In our March 2 podcast, Dr. Pauline Hoffmann, dean of the Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University, discusses her project, March Into Women’s History. Patterned after NCAA March Madness, the project gives people the opportunity to vote, in rounds, from what starts out as a list of 64 women representing four different categories of importance: Advocacy, Business, Government and STEM. Eventually one of the 64 women will be declared this year's winner.
Podcast: Dean Pauline Hoffmann Discusses March Into Women’s History Month Bracket
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OLEAN, NY – It’s a breezy Friday night. The block is quiet save for a few cars pulling in front of 212 W. State St. Men and women of all ages chat and catch up as they file into Grand Slam Games & Comics. Passing the shelves and displays, they travel up the back staircase to a room filled with long tables and chairs. They sit, unpack boxes filled with playing cards and prepare to ...
By EMILY LOSITOMay 16, 2017
OLEAN, NY – Max, an eighth-grader at Olean High, came into the Rainbow Alliance meeting on May 3 with speckles of glitter in her hair. The bright red lipstick, which she and schoolmates had donned for Women’s Day at school, was still in place on her lips. She set her bag down.
After a moment Max told the group, “I was at my locker just getting my books, and a guy ...
May 13, 2017
OLEAN, NY - Police charged a 50-year-old Olean man with murder Saturday after they discovered a woman’s body in an apartment at Olean House, 132 N. Union St.
Edward Smith was charged with murder in the second degree, assault in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, according to a press release issued by the Olean Police Department Criminal ...
By JASON KLAIBERMay 10, 2017
ST. BONAVENTURE, NY—When Carol Higley first stepped onto the second floor of St. Bonaventure University’s Reilly Center in August 1977, she felt ready to begin work as the assistant to the Rev. Brennan Fitzgerald, OFM, the director of student activities at the time. However, she received little assistance settling into her new job.
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May 10, 2017
OLEAN, NY - A water main on Main Street has broke.
According to a press release from the city, crews are at the site working on repairs, but a timeframe for completion of the work is not known.
Additional information is available form the City Water Office at 716-376-5657.
May 10, 2017
OLEAN, NY - Patrolman Ryan Aylor has been awarded a STOP/DWI and Mothers against Drunk Driving Individual Officer Recognition Award for 2016.
The award recognizes the contribution of a police officer to reduce impaired driving incidents.
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OLEAN, NY – New York State’s new tuition-free college program will be the subject of four information sessions at Jamestown Community College’s Cattaraugus County campus.
The sessions are scheduled for May 11 and 17 and June 8 and 28. The May 11 and June 8 sessions will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On May 17 and June 28, the sessions are scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. All four ...