OLEAN — The slow, but steady uptick in the number of Cattaraugus County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 continued Thursday as a 13th person was added to the list.
BELMONT — STEAM Learning at Genesee Valley Central School is a philosophy of education that fosters creativity, collaboration and cross-disciplinary connections with the goal of solving real-world problems.
With some New York dairy farmers forced to dump milk because of bottoming-out prices, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to send immediate aid directly to struggling farm operations.
ALBANY (TNS) — Consumer confidence in the economy dropped at a record rate in New York as the coronavirus pandemic roiled public sentiment in New York City and the Capital Region, the latest Siena College Research Institute survey found.
WELLSVILLE — The Hope Center, an outreach ministry of the Mission Genesee Valley coalition of churches, encourages the free viewing this weekend of “Jesus,” filmed at the Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa.
PORTVILLE — After watching health experts discussing whether protective masks would keep Americans safe last week, Tim Emley, Portville town supervisor, was concerned for town residents.
BRADFORD, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday signed an order allowing for the reallocation of critical hospital supplies — like personal protective equipment and ventilators — to areas of the state hit harder by COVID-19.
OLEAN — Olean General Hospital has three COVID-19 patients and six others under review as of Wednesday, hospital officials report.
WARREN — An Allegheny National Forest closure order prohibits all fires and overnight camping while mandating a group-size limitation of 10 people or less.
OLEAN — Last-minute cuts to the next budget should put the city in a good position to deal with coronavirus-related revenue losses, officials believe.
SALAMANCA — Students and faculty from the Salamanca City School District are pooling their resources to create 3D-printed parts for reusable face masks to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
ALLEGANY — As the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany continue their prayers for the community and world during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the hopes for their own home, St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, is that they will receive more face masks.
Mayor Bill Aiello sent a letter to city residents on Tuesday, encouraging them to continue to practice safe hygiene and social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state posted a record-breaking increase in coronavirus deaths for a third consecutive day even as a surge of patients in overwhelmed hospitals slowed.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Cash4Life" game were:
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:
BRADFORD, Pa. — A felony extortion charge against a Limestone, N.Y., man was bound to McKean County Court at a preliminary Wednesday before District Judge Dominic Cercone.
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BRADFORD, Pa. — A Limestone, N.Y., man faces felony charges after his arrest in the Aldi grocery store.
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Small business owners, sole proprietors, independent contractors and the self-employed are eligible for financial assistance through the federal Paycheck Protection Program, which will extend as much as $349 billion in forgivable loans to enable some businesses to pay employees during the coronavirus crisis.
Gyms and fitness centers across the U.S. are closed amidst the coronavirus outbreak, but there are many exercises that can be done at home to help people who are sheltering and maintain their fitness goals. Some gyms are even offering free live-streaming classes.
Staying at home during the coronavirus outbreak can help you avoid contracting the potentially deadly pathogen. Arming your immune system and creating a natural shield by eating foods rich in essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants can help you fight off an infection, whether it is COVID-19 or other viruses and bacterium.
While there are some foods that are believed to boost immunity, the most important thing you can do to try and boost your immune system now (and always) is to focus on your overall health:
A lot of gym rats are scrambling to figure out how to keep up with their fitness without a gym.
James J. Snyder recognized for 48 years of public service at surprise party at Good Times of Olean Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, attended by 160 family members and friends.
(The Center Square) – On a day the U.S. Labor Department announced an additional 6.6 million Americans filed unemployment claims, President Donald Trump opened the White House Coronavirus Task Force's daily press briefing Thursday focusing on economic issues.
The U.S. labor market is poised to quickly surpass the highest unemployment rate seen during the Great Recession, which peaked out at 10 percent in October 2009. Based on new initial unemployment claims data from the Department of Labor, 50 Economy’s real-time unemployment estimate is 14.7 percent through the week ending April 4.
If Americans continue to aggressively abide by stay-at-home and social distancing guidelines, summer vacations could be back on the table, the nation's leading infectious disease expert said Thursday.
Facing a steep downturn in oil prices, a Congressional delegation led by U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, has sent a letter to President Trump urging support for the nation’s oil and gas producers.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's condition has improved and he has been moved out of intensive care where he was treated for three days with COVID-19, his office said Thursday.
BERLIN (AP) — Two planes carrying Eastern European farmhands arrived Thursday in Germany as an ambitious government program to import thousands of seasonal agricultural workers got underway amid strict precautions to protect both the laborers and the country from the new coronavirus.
WUHAN, China (AP) — Released from their apartments after a 2 1/2-month quarantine, residents of the city where the coronavirus pandemic began are cautiously returning to shopping and strolling in the streets. But they say they still go out little and keep their children home while waiting fo…
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The callers were in tears. One by one, women in homes across rural Zimbabwe had a pleading question: When would family planning services return?