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That Time I Started My Journalism Career on Columbus Day

For many people, Columbus Day is a time for parades and a celebration of Italian heritage. Others contend that it is wrong to honor Christopher Columbus as a hero.

For me, Columbus Day is significant for another reason. It was on Columbus Day in 1975 that I spent my first day in a newsroom as a working journalist as a reporter for a suburban weekly named The Montclair Times.

It also was a ...

Gators Advance to Fourth Straight Section 6 Title

On The Gridiron:

Olean was the only local team to win its playoff game, beating Burgard-Math Science Tech 36-24. The Huskies jumped out to an early 29-0 lead in the first half. Senior quarterback Luke Chapman went 9-for-14, throwing for 112 yards with a pair of touchdowns. Olean managed to hold off a fierce Bulldog comeback for the victory. The Huskies will play Medina in the Funke Bowl ...

Chamber's Santa Claus Lane Ornament Features Cloud 9 Park

November 14, 2017

OLEAN, NY -- The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce is selling this year’s Santa Claus Lane Ornament, which features a depiction of Cloud 9 Park.

Cloud 9 Park opened in 1964 on top of Mt. Hermanns in the Enchanted Mountains. Former Olean resident and park owner Montgomery Shoemaker created the park, which consisted of 400 acres of hillside recreational area with attractions for ...

'Branson on the Road! Christmas Style' Set for Palmer Opera House Nov. 26

CUBA. NY -- The Palmer Opera House  is excited to announce that Branson On The Road! Christmas Style, is coming to their stage on Sunday, Nov. 26,  3 p.m Admission to this great show is $22.50, and tickets are available by visiting their website, or purchasing them at The Perfect Blend at 14 W. Main St. More information about the show can be found on the ...