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Cattaraugus County Confirms 29 COVID-19 Cases Wednesday

April 14, 2021

The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 29 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday. The total number of cases in the county has reached 5,073 since the health department began tracking the virus in March of last year.

According to the news release from the health department, the county’s active caseload is 191 cases, with 17 of those individuals hospitalized. The county has ...

Cattaraugus County Confirms 32 More COVID-19 Cases

The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 32 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and noted a total of 5,044 confirmed cases since the county began tracking the pandemic in March 2020.

According to a news release by the health department, the county has 189 active cases; 16 residents are hospitalized for COVID-19-related reasons; 4,763 people have recovered, and 92 have ...

Cattaraugus County Adds 38 New COVID Cases to Count in 2 Days

Cattaraugus County reported 26 additional cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the county’s total number of cases since March 2020 to 5,012. 

The county did not release new caseload numbers Sunday. Since the last release on Saturday, the county has reported 38 new cases, including the 26 from Monday.

Ninety-two residents have died from complications due to the ...

Cattaraugus County Reports 15 New COVID-19 Cases Saturday

For the second day in a row, the Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 15 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 4,974 since the county began tracking the virus in March 2020.

In a news release issued Saturday, the health department reported a seven-day average positivity rate of 3.4%. The active case count is 139; 4,743 residents have recovered ...

Cattaraugus County Reports 15 New COVID-19 Cases Friday

The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 15 additional cases of COVID-19 Friday, bringing the total case count to 4,959 since the county began tracking the virus in March 2020.

In a news release issued Friday, the health department reported a seven-day average positivity rate of 3.4%. The active case count is 167; 4,700 residents have recovered from the disease; 16 ...

Cattaraugus County Reports 25 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday

The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 25 additional cases of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the county’s total cases to 4,944 since last March.

Of those 4,944 residents, 4,690 have recovered and 92 have died. In a news release, the county reported 161 active cases, with 19 of those residents hospitalized.

The county reported a seven-day average positivity rate of 3.3% ...

St. Bonaventure Cancels April 13 Student COVID-19 Vaccinations

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — A massive mishap at a Baltimore, Maryland, plant has prompted St. Bonaventure University to cancel an upcoming coronavirus vaccination clinic for students. 

“To say the least, we are extremely disappointed that this tremendous opportunity offered to us by the county fell through, but we greatly appreciate (Cattaraugus County Public Health ...

Student Registrations for COVID-19 Vaccine Lag at Bona's

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — The university has sent four emails, posted on social media and has even spread the word on a private Bona Facebook page designated for parents of students. 

Yet, Tom Missel, SBU’s chief communications officer, said he finds it hard to believe that plenty of coronavirus vaccination appointments are still available for the university’s ...

Cattaraugus County Health Department Reports 23 COVID Cases

The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 23 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday.

The number of COVID-19 cases found in Cattaraugus County has reached 4,919 since the health department began tracking the virus in March of last year, according to the health department news release.

The county’s active caseload is 160 cases, with 14 of those individuals hospitalized. A total of 92 ...

Cattaraugus County Confirms 20 More COVID-19 Cases

The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and noted a total of 4,896 confirmed cases since the county began tracking the pandemic in March 2020.

According to a news release by the health department, the county has 202 active cases; 12 residents are hospitalized for COVID-19-related reasons; 4,602 people have recovered, and 92 have ...

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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 ...

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

April 9, 2021

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 ...

Area nonprofits receive over $11,000 in support from 4 CRCF funds

Nine area nonprofits recently received grant support from four charitable funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation established by donors to make annual grants to designated causes, with grants together totaling $11,168.87.

The Luella Potter Endowment Fund, Kay and Oliver Williams/Rushford Endowment Fund, Jim and Gail Olson Mercy Flight Fund and the Rev. Leo J. Gallina Endowment ...