READING: We have gathered a few enjoyable reads for mature readers who like to curl up with a good book as the temperatures drop and the leaves begin to change.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that it has been awarded an $8.4 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant to test the safe integration of automated driving systems into work zones.
Bradford Regional Medical Center honored its staff for their dedicated years of service to the hospital during an employee service award ceremony on Thursday at the Pennhills Club.
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Keyed by a 155-yard performance on the ground by J.D. Dessicino, Moniteau overcame 130 yards in penalties and a first-half turnover to defeat Bradford 28-0 at Parkway Field in District 9 Large School play.
Steve Griswald and I ran around the point. A light breeze was rippling the water, stirring the dancing, swirling mist rising from the lakes warm surface, softening and blurring our surrounding…
DUKE CENTER — The 13-mile rivalry between District 9 Small School North foes Otto-Eldred and Smethport is alive and well.
COUDERSPORT — Hayden Keck accounted for six touchdowns as Coudersport remained perfect on the season with a 55-0 rout over District 9 Small School North rival Port Allegany.
KANE — Jordan Lima-Lopez scored a first-half goal, and the Kane Wolves made that lead stand in a 1-0 victory over Port Allegany on Thursday in Upper Allegheny Valley Soccer League action.
SMETHPORT — Two of the four people accused of forging election petitions for the 2019 Bradford City mayoral race were sentenced Thursday in McKean County Court.
SMETHPORT — A Bradford woman accused of using someone else’s debit entered a guilty plea Thursday in McKean County Court.
On Tuesday, a Bradford man was convicted of drug charges after a two-day trial in McKean County Court.
SMETHPORT — A Bradford man will serve 10 to 20 years in state prison after being convicted of all charges against him in an assault case.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were:
Nebraska roared back late in the third quarter, finally able to string drives together offensively without shooting itself in the foot for a 42-38 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
It's official. After much anticipation leading up to Saturday night's game against Illinois, ESPN's "College GameDay" announced it will come to Lincoln next week for Nebraska's showdown with Ohio State.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Nebraska had some injury questions immediately answered Saturday against Illinois.
Steven M. Sipple grades the Huskers' performance at Illinois.
Down 42-38 Saturday, Illinois had a chance to drive down and win. There was one group that said bring it. The game was in the Blackshirts’ hands.
The arrest of an airline mechanic suspected of being sympathetic with terrorists and charged with sabotaging a jetliner has renewed fear about the "insider threat" to aviation security.
DETROIT (AP) — If U.S. consumers ever ditch fuel burners for electric vehicles, then the United Auto Workers union is in trouble.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string of mysterious illnesses and deaths related to vaping.
NEW YORK (AP) — No 5G iPhone? No problem. You probably don't want one anyway.
We’ve all experienced sticker shock. It’s one thing to gasp over the cost of a new dishwasher, but sticker shock for those who need to purchase medications for a chronic disease such as diabetes is a serious issue.
Vaping has come of age in the most perfect of social conditions. Smoking cigarettes is falling out of favor socially and even among nicotine users, and is wholly rejected by many young people today. To get their fix they're turning to what is marketed as a cleaner and safer method of ingestion. Enticing flavors, edgy technology and social media are empowering the tobacco industry to ensnare a new generation with nicotine addiction by way of vaping. And it’s working. In 2016, 43.8% of high schoolers in New York state tried vaping, more than double the total two years prior. This trend has Ontario County officials deeply concerned.
No hats, scarves, mittens or heavy coats are needed by these holiday carolers.
Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.
Project Fit America is a charity that works alongside educators to create opportunities for kids to stay active and healthy. It offers fitness grants and programs to help fund resources such as equipment, teacher training and curriculum. The goal is not only to get students involved physically, but also nurture an environment in which children enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. For the past five years at Homer-Center Elementary, in Homer City, Pennsylvania, that opportunity to stay active has been the Lub Dub Run Club.
Highlights of this day in history: Israel and the Palestinians sign a major accord; President George W. Bush takes responsibility for the federal response to Hurricane Katrina; Attica prison uprising ends; Rapper Tupac Shakur dies. (Sept. 13)
Colorado on Friday joined California and several other states in a lawsuit against the federal government over the Trump administration’s attempt to federally preempt strict fuel economy standards that have been adopted by some states.
Senate Democrats moved to block appropriations funding this week as Congress deliberates over an annual funding continuing resolution (CR) needed to keep the government operating past Sept. 30.
Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says the key to President Donald Trump's success in Wisconsin next year will depend on which Democrat is running against him – and just how far to the left that Democrat is.
ZURICH (AP) — Soccer's governing body FIFA says an inspection visit to Iran has shown "no noteworthy operational obstacles" to lifting the country's 40-year ban and letting women attend a World Cup qualifying game next month.
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the scandal's fallout may be limited in a country without the harsh and still-divisive racial histor…
BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia took journalists on Friday to the site of a missile-and-drone strike on the kingdom's oil industry that shook global energy markets over the weekend, while Kuwait raised the security levels at its ports following the attack that the U.S. alleges Iran …
A day or two after a unique, historic home at 115 Kennedy Street in Bradford was torn down this summer, I happened to mention its demolition to a friend and heard the shocked response, “Nooooo, you’re kidding!”