The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Wednesday confirmed that there were 2,228 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 200,674.
With Halloween approaching, it seems as though Mother Nature has some tricks of her own for McKean County and the surrounding areas.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is reminding area drivers that a railroad crossing on North Kendall Avenue in Bradford will temporarily close Friday.
Bradford City and the Bradford City Water Authority are discussing a new timber agreement.
SMETHPORT — The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania has recognized Bob Esch of Bradford with its Friend of County Government Award for his numerous contributions in more than 20 y…
Concern about rising case counts of COVID-19 have led to the cancelation of several Halloween events in Ridgway.
The death of a 24-year-old Smethport woman early Wednesday morning on Bingham Road in Keating Township is under investigation by the Lewis Run-based state police.
Jennifer Tanner, associate financial representative with Northwestern Mutual and CASA of McKean County volunteer, was recently awarded a 2020 Community Impact Award from Northwestern Mutual.
KANE — A Smethport man was committed to McKean County Jail Wednesday after fleeing from an officer in July.
HUNTER’S BLUE MOON ON HALLOWEEN: Farmers’ Almanac tells us that skywatchers are in for a rare treat on Halloween —a full Hunter’s Blue Moon.
RIDGWAY — The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, in cooperation with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, announced three projects select…
While writing my latest book, Ghosts Revisited, I traveled to 32 haunted sites in Pennsylvania and Western New York. By far, the creepiest place I toured was the Halton Baby Cemetery near Ridgway.
As drought conditions persist in the local area, Bradford residents may want to begin looking at their water usage.
Halloween events set throughout area
WEREWOLVES: With Halloween rolling near, it’s time to have some fun with creepy legends. The legend of the werewolf is difficult to narrow down to one version. For some, the word means a man w…
It’s not too late to honor your loved ones who served with the United States military.
The City of Bradford Board of Health declared five properties public nuisances during Tuesday’s meeting and opted to wait for the declaration of a new owner for a property discussed at the Aug…
SMETHPORT — The McKean County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to apply for a Multimodal Transportation Fund Grant of $235,204 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for sidewalk cross…
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Tuesday confirmed that there were 2,751 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 198,446.
City officials are working to proactively manage finances.
It’s time for an upgrade.
September’s unemployment rate for the region was headed in the right direction, as it is down in each local county.
The Dr. Lyle F. Renodin Foundation, a Ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, N.Y., has donated $1,860 to CARE for Children to purchase Cribs for Kids® Safe Sleep Survival Kits for loc…
The Coudersport Area School District distributed a letter Tuesday notifying families that a confirmed case of coronavirus has been reported. The student attends Coudersport Area Junior/Senior …
COUDERSPORT — Coudersport-based state police are investigating a report of an accidental shooting Monday night in Genesee Township.
CURWENSVILLE — Jennifer Swatsworth has joined the Lumber Heritage Region as project manager.
Meals on Wheels at BRMC has partnered with CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services) to offer supporters a new and meaningful way to contribute to the program.
WASHINGTON — The Rixford, Pa., Water Association was awarded $153,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Water and Waste Disposal loan and grant program.
RIDGWAY — A Ridgway teen is facing indecent exposure charges after an alleged incident in August.
OLEAN, N.Y. — The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce is holding the Santa Claus Lane parade this year, but in reverse.
Bradford man accused of indecent assault
SMETHPORT — Recognizing the essential work emergency service personnel perform daily, the McKean County Commissioners adopted a proclamation Tuesday designating today as First Responders Day i…
HARRISBURG — Committed to access to justice for Pennsylvanians with an autism spectrum disorder, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, along with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, on Tu…
WITCHES: In a lead-up to spooky Saturday festivities, we will delve into the iconic Halloween figures. Today, we begin with witches.
PORT ALLEGANY — Despite the bad weather Saturday, the McKean County Democratic Committee held its “Get Out the Vote Rally” Saturday in the parking lot of the S.W. Smith Memorial Library and ho…