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Pitt-Bradford Faculty Publish, Present During Academic Year

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford faculty had many scholarly activities outside of the classroom during the 2018-19 academic year. Dr. ’Biodun Ogundayo is the co-editor of a new book published by Lexington Books. “African Sacred Spaces: Culture, History and Change” is a collection of analytical essays on different aspects of…

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Bradford Man Charged With Assault

A Bradford man is in jail after being accused of cutting a woman’s hand with a box cutter and threatening her and another woman early this morning. Court papers say police went to Pearl Street at about 12:20 a.m. and learned that while the women were in the backyard  trying…

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Five Campgrounds Closing

The USDA Forest Service – Allegheny National Forest is temporarily closing five boat accessible campgrounds on the Allegheny Reservoir for routine maintenance and hazard abatement. These temporary closures are necessary for the public’s safety. The Forest Service is working diligently to update maintenance and address hazards within these campgrounds in…

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SUV Hits House, Pedestrian

An SUV hit a house and a pedestrian Sunday evening in Port Allegany. Star Hose Company says the vehicle hit the Pearl Street house at just before 6:30 p.m. The SUV also hit a person who was dragged by it. The house partially collapsed and crews had to shore the…

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Texas Man Facing Charges After Police Chase

A man is accused of stealing a car from the Allegany Walmart and leading police on a chase Friday night. Sheriff’s deputies say after 25-year-old Kenneth Connors of Dallas, Texas, took the car from parking lot he drove onto Interstate 86. Police chased him to the Steamburg exit, where he…

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Smethport Man Injured in Crash

A Smethport man was injured Saturday night in a tractor trailer accident on Route 46 in Norwich Township.  Police say the truck, operated by 46 year-old Mark Carlson struck a guardrail, went down an embankment and struck a tree.  Carlson was extricated from his rig and flown to UPMC Altoona for treatment…

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Standoff Ends Peacefully

A SWAT standoff ended peacefully Sunday morning in Chautauqua County. The sheriff’s office says they got a call at just after 8 a.m. about a man in the Town of Pomfret threatening to use a shotgun. Following a brief negotiation 57-year-old Gary Ortolano of Fredonia was taken into custody without…

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Dead Body Found in Salamanca

A dead body was discovered Friday in Salamanca. Salamanca Police haven’t released any further details. Their investigation is continuing and they say details will be released soon.

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Former Dean Sues SBU For Discrimination

The former Dean of St. Bonaventure’s Jandoli School of Communication is suing the University, claiming religious and gender discrimination. Dr. Pauline Hoffmann claims that university officials discriminated against Hoffmann by denying her a promotion to university provost in 2016 and forcing her to resign as School of Communication dean at…

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Pole Damaged in Port Hit and Run

The State Police are looking for the driver who struck a power line in a hit and run accident Friday morning. According to troopers, an unknown person was pulling into the driveway at the Seneca Inn in Port Allegany when they struck an electrical pole, causing damage to the pole,…

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