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Allegany County Historical Society asking for contributions
ANDOVER — The Allegany County Historical Center and Museum is looking for help with its plans for interior expansion. A few months ago museum curator Ron Taylor took note of the need to protect some of the documents it receives. Taylor, who is also president of the Allegany County Historical Society
Airbnb reaches new tax deal with Allegany County
Taxes for Airbnb hosts haven’t been the clearest in the past. A new agreement between the hospitality service and Allegany County should now make it easier. On top of that, rural areas are seeing an increase in Airbnb usage.
Jury selection in overdose death trial set for Jan. 3
COUDERSPORT — Jury selection for a trial against Oakley Mulkin, accused in the May 12, 2016, overdose death of a fellow Shinglehouse man, is set for Jan. 3 in Potter County Court.
Coudersport man jailed on alleged sexual assault of child
A Coudersport man is in Potter County Jail after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 10-year-old. Michael V. Correa, 51, of 207 N. Main St., Apt. 2, Coudersport, is charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, a first-degree felony; corruption of minors and indecent assault of a person less th
Trio of doubles-doubles highlight NTL boys slate
PORT ALLEGANY — A.J. Edgell’s double-double led a balanced scoring attack carried Port Allegany to an 88-34 victory over Oswayo Valley in North Tier League basketball action Monday.
NY Attorney General's Office reaches settlement with Charter, Spectrum
New York State (WHAM) - The Attorney General's Office has reached a settlement agreement with Charter Communications and Spectrum Management Holding Company for defrauding internet subscribers.
Steelers beat up Olean on ice, 8-4
OLEAN — The Dunkirk/Fredonia Steelers defeated the Olean Eagles, 8-4, in Western New York High School Club Hockey League action on Sunday. For the Steelers, it was their third consecutive victory and they are now 3-3-1 on the season.
Young wants sex offender-free group homes
ALBANY — Senator Catharine Young (R-Olean) has sent a letter to the Commissioner of the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) to halt the practice of placing convicted sex offenders in state-run group homes for the developmentally disabled.
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.
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Corning rolls past Owego
OWEGO - The Corning Hawks bowling team traveled to Owego and came away with two wins Monday in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference bowling matchup. In the boys game, Corning won by a pin count of 3,013-2,374 and was led by Michael Hoffman-Belluci with a 716 series (279, 223, 214) while Alex Chang ad
Tronetti, Lions edge Way-Co late, 66-63
WAYLAND — Joe Tronetti was forced to watch from the sideline the last three games, two of them wild Wellsville wins that went down to the final seconds. Friday night at Wayland-Cohocton, Tronetti returned to the lineup from an ankle injury and promptly starred in another Wellsville thriller.
Confessions of a Hallmark movie watcher
When I watch TV it’s most often a football game, classic movie or “Law & Order” reruns — preferably older “Law & Order,” with characters like Logan, Briscoe, Stone and Robinette.
Country ‘Chicks with Hits’ coming to casino Feb. 9
SALAMANCA — The Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino will heat up the winter with some serious firepower when the Chicks With Hits tour, featuring country superstars Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss, captivates the Seneca Allegany Events Center Feb. 9.
Portville Men's Basketball Coach Sees Need for ‘On-the-Job Training’
PORTVILLE, NY -- The Portville men’s basketball team heads into the 2018-2019 season looking to improve, since the team finished 3-18 last season. The 11-man roster includes six seniors and four juniors. The top six returning players are senior point guard Nathan Kloc, senior forward Noah Pullins, s
O-E tops OV in tourney; NoPo, Coudy win big
DUKE CENTER — Otto-Eldred rolled into the championship game of its Randy Stebbins’ Tournament with a 43-24 win over Oswayo Valley Friday night, but the real test for the Lady Terrors comes today.
Pennsylvania State Police at Kane
A crash occurred at 8:34 a.m. on Dec. 7 in Ceres Township. According to police, a 17-year-old male of Shinglehouse was traveling south and a 50-year-old woman from Bradford was traveling north on Kings Run Road, about .2 miles north of Barbertown Road. The teen failed to negotiate a right-hand curve
C-R wins 4th consecutive Scio Tourney title
SCIO – For the fourth straight year, the Lady Rebels of Cuba-Rushford were on top of the Scio Christmas Tournament on Saturday, as a 20-2 first quarter keyed their fast start toward victory, as they exited Scio with a 52-24 win over the host Lady Tigers.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
NY boundaries on pilot hemp program misinterpreted as ‘ban,’ attorney says
Counter to the chatter aroused by a recent report, the State of New York has not ‘banned’ CBD, according to an expert on the legality of hemp products. The state did however put some boundaries around a pilot agricultural program.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward