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Scarnati, Turzai Petition SCOTUS Re: Redistricting

HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) have issued the following statement regarding today’s petition for writ of certiorari before the Supreme Court of the United States: “Today, a petition for writ of certiorari was filed with the U.S. Supreme…

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Make Music Festival is Tonight

The Bradford “Make Music Festival” in conjunction with the World Day of Music, gets underway at 5:30 p.m. on Main Street. You can listen to music from several bands, including The Twin Tiers Concert Band, Marshmellow Overcoat, the Crook Farm All Stars, the Hartle Brothers Band, and more. Dancers from…

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Bank Robbery in Ellicott, NY

Someone robbed the Community Bank at 1982 East Main Street in the Town of Ellicott, New York, at just before noon today. Town of Ellicott and Jamestown Police say a white man walked into the bank at 11:58 a.m., approached a teller with a note, and left with an undisclosed…

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Three Arrested on Drug Charges

Three family members have been arrested for selling heroin and other drugs in Gowanda. The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force searched the home and found the heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and Suboxone. They arrested 22-year-old Nathan Bley, 55-year-old Pamela Bley and 57-year-old Terry Bley. Nathan is in jail. Pamela was…

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Release of Grand Jury Report Delayed

The state Supreme Court has blocked the release of the grand jury report into child sex abuse allegations in six Catholic dioceses. The justices say they granted an application for a stay that would halt Judge Norman Krumenacker III and the attorney general’s office from releasing the first report of…

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Drag Queen Reads Books at Olean Library

More than 70 children went to the Olean Public Library’s Drag Queen Kids party last night, while more than 100 supporters and a handful protestors gathered outside. The library scheduled the event with Buffalo-area drag queen Flo Leeta as part of its LGBTQ programming for Pride Month. Library Director Michelle…

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Former BASD Teacher Files Suit

A former high school teacher and her husband have filed a federal suit against two Bradford Area School District School school administrators, the City of Bradford Police Chief and a former high school resource officer.  Court records say that former social studies teacher Ann Nuzzo alleges that principal David Ray…

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91 year-old Man Shot in Potter County

A Genesee man is being held without bail after a shooting Sunday involving a 91 year-old man in Potter County.  Police say that 21 year-old John Polen IV is charged with attempted homicide after allegedly shooting Turner Polen at the younger mans residence.  Turner Polen was hospitalized with wounds to his cheek…

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Police Presence at Library for Drag Queen Program

Protesters, supporters and police are gathered in front of the Olean Public Library because of a “Drag Queen Kids’ Party” tonight, when a Buffalo-area drag queen will read books about self-expression to children. The library’s Facebook pages says, “This event will allow children to learn more about gender expression and…

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Zippo, Case Celebrating Silver Anniversary

This year, Zippo Manufacturing Company commemorates the 25th anniversary of its acquisition of the W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company brand, a moment that marked the unification of two iconic American manufacturers rooted in Bradford, PA. On Saturday, July 21, Zippo and Case will host a day-long Silver Anniversary Celebration…