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Checkers Library TV via Facebook

Mon, February 1, 3:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Checkers Library TV via Facebook

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Add to My Calendar 02/01/2021 3:30pm 02/01/2021 4:30pm America/New_York Checkers Library TV via Facebook

Storytelling, book reviews, art projects, science fun and more.

Olean, NY 14760
Children's Story Time (Online via Zoom)

Tue, February 2, 5:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Children's Story Time (Online via Zoom)

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/02/2021 5:30pm 02/02/2021 6:30pm America/New_York Children's Story Time (Online via Zoom)

Story times require registration by phone or email.

Olean, NY 14760
What's the Hoopla? Socially Distant Story Time

Thu, February 4, 11:00 AM

Olean Public Library Gallery, Olean

What's the Hoopla? Socially Distant Story Time

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Add to My Calendar 02/04/2021 11:00am 02/04/2021 12:00pm America/New_York What's the Hoopla? Socially Distant Story Time

Families get their own hula hoops bubbles, supply bins and sanitizers, so they can stay apart and stay safe while they enjoy stories, songs and movement.

Registration is required.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
After-School Beach Blanket Story Time

Thu, February 4, 3:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

After-School Beach Blanket Story Time

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/04/2021 3:30pm 02/04/2021 4:30pm America/New_York After-School Beach Blanket Story Time

School-age children should bring their own blankets or beach towels for these weekly socially distant story times that feature stories, crafts, songs and other fun activities.

Each child (or family) will receive their own box of supplies to use every week. Participants must wear masks.

Reservations are required.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760

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Mother Teresa, SBU and Cake: TAP Alum Recalls Tommy Lasorda

If the phrase “legends never die” held any truth, Tommy Lasorda would have been well past immortal.

Reality is, though, that legends do die, and the world of baseball lost Lasorda, the longtime Dodgers manager and all-around Los Angeles icon, at the age of 93 on Thursday.

Tommy was a legend in every sense of the word. He racked up a record of 1,599-1,439 as a manager, won World ...

Even in a Pandemic, Investigative Journalism Continues

It would have been difficult enough to do the project in the field.

Investigative journalism, as it turns out, is even harder to do while staring through a computer screen. Being surrounded by talented journalists in the Arizona desert, however, lightened that burden.

When I applied for the Carnegie-Knight News21 fellowship program in November of 2019, I knew the challenge that presented ...

That Itch You Can’t Scratch

You know how when somebody tells you not to touch your face while you are going outside with your face mask? That is when you suddenly become conscious of an itch. Don’t you just hate that? With the coronavirus still raging on and giving us a reason to wear a face mask and keep six feet apart from strangers, it is starting to become annoying.

Therefore, it is a really scary time. If ...

March Is National Kidney Month; Testing and Treatment May Prevent Additional Health Problems

February 26, 2021

Most people with kidney disease don’t know they have it. March is National Kidney Month and the Kidney Foundation of Western New York is encouraging everyone to learn more about their kidney health.

More than 37 million Americans have chronic kidney disease – that’s about one in seven adults. The disease is underdiagnosed since a person may lose up to 90 percent of their ...

Taxpayers must report gig economy income on their tax return

In 2020, many people joined the gig economy to help make ends meet during the pandemic. Whether it’s a side business or a primary source of income, all taxpayers need to understand how their gig work affects their taxes. The bottom line is taxpayers must report gig economy income on their tax return.

Here's a quick overview of the gig economy:

The gig economy is also referred to ...