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Fatal Crash in Chautauqua County

UPDATE: The driver has been identified as 36-year-old Candice Workman of Falconer.A woman is dead after her car hit a tree and ended up in a creek late last night in the Town of Poland.Sheriff’s deputies say the 36-year-old woman, who they did not identify, was approaching the “T” intersection…

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No Tax Increase for Foster Township

Car Show May Move to the Bradford MallBy ANNE HOLLIDAYWESB/WBRR News DirectorFoster Township residents won’t see tax or sewage rate increases in 2012, but they may see the Autumn Daze Car Show move into the township.During Monday night’s meeting supervisor Dale Phillips said he has been working with the owners…

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3 Plead Guilty in Catt County Court

A South Dayton woman has pleaded guilty to receiving thousands of dollars worth of day care assistance from Cattaraugus County that she was not entitled to.31-year-old Michelle Rogers received more than $8,200 in assistance between August of 2010 and May of this year, and did not notify the department of…

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Farr Pleads Not Guilty to Murder

The Allegany man accused of bludgeoning another man to death with a crow bar and a pocket knife has pleaded not guilty in Cattaraugus County Court.22-year-old Gregory Farr is accused of killing 58-year-old Stephen Balser on October 24 at the Valley View Estates mobile home park in Allegany.Farr is charged…

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Attempted Robberies in Chautauqua Co.

Police agencies in Chautauqua County are investigating a string of burglaries they believe may be related.State Police say someone tried to rob the Red Roof Inn on East Main Street in Ellicott at 8:23 last night.At 9:11 p.m., Jamestown police responded to the Kwik Fill on Fluvanna Avenue for another…

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First Lady Susan Corbett Kicks Off ‘A Pennsylvania Christmas’

Harrisburg – “A Pennsylvania Christmas,” a decorating theme celebrating official state symbols, will welcome visitors to the Governor’s Residence this holiday season, First Lady Susan Corbett said today.“The governor and I are excited to welcome Pennsylvanians to the Governor’s Residence during the holiday season,” said Susan Corbett. “We chose ‘A…

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PA First State in Nation to Adopt New Driver License Security Feature

New Hologram Makes Spotting ‘Fakes’ EasierHarrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today deployed a new security hologram that makes it easier to spot fake drivers’ licenses and identification cards. Pennsylvania is the first state in the nation to use this enhanced security feature.“A driver’s license or identification card has…

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Pitt-Bradford Announces Increases inMerit Scholarships in 2012-2013

In an effort to help families cover the cost of college education, the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has increased its merit scholarships for full-time freshmen and transfer students entering Pitt-Bradford in Fall 2012.The increases apply to scholarships designated for students from the contiguous six-county service region, those from other…

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Professor’s Research About Indigenous Japanese Translated into Spanish

Since her arrival in the United States in the mid-’80s to study art history in the Pacific Northwest, Chisato “Kitty” O. Dubreuil has devoted much of her research to illustrate that the indigenous people of Japan are “a living culture.”Now the Ainu (EYE-noo), relatively unknown beyond their homeland of Northern…