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More Than 2,000 Turn Out to View Olean Parade

November 24, 2018

OLEAN, NY -- Sixty-two units and more than 1,215 adults and children took part in the 33rd Annual Santa Claus Lane Parade in downtown Olean Friday, and more than 2,200 spectators watched.

“The weather was a little crisp and cold, and loads of people came out to the parade,” Meme Krahe Yanetsko, chief operating officer of the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, ...

Olean to Kick Off Holiday Season with Santa Claus Lane Parade

OLEAN, NY – The city’s annual Santa Claus Lane Parade will begin Friday at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and North Union Street.

Mercy Flight of Western New York will kick off the festivities with a flyover and then open a spotlight that will illuminate the parade route. 

The parade will travel south on Union Street to just past Lincoln Park, where units ...

'Made in Olean' Photo Exhibition Continues Through Dec. 13

OLEAN , NY –  A "Made in Olean” photo exhibit opened on Nov. 9 in the Jamestown Community College Center Gallery and will continue through Dec. 13.

The exhibition is a documentary photography project by Olean-based artist Colleen Kelly and features people who work in local businesses and institutions.

Working in collaboration with the Tri-County Arts Council and ...

Olean General Hospital to Host Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa

OLEAN, NY – Olean General Hospital will host a tree lighting, carols and a special visit with Santa on Dec. 4 at 5:15 p.m. outside the main entrance of the hospital.

The Olean High School Choir and the Neighborhood School of Dance will provide entertainment

Space is limited for the indoor activities and visit with Santa. Each child will receive a book and a cookie ...

Bona Prof to Speak at Academic Symposium on Beatles 'White Album'

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY –  The Beatles "White Album" offers listeners a variety of musical styles, but the 30 tracks on the band’s 1968 recording may also contain a bit of journalism, according to a St. Bonaventure University Jandoli School of Communication faculty member.

“Journalism is telling a story, and the songs on "The White Album" tell stories in ...

SBU-TV News: November 2, 2018

On this week's edition of SBU-TV: a heated debate in the race for New York's 23rd district between Republican incumbent Tom Reed and his Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano. Plus, Olean residents react to the tragedy at a Pittsburgh synagogue. 

SBU Theater Presents a New Adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol' by Dickens Thursday-Saturday

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — SBU Theater will offer four performances of a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”  in the Garret Theater at St. Bonaventure University ​​Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. An audience talk-back session will follow the Friday performance.

This production of the Dickens classic ...

TAPinto Reminds Everyone to Turn Clocks Back 1- Hour this Weekend

It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend. 

TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with non-automated devices will have to manually change the time.

With the end of Daylight Saving Time, the ...

Five Questions with Tommy Z

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – Blues guitarist Tommy Z and his band will perform at St. Bonaventure University Monday.

The show, part of the Martine Performing Arts Series, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Rigas Family Theater of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at the university.

Earlier this week, Tommy Z shared some insights about the blues and his music career with TAPinto Greater ...

#TAPintoHalloween by Sharing Your Pictures

How festive do you get for Halloween? We want to see!

Post your creepy pumpkin carvings, Halloween costumes and ghoulish house decorations and use the tag #TAPintoHalloween to get featured on our pages.

Lets see what you got.


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Nashville Musicians with Ties to Country Music Legends Present Holiday Concert at St. Bonaventure

November 30, 2018

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Nashville musicians with family ties to country music legends will celebrate the holiday season in a performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

“A Music City Christmas,” the fourth concert in the 2018-19 Friends of Good Music performance series, features guitarist Meagan ...