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More Information on Missing Family

A Hornell, New York, mother and her two children are still missing and police are concerned for their safety.They say 27-year-old Alicia Appleton checked herself out of the psychiatric unit of a hospital last week, then left the area with her children. Police believe they may be traveling with 26-yearold…

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VanGiesen Funeral Set for Thursday

Kenneth R. VanGiesen, 30, of Gorman Drive, Erie, formerly of Kane, died Monday, July 18, 2011 as the result of injuries sustained while serving in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.Born August 3, 1980 in Kane, he was the son of Thomas A. and Susan J. Proashas VanGiesen.A 1999 graduate of…

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Man Tried to Skip Out on Applebee’s Bill

An Oklahoma man who allegedly tried to skip out on his Applebee’s bill is in Chautauqua County Jail.34-year-old Justin Spencer tried to pay his $114 tab on Sunday with a reloadable debit card. Before the bartender got the message that the card was declined, Spencer ran from the Dunkirk restaurant.…

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Two People in Court on Drug Charges

Two people appeared in Cattaraugus County Court today on drug charges.21-year-old Samantha Vantuil of Olean pleaded guilty to attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance for trying to sell hydrocodone pills on December 16 in Olean.She will be sentenced October 3.27-year-old Daniel Paone of Lancaster, New York, was sentenced to…

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Police Looking for Missing Mother, Kids

A Hornell, New York, family is missing and police believe they may be in, or headed to, Bradford.27-year-old Alicia Appleton and her two children have been missing since last Tuesday. The children are 8-year-old Alexis Slayton and 6-year-old David Slayton.The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said the children…

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National Night Out Set for August 2

A community wide National Night Out event will be held Tuesday, August 2nd from 5PM until 8PM in recognition of the 28th annual National Night Out.Sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), National Night Out (NNO) was conceived with the aim of empowering community residents, and as a…

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Man Accused of Threats with Knife

A Cherry Creek man was sent to jail after allegedly threatening people with a knife, then fighting with the sheriff’s deputies who responded to the call.Deputies say 71-year-old Keith Nichols Sr. threatened several people with the knife on Thursday night at a Cherry Creek home. While deputies were investigating, Nichols…

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Unil 7 P.M.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:In Pennsylvania:McKean, Cameron, Elk, Jefferson, Forest, Potter and Warren counties.In New YOrk:Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Allegany counties.

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Women Accused of Casino Store Theft

Two employees of the Seneca Allegany Casino retail department are accused of stealing items from the casino store and giving big discounts to their friends.Sheriff’s deputies say 57-year-old Bobbi Ellman and 53-year-old Dianna Folland, both of Olean, were managers at the store when they allegedly took items without paying for…