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What Does ​​​​​​​Thursday’s Newsroom Shooting Mean for the Next Generation of Journalists?

June 29, 2018

<!--StartFragment -->Thursday’s shooting in the Capital Gazette newsroom elicited a range of emotions from journalists all over the nation. 

But what does the incident mean for the next generation of journalists?

Here is what students and recent graduates of the Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University had to say about the shooting and the bold statement ...

Allegany National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

ALLEGANY, NY -- An Allegany man has been promoted to a new rank in the New York Army National Guard.

Matthew Sweet, who is assigned to the 152nd Engineer Company, received a promotion to the rank of specialist.

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the  promotion, which recognizes the capability for additional ...

Greater Olean Area Military Leaders Reflect on Memorial Day

Retired 1st Sgt. James Walton of Allegany thinks it best not to think of Memorial Day as the end of just another long weekend.

According to Walton, Memorial Day is a federal holiday that gives Americans a time to “remember those who fought, served, and died giving us the rights we have that allow us to celebrate.”

Walton noted that Memorial Day has a meaning different than those ...

Olean World War II Veteran Fires his Old Units and Newest Cannon During Fort Drum Visit

FORT DRUM, NY -- When the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery fired its new high-tech howitzers for the first time last week, 93-year old Olean resident Charlie Brown was one of those pulling the trigger.

Brown, a World War II veteran, served with the 258th Field Artillery during that war. A member of the battalion's headquarters company, Brown landed ...

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