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DePasquale Putting Game Commission Under Microscope

HARRISBURG  – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced the start of a performance audit of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the agency responsible for managing the commonwealth’s wildlife resources. “I look forward to working with Game Commission leadership in this audit, which will be an independent assessment of the commission’s revenue…

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ANF Visitors Bureau Represented at Group Tour Tradeshow

Linda Devlin, Exec. Director and Bri Payne, Communications & Media Coordinator of the Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau recently attended Heartland Travel Showcase at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, New York. They joined approximately 400 attendees representing $23 billion in the regional group travel industry. At the showcase,…

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Fatal Crash in Potter County

A Coudersport man is dead and  Smethport man is hospitalized following a head-on crash at just after 6 o’clock Monday evening on Route near the intersection with Olmstead Road in Potter County. Police say 54-year-old Stephen Dilick of Coudersport died several hours after the crash, and shortly after accident reconstruction…

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CRCF Grant Gives $22 Thousand for Biennial, Artist Support

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council recently received a $22,207 grant from the F. Donald Kenney Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation to again support the Southern Tier Biennial Art show. The endowment fund was established through Mr. Kenney’s estate to support the biennial art exhibition in perpetuity. A graduate…

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Threat at Fretz Investigated

Fretz Middle School was put into “shelter in place” mode after a threat written on a bathroom wall was found at 3:19 p.m., which is after dismissal. City of Bradford Police and school district administration were able to quickly identify the child who made the threat. City police provided school…

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Man Charged After Domestic

A Little Valley man is facing several charges after a domestic incident Sunday.  Sheriff’s deputies charged 43 year-old Lionel Isaman with strangulation and criminal mischief.  Isaman is free on his own recognizance.

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Dresser-Rand Plant in Wellsville to Close

The Dresser-Rand plant in Wellsville will be closing in two  years. More than 200 employees will be affected by the closure. A limited number of employees will have the opportunity to relocate and work elsewhere within the company, but those who aren’t retained will get a severance package. A company…

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Bakers Resigns From State House; Accept Presidential Appointment

Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) announced he will be resigning from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives effective, Monday, Feb. 19. The decision comes after the 25-year House veteran was offered a presidential appointment to serve his country. “It is with great sadness that I am leaving the House of Representatives sooner…

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Court Releases New Congressional Map

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has released a new congressional district map for the state’s 2018 elections, but state Republicans said they would challenge it — even before they saw it. Today’s order means a new map will be in effect in the May 15 primary. Republican lawmakers are expected to…

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Rescue From Letchworth Gorge

New York State Park police say a Buffalo-area couple and their two dogs had to be rescued from the Letchworth Gorge Sunday afternoon. They say a dog slipped in an icy area of the Hogsback overlook, broke away from its leash and ended up in the ravine. The second dog…

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