ALFRED — William Dean, professor and department chair of the Architecture and Design program at Alfred State College, traveled to Oklahoma State University to participate in the National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) Scholars in Professional Practice program.

WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Hometown Holidays celebration on Saturday now includes the Chamber Holiday Drawings. A tradition that has drawn shoppers downtown during the holiday season for decades is back, but cash isn’t part of the prize.

OLEAN — Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES recently announced its Career and Technical Education High Honor and Honor Roll students for the first quarter from CTE Centers in Belmont, Ellicottville, and Olean.

SWAIN — As the first snows of winter season fall on Western New York, Swain Ski Patrol welcomes its largest class of new safety and first aid volunteers in many years.

SCIO — The Scio Central School Board of Education will meet in open session at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14 in the elementary auditorium.

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ALBANY (TNS) — Progressives are intensifying their calls for state Democratic Party Chair Jay Jacobs to resign as state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy is expected to step down from his position after his election to Congress.

FRIENDSHIP — A Friendship church and an Allegany County nonprofit Christian organization are joining together for the upcoming holidays season to help those struggling, including children, with the death of a loved one, or separation or divorce.

CUBA — The holiday season is quickly approaching, but there is still time to sign up for the annual Small Town Christmas parade, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m.

CUBA — The Cuba Circulating Library Board of Trustees was selected as one of this year’s recipients of the Velma K. Moore Award for their exemplary contributions to the development of library services in New York state.

CUBA — Cuba-Rushford Middle/High School announced its honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2022-23 school year.

WELLSVILLE — Rain may have stopped the crowds, but the faithful Wellsville Monarchs planted milkweed seeds at the Fassett Greenspace on Friday.

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Nicholas Langworthy was still on a high from his landslide win in the 23rd Congressional District Tuesday night when news organizations called the New York governor’s race for Gov. Kathy Hochul.

BELMONT — Allegany County District Attorney Keith Slep announced Tuesday that Brian J. Learn of Bolivar was convicted Nov. 2 of assault on a police officer, a class C felony; and resisting arrest, a class A misdemeanor. Prosecutors said he fled from a Bolivar police officer while under arres…

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