Our nights are getting cooler, but I am not ready to give up on garden-fresh vegetables just yet.

OLEAN — A drive-in concert that was to feature Christian pop artists Jordan Feliz and JJ Weeks on Oct. 2 at Believers Chapel has been canceled.

It’s rare today to see really weird movies that force you to reflect on what you just watched. Most films are a checklist of trends approved by a major studio with the thought that it will make everyone rich. But that has never been the style of Charlie Kaufman.


OLEAN — An exhibit titled “Collective Individual: Glass Portraits” by Ryann Cooley, winner of the 2019 Southern Tier Biennial Best of Show, will open with a reception and guided half-hour gallery tours from 2 to 8 pm Sept. 26 in the Tri-County Arts Council gallery.

Editor’s Note: Local professional photographer and eagle authority Dan Jordan shares his photographs of and experiences with bald eagles in Western New York and northwest Pennsylvania, as well as other locations in the United States.

BUFFALO — The American Red Cross needs people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a blood supply as diverse as the patients who depend on it.

BELMONT — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County’s Agriculture Program is planning a Zoom presentation on spring bulbs, to be led by Allegany County’s master gardener, MaryLu Wells.

A new animated series in the “Jurassic Park” universe is set to premiere Sept. 18 on Netflix. “Camp Cretaceous” will be the first official TV series in the franchise, and I’m excited to see another new story that takes place in this world where dinosaurs are brought back to life.

Let’s try something different this week. There is always an abundance of zucchini this time of the year and we are all scrambling to do something with the many that we have.

I hope you were able to enjoy our summer as much as possible. I know so many of you have not left the area at all. It has been difficult at times but perhaps we’ll be getting back to normal soon.

More well-known today for their catchphrases and slacker personas that represent the late 1980s more than they realized, Bill and Ted had two excellent and bogus adventures 30 years ago, but it always seemed like that was the end of their journey.

OK, this is the last salad for August, but you know me by now — it won’t be the last salad I give you in 2020.

Animal rights have come a long way since the heyday of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, but it’s never a bad idea to remind the younger generation that there’s always more we can do to make sure the lives of animals are protected as much as possible.

This is salad number two for August and this is one of my favorites. Scallops are the highlight of this concoction and you can grill these too — or you can simply cook them on the stove if you would rather — whichever is easier for you.


OLEAN — Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center have launched a virtual telehealth patient visit program for emergency room patients called ED2Home.

When mineral deposits and stains build up in the toilet, it can be tempting to reach for caustic household bleach or chemical toilet bowl cleaners.

DEAR HARRIETTE: I am 28 years old, and my parents recently divorced and live separately. My parents have 50-50 custody of my 12- and 14-year-old brother and sister. I've noticed how unhappy my siblings are, going back and forth between my parents' houses. They said they can't take the fighti…

It’s too hot to cook in the kitchen so I am offering salad options for the rest of August. This week’s offering is similar to another I gave you a while ago, but I think you’ll find it to your liking.

With you and your children being home consistently, you have got to be tired of the short order cook syndrome. I know that a couple of my friends feel that way. They seem to be spending too many hours in the kitchen feeding their children’s bottomless pits.

Biopics of great historical figures are consistently the stuff of critical acclaim and awards season success in the movie industry. Some of the greatest movies ever made, from “Lawrence of Arabia” to “Gandhi” to “Schindler’s List,” are movies about people who did big things and helped shape …


ALLEGANY — At first glance, a dusting of pink landscape comes into view at Bob and Donna Wenzel’s hillside home in the town of Allegany.

(TNS) A raging firestorm on Nov. 8, 2018, engulfed the small town of Paradise, California, displacing some 50,000 residents and destroying 95% of local structures. The new documentary “Rebuilding Paradise,” directed by two-time Oscar winner Ron Howard, details the year that followed as the t…

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, a leaky pipe can waste about 10,000 gallons of water per year, which is enough to fill a large swimming pool.

DEAR HARRIETTE: I have been insecure about my nose since I was a little girl. From the beginning of my teen years, I thought about how nice it would be to get a nose job. Now that I am an established working person, I am realizing that this would be completely financially viable for me, and …

One of the greatest measures of an artist in the modern age is the all-exclusive EGOT club, reserved for those who have received awards in the four major entertainment categories, an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.