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Fire Damages Coudersport Building

Fire heavily damaged an apartment house in Coudersport Monday evening, but no one was hurt. Coudersport firefighters were called to the building on Route 6 at about 6 p.m. and called a second alarm at 6:20 p.m. About 70 firefighters from six departments answered the call, and they were able…

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Grand Jury Report to Be Released Today

The grand jury report into sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania’s eight Roman Catholic diocese will be released this afternoon. On Monday, attorney general Josh Shapiro sent a media advisory that was embargoed until 2:01 today. But at around 9 o’clock last night he posted on Twitter that he looks…

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Woman Strikes Man With Car

A woman is accused of striking a man with her vehicle and knocking him to the ground.  Police say that 36 year-old Stephanie Frank of Sinclairville met the victim at a neutral location for a child exchange and during an argument accelerated her vehicle in reverse, striking the victim with…

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Bfd Man Facing Vehicle Theft Charge

A Bradford man has been charged with stealing a Jeep Monday morning from in front of a residence on Avenue B in the city.  Court records say that 22 year-old Braxton Reese was later stopped by a McKean County sheriff’s deputy on Bolivar Drive, discovered to be driving on a…

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Bfd Man Threatens Another Man

A Bradford man is accused of threatening to attack another man with a gun and machete.  Court records say that police responded Saturday night to a vehicle fire at the Rose Terrace Apartments and spoke with the vehicle owner 31 year-old Alex Ita who said he knew who started the…

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Cole Suspends Campaign for House Seat

Democratic candidate Maryanne Cole, who is challenging state representative Republican Martin Causer for the 67th District, has suspended her campaign because her affidavit and filing fee failed to reach the state department by a 5pm Monday deadline.  In a Facebook announcement Cole thanked supporters for helping with her campaign and…

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School District Working on Security Measures

Monday night’s Bradford Area School board meeting was highlighted with an update on the district’s security plan and resignation of a school board member.  School board member Helen Schuster announced her resignation in a letter after 11 years of service.  School board president Shane Oschman also reported that the school…

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County Fair Continues in Smethport

The McKean County Fair continues tonight in East Smethport. Tonight’s highlight is the grand parade at 7 p.m., and tomorrow is FMX MotoCross. Wednesday is Veterans Day at the Fair. McKean County Veterans Affairs Director Zach Pearson tells us about that. The Veterans Affairs Office will also be providing dinner…

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Fire Damages Olean House

Fire damaged an Olean house early this morning. Firefighters say the house at 115 Irving Street had fire coming from the attic area when they got there at around 6 a.m. The roof eventually collapsed. No injuries were reported.

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Man Arraigned on Conspiracy Fraud Charge

A man accused of conspiring with his mother to steal thousands of dollars from a Bradford man has been arraigned and sent to McKean County Jail. Court papers say 24-year-old Tate Hallock and his mother Tuesday Hale told the victim Hale’s daughter was in a coma in an Erie hospital…