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Rainbow Alliance Meets at Olean Public Library

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Wed, November 22, 3:45 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Rainbow Alliance Meeting

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Thu, November 23, 9:00 AM

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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 ...

One-Man Show: 'A Christmas Carol' Set for Dec. 2 in Cuba

November 20, 2017

CUBA, NY -- Local performer Mike Randall will perform his acclaimed one-man portrayal of Charles Dickens in his performance of “Charles Dickens Presents: A Christmas Carol.” Already well-known as a weatherman for WKBW-TV, Channel 7, and for his puppetry and ventriloquism, Randall is also winning accolades for his one-man shows.

Randall spent a year researching his role to ensure ...

CRCF to Lead Cattaraugus Gives, County-wide Giving Day, Nov. 28

For 24 hours on Nov. 28, the community will have the opportunity to support nearly 40 nonprofits in Cattaraugus County during the first-ever day of giving in Cattaraugus County, Cattaraugus Gives.

The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation will lead Cattaraugus Gives as part of the highly successful #NYGIVESDAY program, which last year raised over $11 million across New York ...