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A PORT ALLEGANY MAN IS BEHIND BARS TODAY AFTER A STANDOFF WITH POLICE LAST FRIDAY.  41-YEAR OLD DAMIAN ANDREANO IS ACCUSED OF THREATENING TO BURN HIS HOUSE DOWN WITH EVERYONE INSIDE DURING A DOMESTIC INCIDENT.  HIS FAMILY WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE THE BUILDING, LEAVING ANDREANO TO BARRICADE HIMSELF INSIDE.  AFTER 14 HOURS, POLICE MOVED IN, TAZED HIM AND TOOK HIM INTO CUSTODY.

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THE DEATH OF A CLARION COUNTY WOMAN REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION TODAY.  POLICE SAY THE 34-YEAR OLD UN-IDENTIFIED WOMAN STOPPED BREATHING A WEEK AGO TODAY AT A HOME IN HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP.  A 2ND PERSON THAT WAS IN THE HOUSE AT THE TIME CALLED 9-1-1.  EMS ATTEMPTS TO RESUSCITATE THE WOMAN DID NOT WORK AND SHE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD. 

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A DUKE CENTER MAN IS OK AFTER HIS JEEP STRUCK A DEER SUNDAY MORNING.  STATE POLICE SAY IT HAPPENED ABOUT 12:30 ON ROUTE 155 IN LIBERTY TOWNSHIP.  20-YEAR OLD STEVEN GOOD COULDN’T STOP HIS VEHICLE IN TIME AND STRUCK THE DEER.  GOOD WAS NOT HURT, BUT HIS VEHICLE WAS DISABLED DUE TO THE DAMAGE. 

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RIDGWAY STATE POLICE TELL US THE INCIDENT HAPPENED ON OCTOBER 29TH AT A HOME ON HULETT STREET IN BENEZETTE TOWNSHIP WHEN 30-YEAR OLD SHALYNN CHESNOKA CREATED A DISTURBANCE BY YELLING AND BANGING ON THE DOOR OF 45-YEAR OLD WENDY CELINSKI OF DUBOIS. 

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GOOD LUCK WISHES TO THE WARREN AREA HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TEAM.  THE DISTRICT 10 CHAMPION DRAGONS WILL BE TAKING ON WPIAL CHAMPIONON KNOCH HIGH SCHOOL IN THE PIAA, TRIPLE-A STATE SEMIFINALS AT CLARION HIGH SCHOOL.  IT’S THE 2ND MATCH OF A DOUBLE-HEADER AND IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED TO BEGIN AROUND 7:00. 

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2 ARE DEAD AS THE RESULT OF SEPARATE ACCIDENTS OVER THE WEEKEND IN HOUND COUNTRY.  THE FIRST HAPPENED SATURDAY AFTERNOON ABOUT 4:45 ON ROUTE 219 IN UNION TOWNSHIP, CLEARFIELD COUNTY WHEN A CAR DRIVEN BY 22-YEAR OLD BREANNA ROYER OF CURWENSVILLE CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK A 2ND VEHICLE HEAD-ON THAT WAS DRIVEN BY 22-YEAR OLD MARIAH GOOD OF PUNXSUTAWNEY.  ROYER WAS FLOWN TO UPMC PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL IN PITTSBURGH WHERE SHE LATER SUCCOMED TO HER INJURIES.  GOOD WAS TAKEN TO PENN HIGHLANDS DUOBIS FOR TREATMENT. 

 

THE 2ND ACCIDENT HAPPENED ABOUT 1:45 SUNDAY MORNING ON ROUTE 219 IN BURNSIDE TOWNSHIP, CLEARFIELD COUNTY WHEN 57-YEAR OLD PENNY JOHNSTON OF FAIRMOUNT CITY LOST CONTROL AND STRUCK A HOME ALONG THE ROADWAY.  JOHNSTON WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE. 

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THE RIDGWAY MAN CHARGED WITH RAPING A 10-YEAR OLD GIRL IS NOW FACING CHARGES OF WITNESS INTIMIDATION.  26-YEAR OLD MICHAEL CHITTESTER, WHO IS BEHIND BARS IN THE ELK COUNTY PRISON ON RAPE CHARGES, ALLEGEDLY CALLED HIS BROTHER, MARK, MULTIPLE TIMES FROM PRISON ASKING HIM TO TRY AND CONVINCE THE VICTIM TO CHANGE HER STORY.  MARK CHITTESTER THEN ALLEGEDLY TRIED TO CONTACT THE VICTIM’S MOTHER VIA FACEBOOK MESSENGER.  OH, AND ON TOP OF THE INTIMIDATION CHARGES FOR MICHAEL, POLICE ALLEGEDLY FOUND HIS BROTHER, MARK, TO BE IN POSSESSION OF ILLEGAL DRUGS.  NOW, HE’S FACING THOSE CHARGES AS WELL. 

