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Friday roundup: Andover, Wellsville, Hornell net wins
ANDOVER – After the Lady Panthers broke in the new gymnasium floor with their victory, it was the boys turn to bring out the brooms in the nightcap of Friday evening’s celebration in Andover.
Media Arts program returns to Alfred State
ALFRED — Alfred State College will once again host the NYSSSA School of Media Arts, an intensive four-week program that offers courses in film production, video and sound art, computer arts/animation, photography, and more.
Kent Beer Company, coming soon
ANDOVER — Wet your whistle and get in on the ground floor of a new business starting up at Kent Farms Saturday at the barn outside Andover.
Shooting suspect captured in Potter County on Saturday
The western New York man wanted in connection with a shooting at a Meadville home on Lincoln Avenue was taken into custody Saturday in north-central Pennsylvania. Anthonie L. Sugden, 22, of Whitesville, New York, was captured at 4:31 p.m. in Potter County by Pennsylvania State Police at Coudersport,
Welliver settles into new school office
HORNELL — Personnel overseeing Hornell City School District capital projects are settling into their new office space in the Jr. High/High School building, the school board was told last week.
Airbnb now charges room taxes in Allegany County
Airbnb has reached an agreement with Allegany County to charge hotel and motel room taxes on Airbnb listings in the county. The short-term rental site began collecting and remitting taxes on Saturday.
Allegany County Young Pros meeting at Wellsville Brewing Co.
WELLSVILLE – Allegany County’s Young Professionals Group will host a ‘Hoppy’ Holiday celebration at the recently opened Wellsville Brewing Co. on Saturday, Dec. 8, from noon – 2 p.m.
Bath nursing home well below national average for hospital readmission
A Bath nursing home and rehabilitation center is ahead of the pack when it comes to cutting down on hospital readmission for its residents. The Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare on Rumsey Street Extension in Bath reports its readmission rate of 13 percent is five points below the 18 p
Battle in 'The Land'
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Not many student-athletes, parents, coaches, and even some Allegany County officials can boast what Scio and Genesee Valley have experienced over the course of the past six months – a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Cleveland to play basketball in the home of the NBA's Cavaliers.
James passing the ball to Henry
BELMONT — Allegany County will be saying goodbye to one of its longest-tenured employees shortly after the calendar flips over to 2019. Department of Public Works Superintendent Guy James will be retiring effective Jan. 4, and on Wednesday the Public Works Committee took a big step towards making it
Wellsville's Family Video shutting down
WELLSVILLE — Customers returning their rentals to Family Video in Wellsville this week are finding an unexpected holiday sale. Family Video is closing its Wellsville location on Bolivar Road by Dec. 22 at the latest, and everything must go. Family Video employees learned the rental store would be cl
Burns solar project on horizon
CANASERAGA — A possible solar energy collection project generated a lot of buzz in the Canaseraga, Burns and Dansville communities on Wednesday. EDF Renewables held its first public meeting on the proposed Moraine Solar Energy Center, so named for a nearby electricity transmission it hopes to connec
'Slob hunters' called out for waste
CANISTEO — Canisteo residents are unhappy about coming upon grisly scenes reminiscent of slasher movies, with deer substituted for the human victims. Those living along Magee Road have had enough of what they call "slob hunters" who are dumping stripped and/or wasted deer carcasses along the side of
Sheriff commends deputies for action that saved life
BELMONT — Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney commended a handful of deputies Wednesday for quick action that saved a life. Whitney recalled a November incident to the Public Safety Committee in which the 911 center got a call of a car parked in the middle of state Route 19 in Scio with the driver
Buffalo Police patrol car side swiped
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Police say a patrol car was side swiped Saturday morning at East Ferry and Fillmore Avenue. Police say a vehicle was traveling east on East Ferry, when the driver apparently lost control and side swiped a patrol vehicle with an officer in the car.
After violent carjacking, vehicle found crashed and empty
A vehicle that was stolen from a driver who was dragged out and assaulted after midnight Sunday in the Broadway-Fillmore area was later found crashed two miles away later, police said.
Karrie Neurauter sentenced to 1-3 years for role in mother's murder
A woman who admitted helping her father plan the murder of her mother will spent one to three years in state prison. Karrie Neurauter was sentenced Friday on a count of second-degree manslaughter in Steuben County Court.
Port A, Ridgway both earn season-opening OT wins
RIDGWAY — The Elkers and Red Raiders were so hungry for the start of basketball season they decided to play six periods on Friday. In one of the few District 9 matchups of the opening day, Ridgway edged Cameron County 54-52 in double overtime to take an early-season thriller.
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Lakers get past Wildcats
HAMMONDSPORT - Hammondsport used a strong second half to top Jasper-Troupsburg Friday at home in Steuben County Athletic Association girls basketball action. leading 14-13 at the break, the Lakers outscored the Wildcats 17-5 in the third quarter.
Health Dept. highlights spice recall
BELMONT — The Allegany County Department of Health has received a consumer Food Safety Alert from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has named various spices which contain lead. These include: