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What's the Hoopla? Socially Distant Story Time

Thu, January 28, 11:00 AM

Olean Public Library Gallery, Olean

What's the Hoopla? Socially Distant Story Time

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Add to My Calendar 01/28/2021 11:00am 01/28/2021 12:00pm America/New_York What's the Hoopla? Socially Distant Story Time

Families get their own hula hoops bubbles, supply bins and sanitizers, so they can stay apart and stay safe while they enjoy stories, songs and movement.

Registration is required.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
After-School Beach Blanket Story Time

Thu, January 28, 3:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

After-School Beach Blanket Story Time

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Add to My Calendar 01/28/2021 3:30pm 01/28/2021 4:30pm America/New_York After-School Beach Blanket Story Time

School-age children should bring their own blankets or beach towels for these weekly socially distant story times that feature stories, crafts, songs and other fun activities.

Each child (or family) will receive their own box of supplies to use every week. Participants must wear masks.

Reservations are required.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Checkers Library TV via Facebook

Mon, February 1, 3:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Checkers Library TV via Facebook

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Add to My Calendar 02/01/2021 3:30pm 02/01/2021 4:30pm America/New_York Checkers Library TV via Facebook

Storytelling, book reviews, art projects, science fun and more.

Olean, NY 14760
Children's Story Time (Online via Zoom)

Tue, February 2, 5:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Children's Story Time (Online via Zoom)

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Add to My Calendar 02/02/2021 5:30pm 02/02/2021 6:30pm America/New_York Children's Story Time (Online via Zoom)

Story times require registration by phone or email.

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 ...

Those experiencing homelessness can get Economic Impact Payments and other tax benefits; permanent address not required

April 15, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today continued an ongoing effort to help those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic by reminding people who don’t have a permanent address or a bank account that they may still qualify for Economic Impact Payments and other tax benefits.

While Economic Impact Payments continue to be made automatically to most people, the IRS ...

IRS, Treasury disburse 2 million more Economic Impact Payments under the American Rescue Plan; VA beneficiaries bring total to approximately 159 million as payments continue

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 2 million payments in the fifth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

The announcement brings the total disbursed so far to approximately 159 million payments, with a total value of more than $376 billion, ...

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

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 ...