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IT’S DOUBLE-BARREL DISTRICT 9 CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL ACTION ON THE LAUREL MEDIA STATIONS THIS FRIDAY NIGHT.  HERE ON THE HOUND, WE HAVE THE CLASS A TITLE TILT AS THE SMETHPORT HUBBERS MEET THE COUDERSPORT FALCONS AT PARKWAY FIELD IN BRADFORD.  OUR SISTER STATION, B94, HAS COVERAGE OF THE DOUBLE A CHAMPIONSHIP AS THE BROCKWAY ROVERS MEET THE RIDGWAY ELKERS AT MANSELL STADIUM IN DUBOIS.  BOTH GAMES HIT THE AIR AT 6:40. 

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ELK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND POLICE AGENCIES IN ELK COUNTY ARE ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP TODAY IN SOLVING A 30-YEAR OLD HOMICIDE CASE.  THE CASE IS THAT OF PAUL “MICKEY” BUCK DATING BACK TO AUGUST 20TH OF 1987.  SPECIFICALLY, POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR INFORMATION RELATED TO A VEHICLE OF INTEREST THAT WAS OBSERVED AT THE INTERSECTION OF WEST MAIN STREET AND MONTMORENCI AVENUE ABOUT 11:30 THAT EVENING.  THE VEHICLE WAS TRAVELING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED NORTH ON GILLIS AVENUE THROUGH THE INTERSECTON OF WEST MAIN STREET AND PROCEEDING NORTH OF MONTMORENCI AVENUE.  THE VEHICLE IS DESCRIBED AS AN OLDER BROWN STATION WAGON WITH YELLOW AND BROWN STRIPES AND HAVING DENTS AND MARKS ON BOTH SIDES.  IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION, YOU’RE ASKED TO CALL THE RIDGWAY STATE POLICE OR THE ELK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE. 

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A KANE MAN WILL SPEND THE NEXT 4 TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR POINTING A GUN AT ANOTHER PERSON.  34-YEAR OLD SHAINE MILLER WAS GIVEN THAT SENTENCE YESTERDAY ON CHARGES DATING TO OCTOBER OF 2017 WHERE HE POINTED THE GUN AT ANOTHER MAN WITH A WOMAN AND CHILDREN PRESENT.  THE SENTENCE IS PARTIALLY BASED ON A PREVIOUS CONVICTION ON SIMILAR CHARGES IN 2014. 

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STATE POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR THE SUSPECT THAT TOOK SOME ITEMS FROM A LEWIS RUN WOMAN.  POLICE SAY IT HAPPENED TUESDAY AT A RESIDENCE ALONG ROUTE 59 AND INCLUDED JEWELERY AND PRESCIRPTION DRUGS.  NO FURTHER INFORMATION WAS GIVEN. 

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A ST. MARYS MAN IS CHARGED WITH DRUG PARAPHERNALIA POSSESSION AFTER HE WAS FOUND WITH AN ILLEGAL ITEM AT THE ELK COUNTY JAIL LAST WEEK.  RIDGWAY BOROUGH POLICE SAY 23-YEAR OLD DAVID CRIBBS, JUNIOR WAS ARRESTED ON A PROBATION VIOLATION AND WHEN HE WAS PROCESSED AT THE JAIL, POLICE FOUND THE ITEM IN QUESTION. 

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IT’S A FOOTBALL FRIDAY AND A DOUBLE-HEADER WEEKEND OF DISTRICT 9 PLAYOFFS ON THE HOUND.  TONIGHT, IT’S THE CLASS A SEMI-FINAL IN BRADFORD AS THE SMETHPORT HUBBERS TAKE ON THE CURWENSVILLE GOLDEN TIDE.  AIRTIME FROM PARKWAY FIELD IS 6:40.  TOMORROW, IT’S THE DOUBLE A SEMI-FINAL IN DUBOIS AS THE RIDGWAY ELKERS TAKE ON THE MONITEAU WARRIORS.  AIRTIME FROM MANSELL STADIUM IS 12:30. 

