Government

January 10, 2019

ALBANY, NY  – Sen. Catharine Young, who represents the Greater Olean area in the state legislature, has taken her oath of office to begin her seventh full term. “Serving the people of our community is an extraordinary privilege and a commitment that I will work to uphold each and every day,” ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: After this story was posted, the major networks decided to air the president's speech live. ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — President Donald Trump’s decision to address the nation on Tuesday has created a dilemma for the four major broadcast networks — ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. Presidents ...

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OLEAN, NY -- The City of Olean Water Division plans to replace a fire hydrant on Wednesday starting at 8 a.m.  While the timeframe for completion has not been established, the division would like residents and businesses to know that water may be off on West State Street from North First to ...

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OLEAN, NY – Mayor William J. Aiello told stories about the city’s past to deliver an optimistic report on its present and future in his annual State of the City address Wednesday. “Our city has a long history, well over two hundred years, and Olean residents have met numerous challenges along ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rep. Tom Reed, a Republican who represents the Greater Olean area in Congress, plans to vote for the rule package that Democrats have proposed for the 116th Congress. “This vote isn’t about partisan politics. It is about doing what is right for the American people,” Reed said ...

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OLEAN, NY -- The Olean Common Council will hold its annual organizational meeting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Olean Municipal Building, 101 E. State St. Mayor William J. Aiello will deliver the mayor’s annual State of the City at the session. Additionally, the oath of ...

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OLEAN, NY -- Six rural counties, including Cattaraugus County, will receive government monies to fund new mobile units to ensure child abuse victims and their non-offending family members have access to child advocacy services closer to home. The funding, announced Thursday by Gov. Andrew M.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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