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Derby Chapeau Tea Held Sunday

The first event of the annual Derby Gala Triple Crown — the Chapeau Tea — was held Sunday at the Bradford Area Public Library. Pictured below are just a few of the 100 people who attended.The remaining events of the Triple Crown are the Kids Derby Day, set for April…

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Drug Suspect Wanted for Murder, Too

One of the men arrested in last week’s heroin bust in Chautauqua County is also wanted for murder in Puerto Rico.25 year old Johnathan Hernandez-Ruiz gave police a fake name – Jayson Rodrieguez-Irizarry — when they originally arrested him, but now they have confirmed that Hernandez-Ruiz is wanted on an…

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A Noisy Weekend in Bradford

Bradford City police dealt with a number of loud and disturbing people over the weekend. They received a noise complaint from Rochester Street, complaints about loud music on South Avenue, a disturbance on East Corydon Street and harassment on South Avenue.Officers also received complaints about juveniles on West Corydon Street…

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Person Facing Escape Charges

A person being held at the Cameron County Sheriff’s office is now facing escape charges.State police say the suspect, who they did not name, was in a holding cell awaiting arraignment on a separate offense when he complained of wrist pain from the handcuffs. When a sheriff’s deputy opened the…

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Man Pinned Between Car, Tractor

A Westfield, NY, man was seriously injured Saturday when he was pinned against his car by a tractor in the Town of Portland.Sheriff’s deputies say 50-year-old James Weary Jr. was at the back of his car, which was parked in the driving lane of the road, when the tractor operated…

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Voting Underway in Weather Tournament

Voting is underway at Weather.com in the Toughest Weather City Tournament.Bradford is going up against New Orleans.News 4 Meteorologist Mike Cejka says both cities have severe thunderstorms, which make them tornado prone. While New Orleans has the threat of hurricanes, we have more than a threat from one of our…

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Sunday Book Talk The Ragged Edge of Silence

The Ragged Edge of Silence, by John Francis, who lived without speaking for 17 years, takes us to another level of appreciating, through silence, the beauty of the planet and our place in it. Francis’s real and compelling prose forms a tapestry of questions and answers woven from interviews, stories,…