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Gajanan, Ziaukas to be Honored at Pitt-Bradford Commencement

Dr. Livingston Alexander, president of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, will present the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship and Service to two faculty members, Dr. Shailendra Gajanan, professor of economics, and Tim Ziaukas, professor of public relations. They will be honored during commencement exercises April 30. “Professors…

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Man Jailed for Selling Heroin to Task Force Members

A man is accused of selling heroin to agents of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. The task force says Angel Lopez sold the drug to agents on multiple occasions in the City of Dunkirk. His arrest comes after a months’ long investigation. Lopez was sent to Chautauqua County…

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BLT Hosting Second Annual Summer Kids Theater Camp

Bradford Little Theatre proudly announces open registration for their highly anticipated 2nd annual summer kids theatre camp. The camp is accepting 24 children, going into first grade through age 17. The participants will perform in the final show of the theatre’s 20th season “We Are Monsters.” The hilarious musical, which…

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Game Commission Sponsoring Photo Contest

The variety of art, and the variety of outdoor recreational activities, are two of the things that make this area so special. The Pennsylvania Game Commission is bringing art and recreation together by sponsoring its first-ever Turkey Harvest Photo Contest. The game  commission is asking hunters to submit photos of…

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Woman Charged With Impersonation

A Portville woman was arrested Wednesday after claiming to be her sister during a traffic stop. State police stopped 36 year-old Kelly Crawford on Route 417 in Portville for speeding and tinted windows.  They then learned that Crawford didn’t have a driver’s license or photo ID with her at the…

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Port Man Facing Rape Charges

A Port Allegany man is facing several charges in connection with an incident involving an eight year-old girl in Emporium.  Police have charged 34 year-old Shane Haskins with rape and indecent assault after incidents back in November and December.  Haskins was arrested and sent to the McKean County Jail after…

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Teenagers Injured in Crash

Several teenagers were injured Monday night in a one car accident on Lillibridge Road in Portville.  Police say that four Olean High School students and one Allegany-Limestone High School student suffered non-life-threatening injuries, although two were flown to ECMC in Buffalo for treatment.  Police say the car was being driven…

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Shooting Suspect Captured in Texas

The man wanted for a shooting last Friday night at a bar in Tioga County has been apprehended in Texas. Blossburg Borough Police say that 39 year-old James Lynch was arrested late Tuesday night in Beaumont, Texas.  Lynch is wanted on attempted homicide charges for a shooting  a man at…

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Fisherman Falls into Allegheny River

A man who was fishing near the Allegheny River Campground in Roulette fell into the river Wedensday afternoon and was rescued by other fisherman.  Police radio reports say the man suffered hypothermia and was taken to Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport and then later flown to a trauma center…

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Ridgway House Fire Under Investigation

A state police fire marshal is trying to determine the cause of a fire that did a quarter of a million dollars worth of damage to a Ridgway home Tuesday night. Cpl. Greg Agosti says the fire on California Road was reported at about 8:30 p.m. Shawn and Monique Schaeffer…