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.

NAMES: How would you like to visit another planet?

1-4-3 DAY: Pennsylvania officials have named this Thursday — the 143rd day of the year — a day to spread kindness in honor of children’s television host Fred Rogers.

FEATURE: The Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau passed along some positive press on tourism in this region.


MOUNT ALTON — The Runway Bar and Grill at the Bradford Regional Airport, which has been closed since Mother’s Day, could reopen under new management as early as the end of this month.

LEWIS RUN — A Hazel Hurst man was arrested on a parole warrant after Lewis Run-based state police and the state police Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) responded to a Hazel Hurst residen…


NEW YORK (AP) — A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year.


BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid and tallied the damage from the unforeseen…

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.