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Twin Tiers Meals Program Feeds Folk in Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties

May 23, 2020

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 Pantry, Allegany Office of the Aging, Good Times of Olean and ...

Coalition Starts Safe Summer Bike Helmet Program

OLEAN, NY — The Safe Kids Southern Tier New York Coalition is conducting a Safe Summer Bike Helmets program in collaboration with emergency medical services and police departments in Cattaraugus, Allegany and Chautauqua counties.

“The coalition is excited to be able to support the program,” Donna Kahm, Southern Tier Health Care System president and CEO, ...

Olean General Hospital Auxiliary Cancels Strawberry Festival

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 July 27. Proceeds from the drawing will benefit the auxiliary.

Persons ...

Olean Area Families Speak on the Importance of Mother’s Day

Betty Taylor, 82, of Olean, hasn’t always celebrated Mother’s Day. 

In 1957, when she was 19, she immigrated to the United States from Scotland, where she did not celebrate an observance honoring mothers. 

Her memories of Mother’s Day primarily come from celebrating it with her three children and she said she sees the day as a time to spend with ...

Committee Cancels June 14 Children’s Day and Memorial Garden Planting in Olean

OLEAN, NY — The Olean Area Children’s Memorial Events Committee has canceled the 25th Annual Children’s Day and Memorial Garden Planting in Franchot Park, which was scheduled for June 14.

Coordinators Kathy and Beth Boser said uncertainty about how long coronavirus social distancing restrictions will last in the region has resulted in the cancellation of many ...

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Area Service Clubs Meet, Exceed $5,000 Service Above Self Challenge for COVID-19 Response

May 18, 2020

Area service clubs together raised $6,075 for the COVID-19 Response Fund for Cattaraugus County during the Service Above Self Challenge, exceeding the $5,000 goal and challenge grant offered by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.

The challenge, which began May 1, encouraged donations from the Olean Rotary Club, Zonta Club, Enchanted Mountain Exchange Club, Knights of Columbus Lady ...

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A Difficult End to Senior Year Does Not Compare to the Memories Made

When the unexpected happens, we sometimes do not know how to react. We immediately think of the effect the present will have on the future. 

When news on the coronavirus started to get serious back in March, I found myself thinking this way as I knew a lot of uncertainty lay ahead. 
 
Your senior year of college is a special time, one where you are supposed to be soaking in ...

Coronavirus and Life Without Sports: How It Boosts Fandom

The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought almost all sports to a halt. This was certainly the right decision because the health of our citizens should be put first. This unusual time has left me and many other sports fans with a feeling of emptiness, trying to take in everything that is going on.

Multiple professional athletes have tested positive for COVID-19. More than a dozen NBA players, ...

For Cashiers, COVID-19 Means a Change in Routine

CUBA, NY – I’ve worked at the Giant Food Mart of Cuba as a cashier for about three years, since my junior year of high school. 

When I reported for work on Friday at 4 p.m., the normal clamor of rustling paper bags, chattering customers and employees and squeaking grocery carts’ wheels greeted me. 

But I would soon face a situation I’d never seen ...

IRS.gov Helps Taxpayers Get Tax Information They Need; Find Tools for Filing, Paying, Checking Accounts and Answering Questions

May 21, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers today about several online tools available to help them get the tax information they need as the IRS has limited operations due to the coronavirus.  

More taxpayers are using IRS.gov than ever before; as of May 8, the agency’s website had been visited a record 1 billion times, up 141% compared to the same time last ...

Upper Allegheny Health System Appoints New Board Members

The Upper Allegheny Health System Board of Directors recently elected four new board members.  

Shabir Bhayani, M.D., David Ferguson, David Price and Gilbert Witte, M.D., will each serve full three-year terms.

UAHS is the parent organization of Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, affiliates of Kaleida Health.

Bhayani, an orthopedic surgeon, has served the ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...

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