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Work by City to Limit Traffic on Portion of West State Street in Olean

August 15, 2018

OLEAN, NY – East-bound traffic on the 2600 block of West State Street will be limited to single lane Thursday while the city works on the roadway.

According to a news release from the City Water Office, the work will begin at 7 a.m. and is not expected to interrupt water service.

Individuals with questions should contact the Water Office at 716-376-5657.

Olean Council to Consider Park Project Tuesday

OLEAN, NY—The Common Council will meet Tuesday to consider a proposal to apply for an $15,000 grant for the King Street Park Project.

According to a resolution on the council's meeting agenda, grant monies are available from the Kaboom for the Play Everywhere Challenge. The grants are supported by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation.

Tuesday's meeting will begin at ...

Olean to Begin Street Work Monday

OLEAN, NY – The city will begin two weeks of street work on Davis Street and Gilmore, Edgewood and East and West Highland avenues Monday.

This work will involve recycling the existing pavement surface, according to the Olean Department of Public Works.

During the construction, on-street parking will be prohibited, but access to driveways will be available.

After the work is ...

Governor's Regional Economic Development Council to Meet in Olean Monday

OLEAN, NY – Gov. Andrew M Cuomo’s Western New York Regional Economic Development Council will hold its annual meeting in Olean Monday.

The session, which is open to the public, will begin at 1 p.m. in at the Old Library Events Center, 116 S. Union St.

“I am pleased that the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council is having their meeting in Olean,” said ...

Olean Council Committee to Meet Tuesday

OLEAN, NY— The Olean Common Council's Strategic Planning Committee will meet Tuesday to consider the Forest Hills subdivision, a project that would provide 52 rental units and three single family homes on a plot of land located on Inwood Drive.

The committee also discuss the city Master Plan.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.in the Police Training Room of ...

Western New York Agencies to Receive Funds to Combat Elder Abuse

ALBANY, NY – Three Western New York agencies will receive state and federal funding to improve and expand services for vulnerable adults at risk of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.

The monies will go to the ACCORD Corporation in Allegany County, the Center for Elder Law and Justice: Erie Hub, which supports teams in Erie, Cattaraugus and Niagara counties, and the Chautauqua ...

Portion of Five Mile Road to Close for Construction

ISCHUA, NY --  A portion of County Road 19 (also known as Five Mile Road) will be closed for about three weeks, starting Monday, according to the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works.

The road will be closed between Sands Hill Road and County Road 74 (Gile Hollow) while the county replaces two culverts. A detour will be posted for traffic.

Olean to Begin Repairs on Rowland Avenue and Hoop Street

OLEAN, NY – The city will begin road and drainage repairs on Rowland Avenue and Hoop Street on Monday.

While the work is underway, only local traffic will be allowed on the two streets, and Forness Park traffic will be redirected to Leisure Lane.

The construction includes milling, storm sewer repairs and paving.

Individuals with questions should call the Olean Public Works ...

State Announces Plans for Olean's $10 Million Downtown Revitalization Initiative

OLEAN, NY -- A $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative awarded to Olean in September will fund 12 projects that highlight historic properties, improve streetscapes and encourage new economic growth.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the 12 projects Monday.

The largest portion of the funds, $2 million, will be used to redevelop the vacant Manufacturers Hanover Building for use as a ...

Democrats Rally in Olean for Congressional Candidate

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OLEAN, NY  – Two messages were made clear at the NY23 United Democratic Unity Rally on Saturday: the importance of voter turnout and getting U.S. Rep. Tom Reed out of office.

More than 100 people from multiple counties, age groups, and ethnicities gathered in Lincoln Park to celebrate the nomination of Democratic candidate Tracy Mitrano for the ...

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