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New York State Awards Economic Development Grants to Village of Cuba and City of and Town of Olean

December 18, 2018

More than $763 million in economic and community development funding, including monies for communities in the Greater Olean area, has been awarded through Round VIII of the New York State Regional Economic Development Council initiative.

"Over the last eight years, we have implemented a vision to move New York State's economy forward by allowing communities to make strategic ...

Olean Awarded Grant for Playground Equipment

OLEAN, NY -- Keurig Dr Pepper and the national non-profit KaBOOM! have awarded the City of Olean a $15,000 Let’s Play Community Construction Grant to renovate and upgrade King Street Park.

Mayor William J. Aiello said the grant will provide new playground equipment for the park, which is located near East View Elementary School, but used by children from all over the city.

“This ...

Olean Council to Hold Hearing on Redevelopment of 107 N. Union St.

OLEAN, NY -- The Common Council will conduct a public hearing Tuesday to provide the public with information on a plan for the redevelopment of a property located at 107 N. Union St. The session will begin at 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Olean Municipal Building. 

According to a notice from the city, plans call for redevelopment of the property “to help enhance street ...

New York Officials Offer 'Kinder, Gentler' Words for George H. W. Bush

New York officials from both sides of the aisle praised the late President George H. W. Bush this weekend for his service to the nation in the White House and in the military, as well as for his ability to place country ahead of politics. Bush died Friday at the age of 94.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo:

"President George H. W. Bush was a statesman and patriot who dedicated his life to ...

State Panel Decides to Admonish Allegany Judge

ALLEGANY, NY -- The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has determined that Allegany Town Court Justice David F. Porter should be admonished for failing to disqualify himself from three criminal cases arising from a boundary dispute involving his neighbor’s daughter -- after having discussed the matter in his home with the neighbor a few months earlier.

The decision, dated ...

Public Works Department Repairs Buffalo Street

OLEAN, NY – The Department of Public Works will perform road work on Buffalo Street near the city line most of Thursday. No roads will be closed, but motorists are advised to exercise caution when driving through the area.

Properties west of Lundy’s Lane will have an interruption in water service, and some residents may experience discolored water, according to a ...

Cattaraugus County Awarded Over $1 Million for Agricultural Water Quality Protection

A total of $16.8 million in New York state funds have been awarded to support 54 agricultural water quality conservation projects across the across the state, including two Cattaraugus County projects, which together total of $1,352,104.

The grants include $572,204 for the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District to work with one farm in the Cattaraugus Creek ...

Olean to Hold Hearing on Walkable Olean Phase II

OLEAN, NY -- A public discussion of the city's Walkable Olean – Phase II Project will take place Dec. 5 at the John J. Ash Community Center, 112 N. Barry St., at 6 p.m.

The road construction project is scheduled to occur in the summer of 2019 and includes resurfacing the street as well as bicycle and pedestrian improvements on the following streets:Main Street from ...

Olean Awarded State Grant for Stardust Pump Station Replacement

OLEAN, NY – Fourteen municipal water infrastructure projects in Western New York, including one in Olean, will receive $23.3 million in state grants.

The Olean project, Stardust Pump Station Replacement, will cost $689,290; the grant will cover $413,574 of the total expenses. This funding represents $47.9 million in taxpayer savings and supports the creation of more than 1,100 jobs, ...


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