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One Hundred Years After his Birth, Dr. Russell J. Jandoli's Legacy Provides Lessons for Today's Journalists

August 15, 2018

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – Aug. 16, 2018, marks the 100th birthday of the late Dr. Russell J. Jandoli, who founded the journalism program at St. Bonaventure University.

As a professor and a mentor, Jandoli impacted the professional and personal lives of countless St. Bonaventure students. The journalism program he started in the late 1940s became a school within the university ...

Area Students Receive Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship

Three area graduates recently received the Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship, a renewable scholarship managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.

Andrea Certo, Mac Gleason and Nick Mascioni all received the Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship.

The Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship, established by Steve and Donna Teuscher in memory of their son, Jonathan, is given to one student each from ...

Allegany-Limestone Students Receive CRCF Scholarships

ALLEGANY, NY -- Six Allegany-Limestone Central School students recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, totaling $14,600.

Michelle Wohlers received the Joseph and Cecily Higgins Scholarship.

The scholarship, established by Joseph and Cecily Higgins, is for an Allegany-Limestone Central School or Archbishop Walsh Academy senior who intends to ...

As Students Return to College, Cuomo Signs Anti-Hazing Legislation

ALBANY, NY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday signed anti-hazing legislation to help keep students safe as they go back to school.

The new law prohibits certain physical contact or requiring physical activity in any organization's initiating ceremony to prevent the deaths or serious injuries of students during fraternity pledging ceremonies.

"These hazing rituals are dangerous ...

Hearing on Olean Smart Schools Plan Set for Tuesday

OLEAN, NY -- The Olean City School District will hold a public hearing on its proposed Smart Schools Bond Act Preliminary Investment Plan Tuesday.

The session is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in the Olean High School Board Room, 410 W. Sullivan St.

Community members may also submit comments on the proposed plan via email to SmartSchoolsPreliminaryPlan@olean.wnyric.org prior to the ...

Show and Sell Comes to the Southern Tier

The Allegheny Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America, will kick off its scouting promotion for the season on Saturday.

Scouts from across the nation have long promoted scouting through its Show and Sell Popcorn Sales, but this is the first time Show and Sell is being introduced in Western New York’s Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties and in Pennsylvania’s McKean and ...

Cattaraugus-Little Valley Students Receive Community Foundation Scholarships

CATTARAUGUS, NY -- Five students from Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation for a total of  $5,650.

Abby and Bailey Gostomski each received the May C. Carroll Scholarship.

The May C. Carroll Scholarship, $1,450 each this year, is given to a graduating senior who is a resident of Cattaraugus.

State Awards Construction Funds to Libraries in Cuba and Portville

ALBANY, NY – Libraries in Cuba and Portville have been awarded state funds for construction projects.

The Cuba Circulating Library will receive $11,250 to replace its boilers with an energy-efficient heating system, and the Portville Free Library will receive $102,973 for major exterior renovations.

The monies will be provided through the New York State Library Construction Fund. Sen.

Olean High Students Receive CRCF Memorial Scholarships

Six Olean High School graduates recently received Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation-managed scholarships established in memory of former local residents.

Zachary Parr and Julia Rakus received the Tyler Bihler Memorial Scholarship.

The Tyler Bihler Memorial Scholarship, $1,000, is given to one male and one female Olean High School student who have maintained a grade percentage over 80 ...

Eight Portville Graduates Receive CRCF Scholarships

Eight Portville Central School graduates recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.

Jayce Childs received the Dr. Donald A. Wormer Family Scholarship for $2,500 this year.

The endowed scholarship, established in memory of Dr. Wormer by his wife, Elinor Wormer, is awarded to graduating seniors of Portville Central School attending a two- or ...

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Area Students Receive Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship

August 14, 2018

Three area graduates recently received the Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship, a renewable scholarship managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.

Andrea Certo, Mac Gleason and Nick Mascioni all received the Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship.

The Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship, established by Steve and Donna Teuscher in memory of their son, Jonathan, is given to one student each from ...