OLEAN — Despite the financial impact of the pandemic, area businesses have stepped up to make possible a prize package of more than $14,000 with the support of the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation for Cattaraugus Gives in 2020.

ALLEGANY — The regional cable provider, Spectrum, has a new store for mobile services in the area of the Walmart plaza off of West State Street.

Feedmore WNY, the hunger relief organization serving Cattaraugus County and the rest of Western New York, has purchased 800,000 pounds of surplus milk and food through the Nourish New York program since May.


OLEAN — Visitors to the Tri-County Arts Council gallery on Saturday may view the Great American Paint In display and video featured in the window, while at the same time enjoy the closing reception for the Ryann Cooley exhibit.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus in Thursday's final 2020 debate, largely shelving the rancor that overshadowed their previous face-off in favor of a more substantive exchange that highlighted their v…

OLEAN — The rain cleared away enough Thursday for runners to lace up their shoes and participate in the Trooper Ross M. Riley Memorial Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics New York.

ALLEGANY — Administrators with the Allegany-Limestone Central School District took a break from the regular session this week to laud board members in honor of Board of Education Week.

This may be a surprise to some, but my favorite television show of all time is “The West Wing,” the award-winning drama about the lives of the senior staff in the White House of President Jed Bartlet. Political opinions aside, this is my favorite show due in large part to its creator and hea…


BELMONT — On a day when Allegany County recorded 23 new cases of COVID-19 in residents, the county’s Department of Health said Thursday it will offer free drive-up rapid testing without an appointment on Saturday.

SALAMANCA — With several years on the council already under his belt, Ward 4 resident Gary Wind has experience on his side when running for a seat on the Salamanca Common Council.

SALAMANCA — Although new to the political arena, Ward 4 resident Paul Myers said it’s something he’s always wanted to do and he’s ready for the challenge that awaits if elected to the Common Council.

OLEAN — A ConnectLife blood donation drive is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 on Jamestown Community College’s Cattaraugus County Campus on North Union Street.

WELLSVILLE — Ardent Solutions has been chosen as a recipient of a new grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York — the Co-Creating Well-Being: Supporting Children and Families Through Trauma grant.

WASHINGTON (TNS) — New legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand aims to tackle health disparities in communities of color, the LGBTQ community, rural areas and socioeconomically challenged communities across the country.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is asking for a delay in the Army’s implementation of its new combat fitness test, or ACFT, pending an independent study of how it will effect critical career fields and soldiers deployed to austere outposts.


ALBANY (TNS) — The NY COVID Alert app unveiled by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo earlier this month, which the governor touted as a technological game changer for contact tracing, has been downloaded more than 640,000 times — but the governor’s office and the Department of Health have declined to turn…

WASHINGTON (TNS) — Two weeks before the election, Democrats are slightly favored to win control of the U.S. Senate, raising the possibility that Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer could swap his title for majority leader in January.

OLEAN — After an eight-month hiatus, the Olean Theatre Workshop is once again offering live performances for the community. Mark Dunn’s “Belles” will be performed via Zoom tonight, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2:30 pm.


OLEAN — Kids at the Halloween party at the Olean YMCA needed no encouragement to walk around the second-floor track several times as they showed off their costumes to their friends.

WELLSVILLE — The owner of Trout Run Camp Resort vows to attend the next town board meeting to tell his side of the story stemming from a recent complaint about traffic.


ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that he was easing restrictions slightly in some coronavirus hot spots in New York City, but adding them in areas along the Pennsylvania border as the state recorded more than 2,000 new infections in a single day for the first time since mid-May.