Olean Couple Honored for Life-Saving Rescue

January 17, 2018

OLEAN, NY – An Olean couple who risked their own safety to rescue a man after his pickup truck struck a tree were honored by Sen. Catharine Young with Liberty Medals, the highest recognition bestowed by the New York state Senate.

Becky and Tom Simsick were preparing to kayak at the Marilla Reservoir in Bradford, Pennsylvania, when a pickup truck struck a nearby tree and began ...

Toys, Coats and School Supplies Donated in Western New York

During the holiday season, members of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration participated in volunteer events held at 23 organizations statewide to distribute more than 5,200 toys, coats and school supplies to communities in need, including 272 items in Western New York.

"New Yorkers have a proud tradition of helping those in need, and during the holiday season, businesses and ...

Olean Basilica Schedules Christmas Dinner and Sets RSVP Date

OLEAN, NY -- The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels will be sponsoring its annual Community Christmas Dinner from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 25. Reservations for dining in, home delivery or takeout must be made by Dec. 22.

The dinner will be served in the dining hall in the lower level of church. Attendees should use the South First Street entrance. The menu features ham, ...

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