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Six Hurt in Allegany Fire

Six people were hurt in a house fire this morning in Allegany. Firefighters got the call about a working fire at 3974 Route 417 at just after 2 am. Within a minute of arriving on the scene they requested mutual aid, tankers and ambulances from Limestone, Westons Mills, Portville, Knapp…

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Wolf Creates Keystone Economic Development, Workforce Command Center

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is taking significant action to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce. Today, the governor signed an executive order to create the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center. The command center will expand the collaboration between government and the private sector to address the skills gap and worker shortages.…

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VanSickle in Rome

One of the men who says he is a victim of clergy sex abuse in the Diocese of Erie is in Rome this week for a four-day conference on sex abuse in the Catholic church.  Bradford native Jim VanSickle is joining others from around the world who have become a voice for…

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Woman Charged in DWI Incident

A woman is facing numerous charges after a DWI incident Sunday morning on Route 394 in the town of Coldspring.  Sheriff’s deputies say that 50 year-old Lana Watt nearly struck a patrol car which had to leave the roadway to avoid a collision with her vehicle.  While being taken into…

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Oil Well Fire Ruled Accidental

The oil well fire in the town of Allegany on February 12 has been ruled accidental.  The Allegany Fire Department says the fire on Flatstone Road was caused by a malfunction in the tank heater machine at the well.  150 gallons of oil spilled from a tank, but was contained…

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OGH Hosts Critical Care Nurse Training

The course prepared 27 RNs who attended from OGH, Bradford Regional Medical Center and the region to sit for the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ critical care certification exam. Critical care nurses are trained to treat seriously  ill or injured patients, often in an intensive care unit. AACN certification validates…

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Man Accused of Selling Heroin, Meth

The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force has arrested a man they believe is responsible for trafficking heroin and meth throughout Chautauqua County. They picked up  42-year-old Harry Radke in Mayville Sunday night. They say during the course of their lengthy investigation agents made numerous controlled purchases of the drugs.…

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PSP: Man Damaged Camera in Jail

An Emporium man accused of making terroristic threats in Bradford on Valentine’s Day is now also accused criminal mischief while in McKean County Jail. 27-year-old Shayne Sage is charged with 11 counts each of terroristic threats  with intent to terrorize another person and harassment with physical contact. He was arraigned…

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Wednesday Marks Solemn Anniversary

Wednesday will mark 20 years since Kane Police Officer Steve Jerman was shot and killed while making a traffic stop just outside the borough. Timothy Williams, who was 19 at the time, shot Jerman on Route 6 in the early morning hours of February 20, 1999. A memorial honoring Jerman…

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13 Birds Die in Kane House Fire

13 birds died, but no people were hurt in a fire at just after 7 o’clock this morning at 407 Chase Street in Kane. State Police Fire Marshal Russell Stewart says an electrical issue inside the house caused the fire that did about $10,000 worth of damage. Stewart says the…