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Leaner Olean tree program may come back for this year

Olean Times Herald file photo Limbs from a tree in the public right-of-way damaged the former Keenan Estate house on Fulton Street on Sept. 4 in a windstorm. City officials are considering the removal of 14 "potentially hazardous" trees in the public right-of-ways, like the tree pictured, using cont

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Arts Council to claim new Olean home, celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2018

Cattaraugus County Arts Council staff in Allegany are looking forward to moving to a new, larger studio and gallery on West State Street near Union Street in Olean in February. Shown (from left, front) are Ardyth VanScoy and Susan Andrews, and (back) Tina Hastings and Courtney Mealy. Cattaraugus Cou

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

FonniFest will again honor late Blues singer, Fontilla Timmons

ALLEGANY - Area musicians will be able to strum their guitars, hammer keyboards, play a mellow tune or sing a Blues song in honor of Fontilla Timmons during the fourth-annual FonniFest Sunday at the Allegany American Legion. Co-chairpersons Della Moore and Paul Psathas said the free event will be he

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Bonagany continues to pull Allegany and SBU together with festivities

Attendees walk around a previous Bonagany celebration, meant to bring together the Allegany community and St. Bonaventure University. This year's event is set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.Olean Times Herald file photo ALLEGANY - The weather is expected to be beautiful when crowds from the communit

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 17:30:00

Police Reports 9/22/17: Allegany man charged with endangering the welfare of a child

ALLEGANY - An Allegany man is facing charges of criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child after a 9-year-old called 911 Monday. Sammy L. Mcdaniel, 40, of Allegany, was charged Monday as a result of an alleged incident in the Colonial Village trailer park on Route 417. Police say Mcdan

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Bishop to bring magic and illusion to UPB

A disappearing dog, a levitating woman, a man who walks through walls - it may sound like a Pink Floyd music video, but it's really just all in a day's work for illusionist Jason Bishop. He will perform in Bradford at 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at Bromeley Family Theater at the University of Pittsburgh at Brad

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

Appeals court upholds 'predator' designation for Nazario

The state Superior Court has upheld a McKean County Court ruling labeling Bradford man Aaron Nazario a sexually violent predator. In June 2016, Nazario, 32, had pleaded guilty to a charge of indecent assault of a person less than 13 for the sexual abuse of a girl between October 2012 and May 2014, w

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

Emanuel Lutheran Church to hold mobile food pantry on Oct. 11

A mobile food pantry, sponsored by the Emanuel Lutheran Church and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania of Erie, will be held Oct. 11 at the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Bradford. Food pick-up times will be assigned during pre-registration. Participants must be Mckean County residents an

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

Bradford Sanitary Authority presents plan for 'green' treatment technology

The Bradford Sanitary Authority recently gave a presentation to the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association on its plan to install "green" technology for sludge dewatering at the wastewater treatment plant. Executive Director Rick Brocius talked about the presentation at the authority's regul

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

Allegany Man Arrested After Domestic Dispute

ALLEGANY, NY -- State troopers arrested a 40-year-old Allegany man Monday after responding to a 911 call for a domestic dispute. Sammy L. Mcdaniel was charged with harassment, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief on Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Police said troopers arrived at Colonial

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-20 19:38:00

Allegany-Limestone board continues superintendent search

ALLEGANY, N.Y. - Updates on the superintendent search, enrollment figures and the capital project were among items discussed during Tuesday's school board meeting for Allegany-Limestone Central School District. In his report, board president Dr. Joe Zimmer said a series of focus groups from the scho

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Port Allegany campaign for United Way off to great start

Solicitation efforts for the Port Allegany campaign for United Way have begun, and officials say it's been a great start to the annual appeal. "We've already raised 25 percent of the $15,000 goal established for the Port Allegany community this year," said Executive Director Mandi Wilton Davis. "We'

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

SHS swimmers focused on improvement, postseason

New coach Madison Nieves took over the Salamanca varsity girls swimming program in a unique circumstance. She had just graduated from Penn State - where she swam for the Nittany Lions - in May and had been hired as a special education teacher at Salamanca High. A Jamestown native who swam for six ye

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2017-09-20 14:30:00

Community hub: State applauds upgrades in senior living

IOANNIS PASHAKIS/Sun-Gazette Britt Bassett, right, president of Bassett Engineering, shows Rick Vilello, deputy secretary of the state Department of Community and Economic Development, the plans for the park outside of Nippenose Valley Village. Nippenose Valley Village, a personal care home in Limes

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Local food pantries stocked, thanks to local efforts

Just a few weeks ago, officials at the YWCA Bradford and The Salvation Army Bradford Corps were wondering how they were going to keep their food pantries stocked. Now, those same officials have an abundance of food to serve the community for awhile. YWCA Executive Director Vanessa Castano said the o

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Rural Regional College growing to fill area's needs

The Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania is up and running, thanks to the efforts of many, including, from left, Duane Vicini, president of the Education Consortium of the Upper Allegheny; Dr. Joseph Nairn, president of RRC; and Dr. Richard McDowell, member of the board of trustees of the

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Lary, Sunafrank, Bednez finish 1-2-3 for Lady Owls

Hannah Lary, Logan Sunafrank and Bethany Bednez finished first, second and third as the Lady Owls ran by Punxsutawney and Brookville in girls cross country action on Tuesday at George G. Blaisdell Elementary School. Bradford High topped Punxsutawney 18-41 and Brookville 22-33 on the warm afternoon.

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Stidd remains incarcerated as homicide trial nears

Bradford man Stephen Stidd remains incarcerated for now as he awaits an October trial date for allegations in the shooting death of his former son-in-law. The trial is scheduled to begin Oct. 23 in McKean County Court. Stidd, 65, who is incarcerated in McKean County Jail without bail, was denied a r

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Turning right: Confusion arises at busy intersection

Two roadblocks lay on the street on South Davis Street on Monday, creating confusion for motorists as to whether the right turning lane is accessible or not.Era photo by Sidney Peralta Just what is going on with the intersection of Main and Davis streets in Bradford? Motorists may have noticed that

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Godding's 41 paces Lady Owls

Bradford High's Elyse Godding tees off during Monday's match against Smethport at Pine Acres. Godding medaled with a score of 41.Photo submitted Elyse Godding medaled with a score of 41 to lead Bradford High to a 35-17 victory over Smethport in girls North Penns Woods golf league action on Monday at

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-19 14:00:00