SMETHPORT — The Sons of the American Legion Squadron #138 in Smethport will sponsor a Wreaths Across America fundraiser from 2-7 p. m. Saturday at the American Legion on West Main Street.

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner and Tage Thompson scored 23 seconds apart in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Tuesday night.


LAS VEGAS (AP) — No one needed official evidence but it came anyway from the state of New Jersey, where people apparently really like to bet on sports. They put more than $1 billion on their f…


NEW YORK (AP) — The Premier Hockey Federation has reached an agreement to make ESPN+ the exclusive home for watching games in this U.S. this season, a major step forward for the women's hockey…

LITTLE VALLEY, N.Y. — According to Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb, on Oct. 16 at 3:39 a.m. Timothy J. Bottorf, 41, of Eldred, Pa. was arrested for Criminal Possession of a control…

For the second straight week, gas prices have risen in Western Pennsylvania. This week, prices are seven cents higher at $3.516 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This is compared to the average price on Oct. 11, which was $3.446, and the week of Oct. 19, 2020 had …

Five top finalists in the Harvey L. Golubock Business Competition will be competing in a Pitch Event for up to $20,000 in prize money. The Bradford Area Alliance is championing the second annual business competition to seed and support the formation of new startups and new ventures of existi…

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The Biden administration is hesitant to call our competition with China a new Cold War, even though Beijing has zero qualms about making the parallels with our decades-long struggle with the Soviet Union abundantly clear.

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HARRISBURG (TNS) — As a gauge against the ongoing decline of bee populations, the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are helping to create Pennsylvania’s first long-term bee-monitoring program.


PITTSBURGH (AP) — TriState Capital Holdings Inc. (TSC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $20 million.


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