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Wellville Boy Facing Sex Act Charges

A 17 year-old boy is facing a criminal sex charge after an incident at Island Park in Wellsville in April.  Wellsville Police allege that Kameron Bryan of Wellsville performed a sex act on a teenage girl in a bathroom at the park and wouldn’t allow her to leave the bathroom. …

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Judges Recused From Nuzzo Case

Both McKean County judges have recused themselves from hearing the homicide by vehicle case against former Kane attorney Marc Nuzzo.  President Judge John Pavlock and Judge Christopher Hauser both cite potential conflicts of interest going forward with the case.  Nuzzo is accused of causing the death of Stanley “Guy” Austin…

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House Votes to Lower Health Insurance Costs

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvanians who buy their health insurance on the federal exchange can expect lower prices if a bill passed by the House today becomes law. House Bill 3, sponsored by House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), would establish a state-based health insurance exchange and reinsurance program.  “I want to…

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Bridge Replacement Starts Monday

Shinglehouse, PA –  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that work to replace a bridge in Ceres Township, McKean County will begin on Monday June 17. Replacing the bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from McKean County’s list of bridges in poor condition. A detour will be…

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Ex-Scout Leader Sentenced

A former Boy Scout leader with the Allegheny Highlands council has been sentenced to 11 to 24 months in Crawford County Jail for fondling a boy about two years ago. 74-year-old Donald Shriver of Lakewood, NY, pleaded guilty in April to touching the boy inappropriately during a sleepover scouting event…

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Man Arrested After Standoff

A six-hour standoff in Warren ended peacefully on Monday. Police were called to Canton Street near the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home for a report of domestic violence. When they got there, they identified 47-year-old Chad Gelotte of Warren. During a confrontation with police, Gelotte barricaded himself inside his home. A woman…

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Man Sentenced for Fatal Shooting

A Jamestown man has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the shooting death of another man last summer. David Waggoner  shot William Michishima in the head on July 24, 2018, during an argument. Michishima was taken to UPMC Hamot, where he died the next day. In…

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Salamanca Death Ruled a Suicide

Police say a 26 year-old Buffalo man, who was discovered last Friday morning dead in an old rail yard off North Main Street in Salamanca, stabbed himself to death.   Police originally investigated the death as a homicide, but the death has been ruled a suicide.  Police chief Troy Westfall says the…

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Obituary: Evelyn Thorne

Evelyn R. Thorne, 85, of Bradford, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, NY, surrounded by her loving family. Born September 11, 1933, in Matawan, NJ, she was a daughter of the late Glenwood and Elizabeth (Kitzman) Thorne. After attending school in New Jersey, she moved to…

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Update on Route 155 Work

Port Allegany, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is issuing an update on the progress of a bridge replacement project on Route 155 in Liberty Township, McKean County. The bridge spans Birch Run approximately two miles southeast of Turtlepoint. Replacing the bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it…