With President Joe Biden settling in at the White House after his swearing in on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed stands "ready and eager" to work with the new administration.
BELMONT — Five of eight people accused in the brutal beating death of a Wellsville man in March will be sentenced in March for their roles in the homicide.
ALLEGANY — A St. Bonaventure University administrator reported this week that there will be “some slight tweaks” with this spring semester’s reopening plans that will see classes begin Monday.
Three Cattaraugus County school districts announced Wednesday afternoon that potential positive COVID-19 cases in the schools have led to several quarantines and potential transitions to virtual instruction.
WELLSVILLE — As Joe Biden took the presidential oath of office Wednesday in Washington, D.C., in snowy Allegany County people were already queuing up for the monthly food distribution.
BELMONT — Three teachers in the Genesee Valley Central School District are combining their creative talents in an exhibition at the Wellsville Creative Arts Center.
ALFRED — Alfred State is remembering the life of longtime supporter and friend of the college, Jon Shay, a well-known area humanitarian and businessman who passed away Monday at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville.
SALAMANCA — The Big & Rich concert at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, which had been previously rescheduled for Feb. 13, has been postponed.
ALBANY (TNS) — Workers across New York would get up to four hours of paid leave to get two doses of COVID-19 vaccine under a proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
WASHINGTON — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, summoning American resilience to confront a historic confluence of crises and urging people to come together to end an "uncivil war" in a nation deeply divided after four tumultuous years
CUBA — Two former mayors of Cuba have authored a book about the village between the 1918 and 2020 pandemics based on newspaper advertisements.
OLEAN — The Cattaraugus County-Olean Airport is doing better financially, but officials hope to further improve the outlook of the Ischua facility.
PORTVILLE — The village of Portville has been busy welcoming a number of new businesses this past year, with empty buildings finding re-use and giving the village the look of growth.
OLEAN — For the first time in years, ice skating on Forness Pond has returned.
As a bus monitor and teacher’s aide for Allegany-Limestone schools, Danielle Howard says she and her dedicated co-workers in transportation work very early — and many times after the sun goes down.
WILLING — Two people were arrested in connection with a reported car theft Monday, the New York State Police announced.
OLEAN — As with many children who have aging parents, Thomas Golden of Olean is hopeful that his 105-year-old mother, Glenda Golden, will be vaccinated against the dreaded COVID-19 virus sooner than later.
OLEAN — The Cattaraugus County Health Department canceled COVID-19 vaccine clinics that had been scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday due to a lack of vaccine.
ALBANY — Assemblyman Joseph Giglio wasn’t ready to get two proposed budgets from Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday as the governor unveiled a $103.4 billion spending plan for 2021-22.
After several days of double-digit new cases of COVID-19 in residents, Allegany County reported only eight new cases Tuesday as the trend for infections continued down.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed plans to be in the stands outside the Capitol for the inauguration of Joseph Biden as the 46th president of the United States.
OLEAN — The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation will open its scholarship application process to area students Feb. 1.
OLEAN — January is National Blood Donor Month, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, blood and platelet donations have declined while demand has increased.
WELLSVILLE — Community Bank is closing four branch locations in April, including a Wellsville branch at 4196 Bolivar Road.
ALBANY (TNS) — Starting this week, people who work part-time in New York state will be able to claim unemployment benefits based on the number of hours they work instead of the number of days they work each week.
ALFRED — With a new semester approaching and the ongoing pandemic continuing to present challenges, Alfred State College’s president urged employees to “buckle up and prepare to take flight” during his spring 2021 opening remarks.
LACKAWANNA — Appeal 2021 was launched Tuesday at Catholic Charities of Buffalo’s Russell J. Salvatore Food Pantry and Outreach, with a goal of raising $10 million by June 30.
CATTARAUGUS — The Cattaraugus Free Library has been selected as one of 200 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association (ALA) initiative that helps library workers better serve their small and rural communities.
BRADFORD, Pa. — University of Pittsburgh at Bradford students and faculty will begin spring semester classes online today.
Dr. Anthony Evans, executive director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau, announces this week’s featured Youth Citizenship Award recipient is Leah Seltzer.
SALAMANCA — The future of Indigenous programming and policies at the Salamanca City Central School District continues to improve after recent actions by district officials.
OLEAN — As The Olean Area Charter for Compassion looks to expand its reach in the new year, it is already leaving its mark — on a national level.
OLEAN — The winter months often prompt families to look for indoor, and outdoor, activities for kids and adults.
From saving a school from fire to a quiet end to war fund drives, from shooting down a new Olean High School to troubled floodwaters across the region, here’s a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago on this edition of Turning Back the Clock.
OLEAN — Longtime Southern Tier residents may remember the epic snowfalls from years gone by, oftentimes leaving no sight of the ground for weeks or even months at a time.
ELLICOTTVILLE — Holiday Valley welcomed thousands of visitors on Martin Luther King’s birthday as several inches of natural snow from a lake-effect storm fell Monday.
ELLICOTTVILLE — Ellicottville Brewing Company and Sprague’s Maple Farms release their Blueberry Maple Pancake beer for a third year.
ALBANY — State Sen. George Borrello expressed his support upon hearing that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has committed another $25 million to sustain the Nourish NY Initiative.
Two hospitals, merged into one entity in 2018, face the unenviable task of providing health care to a region in the midst of a dwindling population, inadequate reimbursements, aging infrastructure, rising costs, physician recruitment and the overall state of rural health care.
BELMONT — Allegany County is seeing lower COVID-19 caseloads since Friday, and fewer tests coming back positive than earlier this month.
OLEAN — The Cattaraugus County Health Department did not receive an allotment of coronavirus vaccine this week, forcing the cancellation of three clinics.
OLEAN — A house fire Monday afternoon left two city residents in serious condition with burns in Erie County Medical Center.
ALBANY (TNS) — Despite a year that saw the largest and most lasting public demonstrations for racial justice in a generation, New Yorkers this year have roughly the same assessment of the state of race relations that they did a year ago, according to a poll conducted by Siena College to comm…
IRVING — Stressing that education is the best tool to "combat entrenched racism and change long-standing misunderstandings and prejudices regarding Indigenous populations," the Seneca Nation Council is calling on the state Board of Regents to implement curriculum on the history and contribut…
ALBANY (TNS) — New York officials are confident that a holiday surge in the past two months, which sent coronavirus hospitalizations to their highest levels since the early pandemic, may be nearing an end.
Two more Cattaraugus County residents have died due to COVID-19-related complications, increasing the county's coronavirus death toll to 68.The county's health department on Sunday reported that an 84-year-old man and a 73-year-old woman both developed respiratory failure due to COVID-19.The…
ORCHARD PARK — Taron Johnson could've kept running into next week on a 101-yard interception that carried the Buffalo Bills to their first AFC championship game appearance in 27 years.
BRADFORD, Pa. — Settlement discussions are underway between the Securities and Exchange Commission and local brothers Shane and Sean Hvizdzak, accused of defrauding investors out of millions in a cryptocurrency hedge fund scheme.