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Olean Mayoral Challenger Speaks on Background, Party Platform

April 28, 2021

OLEAN, NY — A candidate for the mayoral seat has thrown his hat into the ring.

Gary Harvey, who grew up in Olean and was graduated from Olean High School before studying in college and serving in the military, said he announced his run for the mayor’s office after returning to the city and seeing a change in the community from what he remembers in his childhood.

“I've ...

Olean Public Library Sets May 18 Budget Vote and Trustee Election

OLEAN, NY — Because of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the Olean Public Library budget vote and trustee election, normally held at the library, will be held instead at the Olean Middle School, alongside the Olean City School District’s annual board election and budget vote, on May 18, 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.

The three library trustee positions on the ballot are ...

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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: Some people get more time to file without asking; Anyone else can request an automatic extension

April 29, 2021

WASHINGTON − Anyone can request an automatic tax-filing extension, but some people get extra time without asking, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year the IRS postponed the usual April 15 deadline for filing individual income tax returns until May 17, 2021. Even so, as is the case every year, many Americans will still need more time to meet ...

Here’s why some people got more than one notice about their Economic Impact Payments

After each of the three Economic Impact Payments is issued, the IRS is required to mail a notice to each recipient's last known address. The notice provides information about the amount of the payment, how it was made and how to report any payment that wasn't received. Some people may receive multiple notices about each payment. Most people will simply file the notice with their tax ...

Wolfinger Family Fund provides $5,500 in grants to family supported area nonprofits

The Wolfinger family recently decided to expand the philanthropic scope of the Wolfinger Family Fund and have made possible $5,500 in grants to organizations and projects chosen by the family.

The fund was originally established by area residents Sandy and Connie Wolfinger to support projects and equipment purchases in the Ellicottville, Smethport (PA) and Coudersport (PA) School districts.

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Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...