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Teenager Sentenced on Drug charges

An Emporium teenager was sentenced Tuesday to nine month to two years in jail for possession of LSD and painkillers on school grounds.  18 year-old Ethan Vislay was arrested last October after school staff at Cameron County High School discovered drugs in his possession.  Vislay could have received a state…

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Homeless Man Man Facing Charges

A homeless man was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft and filing a false report with City of Bradford Police. Court records say that 26 year-old Matthew Frederick admitted to police that he had stolen a man’s phone. Frederick had been down to the police station on Saturday saying that he had…

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Evergreen Elm Open House

Evergreen Elm Inc. held an open house on Tuesday night at their new group home located at 8 Elm Street. A large group of Bradford residents came out to support the work of Evergreen Elm. The organization helps individuals who are mentally challenged to adapt into society. The Benton House,…

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MCAC Hosting Drum Circle

The McKean County Arts Council is hosting a drum circle Saturday at 80 East Corydon Street, the Old Post Office building. A drum circle is considered a celebration of life, community, and music-making in the moment. Participants sit in a circle while playing drums — or any percussion instrument — and create a group…

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Lawmakers, Farm Bureau Partner to Push for High-Speed Internet

State Rep. Marty Causer and other lawmakers are partnering with the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau to emphasize the importance of bringing high-speed internet to rural areas. Causer, and the others, held a joint news conference about broadband this morning. Causer added that coordination of resources is a key, and that he’s…

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BACC Business After Hours Being Hosted by Evergreen Elm

Evergreen Elm, Inc. will host this month’s Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours in conjunction with their Open House at 8 Elm Street on Tuesday, April 17th  from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Members of the business and professional community are invited to meet the Evergreen Elm staff, tour…

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Slippery Conditions on Route 219 Earlier

Route 219 between Lantz Corners and Lewis Run was closed earlier today for over an hour after the road became to treacherous for motorists.  PennDOT had to bring in extra equipment to salt and sand the roadway which was giving tractor trailers problems on the hills and inclines on the…

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Woman Rescued From Cattaraugus Creek

Gowanda firefighters preformed a swift water rescue Monday after an SUV went into the rain-swollen Cattaraugus Creek.  Gowanda Police Chief Dennis Feldman says a report came in at around 1pm Monday afternoon for an SUV floating down the stream with its lights on.  The vehicle eventually got hung up on…

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Olean Man Accused of Assaulting Girlfriend

An Olean man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend Sunday at her home in Duke Center.  Court records indicate that 23 year-old Zachary Fisher pushed his way into a bathroom where he choked the woman, after earlier pushing her to the floor.  Fisher fled the scene, but was arrested Monday…

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Smethport Man Charged With Burglary

A Smethport man is accused of breaking into a home and stealing a number of items. Police say 22-year-old Cameron Abbey broke into the home on Route 446 sometime before 5:30 p.m. on Sunday and stole a TV, an Xbox, a camera, a chainsaw, and other items. He was arrested…

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