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Fieldhouse Frenzy: Hoops, Hors d’ Oevres

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold a “Fieldhouse Frenzy” highlighted by a men’s alumni basketball game and Panther Athletic Auction on Feb. 12.The day will begin with the women’s basketball game versus the LaRoche Redhawks at 1 p.m. The men’s basketball game against LaRoche will follow at 3…

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Scarnati Names Crompton Chief of Staff

WARREN- Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) announced today that Drew Crompton will be his Chief of Staff. It was also determined that Crompton will continue to serve as Chief Counsel to the President Pro Tempore. “I am pleased that Drew has decided to accept the position in a…

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Missing Olean Man Found

The Olean man who had been missing since Wednesday has been found in a remote area of Venango County, but died on his way to a hospital.74-year-old Frederic Seamans left an Olean car dealership at around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon, and was last seen in Clarion County, PA, at around 8…

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Assault, Attempted Burglary in Bradford

Bradford City Police on Thursday were called to motor vehicle accidents on East Main, and Davis and Boylston streets, a possible accident on Poplin Avenue and a disabled vehicle on South Avenue.Officers also investigated an assault on East Main Street and an attempted burglary on Main Street, according to the…

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President Obama to Visit Penn State

President Obama is coming to central Pennsylvania on Wednesday, according to White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki.She says Obama will visit a leader of the energy innovations hub that will be located at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.A Penn State team is getting $122-million, over the next five years, to establish the…

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State House Members Tour Domtar

Members of the state House Timber Caucus toured the Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg on Thursday, Jan. 27, as part of an examination of Pennsylvania’s forest industry. The Johnsonburg facility is the biggest mill owned by the Domtar Corporation, the largest integrated producer of uncoated free sheet paper in North…

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Ready to Take a Bite Out of Crime

By ANNE HOLLIDAYWESB/WBRR News DirectorBradford residents are sick of crime and mischief-makers, and they’re not going to take it anymore.That was one of the themes of last night’s “interest meeting” for a Neighborhood Watch program in the city.Issues from drug dealers and burglaries to barking dogs and loud music were…

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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…