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Olean Gus Macker Registration Deadlines Are May 20 and 23

May 17, 2022

OLEAN, NY — Entries for the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, to be played June 10 to 12 on Delaware Avenue and North Barry Street, will be accepted until Friday via U.S. mail and until Monday online. 

The tournament is sponsored by the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and its 45 corporate sponsors.

Paper forms for registration via U.S. mail are available ...

Olean Restaurateurs Reflect on Business During Pandemic

OLEAN, NY— When the whole world shut down, Tam Basilio thought hers would too.

Basilio and her restaurant, Spot 2 Be, suffered mightily during the peak of the coronavirus.  She had moved to the Olean area years ago and had been in business for five years before the pandemic. After years of continuous profits, Spot 2 Be did not make a profit from March to September ...

NYS Cashes in on Mobile Sports Betting; Experts See Issues

New York State has quickly become the largest legal sports betting market in the U.S.

But an addiction specialist and a state senator are concerned about rising cases of problem gambling.

Jeffrey Wierzbicki, team leader of the Western Problem Gambling Resource Center in Buffalo, said that since the launch of mobile sports betting, he has seen an uptick in people reaching out for help.

42 Vendors Had Tables at 2022 Health Home Fitness Expo

OLEAN, NY — The Health Home Fitness Expo provided a great opportunity for new business owners to interact with the community, Katelyn Leato said. 

Leato, who opened her business, Mountainside Impressions at 1156 Flanigan Hill Road in Hinsdale, just over a year ago, had two tables upstairs at the Friday-through-Saturday event at GoodTimes, 800R E.

GOACC Hosts Annual Health, Home & Fitness Expo April 22-24

OLEAN, NY — The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce annual Health, Home and Fitness Expo will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Good Times Events Center, 800 E. State St.

There will be no price for admission. Hours will be Friday, 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Local and regional vendors, stationed throughout the ...

GOACC Will Add Service Fee for Shop Olean Gift Certificates

OLEAN, NY — The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce will be adding a 5% service fee for Shop Olean gift certificate purchases, starting on May 2.

The program is one of the biggest benefits to chamber members and more of a retention tool than a revenue maker for the chamber office, Meme Krahe Yanetsko, the GOACC’s chief operating officer, explained in a ...

Tom Reed Visits Napoleon Engineering Services in Olean

OLEAN, NY — Thursday, Rep. Tom Reed visited Napoleon Engineering Services, the largest independent bearing inspection and testing facility in the United States.

Reed, who represents the 23rd district which includes the Greater Olean area, was accompanied on his tour of the facility on Johnson Street by Chris Napoleon, president and chief engineer at NES.

"Manufacturers are the ...

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Olean Area Farmers Market Opens for 2022 Season May 7

May 6, 2022

The Olean Area Farmers Market will be open for the 2022 season on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Pavilion, along South Street. The park is located at East State Street, between South Union and South Barry streets.

The market will be full of returning vendors, beginning with 11 vendors on opening day and increasing to more than 20 at the season’s ...

SuperOrg CEO Is Lenna Visiting Professor at SBU and JCC

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure University and Jamestown Community College will welcome Mark W. Sickles, an accomplished corporate leader, board director and management consultant, to their campuses as the second Lenna Visiting Professor of the spring semester.

Sickles will share his multidisciplinary professional and personal experiences in a public presentation and classroom ...

Borrello Hosts Roundtable on Increase in Retail Crimes

OLEAN, NY – Sen. George Borrello met with Olean retailers and members of law enforcement Wednesday to address a rise in retail thefts since cash bail was eliminated for 90 percent of crimes. 

Signed into law by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the 2020 changes were supported by Gov. Kathy Hochul and members of the Democrat majority leadership in the Assembly and Senate. In addition to ...

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Where I Stand as a Journalist

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Journalism empowers investigation. 

As my senior year approaches, my mind reflects on everything I’ve absorbed in the field of journalism and as a student at the Jandoli School of Communication so far. 

Many of my professors challenged my fellow classmates and me to be concise with our words on and off the paper. I failed at this many times and ...

After a Tumultuous Season, Bonnies Head to D.C. for A-10s

WASHINGTON — St. Bonaventure University Bonnies' head coach Mark Schmidt tried to warn us.

After the Bonnies were honored as the Atlantic-10 Conference’s preseason top team, selected as the No. 23 ranked team in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll and received a slew of individual preseason awards, Schmidt attempted to warn fans, media and his players alike that the ...

National Nurses’ Week and Month Are Rooted in Strength

May 7, 2022

Each May is National Nurses’ Month, a month-long celebration and commemoration of the work our nurses do to keep us healthy. National Nurses’ Week began on Friday and ends on Thursday, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Nightingale is said to be the mother of modern nursing; her work during the Crimean War led to significant innovations in hygiene and other ...

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Wed, May 18, 6:30 PM

Olean High School, Olean

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Sat, May 21, 8:00 AM

Lincoln Park Pavilion, Olean

Olean Area Farmers Market

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Wed, May 25, 7:00 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

History of Sourdough Bread

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Milliman Grant Provides CT Simulator at Radiation Center

May 11, 2022

OLEAN, NY — For many, a cancer diagnosis is not only the beginning of a long, difficult treatment plan, but also the beginning of a long travel schedule to seek that treatment.

The purchase of a new Computed Tomography (CT) Simulator at the Mildred Milliman Radiation Medicine Center, supported by a grant from the Mildred Milliman Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, is ...

Olean Area Farmers Market Opens for 2022 Season May 7

The Olean Area Farmers Market will be open for the 2022 season on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Pavilion, along South Street. The park is located at East State Street, between South Union and South Barry streets.

The market will be full of returning vendors, beginning with 11 vendors on opening day and increasing to more than 20 at the season’s ...

JCC Participates in Women’s Empowerment Draft in March

During March, SUNY Jamestown Community College is participating in the Women’s Empowerment Draft, hosted by Art Force 5. The program uses a pro-sports theme to build enthusiasm for historic female icons.

JCC is among 21 SUNY colleges, two CUNY colleges, and three private colleges partnering with 31 primary and secondary schools throughout New York State to create a mosaic that ...