Green

September 26, 2020

OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library and Canticle Farm will conclude the 2020 season of “Ask a Farmer” Q&A series on Sunday at 3 p.m. Stephanie Beneng, an assistant at the Olean Public Library, and Mark Printz, manager of Canticle Farm in Allegany, host the series, which is accessible on the ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — The annual Woods Walk celebration is among the largest events that the Pfeiffer Nature Center hosts and is a fundraiser instrumental to keeping the center open and available to the community.  Because the center cannot host the walk in its traditional manner, it has modified the ...

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OLEAN, NY — The city of Olean is installing signs indicating that Olean’s parks are tobacco free. “Last year the Common Council passed Resolution #80-19, which banned the use of tobacco, nicotine or vapor devices in city-owned recreational facilities,” Mayor William J. Aiello said.  Reality ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — Pfeiffer Nature Center's Lillibridge Property, 1974 Lillibridge Road, is offering “True/False- Fun Bird Facts" along the self-guided walk trail during the last two weeks of July. Visitors are challenged to test their brains for bird knowledge to see if they know whether the ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — Baseball fans won’t be able to enjoy the Major League All-Star game this summer, but they can get a taste of America’s pastime by visiting the Pfeiffer Nature Center Eshelman Property at 1420 Yubadam Road in Portville this month. The first game began July 4. A second game be ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Not all of the news emerging from the coronavirus pandemic is bleak, according to two faculty members of the Department of Sociology and Criminology at St. Bonaventure University. “Recent news has hinted at something of a shift, a move in a direction that just might lead to ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — Pfeiffer Nature Center is offering a self-led activity at its Lillibridge property, 1974 Lillibridge Road, so that visitors can learn about invasive plants, animals and diseases that could be in their own yards. The activity, which continues through Sunday, is being done in ...

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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 ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — Canticle Farm Market, 3809 Old State Road, is offering phone service on Sunday for Tuesday market pickup. The window for ordering on Sunday is between 3 and 7 p.m. only. Customers should call Kim at (707) 287-2855 after preparing a shopping list from the menu provided in the ...

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OLEAN, NY – The city will resume curbside pickup of yard waste on April 29, and collections will take place on the last Wednesday of each month through September. There is no charge for the service. Rules for pickup include: All yard waste must be in paper lawn bags or containers no larger ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library and Canticle Farm have teamed up to host a podcast to introduce people to gardening while being stuck at home. "Ask a Farmer — Q&A" is scheduled to run every Sunday until April 19. Hosted by Stephanie Beneng, a library assistant, and her guest, Mark ...

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OLEAN, NY — Country life inspires artist Nicole Shields. The Randolph resident, whose "A Sustainable Perspective” exhibit opened with a reception Friday at the Tri-County Arts Council, 110 W. State St., regularly uses the farm she runs with her husband Seth and their rural surroundings as ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — For Allegany environmentalist and photographer Dan Jordan, his passion for bald eagles came later in his life. Jordan, whose responsibilities for Amphenol Aerospace includes a role as director of international business development for ceramic products, has been working various ...

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ALLEGANY, NY — Freezing temperatures may not seem like ideal weather for growing produce. However, the Western New York winter doesn’t bother Mark Printz, manager at Canticle Farm in Allegany. Now in its 20th year of growing, the non-profit, Certified Naturally Grown (CNG), ...

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An energy tax credit is receiving bipartisan support in the House of Representatives, Rep. Tom Reed said Tuesday. "I'm excited about the stakeholders that are jumping on board with supporting this credit," Reed said during a media call with reporters. "This has been a multi-year ...

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PORTVILLE – The differences between Belize City, Belize, and Churchill, Canada, are striking and numerous.  One city is located in a tropical rainforest, while the other exists in a subarctic climate. What they have in common is their very heavy reliance on eco-tourism to support their economies ...

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