U.S. Rep. Tom Reed has joined with two House Republicans in asking for a briefing from the federal Department of Health and Human Services regarding its role in collecting state government data related to New York nursing home deaths.
OLEAN — There were nine positive COVID-19 test results reported by the Cattaraugus County Health Department on Thursday.
The New York State Farm Bureau has outlined a wide-ranging agenda for this year — from immigration reform and trade policy to COVID relief and climate change.
ALBANY — New York state’s overall single-day percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 fell to 2.85% on Tuesday, its lowest level since Nov. 21.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said Wednesday he won’t support President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan the House expects to vote on Friday.
ALBANY (TNS) — Another 86 people in New York died due to COVID-19 on Monday, the third straight day new deaths stayed below 100 after they climbed over 200 on Jan. 13.
BUFFALO — A Cattaraugus woman faces at least five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to producing child pornography.
Police officers shown on body camera video holding Daniel Prude down naked and handcuffed on a city street last winter until he stopped breathing will not face criminal charges, according to a grand jury decision announced Tuesday.
Monday’s steady snow, which seemed to exceed the forecasts we saw over the weekend, might make the following seem bit harder to swallow, but here goes.
Assemblyman Joseph Giglio was back in Albany Monday after a bout with COVID-19 earlier this month.
BUFFALO — Buffalo protester Martin Gugino is suing the city, its police department, and its mayor after charges were dropped against two cops who shoved him during a Black Lives Matter rally last year.
The Seneca Nation was dealt another setback Monday in its challenge to an arbitration panel’s ruling that it owes $255 million to New York state in past casino revenue-sharing money.
Rep. Tom Reed said people are “sick and tired” of coronavirus-related politics and state Sen. George Borrello was “outraged” in response to an NBC News report that New York blocked Chautauqua County from receiving a federally-supported COVID-19 vaccination site.
ALBANY (TNS) — School districts in New York will soon be required to start reporting statistics on teacher vaccinations to the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
ALBANY (TNS) — Although coronavirus vaccine supply to New York has increased and the state is working to expand opportunities for getting the shot, there remains a subset of public-facing government workers who are ineligible.
ALBANY (TNS) — With political pressure mounting on Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the midst of the nursing home imbroglio, the batch of New York Republicans is growing who appear to be flirting with a challenge to Cuomo in 2022.
Cattaraugus County health officials reported only 15 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend — one of the lowest two-day totals in the past few months.
Cattaraugus County health officials reported only six new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the lowest single-day total since the fall of 2020.
And the hits keep coming for Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
BUFFALO — A Buffalo teenager has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the beating death of a 23-year-old man.
Allegany County health officials on Thursday reported one new death due to COVID-19, while there were 11 new cases of the coronavirus reported.
Investigations into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s underreporting of nursing home residents’ deaths from COVID-19 are “just the tip of the iceberg,” U.S. Rep. Tom Reed told reporters Thursday.
Pointing to a growing interest in hunting, New York state is expanding the deer hunting season in the Southern Zone with a “Holiday Deer Hunt.”
OLEAN — When Della Moore was informed by Eric Garvin of Community Bank that the African American Center for Cultural Development would receive a $5,000 donation from the bank, she began to cry.
Cattaraugus County reported 18 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, while Allegany County reported 21 new cases.
ALBANY — Some New Yorkers are driving hours to get the COVID-19 vaccine because they are unable to find appointments closer to home through a state website.
OLEAN — There were 19 new positive COVID-19 test results reported to Cattaraugus County residents on Monday.
OLEAN — While another heavy winter storm stretching from southern Texas to northern Maine was expected to bring heavy, wet snow to Upstate New York, weather forecasters said our corner of Western New York would be spared the worst.
Cattaraugus County reported its lowest new numbers for new COVID-19 cases of the year as it tallied 21 new cases over the weekend.
A recent State & Union on a North Fourth Street home generated discussion in and outside the newsroom.
New York Republicans are calling for a federal investigation of the Cuomo administration as fallout from the state's COVID-19 nursing home death toll intensified Friday.
State Sen. George Borrello on Thursday asked the governor to donate the proceeds of a recent book to help restore public trust after the administration undercounted COVID-19-related deaths connected to nursing homes.
BUFFALO (AP) — Criminal charges have been dropped against two police officers seen on video last spring shoving a 75-year-old protester to the ground in Buffalo, prosecutors said Thursday.
OLEAN — Nine agencies received grant support from the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation’s Community Fund for new projects and initiatives.
JAMESTOWN — The results of a feasibility study by SUNY Jamestown Community College’s Workforce Readiness examined four new potential program areas, indicating positive projections for skills development and training within the region.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed is taking a multi-pronged approach to the announcement last week that Siemens Energy would close its Olean manufacturing plant by mid-2022.
ALBANY — New York’s sports arenas and large concert venues can reopen later this month with COVID testing, capacity limits and other protocols in place, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday.
OLEAN — The death of an 83-year-old man from COVID-19 on Wednesday brought to 82 the number of Cattaraugus County residents who have died of the coronavirus since April 23.
GENEVA — Cherry tomatoes are a staple in home gardens, farm fields and local food markets, but growing them can be a challenging undertaking.
OLEAN — Cattaraugus County health officials reported 31 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.
ALBANY (TNS) — The restaurant and arcade chain Dave and Buster’s last week sued Gov. Andrew Cuomo for refusing to let arcades reopen although similar entertainment facilities, including movie theaters, bowling alleys and casinos have for months been allowed to welcome patrons.
OLEAN — The demand for COVID-19 vaccine in Cattaraugus County continues to outpace supply.
OLEAN — A 61-year-old Cattaraugus County man died of COVID-19 complications on Monday, health officials announced.
Allegany County reported only five new COVID-19 cases on Monday, while the statewide positive rate in testing for the virus has been declining.
SYRACUSE (TNS) — U.S. Sen. Kirsten believes that the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package being debated in Washington will include tax credits for children and another round of checks to taxpayers.
OLEAN — HomeCare & Hospice Foundation has organized its spring hospice bouquet sale for more than 25 years. This year, due to COVID-19, the foundation will sell flower bulbs and seeds while also holding a raffle in place of the usual bouquet sale to ensure health and safety guidelines ar…
The American Cancer Society announced the appointment of Tammy Ahles of State College, Pa. as the vice president of regional community development for Upstate New York and Pennsylvania.
Cattaraugus County health officials reported Sunday the 80th death of a resident due to COVID-19-related complications, an 87-year-old man.
WEST VALLEY — Following an extensive search, the West Valley Central School District Board of Education has approved the appointment of Dr. Taweepon Farrar as superintendent.
OLEAN — The Allegheny Highlands Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Sunday hosted the Scout Sunday observance via Zoom.