Browsing: Local News

Local
0
Accidental Death in Potter County

A Dayton, PA, man is dead after an accident at a gas well pipeline off Button Hollow Road in Potter County Tuesday afternoon.State Police say 50-year-old Joseph Craig was walking on a gas pipeline, and the driver of a truck that was backing up didn’t see him. The truck hit…

Local
0
Scarnati on Facebook, Twitter

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) announced today that his Twitter and Facebook accounts are up and running. This is another medium of communication Scarnati felt would better inform not only the citizens of the 25th District, but the rest of the Commonwealth as well.“Clearly it is important for…

Local
1
Bradord Police Investigate Theft Report

Bradford City Police had their hands full again on Tuesday. They investigated a theft on Davis Street and a report of stolen property on Chestnut Street extension. They also got a report concerning a violation of the Drug Act on Bushnell Street. Officers received reports of harassment on Main Street,…

Local
1
Two Shows for Dinner Theater Sold Out

Two out of three performances of “I’m Getting Murdered in the Morning” have been sold out, Bradford Little Theatre officials announced today.While more than 100 tickets are still available for the 2 p.m. performance on Sunday, February 27 show, no tickets are available for the Feb. 25 or 26 shows.“With…

Local
2
Phil Doesn’t See His Shadow;Predicts an Early Spring

From Punxsutawney Phil.com:Phil’s official forecast as read February 2nd, 2011, at sunrise at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, PA:Here Ye, Hear Ye, Hear YeGroundhog Day, February 2, 2011Punxsutawney Phil was raised from his burrowBy the call of President Bill Deeley.He greeted his handlers, Ben Hughes and John Griffiths.After casting an inquisitive…

Local
2
Professor to Speak on Situation in Egypt

Dr. Tony Gaskew, assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and author of a forthcoming book on the Muslim Brotherhood, will speak Thursday night on the current situation in Egypt. Gaskew’s presentation, “Egypt: The New Islamic Revolution,” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3…

Local
1
What’s Going on in Egypt? And Why?

Dr. Tony Gaskew, assistant professor of crimininal justic at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, and an author of a forthcoming book on the Muslim Brotherhood, answered those questions and many more on today’s LiveLine.Gaskew has conducted ethnographic research in several locations throughout the Middle East, including Egypt and Israel,…

Local
1
Cuomo Proposes Budget; Young Reacts

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a $132.9 billion budget that relies on cuts, fee increases, and as many as 9,800 state worker layoffs.The 2011-12 proposed budget includes no new taxes and no new borrowing but attempts to eliminate a $10 billion deficit.Cuomo’s budget calls for a 2-percent cut…

Local
1
Pitt-Bradford Names Shawn MurrayManager of Advancement Operations

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has named Shawn W.T. Murray the university’s new manager of advancement operations. Murray comes to Pitt-Bradford from Futures Rehabilitation Center Inc. in Bradford, where he had been the information systems coordinator, directing and supervising all technology projects. He replaces Michelle Buchholz, who is leaving…

Local
1
Hamot, UPMC Affiliation is Official

Hamot Medical Center is now officially UPMC Hamot.The Erie hospital officially affiliates today with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and will serve as the Pittsburgh-based health system’s tertiary hub and referral center for northwestern Pennsylvania.A newly formed UPMC Hamot board will now oversee the hospital. Two-thirds of the board…