Religions & Spirituality

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St. Bonaventure Will Honor Late President With Memorial Mass

April 14, 2021

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — The university will stream a virtual memorial Mass honoring the late University President Dennis DePerro on Saturday at 7 p.m.

DePerro died March 1 after contracting COVID-19 in December 2020.

University Chaplain Rev. Greg Jakubowicz, O.F.M., will offer the Mass for the university community, alumni and DePerro’s family and ...

Race Unity Circle Schedules Three Monday Zoom Events

OLEAN, NY — The Race Unity Circle of Olean has scheduled three Monday events that will be accessible via Zoom. The schedule is below.

March 1: “Unseen Tears,” documentary about residential schools, shown by Pete Hill.
March 15: "Speak Up," presented by Emily Chiariello.
April 5: "Implicit ...

BSA Highlands Council Celebrates Scout Sunday via Zoom

Have you heard the story of St. Francis of Assisi and the wolf?

Do you know the meaning of the Shma prayer?

Both will be addressed during Sunday’s Scout Sunday observance, hosted by the Allegheny Highlands Council (AHC), Boy Scouts of America, beginning at 11 a.m. via Zoom.

Scout Sunday celebrates the 12th point of the Scout Law, “A Scout is Reverent,” and traditionally ...

Legendary NJ Principal Joe Clark, Inspiration of Film "Lean on Me" Dead at 82

PATERSON, NJ – Joe Louis Clark, the legendary Eastside High School principal who inspired the movie “Lean On Me,” has died at the age of 82, his family said in a statement. After retiring from a three-decade long career in education, Clark moved to Gainesville, Florida, where he passed away Tuesday following a long battle with an unspecified illness.

Clark gained national ...

In Olean and All Over Globe, Worldwide Candle Lighting Is Virtual

OLEAN, NY — Like the Thanksgiving that just passed and the Christmas coming up, the 2020 Worldwide Candle Lighting Event, conducted on the second Sunday of December across the globe to memorialize children who have left the Earth too soon, is going to be different.

It is going to be virtual, with the sponsor, The Compassionate Friends, administering Zoom links all over the world. On ...

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TAP Into Another Town's News:

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Goodbye to TAPinto Greater Olean .... Stay Tuned for Next Steps

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Sorry, Dr. Denny Wilkins, I will indulge in a cliche here — a necessary one. Time flies when you’re having fun. 

After writing a record-setting amount of stories for TAPinto Greater Olean over the last two years — we’re talking hundreds of stories, hundreds of hours, thousands of words, and the same 100% effort ...

Mother Teresa, SBU and Cake: TAP Alum Recalls Tommy Lasorda

If the phrase “legends never die” held any truth, Tommy Lasorda would have been well past immortal.

Reality is, though, that legends do die, and the world of baseball lost Lasorda, the longtime Dodgers manager and all-around Los Angeles icon, at the age of 93 on Thursday.

Tommy was a legend in every sense of the word. He racked up a record of 1,599-1,439 as a manager, won World ...

Even in a Pandemic, Investigative Journalism Continues

It would have been difficult enough to do the project in the field.

Investigative journalism, as it turns out, is even harder to do while staring through a computer screen. Being surrounded by talented journalists in the Arizona desert, however, lightened that burden.

When I applied for the Carnegie-Knight News21 fellowship program in November of 2019, I knew the challenge that presented ...

Free Film on Period Poverty Reveals Hidden Costs of Being FemLE

May 14, 2021

CRANFORD, NJ — For millennia, women’s menstrual cycles have been sanctified, demonized, cast as divine and repudiated as unclean. As a result, the biology of women has had direct influence on their roles and status in cultures through time.

Today, science has demystified the reproductive process. But taboos run deep and secrecy and embarrassment around menstruation are still ...

IRS offers overview of tax provisions in American Rescue Plan; retroactive tax benefits help many people now preparing 2020 returns Taxpayers with children should file returns soon for advance payments of Child Tax Credit

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service provides an overview of some of the key tax provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act.

Several provisions affect the 2020 tax return people are filling out this filing season, including one exempting up to $10,200 in unemployment compensation from tax and another benefiting many people who purchased subsidized health coverage through either ...

IRS: Some people get more time to file without asking; Anyone else can request an automatic extension

WASHINGTON − Anyone can request an automatic tax-filing extension, but some people get extra time without asking, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year the IRS postponed the usual April 15 deadline for filing individual income tax returns until May 17, 2021. Even so, as is the case every year, many Americans will still need more time to meet ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, May 15, 8:00 AM

Lincoln Square in Lincoln Park, Olean

REAP Farmers Market

Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Tue, May 18, 7:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cattaraugus County, Ellicottville

Family Cook-Along

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness

Wed, May 19, 8:30 AM

Olean Municipal Building, Room 119, Olean

Olean Urban Renewal Agency Meeting

Government

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! From free courses featuring various dishes to lessons led by celebrity chefs, there are vast opportunities to satisfy just about any ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

Is Your A/C Summer-Ready? 12 Things to Check Before the First Heat Wave

Soaking in the summer sun is part of the fun of the season. But if you don’t have a cool home to retreat to, that heat can start to feel overbearing. Make sure your A/C (or swamp cooler!) can handle any heat wave this summer with these 12 tips, plus guidance on how to know when to call in the pros.

 

Before beginning preparation steps for either an air conditioner or swamp ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...