were helping St. Marys Police locate a missing 13-year-old, who they found at a home along CCC Memorial Highway in Cameron County. They say she was with 20-year-old Jonathon Allen…

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Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft& Holiday Travel Tips

On today’s LiveLine I spoke with Identity Theft Expert Joanna Crane, executive adviser to the Identity Theft Resource Center. She gave some useful tips on how to protect yourself.My other guest was travel expert Nicole Hockin who shared some tips for traveling during the holidays.You can listen here.

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St. Marys Man Jailed in Centre County

A St. Marys man is in jail after turning himself in to University Park police following a domestic incident.21-year-old Michael Delullo was involved in a dispute with a female Penn State student in her on-campus apartment last night and, during the incident, he allegedly displayed a handgun and threatened to…

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Murray Sentenced Four Years in Custody

Dr. Conrad Murray has been sentenced to four years in custody in the death of Michael Jackson. Three weeks ago, Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson’s death. Prosecutors successfully argued that Murray’s reckless use of the surgical anesthetic propofol to help Jackson sleep, without proper monitoring equipment,…

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Scarnati Urges Residents to Ask for Hearing on Placement of Murderer

Area residents who are opposed to a convicted murderer being relocated from a state prison to the Just for Jesus Homeless Outreach shelter in Brockway should urge their local officials to hold a public hearing on the proposed placement, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). Scarnati said many residents who…

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Man Pleads Not Guilty to Rape

A 25-year-old Collins man has pleaded not guilty to raping a 19-year-old woman in Little Valley last November.Brian Blasdell pleaded not guilty on Monday to third degree rape and third degree assault. Blasdell allegedly raped the teen on November 25, 2010, and prosecutors say Blasdell “engaged in sexual intercourse with…

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Convicted Killer Charged with Assault

An Allegany man who served time for a fatal beating in 1994 has been arraigned on a nine-count indictment that includes assaulting his wife. 50-year-old Gerald Lapiere is accused of assaulting a woman with a lamp on August 26 in the Town of Allegany. He is also charged with sexual…

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Woman Charged with Unlawful Possession

A Stockton, New York, woman is facing charges after calling sheriff’s deputies about a possible intruder in her home.Deputies were called to the home at about 11 o’clock Sunday night, but didn’t find any signs of a break-in. They did, however, find marijuana and paraphernalia in plain view.38-year-old Nancy Gibbons…