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Allegany County along for the ride as ATV business booms
ANDOVER — Ed and Joe Kent are the fourth generation to operate the 1,600 acre family farm in Andover, where they raise Christmas trees and pumpkins, and harvest hay, oats, and beef cattle.
State Police Arrest Olean Woman on Shoplifting Charges
ALLEGANY, NY – State Police arrested a 40-year-old Olean woman on shoplifting charges Tuesday. Katey E. DeYoe, was charged with two counts of petit larceny after state troopers responded to a report of shoplifting at Walmart in Allegany.
Allegany County couple arrested for mistreatment of dogs
An Allegany County couple was arrested Friday on three animal cruelty charges relating to the mistreatment of dogs, the New York State Police announced Monday. James L. Graham, 49, and Helen R. Graham, 50, both of Richburg, were arrested for failure to provide sustenance, neglect of an impounded ani
Activity returns to former I-86 truck stop
BELMONT — Big trucks and heavy machinery have returned to the old truck stop off I-86 outside Belmont. Work is ongoing digging up and removing the empty fuel tanks that once serviced the truck stop. The project was regarded as a prerequisite for development at the site, where construction of a hotel
Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons
A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,
Allegany Co. couple facing multiple animal cruelty charges
WIRT, NY (WIVB) - An Allegany County couple has been arrested on charges of animal cruelty, according to New York State Police. On Friday, troopers arrested Richburg residents James Graham, 49, and Helen Graham, 50, for failure to provide sustenance, neglect of an impounded animal, and failure to pr
New York State STAR program reimbursement by county
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim
Fire engulfs Allegany County church
BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - A church in Allegany County, NY caught fire on Saturday evening. The Wellsvile Fire Department said the fire occurred at the Stannards Methodist Church in the Town of Willing on Route 248.
Crash leads to stolen bus recovery, charges
Spectator, The (Hornell, Wellsville, NY) to investigate the crash of a small passenger bus. Upon arriving at the scene, it was determined by deputies that the vehicle had been stolen from.
Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair
SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.
Southern tier police pick up a couple on drug charges
GREAT VALLEY, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State police picked up a couple on felony drug charges during a traffic stop on US Route 219 in Great Valley on Tuesday, February 19th. Officers found 28.7 grams of cocaine in the vehicle.
Picnic for Allegany County folk in Florida
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — It is 79 degrees and sunny in Zephyrhills, Fla. where they are in the planning stages for the 63rd Annual Allegany County Picnic. If you are visiting the Sunshine State in March and you are from Allegany County you are invited to drop in at the annual picnic, according to organiz
Video: Buffalo police watch as handcuffed defendant is beaten
In the video that Buffalo officials didn't want the public to see, one of their cellblock attendants grabs a handcuffed defendant from behind and throws him to the floor. His head hits a shelf, opening a gash on his face. He's then dragged to an empty cell and dropped into a chair as blood pools ben
New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon
There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.
More Wind Farm Proposals Pitched to New York State
February 21, 2019 — New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including a proposal from the companies behind the “South Fork Wind Farm,” which have proposed a new “Sunrise Wind” project that if selected would be sited ove
Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.
Teen accused of robbing convenience stores waives hearing
A Gifford, McKean County teen who robbed two convenience stores at gunpoint waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge James Glass yesterday at Centralized Court held at the Clearfield County Jail.
Bad Company, Dropkick Murphys to Play New York State Fair
Live music acts are getting announced for the 2019 New York State Fair!. So far, you can already count on being able to see Bad Company and the Dropkick Murphys during the Fair. Bad Company will be kicking off the even on opening day, at 8 pm. As for Dropkick Murphys, you'll be able to catch them a
Firefighters battle truck fire in Eldred Borough
Eldred Borough firefighters battled a truck fire that occurred overnight between Monday and Tuesday. No one was injured, said Eldred Fire Chief Kevin Cummings. He said state police were brought in to investigate. Police have not released a cause of the blaze as of press time.
Assistance offered for St. Bernard students to attend Olean Catholic schools
When administrators at St. Bernard School announced in January that the campus will close at the end of the school year, several people with the Bradford Central Christian Charitable Trust board decided to make Christian education available to the displaced students through tuition assistance.