Browsing: Local News

Local News
0
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…

Local News Harrisburg
0
Causer: Budget Reflects Rural PA Priorities

HARRISBURG – The state House on Wednesday gave overwhelming approval to a 2018-19 state budget proposal that includes no new or increased taxes and makes significant investments in education and public health and safety. The $32.7 billion spending plan reflects an increase of 1.7 percent over the current year, which…

Local News
0
Groups Protesting Olean Library Program

A white supremacist group is among those gathering at the Olean Public Library to protest a scheduled program that includes a drag queen reading a children’s book about self-expression. The library has been celebrating Pride Month and the LGBTQ community all month but, in the last few days, has been…

Local News
0
Father, Son Charged With Theft

A father and son from Eldred are each accused of going onto private property and stealing a spool of metal cable. 62-year-old Timothy Vaughn Sr. and 41-year-old Timothy Vaughn Jr. are each charged with theft by unlawful taking in connection to an incident on April 21. Court papers say the…

Local News
0
Turzai Calls on Universities to Keep Tuition Level

HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement calling on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and the state-related universities of Penn State, Pitt, Temple and Lincoln to hold the line on tuition and room and board levels for Pennsylvania students in light of the funding…

Local News
0
Initiative to Boost Ambulance Reimbursements in Budget Bill

Pennsylvania’s ambulance companies would see a much-needed increase in their Medicaid reimbursement rates under the 2018-19 state budget bill approved by the House on Wednesday, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint). “This is outstanding news for ambulance companies across the state, and especially for those that serve rural areas like ours…

Local News Harrisburg
0
House Passes 2018-19 State Budget

HARRISBURG – The Fiscal Year 2018-19 General Appropriation bill (House Bill 2121) is on its way to the state Senate for consideration after the House of Representatives passed it by a vote of 188-10. The budget is expected to be sent to the governor prior to June 30, after anticipated…

Local News
0
NY Senate Approves ‘Mitchell’s Law’

ALBANY – For the second year in a row, the New York State Senate has passed legislation making it a felony to injure a K-9 officer in the line of duty. Senate Bill 961, known as Mitchell’s Law, is named for the Jamestown Police Department’s K-9 Officer Mitchell, who was…

Local News
0
Water Woes in Bradford, Cyclone

The City of Bradford Water Authority says early this morning, two gate valves in the East Main Street area were damaged during a hydrant repair. Surrounding water lines were shut down in order to repair the valves. Russell Boulevard, Wildwood Avenue, Elmwood Avenue, and Rhodes Court will experience disruptions in…

Local News
0
State House Honors K9 Choper

HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) presented a condolence resolution on the floor of the Pennsylvania House yesterday in honor of K9 Officer Choper, a member of the Conewango Township Police Department, that tragically lost his life in the line of duty during a training exercise on June 6, 2018.…

1 2 3 4 5 1,600