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Gov Wolf Visits Cole Memorial Hospital

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s four day, 14 county visit to the northern parts of the commonwealth continued Thursday with a stop in Potter County at Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.  Wolf, spoke of the beauty in the northern tier along Route 6 and told…

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Lots of Activities in Store for Weekend

The big event in Bradford on Saturday is the annual Autumn Classic marching band competition, but you don’t have to sit around twiddling your thumbs until that starts at 3:30. There are plenty of other activities to keep you busy. Runners and walkers can head to Elk County for the…

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Man Accused of Throwing Punch at Cop Waives Hearing

A man accused of throwing a punch at one Bradford police officer and scuffling with three others has waived his preliminary hearing. 31-year-old Robert Johnson of Bradford was charged after an early morning incident on August 26 on Mechanic Street when he allegedly swung at a police officer who already…

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Pitt-Bradford Student Spends Summer as Intern for Schumer

Kenneth Reilly’s Twitter profile displays his class year and his aspiration, “future governor.” The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford history-political science major from Brooklyn, N.Y., is already working on his resume. This summer, he got his first up-close look at political life as a press intern in the Manhattan office…

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Bona’s to present Dave Mancini Trio with Friends

The Martine Performing Arts Series at St. Bonaventure University continues on Wednesday, Sept. 27, with a 7 p.m. performance by the Dave Mancini Trio with Friends at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on campus. Mancini is a Rochester-based composer and percussionist whose career reads like a Who’s…

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Man Accused of Abusing Puppies

A Frewsburg, New York, man is accused of abusing several dogs and puppies. State Police say 26-year-old Thomas Wallace had locked the dogs in a trailer, where they did not have access to food or water. The trailer did not have electricity of ventilation. Police say two of the puppies…

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Kane Man Facing Charges After Wreck

A Kane man is facing charges after his ATV struck a parked vehicle along Division Street Sunday night in the borough.  Police say the 35 year-old Nathan Sprester, who was operating the ATV on a public highway while his driving privileges were suspended because of a DUI, was ejected from…

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Pa’s Credit Rating Takes Another Hit

Pennsylvania’s credit rating has been lowered again after a two month budget stalemate that has pitted Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Senate against the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.  The credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s lowered its rating on Pennsylvania’s debt, citing the state’s reliance on one-time cash…

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Court Upholds Predator Assessment

Pennsylvania state Superior Court has upheld a designation labeling a Bradford man a sexually violent predator.  32 year-old Aaron Nazario pleaded guilty in 2016 to charges of indecent assault of a person under 13 for the sexual abuse of a child between October 2012 and May of 2014 when a…

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Olean man Facing Menacing Charges

A man is facing menacing charges after an incident Monday evening in Olean.  Sheriff’s deputies say that 61 year-old Eddie Ross of Olean threatened another individual with a weapon at a residence on Route 16.  Ross is currently being held in the Cattaraugus County Jail on a state parole violation.