Dr. Anthony Evans, executive director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau, announces this week’s featured Youth Citizenship Award recipient is Elizabeth Long.

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 — 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.

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.


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 — 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.

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.

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.


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 — Dennis Wineberg, first shift shipping supervisor for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, is celebrating 25 years of service with the company.

Dr. Anthony Evans, executive director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau, announces this week’s featured Youth Citizenship Award recipient is Nathan Armstrong.

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