Dr. Anthony Evans, executive director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau, announces this week’s featured Youth Citizenship Award recipient is Elizabeth Long.
New York gas prices were unchanged in the past week, averaging $2.89 per gallon for regular on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 6,118 stations in New York.
The Seneca Nation is reaching out to school districts near its Cattaraugus and Allegany territories to help make COVID-19 vaccines accessible for eligible students and staff.
SALAMANCA — Salamanca High School is the highest-ranked Cattaraugus County high school in a recent list of the 500 best public high schools in New York state.
A 34-year-old Olean native who says he has watched the decline of the city and other parts of the 23rd Congressional District plans to announce his candidacy for Congress soon.
ALBANY (TNS) — Don’t hold your breath awaiting the emergency of billions of cicadas in New York later this spring. Despite the hype surrounding the mass emergence of Brood X cicadas, they won’t crawling out of the ground anywhere Upstate because they don’t live here.
OLEAN — Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 were announced by the Cattaraugus County Health Department on Monday.
JAMESTOWN — Doug Coon’s original commitment was simple: three years of service in the U.S. Army.
OLEAN — Southern Tier Healthcare System will mark the one-year anniversary of partnering with ConnectLife to help ensure that local patients in need at Olean General Hospital have blood available when they need it.
WELLSVILLE — Ever wonder about the physical and emotional health benefits of tai chi? Find out about it at a free demonstration when the Tai Chi Society of Western New York brings World Tai Chi Day to Wellsville on Saturday.
COUDERSPORT, Pa. — VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System will administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to any veteran, their spouse and caregiver on Wednesday at the American Legion, Potter Post 192, at 2 Buffalo St.
From an animal murder mystery in Boardmanville to shipping in Army barracks to house Olean’s vets, from cleaning up the region on Earth Day to tempers flaring over the Angelica landfill, 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.
OLEAN – Several grass-root organizations gathered at War Veterans Park in Olean Saturday afternoon in a Rally Against Hate, Racism and Insensitivity.
OLEAN – If you’re looking forward to spring, don’t let the weather early this week fool you – there’s snow in the forecast.
I love fish, but I prefer fresh fish, and it is hard to get in our area. The good news is halibut freezes well so I most often resort to the frozen section in the market.
It’s still the middle of April, but we’re already looking ahead to one of our special annual projects: the Some Gave All edition in honor of Memorial Day.
WELLSVILLE — Amid the gray, wet, ancient headstones, members of the American Legion Riders, friends and volunteers started to clean up Johnson Cemetery in a drizzling rain Thursday.
School districts in the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES region will soon see world-class animations gracing their hallways, school buses, gyms and theaters.
OLEAN — A well-liked program is returning for 2021 to help homeowners fix up their sidewalks.
OLEAN — Mark Heister, chief financial officer of new business development for Cutco Corporation, will be promoted to chief financial officer, effective July 1.
OLEAN — Kathy Shelander, previously chief financial officer for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, has been promoted to executive Vice President of the company, effective April 1.
OLEAN — The former Cornerstone Medical Loan Closet, which had provided equipment to area residents and agencies for a number of years at little or no cost, continues to search for a new home.
New York State Police
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles reminds motorcycle owners to renew their registrations before they expire April 30.
SALAMANCA — The state Department of Transportation recently announced that bridge painting work is scheduled to begin next week on the Clinton Street bridge.
WELLSBORO, Pa. — C&N, an independent community bank, has named Thomas Rudy Jr. to lead its regions that include Bradford, Cameron, Lycoming, McKean, Potter and Tioga counties in Pennsylvania and Chemung and Steuben counties in New York.
Jones Memorial Hospital is celebrating 100 Years of Caring. Looking back through its history, there are a handful of names that stand out as having had a tremendous impact on community health since the hospital opened in 1921.
AT&T has added new cellular sites for first responder wireless communications in Cattaraugus and Allegany counties through an expansion of the FirstNet network.
OLEAN — Whether at the First Presbyterian Church in Portville, the Portville Library or helping out in her community when a need for assistance arises, Barb Fairbanks loves to volunteer.
LITTLE VALLEY — Evidence that summer isn’t far away came Wednesday as Cattaraugus County lawmakers approved the annual contract with communities along the Allegheny River Valley for mosquito spraying.
GOWANDA — A Gowanda man faces several charges following a reported pursuit and alleged vehicle theft, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.
OLEAN — The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 29 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total to 5,073.
Olean police caution against parking ticket scam
ALBANY (TNS) — Bars and restaurants in New York will be allowed to stay open until midnight starting next week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
OLEAN — The 2021-22 city budget was unanimously approved Tuesday evening, along with higher water and sewer rates for users of the city systems.
The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce is asking for the community’s input on the future of its events.
OLEAN — Plans to vaccinate St. Bonaventure University students were put on hold Tuesday after federal health officials “paused” the use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.
BRADFORD, Pa. — The top prosecutors from McKean and two neighboring counties have banded together to ask Pennsylvania lawmakers to take action on a deadly drug that is creeping into the local markets.
COUDERSPORT, Pa. — A Coudersport man lost his life as a result of an all-terrain vehicle accident at 7:35 p.m. Sunday on West Main Street near Martin Road in Oswayo.
OLEAN — Thirty-two new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday by the Cattaraugus County Health Department.
BUFFALO (AP) — Buffalo Bills and Sabres fans will have to show proof they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19 if they want to attend games, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced Tuesday.
OLEAN — A Rally Against Hate, Racism and Insensitivity is planned for Saturday afternoon, according to organizers.
Editor’s Note: As April is Child Abuse Prevention month, Directions in Independent Living Inc. is sharing the hope it offers children of abuse. Directions is a United Way of Cattaraugus County grant funding recipient.
OLEAN — Dennis Wineberg, first shift shipping supervisor for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, is celebrating 25 years of service with the company.
AMHERST — Five area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Daemen College.
The blue ribbon symbolizes more than 3.2 million children who are reported to Child Protective Services each year as being abused or neglected throughout the United States.