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August 9, 2022

OLEAN, NY — The Diocese of Buffalo has put the Archbishop Walsh/Southern Tier Catholic School building and property up for sale, but the school is not closing, according to Walsh/STCS Board President Frank McAndrew. “Honesty is the best policy, and the honest answer is the official sales process ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library is offering two entertainment and educational options to its patrons: Day Adventure Passes for free admission to partner sites in Western New York and in Pennsylvania and Chautauqua Institution coupons for free or discounted admission to educational and ...

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OXFORD, UK — “I once sat exactly where you did,” Joshua Popsie, vice president of marketing at 1-800Accountant, told the St. Bonaventure University students assembled in the Trinity College Auditorium for a seminar preceding a weekly high table dinner. The 2013 St. Bonaventure graduate who had ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — A new Jandoli Institute article explores whether hospitals would be morally justified to refuse to treat COVID-19 patients who have chosen not to be vaccinated. The article, Should the unvaccinated receive treatment for COVID-19?, was reported and written for the ...

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OXFORD, UK — Members of the Trinity College and St. Bonaventure University communities will gather on the Trinity grounds Wednesday to plant a tree in honor of the late St. Bonaventure President Dr. Dennis DePerro. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. British time (9 a.m. ET). St. Bonaventure ...

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OLEAN, NY — A longtime local school administrator has left retirement to become the new president of Archbishop Walsh Academy and Southern Tier Catholic School. Dr. Colleen Taggerty, who had been superintendent of the Olean City School District for nine years, assumed chief executive duties at ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — A review of health care data shows that Cattaraugus County needs to work on preventing chronic disease, on promoting well-being and on preventing mental health and substance abuse disorders. The findings were published by the Jandoli Institute on Wednesday as part of the ...

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OLEAN, NY — The old train depot on SUNY Jamestown Community College’s Cattaraugus County Campus has mostly lain dormant the last four years. The hustle and bustle of the building’s prior life is on schedule to return this fall, however, with JCC introducing an eSports team that will compete ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Dr. Chris Mackowski, professor of journalism and mass communication in St. Bonaventure University’s Jandoli School of Communication, was honored by the American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute. The American Battlefield Trust is the largest nonprofit organization ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Fifty years after the enactment of Title IX, women still experience sex-based inequalities in collegiate and interscholastic sports, according to an article published by the Jandoli Institute. The article, “Title IX has made a difference for women’s athletics, but the ...

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Dr. Kevin O’Connor, a 1988 St. Bonaventure University graduate, has been appearing in national and international news reports for several days. O’Connor is President Joe Biden’s physician, and on Thursday, he reported that the president had tested positive for COVID-19. His memo to White House ...

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OLEAN, NY— Cameron Perks will present a Professional Development: Social Media class on Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Tri-County Arts Council, 110 W. State St. He will cover topics such as talking to an audience in the world of social media; how to efficiently advertise oneself, and how to ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Friends of the Olean Library are looking for people to make donations through Give 716, the 36-hour fundraising effort conducted by the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres. The event will start at 7:16 p.m. Thursday and end at 7:16 a.m. Saturday. All monies raised will be ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Research by graduate students at St. Bonaventure University suggests that the pandemic has permanently altered the workplace and the job search market. The findings of 17 Master of Business Administration students were published Wednesday by the Jandoli Institute as part of ...

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OXFORD, UK — St. Bonaventure University students studying in Oxford this summer participated in the first of six “High Table” lectures and formal banquets on Wednesday, July 6. The students are taking part in St. Bonaventure’s six-week Francis E. Kelley summer program at Trinity College, Oxford ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — The post-pandemic workplace will be the highlighted topic of the ninth annual Southern Tier Leadership Summit scheduled to take place Aug. 4 in the university's Doyle Hall. Dr. Jeff Gingerich, the new university president at St. Bonaventure, will be the keynote ...

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PORTVILLE, NY— The naturalists at the Pfeiffer Nature Center encourage the public to consider the critical roles that healthy soils play and that their importance goes far beyond growing the foods that people eat. During July, the center will host a free, three-part Wednesday night series, "The ...

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OLEAN, NY — Two recent Greater Olean area graduates received this year’s Laurie Anzivine Memorial Scholarship awards, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. Hailey Jones, Allegany-Limestone Central School graduate, and Jocelyn Wyatt, Ellicottville Central School graduate, ...

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OLEAN, NY — The late David and Irene Krahe made their home at 123 S. Ninth St. and raised their family as a proud part of the Olean community. The Krahe family will celebrate in the house where they were raised one last time Saturday during Olean High School’s alumni weekend, with the homestead ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library, 134 N. Second St., will launch its summer reading programs with a free-admission carnival Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The library will provide refreshments, games, prizes and more. Registration for the programs offerings starts on Monday. The programs ...

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OLEAN, NY – A Rochester school official will become Olean’s next Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Genelle Morris, Deputy Superintendent of Operations and System Innovation for the Rochester City School District, will be appointed the post at a special Board of Education meeting Tuesday, according ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY— Promise kept. Two years after Dr. Dennis DePerro vowed in an online graduation ceremony caused by the pandemic that the St. Bonaventure University Class of 2020 would one day celebrate their commencement on campus, almost 120 members of the class flipped their tassels in ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library will host an outdoor, adult crafting program to create recycled planters, June 29, 6:30 p.m.  The library has a 10-person limit for attendance. Interested persons should the circulation desk at (716) 372-0200 to register.  The Frances Bean O’Connell Arts ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — Authorities have determined that a threat to the Portville Central School District was not credible, according to a press release the district issued Wednesday. “On June 1, 2022, the Portville Central School District received information that a student made a statement on social ...

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OLEAN, NY — Need a bookmark? You could just grab an index card or a piece of string. Or you could create something original, like students from six area schools did. The students were honored in May for their bookmarks, all entries in the annual bookmark contest sponsored by the Friends of the ...

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Schools within the Olean City School District and the Ellicottville Central School District were "placed into "lockout protocol" Wednesday afternoon because of a social media threat, according to messages sent from both school districts to parents. According to a Facebook post, from the Olean ...

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OLEAN, NY — Law enforcement agencies are investigating a report about a threat of violence at schools in Olean and Ellicottville. The schools have been placed on “Lock Out” out of an abundance of caution, according to a Facebook post from the Olean Police Department. Olean police said a ...

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OLEAN, NY — Author and professor Eric Pallant will draw on science and culinary geography, while sharing recipes and sourdough starters, when he lectures about the 6,000-year history of sourdough bread at the Olean Public Library on Wednesday at 7 p.m.  Copies of Pallant's new book, "Sourdough ...

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Greater Olean area voters approved the Allegany-Limestone, Olean and Portville school district budgets Tuesday. The vote was 129-14 in favor of the Allegany-Limestone budget, 582-298 for Olean’s budget and 214-54 for Portville’s. Results for the Cuba-Rushford and Hinsdale school districts had ...

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Voters will go the polls Tuesday to elect Board of Education members and vote on proposed school district budgets. Voting times and locations in the Greater Olean area are: Allegany-Limestone, noon to 8 p.m., middle-high school gym, 3131 Five Mile Road, Allegany Cuba-Rushford, noon to 8 ...

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