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January 16th, 2015

Bradford man charged with murder in shooting death of his son-in-law

January 17, 2015

BRADFORD – A Bradford businessman is charged with murder in the shooting death of his son-in-law.
Stephen Daniel Stidd, 62, of 725 E. Main St., Bradford, is accused of criminal homicide in the death of Melvin Daniel Bizzarro, 43.
According to the criminal complaint filed with Bradford District Court Judge Dom Cercone, Stidd shot Bizzarro about 9:30 a.m. Friday behind Togi’s Restaurant at 412 E. Main St., Bradford.

Fire-damaged house in Kane is demolished

January 17, 2015

A fire-damaged house at 432 Tionesta Ave. in Kane was demolished Friday.
Brian Owens Excavating of Clearfield demolished the two-story house, which was extensively damaged  by a fire Nov. 7. Debris was hauled to the Casella landfill in Hutchins.
Holly Lubert Gausman is the owner of the house and property. She and her four children were not home when the fire erupted at the house at Tionesta Avenue at Maple Street in the borough.

Johnsonburg purchases new fire truck

January 16, 2015

JOHNSONBURG – Designated Engine Rescue 231, a new fire truck was delivered to the Johnsonburg Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday.
The new truck, which cost the department approximately $462,000, made its way from a factory in Ebensburg to Johnsonburg Thursday, giving the Johnsonburg Volunteer Fire Department six firefighting vehicles within its fleet.

Brockway comeback sinks Lady Wolves

January 16, 2015

The visiting Brockway Lady Rovers outscored the Kane Lady Wolves 18-7 in the fourth quarter to rally for 44-38 win on Friday night. The difference in the game came at the free throw line where the Lady Rovers made 14 of 22 attempts while the Lady Wolves only went to the line four times in the game, sinking three.
Both teams struggled offensively early with the home team holding a 6-5 lead after one quarter of play. Senior Taylor Morgan made two jumpers in the period while Sydney Dyne scored the Lady Wolves’ other first quarter points on a fast break basket from Camryn Cummings.

January 15th

More information is needed on McDonald’s in Kane

January 15, 2015

A developer from Ohio reportedly still is interested in building a new McDonald’s restaurant at 300 N. Fraley St. in Kane.
However, an incomplete list of documents is holding up approval from the McKean County Planning Commission.
Speaking at a commission meeting earlier this week, Assistant County Planner Laura Lord said the developer has yet to provide a land survey with the required “professional” stamp.

Sean Perry Productions latest premiere set for Saturday

January 15, 2015

Picture a movie premiere, a grand old theater, lots of actors, friends and family of those involved. No, it’s not Hollywood or New York City, it’s Warren, where the latest Sean Perry Productions movie will premiere on Saturday night.
"The Homebodies" will be the highlight of a Sean Perry Productions triple feature held Saturday evening at Warren’s Struthers Library Theatre. The film is in the horror genre, a favorite of the writer/director, Kane resident Sean Perry.

Wolfe again heads Highland Township Board of Supervisors

January 15, 2015

JAMES CITY – Jim Wolfe of Russell City has been re-elected as chairman of the Highland Township Board of Supervisors.
Paul Burton Sr. of James City is the vice chairman.
They were selected earlier this month when the board held its annual reorganizational meeting at the township building in James City.
Joe Milstead of James City is the third supervisor on the board.

Carl O. Stranburg

January 15, 2015

Carl O. Stranburg, 77, of Grove City, Ohio, and formerly of Warren, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 with his family present.
Carl was born Dec. 14, 1937, son of the late Carl J. (Jip) and Myrtle Bengston Stranburg. He was born and raised in Tiona.
He was employed by Struthers Wells until its closing, and also the Warren County Courthouse.
Carl was an avid fisherman, hunter, and Steelers fan. He loved his hunting camp on Six-Mile. Carl served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1962. He enjoyed spending time with his buddies at the American Legion Post 135 and the Sheffield VFW.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 Oscar Nominations Announced

January 15, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 Oscar Nominations Announced

Neil Patrick Harris will host the Academy Awards on February 22 and the list of who
will be nominated for an Oscar has been announced. Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman
lead the nominations list with nine each. Meryl Streep nabbed her 19th nomination,
and Bradley Cooper earned his third consecutive acting nod. Four Brits were
nominated this year in the Best Acting categories, Felicity Jones has been nominated
along with fellow British actress Rosamund Pike and Eddie Redmayne and Benedict

January 14th

Accidental fire destroys Taft Road home

January 15, 2015

ST. MARYS – A Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a Taft Road residence in St. Marys has been ruled accidental with no suspicious circumstances suspected.
The Crystal Fire Department was dispatched around 10:33 a.m. on Wednesday for a reported chimney fire at 162 Taft Rd., however upon arriving at the scene they encountered a fully engulfed two-story wood frame structure. In addition, heavy smoke could be seen from the road.
CFD Chief Bill Kraus said the home is a total loss with damage estimated at $250,000.

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