Giving Back

September 17, 2018

OLEAN, NY — A crowd of more than 100 gathered in the Olean Public Library Friday for “Our Library Can Read Between the Wines,” the first wine-tasting event hosted by Friends of the Olean Library.  The evening featured food, basket raffles and talks on wine by Pedro-Abad Lopez, who has studied ...

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OLEAN, NY -- Tickets are on sale for “Our Library Can Read Between the Wines,” a wine tasting set for  Sept. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Olean Public Library, 134 N. Second St. The event marks the first time Friends of the Olean Library has sponsored a wine tasting. The evening will also ...

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OLEAN, NY -- The American flag reaches the top of the pole as a crowd of first responders and Olean citizens watch it rise. Five Navy veterans twirl their rifles like windmills, point them to the sky and let out a loud bang. This was the scene Tuesday as Olean American Legion Post 530 conducted ...

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OLEAN, NY -- Do you work with a young professional who is truly an asset to your business and goes above and beyond? You can recognize him or her for their hard work with a nomination for the Olean Area Young Professionals annual awards honoring young professionals for their contributions to ...

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OLEAN, NY -- On the last day of June, it was 85 degrees and hot and sticky. Della Moore wiped the sweat off her brow as she began the opening remarks for the Juneteenth celebration that the African American Center for Cultural Development has sponsored for the last eight years,.  Approximately ...

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OLEAN, NY -- The Citizens Action Network of Southwestern NY and the Rural Revitalization Corporation need help with setting up a community garden on the grounds of the old AME church at the corner of West Greene and South Third streets.  They are planning a "Blitz Build" on June 30 for ...

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OLEAN, NY — A euchre tournament to benefit the African American Center for Cultural Development will take place Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Raymour & Flanigan, 802 W. State St. Participants will pay a $5 entry fee and will be entered to win a $50 gift card to the store.  Mary Jane ...

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OLEAN, NY — The 15thannual Seafood Fest brings back a night of gourmet cooked-to-order food, wine and auctions to the local community. This sold-out event, taking place on April 20, benefits the work of the ReHabilitation Center, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with ...

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In our March 16 podcast, TAPinto Greater Olean reporter Nicolette DiMura speaks with Caitlin Cook about her experience traveling to Dickinson, Texas, with BonaResponds. PLAY Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily to your inbox.  Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for ...

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TapInto Greater Olean reporters Jordan Vollmer and Christian Gravius chat about their experience on the 15th annual Bahamas Service Trip with the leadership club ENACTUS at St. Bonaventure University. This was both reporters second year on the service trip, and each served a crucial leadership ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – University students hope to offer insight and perspective on the housing crisis in the community during their public panel, “Addressing Poverty and Inadequate Housing in Olean,” at noon Thursday in the McGinley-Carney Center for Franciscan Ministry. Panel participants will ...

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In our Oct. 19 podcast, TAPinto Greater Olean reporter Christian Gravius sits down with St. Bonaventure University graduate student Adam Ditcher to discuss how BonaResponds is aiding in Houston's hurricane relief efforts. PLAY

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