CIRCUS: The Era headline of June 28, 1937 said, “Tom Mix Show Pleases Here.”

COWBOY: Most folks ‘round these parts are pretty familiar with the story of movie cowboy Tom Mix.

FIRE: When we left off, fire was racing through a city block on Main Street of Bradford in June of 1896.

FIRE: From The Era archives, we have unearthed a story of a blaze that burned down a city block on Main Street 123 years ago.

FIRE: Ninety years ago today, the Bradford Gasoline Company plant in South Bradford had a fiery disaster.

FIREFLIES: Starting around this time of year in June, night time visitors to some remote pockets of the Allegheny National Forest may get a glimpse at a rare sight: synchronous fireflies.

POETRY: Today we share a poem from USAF Veteran and Bradford resident Donald Neal:

FAKE NEWS: We see this label all too often anymore. Rather than bicker with folks about it, we looked up some common misconceptions in science to bring you some real fake news.

JUNE 8, 1931: “Funeral services for Albert Verrusio Ritchie, 44, who was felled by a lone gunman’s bullets while he sat in his car at 2 River street Friday afternoon, will be held this morning at 9 o’clock at the St. Bernard church.

RITCHIE: We’re in 1931 in Bradford, and bootlegger Al Ritchie has been gunned down, naming Tony Lorenzo as his killer on his deathbed.

MORE: We continue the story of Al Ritchie and his murder in 1931 in Bradford.

BIRDS: We heard about a program that is for the birds — literally.

TODAY: For several school districts in McKean County, high school graduation is tonight.

LESSONS: We saw a photo recently on social media that sent us down memory lane.

BEES: What do you do when you see a swarm of honey bees? The North Central Pennsylvania Beekeepers Association has some advice.

SAFETY: In 2018, 52 children died in hot cars, making it the deadliest year on record in the last 20 years.


NEW YORK (AP) — WarnerMedia has named BBC executive Ann Sarnoff head of Warner Bros. where she replaces former studio chief Kevin Tsujihara, who departed in March over misconduct allegations.


ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hasn't lost many elections since the conservative party he co-founded took control of the government in 2002. But the party's rare defeat in Istanbul, Turkey's largest city, was a political and personal setback for the country's leader.


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down, administration officials said.

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It’s said that a positive attitude is essential to health and wellness. Keeping a positive attitude in the face of great obstacles — tragedy, anger, violence, illness or hardship — is life’s toughest challenge. Hank Commodore has a simple, unfailing solution: Humble yourself with wisdom, and practice love and kindness to humankind.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

Three new finalized rules proposed by President Donald Trump to reshape health care in the U.S. could result in nearly two million more people with health insurance, produce nearly $50 billion of net economic benefit annually, and expand healthcare options for small business employers and employees, according to the administration.

WASHINGTON (AP) — With barely one day on the job, Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper is heading to Europe to try to persuade reluctant and increasingly wary NATO allies to work with the Trump administration on Iran sanctions and security in the Middle East, amid worries that the U.S. and th…

BERLIN (AP) — European officials on Monday appeared cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, with the German foreign minister warning that "maximum pressure" without diplomacy increases the risks of a war and several others stressing that their priority is to de-esc…