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Allegany County man charged with assault following alleged dispute

An Allegany County man was arrested and charged with assault Monday after State Police responded to an alleged dispute in Angelica, according to State Police. After arriving upon the scene in front of a residence on Olean Street, troopers determined that Juston W. Conklin, 26, of Almond, had alleged


Outdoor show highlights exhibitors, products and experts

Whether coming off the big game season, enjoying winter sports, gearing up for spring fishing or looking to spend a fun day with family, everyone will enjoy the 10th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show. It brings the whole of great outdoors under one roof! The Greater Olean Area Cham


Missing purse from Albion Wal-mart with $700 inside leads to arrest of corrections officer from Olean

MEDINA — An Olean man who works as a corrections office in Pennsylvania was caught on camera allegedly stealing a purse at the Albion Walmart with $700 inside. The incident took place on Nov. 21, 2018 at the Albion Walmart. The victim called the Albion-based State Police and said her purse containin


Food Bank of WNY to offer help to federal employees affected by government shutdown

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Food Bank of WNY is working to help federal employees furloughed during the government shutdown. Food distribution sites will be set up for affected employees and their families.


Cattaraugus County's Restrictions on Tobacco Purchases May Go Statewide

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo plans to propose a raise in the minimum sales age for tobacco and electronic cigarette products from 18 to 21, but Cattaraugus County is a few steps ahead of the plan.


Pennsylvania State Police at Kane reports

Troopers found a 34-year-old male of Kane to be in possession of marijuana after observing him commit summary traffic violations at 12:12 a.m. on Jan. 10 on Hacker Street in Kane, according to a police report. Charges will be filed through MDJ David R. Engman.


Gators claim first-place showdown with Cardinals

RANDOLPH — For 31 and half minutes, coach Kevin Hind's Randolph Cardinals did almost everything they could to keep visiting Allegany-Limestone from seeing open looks at the three-point line.


Water Main Breaks on East Avenue in Olean

OLEAN, NY - A water main on East Avenue broke Wednesday, and water has been turned off to residences and businesses on roadway. According to a news release from the Olean Water Office, water service should be restored Wednesday afternoon. Occupants have been notified.


Scythian to open spring semester’s Martine Performing Arts Series at St. Bonaventure University

ALLEGANY, N.Y. — A new year brings a new round of performances in the Martine Performing Arts Series at St. Bonaventure University, administrators announce. The spring semester’s offerings open with a performance by Scythian, a group hailed by The Washington Post as “Washington, D.C.’s most energeti


‘Broadway’s Next Hit Musical’ set for Bonas

ALLEGANY, N.Y. — “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical,” an unscripted theatrical awards show that directly involves its audience, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.


Bradford area senior wins $184,000 college scholarship

The cost of college tuition can sometimes stand in the way of a student continuing their education, but for one Northwestern Pennsylvania student, that's no longer a concern. We've all heard the expression, "hard work pays off". That concept came to life in Bradford today with a check as proof.


Drug bust recovers 59 bags of heroin and less than one gram of fentanyl in Jamestown, NY

Jamestown Police have released a statement with the details of a drug bust from the area last night. The operation recovered 59 bags of heroin, less than one gram of fentanyl, cash, and suboxone strips.


Seneca ruling won't improve credit ratings for Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Salamanca

The Jan. 8 arbitration ruling that the Seneca Nation of Indians must resume casino revenue payments to the state won't improve the credit ratings of the cities that receive a share.


Motivational speaker “plants seeds” and instills trust with students

ALLEGANY, N.Y. — Only moments after Jeff Yalden finished his presentation on suicide prevention with students at Allegany-Limestone Middle/High School, he took time to sit with a youngster in the auditorium who needed to talk about her problems.


Through the Eyes of Alzheimer’s exhibit opening at Art on Main Gallery

ALLEGANY, N.Y. — Tri-County Arts Council has announced the opening for “Through the Eyes of Alzheimer’s,” at the Art on Main Gallery in Allegany from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 19.


Wellsville man charged with multiple sex crimes, including one against a child

WELLSVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Wellsville man has been charged with multiple sex crimes, including predatory sexual assault against a child. Wellsville Police arrested Jeffrey Howell Jr., 27, on that charge, plus rape, criminal sexual act, and sexual abuse.


Charges bound over in arson-related burglary case

Charges in a Foster Township camp burglary case were bound to McKean County Court Wednesday before District Judge Richard Luther. This is one of three cases James E. Bunce Sr., 31, of Bradford, is facing for allegations occurring between June 28 and 29 in McKean County. He is also accused of stealin


Grant supports Norton Memorial Park

ALMOND — A park honoring a beloved native son that provides children accessible, centralized play space in the Village of Almond is one step closer to reality today. On Tuesday, The Greg Norton Memorial Park Committee received a donation of $1,000 from the Allegany County Area Foundation in support


Officials investigate stolen school bus, break-ins in Cattaraugus County

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, N.Y. — Three teenagers were taken into custody after a Randolph school bus was stolen overnight and recovered on Monday morning in Jamestown. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office was called in to investigate the break-ins, which happened at Randolph Central School as well as a


7-Eleven clerk attacked by a can-wielding robber

OLEAN, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Olean Police Department is asking the public for help to track down a robber that assaulted a clerk at a 7-Eleven store. Investigators say a man came into the 7-Eleven on North Union Street around 3 a.m., Tuesday morning. In surveillance video provided by police, the man app