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September 16, 2019

BRADFORD, PA. – Just two years into her career as an inbound marketing specialist, Holly McCully is excelling at her job.  McCully was recently named the 2019 Olean Area Young Professionals Rookie of the Year, an award given to a young professional who demonstrates outstanding work ethic and ...

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OLEAN, NY – Race Unity Circle, a local grassroots organization formed in 2017, will begin its three-part September film series Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Olean Public Library, 134 N. Second St. The first film scheduled to be shown is “Race – The Power of an Illusion: Part One.” A discussion and ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – Law enforcement authorities determined that a student sent an email containing “an alarming threat” to other students Monday evening, according to an email notice from the St. Bonaventure University Office of Student Affairs. “A limited number of students on a residence ...

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OLEAN, NY – Police arrested a 15-year boy Friday in connection with the threats made to Olean High School students through Facebook and other social media sites. Police said the boy was taken into custody at 3:30 p.m. Friday and charged with two counts of making a terroristic threat. The threats ...

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OLEAN, NY – Online shopping has become a popular option for back-to-school items, but some stores in the Greater Olean area still were busy in the days leading up to the start of the school year. “We were much busier this year than last year,” Ben Englund, who manages the Staples store in Olean, ...

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In their 1973 hit single, Steely Dan declared “I’m never going back to my old school.” In 2019, as schools open for a new year, members of the Greater Olean community whose school days are behind them had a common answer when asked to name something that today’s students have that they wish they ...

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OLEAN, NY – ­­As the school bells start to ring, local drivers will have to share the roads with the 2,500 students in the City of Olean. And that is why Mayor William J. Aiello and Olean Police Department Chief Jeff Rowley are reminding residents of some of the rules of the road. “It is ...

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TAPInto Greater Olean reporter Jeff Uveino speaks with Carole McNall of the Friends of the Olean Library about the group's second annual wine tasting, Read Between the Wines, which is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 6, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. PLAY Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily ...

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OLEAN, NY – Reann Ehman stood in front of her audience of three, ready to give her speech. She wore a blue jumpsuit with a patch on her right shoulder that said, “Space Camp.” She wears this jumpsuit when talking to children at her workplace, the Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning ...

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OLEAN, NY – The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York has issued approximately $482.4 million in low-cost, tax-exempt bonds on behalf of 54 school districts across the state, including Olean, as school districts prepare to welcome students back to school. The bonds include $9,820,000 for ...

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Libraries in Allegany and Olean will receive funds from a State Education Department program that supports construction and renovation projects. The program will provide the Allegany Public Library with $31,235 for interior renovations. The Olean Public Library will receive $186,488 to replace ...

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OXFORD, UK – He would show up to a Wednesday class hung over. He was the first person in his family to attend college. And, just like the 37 St. Bonaventure University students who sat in front of him Thursday evening, he had a life-changing, eye-opening summer in Oxford, England. Meet Josh ...

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OXFORD, UK – “There’s a great deal about Putin that nobody knows about,” Dr. Gayle Lonergan told a room full of St. Bonaventure students in this year’s Francis E. Kelley Oxford Program. “There’s only ever the story you’ll be given.” Lonergan, a graduate of both Cambridge and Oxford universities, ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – July was another record-breaking month for TAPinto Greater Olean, the online news site staffed by St. Bonaventure University journalism students. The site received 13,121 page views, by far the highest total for July since TAPinto Greater Olean’s launch in 2016. The 2019 ...

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OLEAN, NY— Archbishop Walsh High School will host its All Alumni Reunion Aug. 3. The day will begin with the Annual Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament at the St. Bonaventure University Golf Course. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The day will continue with a 6 p.m. induction ceremony for ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- Leadership Cattaraugus and Leadership Allegany are cosponsoring the 2019 Southern Tier Leadership Summit Aug. 8, on the campus of St. Bonaventure University. Jessica J. Schimert, an organizational development consultant at Performance Management Partners Inc. of ...

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OXFORD, UK – What do you get when you mix a 43-year friendship, deeply held love and romantic attraction, two genius musical minds and an emotional backstory that spans several decades? Apparently, you get the "Variations on a Theme by Händel" by Johannes Brahms. “I think that you will hear ...

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CUBA, NY – A maximum capacity class of 17 women filled the Cuba Rod & Gun Club for a firearms safety course on Saturday. Hosted by the Cuba Police Department, the course focused on the fundamentals of weapons safety and began with a classroom session that covered weapon familiarization and ...

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OXFORD, UK – “I have no answers to the Brexit problem. If I did, I’d be prime minister,” Alan Mackenzie, a former visiting professor in journalism at St. Bonaventure University, said during his recent lecture to students in St. Bonaventure's 2019 Francis E. Kelley Oxford Program. Mackenzie, a ...

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Former St. Bonaventure University forward LaDarien Griffin is the latest addition to the Norrköping Dolphins, a professional basketball team in Sweden. “Winning is the most important thing for me,” Griffin said in a news release posted on the Dolphins’ website. “I want to help the team to be as ...

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OXFORD, UK – A group of St. Bonaventure University will say goodbye to pizza and chicken wings this summer and dine on some of Great Britain’s finest dishes while they take part in the university’s Francis E. Kelley Oxford program. To make sure their dining manners meet the standards of the ...

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CUBA, NY – This summer the Cuba Library will two multi-week art class series. The first is a six-week, 6:30 p.m. Thursday drawing course for adults, taught by local artist/Alfred State faculty member Rïse Peacock that begins July 11 and ends Aug. 15. This experimental workshop is for individuals ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – TAPinto Greater Olean, the online news site staffed by St. Bonaventure University journalism students, finished the first half of 2019 with its best web traffic numbers since the site was launched in January 2016. The site attracted more than 10,000 page views in each of ...

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ALLEGANY, NY – The Allegany-Limestone Central School District will receive $1.2 million in state funds for high tech security. The monies will come from a $2 billion Smart Schools Bond Act approved by New York voters in 2014. "The Smart Schools Bond Act is enhancing school safety and modernizing ...

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CANTON, NY – Ryan M. Schlosser of Allegany has been awarded a St. Lawrence University Tanner Fellowship for a summer 2019 research project. Schlosser is a member of the Class of 2021 and is majoring in environmental studies-economics. He attended Allegany-Limestone Central School. Schlosser's ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- With St. Bonaventure University alumni returning to campus for Reunion Weekend, the college radio station will get the festivities off to an early start with a special summer edition of "Flying,” featuring music, news and disc jockeys from the 1970s.  Former DJ Evan ...

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MACHIAS, NY – An exhibit featuring the work cartographer Earl McElfresh will open on June 8 at the Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library, 9824 Route 16. The exhibit, “Mapmaker: The work of Earl McElfresh and the McElfresh Map Company,” will showcase McElfresh’s artistry and ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY - Two St. Bonaventure University faculty members will deliver presentations at an academic conference on Bob Dylan. Michael Chiariello, a professor emeritus in the Department of Philosophy, and Richard Lee, an associate professor in the Jandoli School of Communication, will ...

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ALLEGANY, NY – Sean Conroy of Allegany was named the recipient of the Dr. Philip I. Bowman Prize Scholarship at Hamilton College's Class & Charter Day on May 13. Conroy, a sophomore majoring in Chinese and physics, is a graduate of Allegany-Limestone Central School. The scholarship is ...

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Voters in school districts throughout the Greater Olean coverage area will go to the polls Tuesday to choose Board of Education members and cast ballots on school board budgets. In Olean, incumbents Ira Katzenstein and Frank Steffen Jr. are running unopposed for five-year terms. The proposed ...

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