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'Introduction to Autosomal DNA' Webinar

Sat, March 13, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

'Introduction to Autosomal DNA' Webinar

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/13/2021 10:00am 03/13/2021 12:00pm America/New_York 'Introduction to Autosomal DNA' Webinar

Presenter Andrew Kolstee from the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society will explain how DNA testing can help researchers confirm their ancestry and find lost family members. He also will describe various testing options, including MyHeritage, 23andMe, FamilyTree DNA and AncestryDNA.

The webinar is open to anyone interested in researching their family histories; beginners are welcome. ...

Zoom Olean, NY 14760
'Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Prejudice, Bias and Stereotypes'

Mon, March 15, 7:00 PM

Olean

'Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Prejudice, Bias ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/15/2021 7:00pm 03/15/2021 8:30pm America/New_York 'Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Prejudice, Bias and Stereotypes'

Race Unity Circle program features presenter Emily Chiariello, who will teach participants basic strategies for responding to racist remarks in their everyday lives, exploring the critical dynamics and considerations involved in doing so effectively.

Persons wishing to attend should email OUTREACH@OLEANLIBRARY.ORG and expect the Zoom link a day the event.

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 ...

IRS letters explain why some 2020 Recovery Rebate Credits are different than expected

April 9, 2021

WASHINGTON − As people across the country file their 2020 tax returns, some are claiming the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (RRC). The IRS is mailing letters to some taxpayers who claimed the 2020 credit and may be getting a different amount than they expected. 

It’s important to remember that the first and second Economic Impact Payments (EIP) were advance payments of the 2020 ...

Area nonprofits receive over $11,000 in support from 4 CRCF funds

Nine area nonprofits recently received grant support from four charitable funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation established by donors to make annual grants to designated causes, with grants together totaling $11,168.87.

The Luella Potter Endowment Fund, Kay and Oliver Williams/Rushford Endowment Fund, Jim and Gail Olson Mercy Flight Fund and the Rev. Leo J. Gallina Endowment ...