New York has been named the worst state in the U.S. for its economic outlook as New York City is reportedly seeing people “fleeing the city.”
SALAMANCA — Every student in the Salamanca City Central School District will continue to receive breakfast and lunch at no cost during the 2020-21 school year.
OLEAN — Two recent area graduates received the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation-managed Laurie Anzivine Memorial Scholarship this year.
OLEAN — When Olean High School students return to classes in September, some may notice a couple of small red oak saplings on the front lawn donated by a class that likely attended the school district in penny loafers, madras shirts and chino pants.
LYNDON — Cattaraugus County Democratic Committee Chairman Frank Puglisi thinks Joe Biden’s choice of California Sen. Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate “is a great pick, an historic pick.”
OLEAN — A Gowanda man faces multiple charges after being accused of welfare fraud, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.
LYNDON — Supervisor Carol A. Evans submitted her resignation at the monthly Lyndon Town Board meeting Tuesday.
BELMONT — COVID-19 cases held steady again on Wednesday in Allegany County.
ALBANY (TNS) — The state Education Department is trying to navigate how to open nearly 700 school districts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So too is SUNY with its 64 campuses.
ROCHESTER (TNS) — Rochester’s airport will be renamed to honor Frederick Douglass, one of its most famous and influential residents.
OLEAN — A committee to look at equality in the city should have its members in place within the next few weeks.
ONEONTA — Audrey Granger of Delevan graduated from SUNY Oneonta with a bachelor’s degree in music industry with a minor in IDS-women and gender studies.
EDINBORO, Pa. — Several students from the Twin Tiers region were named to the spring dean’s list at Edinboro University.
ALFRED — Maureen Sibble, a senior career planning and development associate at Alfred State College, has fulfilled the requirements necessary to become a Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS).
LATHAM — Spencer Sklar of Hinsdale has been promoted to to rank of private first class in the U.S. Army National Guard.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday that 87,776 COVID-19 tests were reported to New York state Tuesday — a new record high for tests in a single day.
OLEAN — The Times Square entrance of the city’s Municipal Building is closed for repair work for the next couple of days.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out.
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday today signed legislation requiring all passengers in motor vehicles over the age of 16 to wear a seat belt, effective Nov. 1.
RANDOLPH — For 48 years, Sally Marsh has been singing with hundreds of her friends every week at the hootenanny in Allegany State Park.
ELLICOTTVILLE — With the cancellation of the Cattaraugus County County Fair due to coronavirus concerns, the 4-H Market Animal Auction went online this past weekend.
OLEAN — When area schools finalized their plans and made announcements on reopening campuses for the fall semester, parents began calling the YMCA to ask about child care.
BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Tuesday that Mary Kettle, 36, of Olean, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra Jr. to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, butyryl fentanyl. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 year…
Due to reporter error, an incorrect cash app was included in Monday’s editions for donations to provide 1,000 pair of new shoes for Olean-area youngsters by Pastor Tyrone Hall of the Church Without Walls. The correct app name is $gettothecross.
OLEAN — Plans for reopening schools and upcoming meetings with parents were discussed by the Olean City School District board of education during Tuesday’s meeting.
OLEAN — Several Boardmanville residents have called for changes or a pause on a water project ready to break ground next week.
A reminder that the United Way of Cattaraugus County will conduct its annual Community Day newspaper sale from 6:30 to 9 a.m. Friday.
FRANKLINVILLE — A house fire in Franklinville drew response from three fire departments Tuesday evening.
FRANKLINVILLE — The Franklinville and Portville central school district superintendents said Tuesday that their districts had indeed submitted reopening plans for the upcoming school year — contrary to reports by the state that the districts were among four local districts that hadn’t done a…
OLEAN — Cattaraugus County received word Tuesday of a positive COVID-19 test of a man from the southeast part of the county — three weeks after the test was administered. It was the 136th positive rest of a county resident.
ALBANY (TNS) — An independent investigation of the state’s nursing home policies during the COVID-19 pandemic is not needed, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday, asserting that no one can even agree “who an independent expert is.”
Dr. Anthony Evans, executive director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau, announces this week’s featured Youth Citizenship Award recipient is Sophie Sova. Sophie is the daughter of Joy and Wayne Sova and graduated from Olean Central School.
WELLSVILLE — Wellsville Central School Superintendent David Foster announced Monday that the opening day for students for the 2020-2021 school year will be delayed until Sept. 14. The original first date for students returning was Sept. 8.
WELLSVILLE — A unidentified 17-year-old Wellsville boy was charged at 1:50 p.m. Saturday with second-degree assault, a class D felony, in the March murder of Nicholas A. Burdge.
OLEAN — A stunning piece of stained glass is the highlight of the Olean Public Library’’s “Olean Together Apart” campaign.
Governor Andrew Cuomo today urged New Yorkers statewide to take precautions as a significant portion of the state is expected to experience potentially dangerous heat conditions extending through Wednesday.
ALLEGANY — Charges have been dismissed against an Allegany man who had nearly 300 reptiles including king cobras and gila monsters seized from his home two years ago.
ALLEGANY — Residents of the Field of Dreams assisted living and memory care facility enjoyed live music under the pavilion of the new recreation site Monday in celebration of the facility’s one-year anniversary.
Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative members returned three incumbents to the cooperative board of directors during the utility’s 2020 annual meeting, conducted virtually on July 29.
OLEAN — Cattaraugus County has registered its 135 confirmed case of COVID-19, with eight still active.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that 107 districts have not submitted a plan for in-person learning to state health authorities includes four local school districts.
OLEAN — The next phase of Walkable Olean will take its first step on Wednesday.
SYRACUSE (TNS) — A federal judge has rejected New York’s limit of 50 people at wedding receptions in restaurants during the coronavirus shutdown.
OLEAN — Another Olean Chamber event has been sidelined by COVID-19.
From unfounded panic over thin ice to “WAR IN PACIFIC OVER!,” from a roof for those in need to a chance to save the Palace, 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.
Whether your kids are back in the classroom this fall or online learning from home, now is the time to reconnect with your child’s pediatrician to catch up on annual physicals and immunizations you may have postponed because of the COVID-19 lockdown.
As the Rev. John P. Mack became increasingly ill while waiting for a liver transplant — no thanks to the pandemic — he believes his donor came through after receiving a “heavenly nudge.”
OLEAN — Tyrone Hall, barber, pastor and community activist, has a new church and a new calling in these days of the pandemic.