Food & Drink

August 18, 2020

OLEAN, NY — Orders for the Aug. 19 Olean Elks Cold Sub Wednesday need to be placed by 7 p.m. Tuesday by calling 716-372-4191. Choices for 8-inch subs are ham, salami, tuna or turkey, The subs will have lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and oil. Onions and banana peppers are available on request. The ...

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OLEAN, NY — Orders for the July 15 Olean Elks Cold Sub Wednesday need to be placed by 7 p.m. Tuesday by calling 716-372-4191. Choices for 8-inch subs are ham, tuna or turkey with options of mayo, oil, provolone and shaker cheeses, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and banana peppers. Customers should ...

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Global experts have given New York State's Western New York Region approval to begin Phase 3 of the reopening process on Tuesday. The Western Region includes the Greater Olean area. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo made the announcement Monday during his daily coronavirus briefing. "Western New York will ...

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New York State's Western New York Region, which includes the Greater Olean area, is expected to begin Phase 3 of the reopening process Tuesday. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo made the announcement Saturday during his daily coronavirus briefing. "Moving forward, Western New York is expected to move to ...

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Starting Thursday, New York State will allow outdoor dining at restaurants in regions that are in Phase 2 of the reopening process, Gov.  Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday. The Western New York Region, which includes the Greater Olean area, entered Phase 2 Tuesday. According to a press release ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Elks have scheduled a Texas Hots meal for Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m. The price is $8 for each meal, which includes two Texas hots, macaroni salad and a pickle. Reservations must be made by 1 p.m. Tuesday by calling or texting 716-378-4313 or 585-378-0634. Orders ...

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Twin Tiers Meals, a partnership initiative that provides meals to families in need, is seeking donations from individuals and from corporate entities. All donations stay local to help local people. Partners are Cattaraugus Community Action, Believers Chapel, Allegany County ACCORD & Food ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean General Hospital Auxiliary has canceled its 34th annual Strawberry Festival, scheduled for June 18. The auxiliary will continue selling grand prize tickets for four Disney Hopper passes, valid through January 2022 at Walt Disney World. The drawing for the prize will be on ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — For Sister Melissa Scholl and Canticle Farm Market, the coronavirus pandemic has presented a number of challenges to providing fresh produce for the Greater Olean community. However, through curbside orders and social distancing procedures, the market at 3809 Old State Road has ...

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OLEAN, NY — The REAP Olean Farmers’ Market will reduce its hours to 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday because of anticipated 20-degree temperatures. Customers are encouraged to sign up for a shopping slot on the market's SignUpGenius page. Although walk-ins are welcome, the shopping slots help the ...

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OLEAN, NY — The REAP Olean Farmers’ Market, scheduled to open Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., has COVID-19 safety procedures in place and an online ordering option. Customers can visit the website https://olean.eatfromfarms.com to view the products available for the coming week. Each ordering ...

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The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services has issued an emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit to households that are not already receiving the maximum benefit. The SNAP benefit will be issued based on the maximum amount for each household's size for the ...

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CUBA, NY — The Chamber of Commerce has canceled 2020 Dairy Days because of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a post on the Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page: "Some restrictions may be lifted by then, but this event would happen very early in the timeline of opening up businesses and ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — As a precaution for COVID-19, the Allegany Fire Department will offer drive-thru service for its May 7 chicken barbeque at the Robert H. Livingston Community Center, 188 W. Main St. The department gave details for the event in a Facebook post. Dinners will be $10 each and include ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — Mark Printz and Sister Melissa Scholl have high hopes for the pandemic-wise service options introduced in mid-March at Canticle Farm’s weekly Tuesday market. “Because of the coronavirus crisis, we’re very concerned for the health of staff and those who come to us,” Scholl, ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — Canticle Farm will continue offering curbside service and limiting the indoor shop to five customers during its weekly Tuesday noon-6 p.m. farm market at 3809 Old State Road. In a Monday email, Sister Melissa Scholl, farm president, wrote, "A big thank you to the five volunteers ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — Canticle Farm is looking for volunteers to help with curbside service during the Tuesday noon-6 p.m. shopping hours at its farm market, 3809 Old State Road. The curbside service, which began March 17, is a safety measure against the spread of COVID-19. As another safety measure, ...

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OLEAN, NY – The Genesis House of Olean announced on its Facebook page Tuesday that it is postponing its Soup and Salad Day until further notice. The luncheon fundraiser was scheduled to take place Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Olean. Sign Up for E-News to get ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — As reaction to the Coronavirus outbreak continues to diminish supplies at local grocery stores, customers in the Greater Olean area still have an opportunity to get fresh vegetables. Canticle Farm Market, located at 3809 Old State Road, had a busy start to the day on Tuesday, as ...

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Several local school districts, in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, have closed down for a period of time.  Many of them will provide meal service to students during the hiatus, and in the following districts such service will begin Wednesday: Portville Central School District will ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — In response to the outbreak of Coronavirus, Canticle Farm in Allegany will offer accommodations to its customers during Tuesday's market. Customers who wish to not enter the market can drive up to the farm and beep their horns, and market employees will bring a list of vegetables ...

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OLEAN, NY – “We’re going to do what we have to.” That's what Anthony Fratercangelo, owner of Angee's Restaurant, had to say regarding the state-mandated closing of on-premise restaurant service that went into effect at 8 p.m. Monday following a 10 a.m. Coranavirus precautions conference ...

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OLEAN, NY – Southern Tier Catholic School and Archbishop Walsh Academy have moved their annual St. Patrick's Day Party and Raffle from March 21 to April 25 In order to comply with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's directive banning large gatherings because of the COVID-19 pandemic and to protect the health and ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure University is implementing precautionary measures at the Warming House in Olean to prevent the possible exposure and spread of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The Warming House will remain open from Sunday through Friday until March 31, at which ...

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OLEAN, NY – Tim Lyons plans to be at work Sunday just to "see how things go." Lyons, who manages the Tops on West State Street, was among employees and owners at three local supermarkets weighing in on how the New York Bag Waste Reduction Law, in effect starting Sunday, will affect grocery store ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Tri-County Arts Council will hold its annual "Celebration of the Arts" event on April 25 in the Woodside Tavern on the Range, 3319 W. River Road. The 2020 Arts and Cultural Awards will also be presented at the event. The celebration, which features cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner ...

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Because National Margarita Day is Saturday, three Greater Olean area restaurants -- Don Tequila and Fusion on Main in Allegany and El Sombrero in Olean -- plan to offer their own variations on the drink. Don Tequila, the Mexican restaurant at 76 W. Main St., offers customers the traditional ...

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OLEAN, NY – Friends of the Olean Library Inc. is hosting its second annual “FeBREWary” beer-tasting event this Friday at the Olean Public Library, 2 N. Main St. The event will feature nearly 30 beers to sample from local – and not so local – breweries.­­­ Friends members Carole McNall, ...

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OLEAN, NY — Students in grades K-12 in the Allegany-Limestone, Hinsdale, Olean and Portville school districts are eligible to enter a design contest promoting the annual Taste of Olean and Art in the Park events scheduled for July 26 in War Veterans Park. Information sent to the school ...

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Sabrina Dunning walked into the Giant Food Mart of Cuba at 5:15 p.m. Saturday prepared for the store to be busy. Not only was it the first of the month, which is usually busier than other days, but it was also the day before the Big Game.   And busy it was. As she walked in from the ...

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