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.
JAMESTOWN — The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College has named John Crawford and Jennifer Wedzik as business advisors.
ROCHESTER (AP) — The Rochester City Council Friday gave investigators the power to subpoena city departments and others as part of an independent investigation into the suffocation death of Daniel Prude.
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.
The Cattaraugus County Health Department on Thursday reported two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents, while Allegany County has not recorded a new infection in several days.
BUFFALO (TNS) — Drug seizures along the Canadian border in upstate New York have increased by more than 1,000% this year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
SALAMANCA — There was good news and bad news this week regarding Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino.
RANDOLPH — Lori DeCarlo, superintendent of Randolph Academy, has been named one of Business First’s 2020 Women of Influence.
SALAMANCA — The Seneca Party will hold its caucus on Friday to select the party’s slate of candidates for the upcoming Seneca Nation elections in November.
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%.
ROCHESTER (AP) — Rochester police dispersed demonstrators from in front of City Hall on Wednesday morning as protests over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude continued.
SALAMANCA — City of Salamanca residents are outraged over an incident in which a registered sex offender from outside the area allegedly exposed himself to three girls less than 24 hours after being placed in a facility here.
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.
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.
BUFFALO — Alfred State College graduates may seamlessly continue their education at the University at Buffalo and pursue a master’s degree in electrical engineering, courtesy of a new agreement signed by the two State University of New York schools.
No new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported in Cattaraugus and Allegany counties Monday as Western New York’s positive-test percentage dropped to 1.2% on Sunday.
ROCHESTER — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren fired the police chief and suspended her top lawyer and communications director Monday in the continuing upheaval over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude.
JAMESTOWN — State Sen. George Borrello is endorsed by the New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association in his bid for re-election to the 57th State Senate District.
PENN YAN — Democratic congressional candidate Tracy Mitrano has released her campaign’s first ad of the general election.
ALBANY (AP) — Good-government advocates are pressing the Cuomo administration to pony up $50 million to help counties prepare for mammoth voter turnout for the Nov. 3 election pitting Democratic challenger Joe Biden against President Donald Trump.
ALBANY — New York state’s COVID-19 infection rate of 0.99% on Saturday marked the 37th straight day that the rate remained below 1%.
BUFFALO (AP) — Buffalo police say man wielding a baseball bat was shot and critically wounded after striking an officer in the arm.
After graduating from Olean High School in 2000, Peter J. Speroni got his “start” in the music industry when Mariah Carey asked him to be in one of her music videos.
BUFFALO — The American Red Cross needs people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a blood supply as diverse as the patients who depend on it.
CANANDAIGUA (TNS) — Suppose the power of New York’s governor was reduced and instead rivaled that of the Queen of England — basically a figurehead. That’s how the chair of Divide NYS Caucus Inc. describes how an amendment to the state constitution would change the way state government works.
PORTVILLE — Six years ago, James Tkacik began a memorial at Portville Central School for the men and women who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on America.
LEWISTON (TNS) — Canadian authorities recently seized an estimated $14 million in suspected cocaine from a tractor-trailer crossing the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge from the Niagara County side.
ROCHESTER (AP) — A woman acknowledged she fatally stabbed her 7-year-old son and pleaded guilty by reason of mental disease or defect at a New York superior court.
Olean General Hospital has received an award that recognizes its work in ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized guidelines based on the latest research.
(TNS) A teacher and assistant principal in Upstate New York has been placed on leave after yelling “f--- the police” at a Rochester protest.
OLEAN — A 197th Cattaraugus County resident has tested positive for COVID-19, the Cattaraugus County Health Department reported Thursday.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed told reporters Wednesday that his Problem Solvers Caucus continues to work behind the scenes to help work out a coronavirus relief bill.
Western New York’s rate of positive tests for COVID-19 on Tuesday was one of the highest for regions in the state — but not the highest.
ROCHESTER (AP) — Two protesters accused of attacking police officers during a demonstration over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude face federal civil disorder charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.
ROCHESTER (AP) — Naked except for “spit hoods” in a reference to the killing of Daniel Prude, several protesters sat outside Rochester’s police headquarters Monday morning to push for police accountability, local news outlets reported.
LITTLE VALLEY — The Cattaraugus County Health Department was notified over the weekend of a total of six more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents, while no new cases were reported by Allegany County.
LITTLE VALLEY — A 44-year-old Cattaraugus man died Saturday evening in a motor vehicle accident on Route 353 in the town of Little Valley.
LITTLE VALLEY — The Cattaraugus County Health Department was notified Sunday of two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents, while no new cases were reported by Allegany County.
ROCHESTER — New York's attorney general on Saturday moved to form a grand jury to investigate the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died earlier this year after Rochester police placed a hood over his head and held him down.
LITTLE VALLEY — The Cattaraugus County Health Department was notified Saturday of four additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 Cattaraugus County.
SYRACUSE (TNS) — SUNY Oneonta has 540 confirmed coronavirus after an outbreak forced the campus to send all its students home during the second week of classes.
Democratic congressional candidate Tracy Mitrano will host a Labor Day rally in Corning Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Riverfront Centennial Park.
CATTARAUGUS — The night of July 16, floodwaters from a micro-storm washed through a Cattaraugus County bridge construction site on Tannery Street in the village.
For all the recent leaning toward fall, it’s still summer. Labor Day weekend is here, and while we’ve enjoyed the recent mellow days of 70s — and nights down in the 50s — 80-degree temperatures are coming back in the first part of next week.
SALAMANCA — The Seneca Nation is celebrating a beneficial ruling in an ongoing lawsuit concerning the use of its lands for the construction of the New York State Thruway.
RANDOLPH — Students in the Randolph Central School District officially began their school year Wednesday, but instead of returning to the classroom with masks and shields, the first two weeks will be done virtually from home.
TROY (TNS) — Cleaning and disinfecting the cells of women who had head lice wasn’t the most disgusting job Dalila Yeend performed while she was detained at the Buffalo Federal Immigration Facility.
ROCHESTER — The police officers involved in the suffocation death of Daniel Prude were following their training when they put a hood over his head and pinned him to the ground for two minutes before noticing wasn’t breathing, the head of the officers’ union said Friday.
GREAT VALLEY — Like other agri-tourism fall destinations, Pumpkinville got the go-ahead this week to open under strict COVID-19 protocols and limited capacity.