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New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
NYC man jailed for alleged BRMC threat
KANE — A Staten Island, N.Y., man who allegedly threatened to blow up Bradford Regional Medical Center Thursday night is in McKean County Jail. Steven R. Mitchell, 38, 180 South Ave., Staten Island, is charged with risking a catastrophe, a third-degree felony; terroristic threats, a first-degree mis
Pennsylvania State Police at Kane
A crash occurred at 8:34 a.m. on Dec. 7 in Ceres Township. According to police, a 17-year-old male of Shinglehouse was traveling south and a 50-year-old woman from Bradford was traveling north on Kings Run Road, about .2 miles north of Barbertown Road. The teen failed to negotiate a right-hand curve
Woman sentenced for setting fire to home
SMETHPORT — A Grampian woman will serve a term in state prison for burning down her former Kane home in 2014 to collect more than $300,000 in insurance money. On Thursday in McKean County Court, Holly L. Gausman, 44, of Grampian, will serve 27 months to seven years in prison and five years of concur
Pediatricians join JMH Women, Children's Health Office
WELLSVILLE — Pediatricians, Dr. Nishit Shah and Dr. Shachi Shah, have joined the Jones Memorial Medical Practices and are now seeing patients at the Women & Childrens’ Health Office located at 127 North Main Street in Wellsville.
Kane High School goes into lockdown on Thursday
The Kane Area High School instituted its highest level of security measures on Thursday afternoon as a result of a police incident that took place near the school. At 1:16 p.m. on Wednesday, the McKean County 911 Center notified Kane Area High School of a police incident taking place near the school
Former Kane van driver sentenced for corruption of minors
SMETHPORT — A former Kane school van driver was sentenced Thursday in McKean County Court for allegations he kissed a student. Carl A. Wilson Jr., 65, of Kane, will serve 18 months of probation for a charge of corruption of minors.
O-E tops OV in tourney; NoPo, Coudy win big
DUKE CENTER — Otto-Eldred rolled into the championship game of its Randy Stebbins’ Tournament with a 43-24 win over Oswayo Valley Friday night, but the real test for the Lady Terrors comes today.
Former Port A. resident discusses role in Creed II movie
A former Port Allegany man can list Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren among his previous co-workers. On Nov. 21, Creed II –– a boxing movie as part of the notorious Rocky series –– was officially released to the public.
Olean, N.Y., man convicted of morphine delivery
SMETHPORT — On Wednesday, a McKean County jury found an Olean, N.Y., man guilty of delivering morphine pills. Jeremy M. Carrier, 32, was convicted after a two-day trial in McKean County Court of delivery of a controlled substance, a felony, and criminal use of a communication facility, a third-degre
Marino recovering at Atlantic City hospital
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A notable business person in the Hornell community continues to recover in an Atlantic City hospital, following a van versus pedestrian crash that left her with severe injuries last week.
Three charged for alleged deer poaching
LITTLE VALLEY, N.Y. — Two Coudersport, Pa., men and one Steuben County man have been charged by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in connection with a recent deer poaching incident.
End of an era: Casey’s demolished Wednesday
LIMESTONE, N.Y. — The former historic Casey’s Restaurant in Limestone, which had served as a landmark and was one of the oldest buildings in Cattaraugus County, was finally demolished Wednesday after years of abandonment and decay.
Marino’s Pizzeria opens on Broad Street
SALAMANCA — Local pizza lovers have been waiting with anticipation for the place at 219 Broad St. to open. Marino’s Pizzeria opened its doors in the former Napoli Pizza building Dec. 10.
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
Airbnb now charges room taxes in Allegany County
Airbnb has reached an agreement with Allegany County to charge hotel and motel room taxes on Airbnb listings in the county. The short-term rental site began collecting and remitting taxes on Saturday.
Allegany County Young Pros meeting at Wellsville Brewing Co.
WELLSVILLE – Allegany County’s Young Professionals Group will host a ‘Hoppy’ Holiday celebration at the recently opened Wellsville Brewing Co. on Saturday, Dec. 8, from noon – 2 p.m.
Smethport man acquitted of indecent assault charge
SMETHPORT — A Smethport man was acquitted of indecent assault Monday after a one-day trial in McKean County Court. According to court records, Michael E. Murphy, 54, of Smethport, appeared for a trial on the single charge and was found not guilty by the jury. He was convicted of a summary charge of
Potter County to see tax increase
COUDERSPORT — Potter County will see a one mill increase in real estate taxes if the tentative budget is approved at the next commissioners meeting, Commissioner Doug Morley said at the Dec. 6 meeting.
Salamanca fatal stabbing leaves questions for neighbors
SALAMANCA — Neighbors of a city of Salamanca residence where a Buffalo man was reportedly stabbed to death over the weekend expressed shock, sadness and confusion Tuesday about the killing.