Nine months after she stepped into the job of New York governor as a relative unknown, Democrat Kathy Hochul easily locked up her party’s nomination Tuesday, setting her on an expected path to win the office in November.
Gov. Kathy Hochul and Republican Lee Zeldin mirrored their statewide primary wins Tuesday with wins in Cattaraugus County.
Despite historically high gasoline prices, many motorists will hit the highways during the Fourth of July weekend, AAA says.
BOLIVAR — Bolivar-Richburg Central School celebrated its 26th commencement ceremony on Sunday, with 51 students receiving their diplomas during the ceremony in the auditorium at the Jr./Sr. High School.
ELLICOTTVILLE — Fifty-two recent high school graduates were honored Monday night at the 20th annual Cattaraugus County Youth Citizenship Awards Banquet at the Holiday Valley Lodge.
ALBANY (TNS) — After 11 tumultuous years, New York’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics conducted its final meeting on Tuesday.
OLEAN — With two days to go in June, there have been 452 cases of COVID-19 in Cattaraugus County this month.
OLEAN — Cattaraugus County staff with the Department of Social Services and the Department of Aging wore purple and gathered in front of the Olean County Building earlier this month to bring attention to Elder Abuse Awareness Month.
ELLICOTTVILLE — Cattaraugus Dairy Ambassadors have been busy spreading the benefits of milk — and offering a few samples of the stuff — during National Dairy Month.
RANDOLPH — Randolph Academy celebrated its 11 graduating seniors June 23 as dozens of teachers, staff, administrators, board members, family members and classmates cheered them on.
CONKLIN (AP) — A missing golden retriever named Lilah, discovered deep inside a culvert pipe in Broome County, could not be lured out by her owner with peanut butter dog treats or cheese.
BRADFORD, Pa. — The owner of the Appalachian Koi & Goldfish Farm has been working since last year to build a multi-pond farm on Commerce Drive, as well as remodel the former Lloyd Smith Building at 18 South Kendall Ave. to become a storefront from which koi and goldfish will be sold.
LITTLE VALLEY — The Cattaraugus County Fair is looking entries for the 2022 fair.
SALAMANCA — The Salamanca Board of Education recognized a recent Odyssey of the Mind success, heard proposed changes for the Code of Conduct and was given an end-of-year summary on the Indian Policy and Procedure at the final board meeting of the school year.
OLEAN — Following a successful pilot last fall, the Erick Laine Career Exploration Opportunity Award program returns this year.
Ashford Historical Society announces 2022 program schedule
CUBA — Cuba-Rushford Junior-Senior High School has named its honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2021-22 school year.
SALAMANCA — This is it. Sally Marsh’s last summer season of hootenannies starts Thursday night outside the Seneca Nation Cultural Museum.
WELLSVILLE — Requests and approvals led to questions at the village board meeting Monday evening.
Recent Alfred State College autobody repair graduate Abigail Clark has a special bond with her grandfather, a bond that revolves around a 1940 Ford Coupe and their shared love of classic cars.
WELLSVILLE — When it rains in June, longtime residents of Wellsville look to the sky and remember Hurricane Agnes of 1972, when the heavens opened up, dumping between 13 and 16 inches of rain on the region.
The Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau announces this week’s featured Youth Citizenship Award recipient is Everett Swenson. Everett is the son of Erin and Matthew Swenson and graduated from Archbishop Walsh Academy.
OLEAN — A new Tim Hortons for East Olean got the green light from city officials on Monday.
Registered Democrats and Republicans have one last chance today to choose their party’s nominees for governor and lieutenant governor for the November election.
NEW YORK — After 2020, Rudy Giuliani is not someone most politicians would summon to hold a news conference on their behalf.
OLEAN – The first area CHD Heartraiser Event is scheduled for July 30 at Forness Park.
LITTLE VALLEY — The 123rd annual Little Valley Alumni Association dinner/meeting was held Saturday at the Corporate Building on the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds with 188 members and guests in attendance.
OLEAN — Two grants totaling $20,000 from the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation bring the Heart of Olean Mural project closer to reaching its goal of $200,000.
NEW YORK — A judge on Monday blocked New York City from letting noncitizens vote for mayor and other municipal offices, a measure that Republicans had challenged as unconstitutional.
From railroad strikes to saving Olean from the next flood, from cleaning up after Agnes to a bite out of boxing, here’s a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago in this edition of Turning Back the Clock.
SALAMANCA — Ward 2 Democratic Party members will have their choice between two candidates to represent them on the November ballot.
RED HOUSE — The legacy of Bill Weitzel, a decades-long devotee to caring for the Stone Tower at Allegany State Park, will not be forgotten anytime soon.
ST. BONAVENTURE — The Franciscan Center for Social Concern at St. Bonaventure University has been awarded $14,500 by the United Way to benefit the Warming House and Bona Buddies.
ANGELICA — The Allegany County Office for the Aging Senior Picnic will be held Aug. 16 at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.
OLEAN — Boy Scout Troop 621 of Olean held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for three Eagle Scouts at the Olean American Legion on Saturday.
BELVIDERE — Thirteen area boys left for a week-long boot camp in democracy Sunday morning as they boarded a bus for the American Legion’s 2022 Boys State at SUNY Morrisville.
CUBA — Cuba-Rushford Central School sent the 60 members of the Class of 2022 off with a commencement ceremony Saturday evening.
FRIENDSHIP — Twenty one members of the Class of 2022 of Friendship Central School received their diplomas during the commencement exercise on Saturday.
BELMONT — Twenty-seven students graduated from Genesee Valley Central School on Saturday at the school’s 26th commencement ceremony.
ELLICOTTVILLE — Thirty-seven members of the Class of 2022 of Ellicottville Central School received their diplomas during commencement exercises Friday.
ALLEGANY — An even 100 seniors received their diplomas from Allegany-Limestone High School Saturday afternoon in the combined district’s 27th commencement ceremony.
JAMESTOWN — SUNY Jamestown Community College recently honored 62 area high school students from throughout southwestern New York as the 2021-22 students of the year in the College Connections program.
OLEAN — Four recent area graduates recently received the John J. Murphy Family Scholarship and other scholarship awards managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
OLEAN — Olean High School valedictorian Alexis Trietley attributes her success in the classroom to what she did outside the classroom.
After two years of COVID-19 restrictions, graduates of all ages and eras from Olean High School are able to resume their unique tradition this weekend.
OLEAN — Dance Arts is back and celebrating 40 years strong this summer.
PORTVILLE — As they have for the last two years, the senior class at Portville Central School graduated under the stars Friday night — with fireworks to close out the outdoor ceremony.