ALLEGANY — A structure fire was reported at approximately 5:27 a.m. Sunday morning at 1740 Upper Birch Run Road in the town of Allegany.
OLEAN — Anyone passing by Lincoln Park on Sunday at 2 p.m. would have seen what looked like a gathering of a few people enjoying shade trees on such a hot afternoon.
OLEAN — Eight area graduating seniors recently received scholarships from the Big 30 Athletic Fund at Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Cattaraugus County Health Department reports two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents — two people who returned from visiting Texas and Florida, respectively — while Allegany County has recorded three new cases.
It’s the height of chicken barbecue season and local churches, fire departments, organizations and farms are all sharing in the tradition of slow-roasting half birds over an open charcoal pit, fixed with sides such as rolls, salads and baked beans.
Editor’s Note: This commentary, the result of a collaboration between the Olean Times Herald and interviewer Marcia M. Kelly, gives voice to African American members of area communities with the hope that it will give viewpoints some might not have been exposed to before, with the goal of cr…
OLEAN — For the past three months, Intandem Solutions workers like Misty Slocum and Donald Salter have provided behind-the-scenes cleaning and sanitizing at businesses in the community to ensure safety for employees during the pandemic.
Democratic congressional candidate Tracy Mitrano of Penn Yan expressed deep concern Thursday over reports that President Trump was unaware of intelligence that Russia had paid bounties to the Taliban for killing U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.
LITTLE VALLEY — Cattaraugus County’s Coronavirus Emergency Operations Center in the basement of the County Center here continues to receive many calls each day.
ALLEGANY — The Allegany-Limestone Central School District will provide meals to students for the summer beginning Monday and continuing through Aug. 25.
PORTVILLE — As it has been a season without baseball due to COVID-19, officials at Pfeiffer Nature Center are inviting area residents to participate in a self-led game of Baseball Trivia Trails at the Eshelman Property at 1420 Yubadam Road.
SALAMANCA — Those patrons feeling lucky were ready to roll Thursday as the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino opened its doors to the public for the first time in three months.
OLEAN — Diabetes education workshops will resume in July at Olean General Hospital, although, due to COVID-19 restrictions, class size will be limited to 10 participants.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — There will be nobody screaming in the face of 18-year-old Ellie Hiigel when she arrives Wednesday for training in advance of her first year at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and that has her mother a bit disappointed.
New York (AP) — Prosecutors on Sunday asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in New York for Jeffrey Epstein’s associate to face charges she helped him recruit women to sexually abuse.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in that city in 1852.
NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a tattoo to commemorate the chaos of 2020? Now's your chance.
BUFFALO (AP) — Federal prosecutors have temporarily blocked the release of a driver accused of striking three officers with an SUV during protests of police brutality in Buffalo.
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Although takeout has long been a convenience enjoyed by people around the world, in recent months takeout became a key way for many restaurants to stay afloat when the novel coronavirus COVID-19 forced many to close their facilities to customers.
Call it a discovery of the obvious or a service hidden in plain sight.
Families are spending more time at home than ever before. Stay-at-home guidelines have led many parents to expand their culinary horizons, and time in the kitchen can be made more enjoyable by getting the whole family involved.
Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Even as the world begins to unpause, wearing masks seems likely to continue.
(The Center Square) – As Americans gear up for the Fourth of July holiday, its neighbor to the south has closed the border to non-essential travel between Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora.
(The Center Square) – States with fewer restrictions are doing better economically than states that put in place more stringent lockdowns to slow the spread COVID-19, according to an analysis of jobs data by 50economy.org.
The National Bureau of Economic Research recently announced that the U.S. officially entered a recession in February 2020. Unprecedented levels of unemployment and declines in economic activity triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly ended the economy’s 10-year period of expansion. With job prospects looking bleak for the near future, pursuing an advanced degree may become an attractive option for recent college graduates and those who find themselves unemployed.
In early June, Massachusetts’s ban on flavored e-cigarette products went into effect. Massachusetts is the first state to prohibit the retail sale of flavored vaping products and flavored tobacco products like menthol cigarettes. While flavored e-cig use is still allowed in a handful of state licensed “smoking bars,” products in those establishments are hit with a whopping 75 percent excise tax.
PRAGUE (AP) — Tomas Kapler knew nothing about ventilators — he’s an online business consultant, not an engineer or a medical technician. But when he saw that shortages of the vital machines had imperiled critically ill COVID-19 patients in northern Italy, he was moved to action.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities were preparing to close the border between the country's two largest states, as the country's second-largest city, Melbourne, recorded two deaths and its highest-ever daily increase in infections on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As COVID-19 cases surged in many parts of the world, the island nation of the Seychelles was looking good: 70-plus straight days without a single infection. Then the planes arrived.