OLEAN — There were nine positive COVID-19 test results reported by the Cattaraugus County Health Department on Thursday.

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.

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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.

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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) — 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.

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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 six new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the lowest single-day total since the fall of 2020.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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…

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.