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Stories and More

Tue, November 19, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Stories and More

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Children 19 months to 2 years old, accompanied by adults, will participate in stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, group play and creative art projects.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Tue, November 19, 6:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/19/2019 6:30pm 11/19/2019 7:45pm America/New_York Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Yin/Yang yoga blends two styles of yoga into one practice, balancing the benefits of passively holding yoga poses for periods of time with the more active sequences and standing postures of gentle hatha yoga.

Yin poses are quietly held in comfortable positions to target connective tissues, ligaments, fascia and complement the Yang poses that focus on muscle engagement and movement. The ...

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Mother Goose Time

Wed, November 20, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Mother Goose Time

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/20/2019 10:00am 11/20/2019 11:00am America/New_York Mother Goose Time

Program for children ages 6 to 18 months features interactive books, simple stories, nursery rhymes, songs and language games.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins

Wed, November 20, 6:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins

Arts & Entertainment Education

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]Writers are invited to gather to work on their National Novel Writing Month projects.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Stories and Stretches

Thu, November 21, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Stories and Stretches

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/21/2019 10:00am 11/21/2019 11:00am America/New_York Stories and Stretches

Children ages 2 to 5 participate in movement-oriented stories, songs and stretches.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
STEAM Club

Thu, November 21, 3:45 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

STEAM Club

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/21/2019 3:45pm 11/21/2019 5:00pm America/New_York STEAM Club

Club focuses on science, technology, engineering, art and math.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Medicare Informational Session by Fidelis Representative

Tue, November 26, 12:00 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Medicare Informational Session by Fidelis ...

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/26/2019 12:00pm 11/26/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Medicare Informational Session by Fidelis Representative

A Fidelis representative will address any Medicare-related questions or concerns that attendees may have, including on government programs such as NY EPIC, Extra Help, Medicaid, Medicare Savings programs, and more.

Persons who would like to RSVP or have other question are welcome to call Fidelis at (716) 254-1952.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Medicare Informational Session by Fidelis Representative

Tue, November 26, 12:00 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Medicare Informational Session by Fidelis ...

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/26/2019 12:00pm 11/26/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Medicare Informational Session by Fidelis Representative

A Fidelis representative will address any Medicare-related questions or concerns that attendees may have, including on government programs such as NY EPIC, Extra Help, Medicaid, Medicare Savings programs, and more.

Persons who would like to RSVP or have other question are welcome to call Fidelis at (716) 254-1952.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Tue, November 26, 6:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/26/2019 6:30pm 11/26/2019 7:45pm America/New_York Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Yin/Yang yoga blends two styles of yoga into one practice, balancing the benefits of passively holding yoga poses for periods of time with the more active sequences and standing postures of gentle hatha yoga.

Yin poses are quietly held in comfortable positions to target connective tissues, ligaments, fascia and complement the Yang poses that focus on muscle engagement and movement. The ...

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760

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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 ...

Despite Mainstream Trends, Traditional Country Music Remains Popular

Ten years ago, hearing Justin Bieber’s voice on a country radio station would not have made much sense to fans of the genre.

But as country and pop music continue to blend, Bieber’s crossover hit “10,000 Hours” with country duo Dan + Shay has now spent six weeks on top of the Billboard.com “Hot Country Songs” chart.

Country music has been evolving for ...

SBU Grad Specht Honored with Prestigious duPont Award for Reporting on Diocese Scandal

December 12, 2019

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure alumnus Charlie Specht, Class of 2010, was honored Wednesday with a 2020 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for his investigative reporting into the sex abuse scandal in the Diocese of Buffalo.

Specht’s reporting over the last year on the mishandling of the crisis ultimately led to last week’s resignation of Buffalo Bishop ...

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 ...