Directions in Independent Living: CPR Skills Class

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  1. Reference Desk
  2. 716-372-0200
  3. info@oleanlibrary.org
Fri, December 06
3:30 pm — 5:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 12/06/2019 3:30pm 12/06/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Directions in Independent Living: CPR Skills Class

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134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760

Olean Public Library

134 N. Second St.
Olean, NY 14760

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Anniversary of Olean High School Shooting Provides Opportunity for Reflection

OLEAN, NY – Forty-five years ago on Dec. 30, 1974, Anthony Barbaro, a 17-year-old Olean High School student, shot and killed three people (one in a hallway and two from a third-floor window at the school) and wounded 11 others before he was captured. On the following day, Barbaro was arraigned and charged with three counts of second-degree murder, six counts of first-degree ...

How Serendipity Played a Role in My 'Good Journey'

My favorite television show is The West Wing.

In it, Josiah Bartlet – the fictional president of the United States played by Martin Sheen – has a tendency to move quickly from one task to the next, signaling his desire to do so with two words:

“What’s next?”

These words are fitting as I’m sure those, like myself, who are graduating on Saturday ...

Embracing the True Meaning Of Thanksgiving

As we head into Thanksgiving this week, the country is more divided than it has been in recent memory. Americans are split on impeachment, and civil discourse seems to of gone to the wayside.

The current political environment may make some people weary of going home and sitting at the same table as their gun-toting uncle, or their pro-choice sister. Perhaps you don’t even have much of a ...

Tracy Mitrano Announces Medical Debt Disappearance Program and Launches Five-Day Tour

January 20, 2020

Democratic Congressional candidate Tracy Mitrano announced Friday that residents of the 23rd Congressional District will see more than $500,000 in medical debt disappear in an instant, and that she will launch a five-city healthcare crisis listening tour.   

Mitrano’s announcement came during a press conference at the Pendergast Library in Jamestown, highlighting a unique ...

Balkan-Soul-Gypsy-Funk Brass Band Slavic Soul Party! Will Perform at St. Bonaventure’s Quick Center

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — The fiery Balkan brass band Slavic Soul Party!, known for blending superior virtuosity and spontaneous fun, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

This is the fifth concert of the Friends of Good Music 2019/20 performance season. 

Designated as New York City’s official No. 1 band for ...

Happy Veterans Day, Mom

What began as an attempt to boost her GPA soon turned into a 22-year career for my mom, Ramona Lee Discavage.

On the first day of her freshman year at St. Bonaventure University in 1989, members of the Army ROTC Seneca Battalion helped incoming freshmen move their stuff into their dorm rooms.  Afterward, they invited all of the freshmen to a lunch.

“When they described the ...

Lynn Kemp: ‘Best Soldier I Could Be’

Lynn Kemp is nearing 95 and knows he has lived a good life.

“The good Lord has been awful good to me,” recalled the lifelong resident of Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania. “I never refused an order. I tried to be the best soldier I could be. I don’t know what your relationship is with God, but mine is pretty close.”

Born Oct. 29, 1920, Lynn grew up in a home on Turkey ...

WW II museum provides role models for young people

When Steve Appleby asks area students if they know Snoop Dog, Eminem, Kanye West, the Kardashians, Parris Hilton or Miley Cyrus, they answer yes. Then Appleby will ask which of them knows Jason Dunham is, and the students will not have a clue.

Appleby will explain that Jason Dunham was a Marine from Scio, in Allegany County, New York, who was killed in Iraq in 2006 after jumping on a grenade ...