ANGELICA — “The end of the Civil War was near when quite accidentally a hero who sneezed abruptly turned a retreat into victory.”

OLEAN — Community Care of Western New York welcomes Liz Urbanski-Farrell as its new chief executive officer as well as president and CEO of Total Senior Care.

Cattaraugus County health officials reported 29 new COVID-19 cases Friday as the daily percentage for positivity in testing remained high at 5.6%.

LITTLE GENESEE — The town of Genesee’s Bowler, West Genesee and Wells cemeteries will begin cleanup preparations for winter on Nov. 1.

With a decision on whether to lower the overtime threshold for farm workers due to be revisited in late fall, state Sen. George Borrello and fellow Republicans have called on state leaders to reject any further reductions in the 60-hour threshold for overtime.


CUBA — The Cuba Garlic Festival has activities for all ages this weekend at the Block Barn at Empire City Farms on Route 305 south of Cuba.

Bolivar woman accused of having 470 bags of heroin

Cattaraugus County reported one new death due to COVID-19 and 22 new cases on Saturday, while state health officials indicated that there were 19 new cases in Allegany County.

WELLSVILLE — Like a happy ending to a romantic comedy, Dylan Newton has come full circle, back to the place that cuddled her young imagination and nurtured her love of books — the David A. Howe Public Library.

Pointing to delays in the rollout of New York state’s new law authorizing the use and sale of recreational marijuana, Sen. George Borrello proposes allowing local governments an additional year to opt out of allowing retail dispensaries or on-site consumption licenses.

SUNY Jamestown Community College’s Workforce Readiness division has set dates for two 10-week training programs made possible through community partnerships across Cattaraugus, Allegany and Chautauqua counties.

BELMONT — Allegany County nonprofits should note that the deadline to submit grant applications to the Allegany County Area Foundation for review at its September meeting is Friday.