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County agrees to pay $85,000 for Allegany grant share

LITTLE VALLEY - Cattaraugus County lawmakers strengthened the town of Allegany's bid for a Consolidated Funding Application, or CFA, grant to run a sewer line along Route 417 to the former Kmart Plaza area. All 17 members of the County Legislature were cosponsors of the resolution authorizing an $85

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-22 18:00:00

Celebrate Christmas in Allegany State Park

The holidays are fast approaching and there's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than by spending some time in Allegany State Park! Join us Saturday, Dec. 2 as we present our first annual "Christmas in the Park." The fun starts at 1 p.m. in the Red House Administration building. Stop by an

ELLICOTTVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 14:31:15

EBC, Cornell University team up to produce harvest ale

Submitted Photos Above, fresh hops destined for an Ellicottville Brewing Company harvest ale get the final sorting by members of EBC, the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program and community volunteers. JAMESTOWN - Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County's Lake Erie Regional Grape Program has anno

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Salamanca man charged with manslaughter following fatal car crash

SALAMANCA - A Salamanca man has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in connection with a motor vehicle crash over the weekend that killed a member of the Salamanca High School Class of 2014. Damion R. Taylor, 21, of Salamanca, was charged with second-degree manslaughter three days after the


Remembering that "slow" big-game opener ... or was it?

A distant shot echoed through the woods last Saturday morning - a starting gun signifying opening day of the Southern Zone big game regular season. The forecast called for massive amounts of rain with wind and we hoped the weather predictions were wrong. It was in the 30s temperature-wise and we won

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:03:28

Weather affected opening weekend for deer, bear hunting

ALLEGANY - Initial indications are that the deer and bear harvest on opening weekend of the 2017 Western New York traditional gun season was down due to weather. Kenneth Baginski, Region 9 regional wildlife manager for the state Department of Environmental Conservation, said Monday the biggest facto


Housing code gets 2-hour public hearing

OLEAN - From glowing support to outright denunciation, commenters expressed a range of opinions at a public hearing on the city's proposed rental inspection law Tuesday night. For just shy of two hours, landlords, activists and residents sounded off on a proposal six months in the works - a revision

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-22 19:00:00

Senior psychiatric unit planned at OGH

OLEAN - Upper Allegheny Health System officials have asked the state Department of Health to OK a $2.1 million renovation to create a 15-bed senior psychiatric unit at Olean General Hospital. "There's certainly a need for a project like this, especially in this area," said Dennis McCarthy, UAHS vice

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-22 18:00:00

Plano Police Receive New Bullet-Proof Vests Through Grant

For the next few years, the officers of the Plano Police Department will be protected by new Kevlar bullet-proof vests, secured by a grant. Police Chief Johnathan Whowell said the department was awarded a grant covering 50 percent of the $4,000 cost to finish outfitting the officers. According to Wh

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 13:26:00

Aurora Literacy Center Seeks Giving Tuesday Donations

Aurora's Dominican Literacy Center is seeking donations through Giving Tuesday, a national social movement, through Tuesday, Nov. 28. Center director Sister Kathleen Ryan, said "Giving Tuesday inspires people to give back after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone." Donatio

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 16:35:00

Feds Seek To Strip Citizenship From Aurora Sex Offender, 4 Others

AURORA, IL - A convicted sex offender and Aurora resident fraudulently obtained citizenship by hiding his abuse of children during the naturalization process, according to the Department of Justice. Eleazar Corral Valenzuela, 49, of the 300 block of South Kendall Street in Aurora, is a native of Mex


YIS holds first McTeacher's Night at local McDonalds

Yorkville Intermediate School staff, including Meghan Petro, Assistant Principal Brett Kueker, Kathryn Van Boekel, Heather Miragliotta and Principal Steve Bjork, were on hand to support McTeacher's Night on Nov. 8. Yorkville Intermediate School hosted its first annual McTeacher's Night at the Yorkvi


SD308 recognizes October PRIDE winners

Community sponsors and members of the School District 308 Board of Education stand with the October PRIDE winners at the board's meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. Shon Keener, Elizabeth Hartsock, Jeff Rainaldi, Sheri Wurster, Sandi Demma Ralston, and Stephanie Thomas were honored by the board. At its meet


Raising Funds for Missouri 7 - Midwest Small Dog Rescue

The Midwest Small Dog Rescue (MSDR) is a not-for-profit organization that is focused on the rescue, rehabilitation and local re-homing of small dogs. MSDR was founded in response to the need of small dogs that are relinquished through no fault of their own, families that can no longer care for their


Yorkville Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Deals

YORKVILLE, IL - If you're looking to avoid the chaos of Black Friday shopping, or you want to feel good about supporting local businesses this year, you needn't go far. Yorkville is offering a variety of activities, sales and events for the whole family, or just for yourself. Take a peek here. Black

PATCH - 2017-11-22 16:54:58

Hastert Lawsuit Thrown Out, Plaintiff Could Sue Yorkville Schools

YORKVILLE, IL - One of two civil lawsuits filed against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been dismissed by a Kendall County judge. Of the two civil cases Hastert has faced, the one dropped Monday by Judge Robert Pilmer has been considered the more legally problematic one, because of the alle


LifeShare blood drive comes to downtown Texarkana

The LifeShare Bus will be taking blood donations today from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Landmark Development Building, 210 N. Stateline Ave. All who donate blood will be entered into a drawing for a Thanksgiving turkey. For more information, call Melanie Eaves at 903-794-3173. The LifeShare Bus will be


Four States exhibit up at A&M

The many talented artists involved with the Four States Regional Art Club show their work at an exhibition now up at Texas A&M-University's John F. Moss Library. Displayed through Dec. 15, the exhibit features member work in several different categories, including animal, abstract, floral, genre, la

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 02:32:17

Nutcracker: Christmas dreams brought to life

Roughly 200 local dancers will be on stage as they re-create "The Nutcracker," the timeless ballet about a girl's Christmas Eve dreams, with four shows on Dec. 1-3. (Submitted photo) A beloved classic for the Texarkana Christmas season, "The Nutcracker" presented by Texarkana Community Ballet brin

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 02:32:15

Delay not bad, director reasons

The delay of a feasibility study to determine if the water level could be raised on Wright Patman Lake could be a positive thing, according to Liz Fazio Hale, executive director/CEO of Riverbend Water Resources District. "I'm not surprised," she said of the pause in the study being performed by the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 04:24:57