OLEAN — Olean General Hospital recently received $10,000 from the Olean Area Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired to purchase eight additional Staxi wheelchairs.

I love fish, but I prefer fresh fish, and it is hard to get in our area. The good news is halibut freezes well so I most often resort to the frozen section in the market.

ELLICOTTVILLE — Ellicottville Mayor John Burrell was recognized for 55 years of service with the Ellicottville Volunteer Fire Department with a proclamation from state Sen. George Borrello (R-Chautauqua County).


ALLEN — “I’m ready for my closeup,” faded silent film actress Norma Desmond declares in the film noir classic “Sunset Boulevard.”

SALAMANCA — The Salamanca Board of Education meeting and public hearing scheduled for May 4 will now start at 6:30 p.m.

HILTON (AP) — A Rochester-area elementary school principal was charged with sexually abusing nine students during school in a case that prosecutors say goes back at least four years.Kirk Ashton, the longtime principal of Northwood Elementary School in Hilton, was arraigned Wednesday night on…


WELLSVILLE — Amid the gray, wet, ancient headstones, members of the American Legion Riders, friends and volunteers started to clean up Johnson Cemetery in a drizzling rain Thursday.


School districts in the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES region will soon see world-class animations gracing their hallways, school buses, gyms and theaters.

OLEAN — Kathy Shelander, previously chief financial officer for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, has been promoted to executive Vice President of the company, effective April 1.


OLEAN — The former Cornerstone Medical Loan Closet, which had provided equipment to area residents and agencies for a number of years at little or no cost, continues to search for a new home.

SALAMANCA — The state Department of Transportation recently announced that bridge painting work is scheduled to begin next week on the Clinton Street bridge.

WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Village Board will formally present a 2021-22 budget to the public during a budget hearing at 6 p.m. Monday in the village hall.

WELLSBORO, Pa. — C&N, an independent community bank, has named Thomas Rudy Jr. to lead its regions that include Bradford, Cameron, Lycoming, McKean, Potter and Tioga counties in Pennsylvania and Chemung and Steuben counties in New York.

WASHINGTON (TNS) — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik raised $1.2 million for her campaign from January to April, demonstrating her formidable fundraising and handing her a strong base on which to launch a campaign for governor or seek re-election in Congress.

Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES recently announced its Career and Technical Education high honor and honor rolls for students for the third quarter from the CTE Center in Olean.


OLEAN — It has been more than two weeks since a city police officer fired his gun during a high-speed chase that hospitalized two people, but state investigators are still declining to comment on the ongoing investigation.

WASHINGTON (TNS) — U.S. House Democrats from New York are threatening to oppose future tax legislation unless it includes a repeal of the state and local tax deduction cap, amping up the pressure on congressional leadership to make that change in the package they’re planning to tether to Pre…