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A MCKEAN COUNTY WOMAN IS FACING WELFARE FRAUD CHARGES IN NEW YORK STATE.  37-YEAR OLD MARCELLA PFLEEGOR  OF ELDRED IS CHARGED WITH FRAUDULENTLY OBTAINING 37 HUNDRED DOLLARS WORTH OF FOOD STAMPS BY FALSELY REPORTING HER INCOME TO CATTARAUGUS COUNTY.  SHE’LL BE IN THE CITY OF OLEAN COURT SOON. 

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POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR THE SUSPECT THAT MADE OFF WITH SOME TRAIL CAMERAS.  POLICE SAY THE INCIDENT HAPPENED BACK ON OCTOBER 25TH FROM A SOUTH MARVIN STREET RESIDENCE IN SMETHPORT BOROUGH.  TOTAL VALUE IS 450 DOLLARS. 

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EVERYONE’S OK AFTER A 2-VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN JEFFERSON COUNTY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.  DUBOIS STATE POLICE TELL US IT HAPPENED JUST AFTER 4:00 ON ROUTE 28 IN WARSAW TOWNSHIP WHEN A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 23-YEAR OLD KYLE BISH OF BROCWAY REAR-ENDED A 2ND VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 28-YEAR OLD KENDRA MAUTHE OF BROOKVILLE, WHO WAS WAITING TO TURN LEFT IN THE ROADWAY. 

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ALL SIGNS ARE POINTING TO ANOTHER RECORD BLACK-BEAR SEASON IN WESTERN PA.  THE 4-DAY STATEWIDE FIREARMS BEAR SEASON KICKS OFF NEXT SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH.  OFFICIALS SAY THE POTENTIAL IS THERE TO BREAK THE ALL-TIME STATE RECORD SET BACK IN 2011 WITH 43 HUNDRED AND 50 BEARS HARVESTED.  OFFICIALS ALSO SAY THE AMOUNT OF LICENSES SOLD COULD ECLIPSE A RECORD AS WELL. 

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IT’S 4 MORE YEARS FOR GOVERNOR TOM WOLF IN HARRISBURG.  THE INCUMBENT DEMOCRAT HANDILY DEFEATED REPUBLICAN CHALLEGER SCOTT WAGNER IN YESTERDAY’S GENERAL ELECTION GATHERING ALMOST 60 PERCENT OF THE VOTE.  WOLF WILL ALSO HAVE A NEW LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AS WELL.  JAMES FETTERMAN WAS ELECTED TO SERVE TO REPLACE MIKE STACK. 

 

THE SAME TYPE OF VICTORY IS BEING ENJOYED BY DEMOCRATIC US SENATOR BOB CASEY, JUNIOR TODAY.  CASEY DEFEATED REPBUBLICAN LOU BARLETTA BY A LARGE MARGIN AS WELL.  BOTH THE GOVERNOR AND SENATE RACES WERE CALLED SHORTLY AFTER POLLS CLOSED LAST NIGHT. 

 

ON THE REPRESENTATIVE LEVEL, REPUBLICAN GLENN GT THOMPSON RETAINED HIS SEAT IN WASHINGTON, DEFEATING SUSAN BOSER BY A LARGE MARGIN.  ALSO, STATE REPRESENTATIVE MARTIN CAUSER GOT A WHOPPING 77 PERCENT OF THE VOTES TO RETAIN HIS SEAT FOR THE 67TH DISTRICT.  REPUBLICANS KATHY RAPP AND MATT GABLER RAN UNOPPOSED IN THEIR RACES FOR THE STATE HOUSE. 

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A MAN, WHOSE RESIDENCE IS LISTED IN ELK COUNTY, IS FACING CHARGES AFTER ALLEGEDLY THREATENING TO SHOOT UP A POLLING PLACE YESTERDAY.  48-YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER QUEEN, WHO LIVES JUST INSIDE ELK COUNTY NEAR KANE, APPARENTLY WENT INTO THE SOUTH FRANKLIN FIRE HALL IN WASHINGTON COUNTY AND TRIED TO VOTE YESTERDAY MORNING.  AFTER POLLSTERS TOLD HIM HE WASN’T REGISTERED, HE THEN ALLEGEDLY MADE THE THREAT.  HE WAS LATER ARRESTED.  

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EVERYONE’S OK AFTER A FIRE IN RIDGWAY TOWNSHIP YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.  THE STATE POLICE FIRE MARSHAL IS CLASSIFYING THE FIRE AS ACCIDENTAL THAT CAUSED ABOUT 150 THOUSAND DOLLARS DAMAGE TO THE HOME OWNED BY 60-YEAR OLD CHRISTINE WOODFORD.  THE FIRE WAS CALLED IN ABOUT 1:30. 

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