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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 2 o’clock Thursday morning.Several weather-related accidents have been reported throughout the Twin Tiers today, as the snow caused roads to become slippery.Bradford Township firefighters were called to an accident with entrapment this afternoon. Accidents have also been reported in…

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Casey Calls for New Rules for Quick Removal of Dangerous Substances

WASHINGTON, DC— After the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) testified today that it was still studying a ban on bath salts and asked for new rules to speed up the process, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced his support for the Combating Dangerous Designer Drugs Act to allow for dangerous substances…

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Man Waives Hearing on Charges Stemming from New Year’s Incident

A man who was picked up by police at just after midnight on New Year’s Day has waived his preliminary hearing on charges that he was drunk and ran away from police.Paul Graves, who will turn 20 in 10 days, was walking along Main Street during Bradford’s First Night celebration…

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Former Fugitive in Court Today

A man who was picked up by US Marshals as a fugitive from justice last month near Towanda was in District Judge Dominic Cercone’s office to face a number of charges.25-year-old Tony Ray Ford was allegedly found on September 28, 2008, with a coax cable stolen from Atlantic Broadband.Then on…

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Dorn to Receive UWBA Red Feather Award

Long time Bradford resident and United Way supporter, Richard Dorn, will be the recipient of the 2011 Red Feather Award at a dinner scheduled for June 2nd.“The community at large should be very pleased that this years award goes to Mr. Dorn, the epitome of a concerned citizen of Bradford”,…

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Couple Accused of Growing Pot

A Yorkshire couple is facing charges for unlawful growing of marijuana.Sheriff’s deputies say Jason Rosehntal and Jessica Juda of McKinstry Road were growing the pot.They’re scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

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Wellsboro Man Arrested for Several Thefts

A Wellsboro man is in jail in connection with several thefts in Potter County in December.42-year-old Michael Rosenbloom was arrested following an on-going investigation by Coudersport and Mansfield state police and New York State Police.Rosenbloom is accused of stealing two guns from a camp on Loucks Mills Road, another gun…

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Man Takes Deputies on 6-Mile Chase

A Delevan man is in jail after allegedly taking sheriff’s deputies on a 6-mile chase through the back roads of Machias and Ashford Saturday night.Deputies arrested 26-year-old Codey Tingue after the chase and charged with driving while drug/alcohol impaired, unlawful fleeing from police, reckless driving, unlawful possession of marijuana and…

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Player Wins New Car at Salamanca Casino

SALAMANCA, NY – A woman from Knox, PA won a new car by hitting the jackpot on the Power Strike penny slot machine in March at Seneca Allegany Casino. The lucky winner, identified as Elaine M., drove away in a white, supped-up 2011 Ford Taurus last Friday afternoon. She picked…

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Person Hospitalized, Cat Dead Following Afternoon Fire

One person is in the hospital being treated for smoke inhalation, and a cat is dead following a fire Tuesday afternoon at 319 North Center Street.Bradford City Fire Department Captain Matt Rettger tells WESB and The HERO that they got a call at 4:19 p.m. saying there was smoke coming…