Arts & Entertainment

January 15, 2019

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. 

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This week SBU-TV dives deeper into an alleged sexual abuse case brought onto a local priest in Ellicottville, a pothole problem in Portville and an annual fall festival.

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In this week's SBU-TV News, Bona Responds is heading down to North Carolina to assist in the cleanup efforts following Hurricane Florence. Plus, it is a contested race in New York's 23rd District. Hear what the candidates are saying ahead of the November election. Watch for the latest news and ...

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This week, SBU-TV takes a look at Facebook's data-mining scandal, St. Bonaventure's basketball success and a local science fair.

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This week, SBU-TV examines the Florida school shooting and previews the St. Bonaventure vs Rhode Island basketball game. (Right click to unmute audio)  

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- Five years ago, the St. Bonaventure University Athletics Department cut the basketball's pep band, leaving strangers adorned in Bona’s gear playing songs during Atlantic-10 tournaments. This year, the musicians at those A-10 tournament games won’t be strangers. They will ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- All it takes is one word to learn what type of stories drew the most traffic on TAPinto Greater Olean in 2018. Sports.  St. Bonaventure basketball, Olean Oilers baseball, high school sports and even a local roller derby team were the subjects of several of the ...

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, CO – Santa should be very familiar with the Greater Olean area. On Christmas Eve, Santa takes off from the North Pole to begin his global journey to bring presents and joy to children.  As it has for more than six decades, the North American Aerospace Defense Command ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – The university’s campus radio station, WSBU-FM (88.3), will be off the air from the evening of Dec. 26 to the evening of Dec. 28. The station, known as "The Buzz," will be unable to broadcast because the university will  shut off power in several buildings for much of Dec.

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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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CUBA, NY -- Trick or treating in the Village of Cuba will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. It is suggested that children and adults: Go only to houses with lights on Wear reflective clothing or utilize glow sticks Always walk in groups with an adult and always look before crossing any ...

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OLEAN, NY -- Halloween in the City of Olean will be celebrated on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. “Residents who plan to hand out treats should turn on their porch lights during those two hours,” Mayor William Aiello said. “In addition, citizens who are driving should exercise extreme caution--many ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – In a soft-spoken and gentle voice, Janet McKenzie explained the inspiration behind her artwork. “My artwork is inspired by my mother. I wanted my paintings to be based off of her and to involve other women to continually inspire people who view my art,” said the ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY  – The Mark Filsinger Buffalo Jazz Collective Eleven will perform Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on campus. The concert is part of the university's Martine Performing Arts Series, and a limited number of tickets are available to the public for $5 ...

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OLEAN, NY — The last of three StrOleans will take place Friday in downtown Olean from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. StrOlean, introduced in August 2017 by the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, enables attendees to saunter, amble, wander and walk along North Union, West State and other streets, where ...

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OLEAN, NY – Jimmer Bolden never took part in singing or acting activities throughout his high school years. But that did not stop the 1971 Olean High School graduate from appearing on one of the most popular reality television shows in the world 47 years after graduation.  On July 10, “America’s ...

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OLEAN, NY -- Russell Allen’s wooden trains were among the attractions featured at the “Autumn in the Southern Tier Train Show” Sunday. The Toy Train Collectors Society presented the show, which was hosted by Olean Middle School. Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily to your ...

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In a new podcast, reporters Dominic LoVallo and Andrew Hayn highlight the latest local news posted on TAPinto Greater Olean and preview some upcoming stories. PLAY Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily to your inbox.  Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for ...

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OLEAN, NY -- Love and debt are the themes in the play “You Can’t Take It with You,” coming to the Olean Theatre Workshop Thursday through Sunday. The story is set in 1937, and begins with a young woman named Alice Sycamore, played by Ashley LaBombard, expecting the young man she loves, Tony ...

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OLEAN, NY – The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking photos from the community with families, children, teenagers and seniors enjoying the Woodland in the City Squirrels.  Pictures will be chosen for the 2019 squirrel calendar. The Woodland in the City committee and the Greater Olean ...

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CUBA  – Artist Wendy Skinner of Belmont will teach a three-week Wednesday night drawing class geared to students ages 14 and older, at the Cuba Circulating Library, 39 E. Main St. Classes are scheduled for Oct. 3, 10 and 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Students who take the class will learn to ...

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OLEAN, NY  –  A psychic fair scheduled for Saturday at the Fannie E. Bartlett House, corner of Laurens and North Second Street, is sold out, according to events coordinator Gail Feuchter. The fair is a fundraiser for the historical mansion and will feature six psychics of various mediums ...

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OLEAN, NY -- The Allegany Alumni & Friends Band will close out Olean's free summer concert series Thursday. The band is scheduled to perform in Lincoln Park from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Earlier this week, Lynn Brook, who plays trombone in the band and serves as vice-president of its Board of ...

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