OLEAN — The City of Olean Beautification Committee will meet at the North Union Street Entrance of Jamestown Community College on Sunday from 7 to 11 a.m. to pull weeds from the gardens along the street from the Sullivan roundabout to the railroad tracks.
Cattaraugus County health officials reported four new COVID-19 cases on Friday, while Allegany County reported its first new cases in several days, pushing its total to 100.
ALBANY (TNS) — Unemployed New Yorkers will be eligible for an additional three weeks of $300 a week in unemployment checks, bringing the total allowed to six weeks of aid.
ST. BONAVENTURE — Despite the challenges and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Bonaventure University continued to see healthy enrollment gains this fall.
OLEAN — Applications for the next grant funding cycle of the Community Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation are due Oct. 21.
JAMESTOWN — The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College has named John Crawford and Jennifer Wedzik as business advisors.
ALBANY (TNS) — The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation will start enforcing a ban on single-use plastic bags beginning on Oct. 19.
COUDERSPORT, Pa. — Potter County leaders are developing a way to give local merchants a venue to connect with customers: an open-air market.
SALAMANCA — The third phase of the city’s ongoing improvements at Highland Avenue Playground were given the green light by the Common Council at its latest regular meeting Sept. 9.
While the good news this week is that the Cuomo administration restored the 20% aid cut from school districts for the month of September, the sobering news is that the state could still withhold 20% of overall aid to districts throughout the school year.
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. — The husband of a man arraigned last week on rape allegations was sent to McKean County Jail on sexual assault charges following an arraignment on Thursday.
BRADFORD, Pa. — Thursday’s state Supreme Court ruling granting a three-day extension to the deadline to count mail-in ballots was a victory for Democrats, but state Republican lawmakers had harsh criticism for the decision that they said “tramples the U.S. Constitution.”
HUMPHREY — At Childs Blueberries farm in Humphrey, area residents can get in one last chance to harvest delicious late season blueberries this weekend while enjoying the beautiful hilltop property.
An Arcade man has been charged in connection to a fatal accident that occurred in July 2019 in the town of Yorkshire, the New York State Police reported Thursday.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has announced a plan to cancel up to $50,000 in debt for federal student-loan borrowers.
ALBANY — State Sen. George Borrello and Assemblyman Andy Goodell are calling on the state to reconsider transferring institutional pharmacy services to an Ohio company at the expense of a New York state-based provider and its subcontracted independent pharmacies.
OLEAN — A drive-in concert that was to feature Christian pop artists Jordan Feliz and JJ Weeks on Oct. 2 at Believers Chapel has been canceled.
WELLSVILLE — Healthcare workers at a Wellsville nursing home walked off the job Thursday in a two-day strike, calling for more pay, affordable health insurance and better care for the facility’s residents.
OLEAN — The deadline is Sept. 21 for the 10th Annual Southern Tier Corporate Challenge. For those registering for the challenge after Sept. 21, the cost will remain $22, but you may not receive a challenge promotional item depending on availability.
BRADFORD, Pa. — The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has been ranked among the best baccalaureate colleges in the country and a “Best Bang for the Buck” in the Northeast by Washington Monthly magazine.
OLEAN — Even after more than a week, cleanup efforts are continuing across the city following the Labor Day windstorm.
ALBANY (TNS) — The hazy skies overhead this week that were a result of smoke from the West Coast wildfires lowered the amount of solar radiation in New York about 25%, a level that scientists say at least briefly impacted the state’s solar power production.
It’s rare today to see really weird movies that force you to reflect on what you just watched. Most films are a checklist of trends approved by a major studio with the thought that it will make everyone rich. But that has never been the style of Charlie Kaufman.
SALAMANCA — The Salamanca Department of Public Works’ project to tar-and-chip more than 60 city streets was completed in early September after six days, about eight days sooner than expected.
ALBANY (TNS) — New York has expanded residents’ ability to cast their votes by absentee ballots. Now they have more places to drop off the completed ballots.
OLEAN — An exhibit titled “Collective Individual: Glass Portraits” by Ryann Cooley, winner of the 2019 Southern Tier Biennial Best of Show, will open with a reception and guided half-hour gallery tours from 2 to 8 pm Sept. 26 in the Tri-County Arts Council gallery.
PORTVILLE — For the past several months, staff at Pfeiffer Nature Center have been thinking outside the box to create events that can engage people in socially-distant, yet fun activities.
OLEAN — Parents looking for after-school programs for their children can still rely on the Olean Youth and Recreation program in the North End.
Western New York had its lowest positive coronavirus test rate in several days at 1.1% on Tuesday, as New York state dropped back below 1%.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The top-ranking Republican in the Pennsylvania Senate wants journalists who wrote about his campaign spending to pay thousands in costs to produce those records.
OLEAN — Deadlines are coming up for several Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce functions.
LITTLE VALLEY — The Cattaraugus County Health Department on Wednesday reported three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents.
OLEAN — Construction season is moving full steam ahead, city officials reported Tuesday.
The Pioneer Oil Museum of New York, located in Bolivar, recently celebrated the “re-dedication” of the Triangle No. 1 monument and its associated New York state historic marker.
ALBANY (TNS) — New York nursing homes that have gone 14 days without a coronavirus case can reopen for limited visitation, the state Department of Health announced Tuesday.
LITTLE VALLEY — Local village residents went to the polls Tuesday to pick their leaders after a six-month delay due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Firefighters respond to fire on Front Street Monday
Rep. Tom Reed joined with his bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus colleagues — 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans — to unveil a $1.5 trillion COVID-19 rescue package to help break the gridlock and encourage negotiators to get back to the table.
LITTLE VALLEY — The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, pushing the county’s total to 202 since the pandemic began.
If all goes well, there could be little superheroes, princesses, witches and goblins walking area streets on Halloween thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Tuesday that he will not cancel trick-or-treating.
BELMONT — The Department of Public Works has suspended the remainder of the planned 2020 paving projects as of Monday.
OLEAN — Denise Carpenter, cleaning line operator for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, is celebrating her 25th year with the company.
Dr. Anthony Evans, executive director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau, announces this week’s featured Youth Citizenship Award recipient is Ty Rosengren.
Cattaraugus County Veteran Services to conduct October sessions
SALAMANCA — The fact that Salamanca’s City School District completed its third annual summer STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) Camp amidst the COVID-19 pandemic is a tribute to the value of teacher innovation and community relationships.
CUBA — Join the Cuba Library online Wednesday, as Sheryl Faye presents a reenactment of Susan B Anthony, a women’s rights activist who devoted her life to racial, gender, and educational equality.
Town of Allegany to hold budget work session
BELMONT —The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is offering one flu-only clinic in each of the five legislative districts.