OLEAN — Despite the financial impact of the pandemic, area businesses have stepped up to make possible a prize package of more than $14,000 with the support of the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation for Cattaraugus Gives in 2020.

ALLEGANY — The regional cable provider, Spectrum, has a new store for mobile services in the area of the Walmart plaza off of West State Street.

OLEAN — The Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency will consider an application today from the Olean Area Federal Credit Union to buy a Homer Street building for use as a back office operation.

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WELLSVILLE — A town that gained much of its early wealth and prosperity from the oil industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries is in the final stages of approving the installation of a 21st century solar farm.

OLEAN — The Workforce Readiness Program of Jamestown Community College and the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting two separate leadership events — LeaderCast: Positive Disruption on Nov. 4 and LeaderCast: Ripple Effect on Nov. 12.

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OLEAN — For Jamestown Community College students Trevor Harrington, Sean Boorum and Anthony James, skills learned in mechanical technology are expected to lead to good careers.

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OLEAN — With the ongoing pandemic, many people are likely using their computers more — and finding additional skills would be helpful for higher education, developing employment skills or obtaining certification.

OLEAN — Dale Freer, shear grind operator for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, celebrates 30 years of service with the company on today.

OLEAN — Sue Hellwig, distribution center operator for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, celebrated 25 years of service with the company on Oct. 11.

LITTLE VALLEY — The annual We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans (W.I.L.M.A.) Woolly Bear Weekend has been canceled for 2020, the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism announced.

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WELLSVILLE — As work continues on House 56, Alfred State College students and faculty recently broke ground on what will become the 57th home the school has constructed for the Wellsville community.

COUDERSPORT, Pa. — Businesses in Potter County have received some assistance through federal funding as part of the CARES Act.

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ITHACA — Cornell University engineers and researchers have received a $1.5 million grant to help them bridge Upstate New York’s digital divide by designing the nation’s first statewide Internet of Things public infrastructure.

BRADFORD, Pa. — Jim Pascarella, web manager at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, has been chosen by his fellow staff members as the recipient of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s annual Staff Recognition Award.

OLEAN — John Taylor, group leader for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, celebrated 25 years of service with Cutco Cutlery on Sept. 8.