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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


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.


Fatal crash in Sharon township

A female was pronounced deceased after a single vehicle crash occurred on Eleven Mile Road in Sharon on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 12 p.m., according to a police report. Troopers determined Nancy D. Baddick, 67, of Shinglehouse, was traveling east on Eleven Mile Road, when the vehicle, a 2007 Nissan Versa,


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


Young Wants Changes To School Aid Distribution

State Sen. Cathy Young, R-Olean, wants to see changes to the way state education aid is distributed in the wake of a judge’s ruling against eight small city school districts, including the Jamestown Public Schools District.


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


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.


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.


County braces for loss of Kmart sales tax revenue

BELMONT — The final sales tax numbers are in for 2018 in Allegany County. The final payment for the year was received Jan. 2, County Treasurer Terri Ross reported at Wednesday’s Budget Committee meeting. The county’s sales tax revenue consistently outperformed 2017 across the board, ending the year


Maple Grove, Portville Set Up For Showdown

Maple Grove improved to 4-0 in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 action with a 60-22 win over Frewsburg (2-3) on Wednesday. Earning pins for the winners were Luke Tomlinson at 126 pounds, Taige Jones at 145, Caleb Roller at 152, Kyle Trim at 195, and Zechariah Padd at 285.


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.


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.


VIDEO: Olean Police looking for robbery suspect who hit clerk in head with a can

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in Olean are looking for a male suspect in connection with robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning at a 7-Eleven store. According to police, the suspect threw a can at the clerk, striking her in the head.


A day in the life of a borough police officer

COUDERSPORT — A quick glance at Main Street around midnight on a Friday night, you probably won’t see too much action. Most stores and restaurants have already been closed for a few hours and community citizens, especially now with colder weather, aren’t out walking around.


Port hosts junior high wrestling tourney

The 18th Annual Port Allegany Junior High Wrestling Tournament was held Saturday at Port Allegany High School. Placing for the Gators were: Kai Stauffer and Dayton Sherwood, first place; Payton Spencer, second place; and Carson Dunn, Peyton Stiles and Caleb Dougherty, third place.


Part students have role at St. Bonaventure game

The Riley Center had a Port Allegany connection Wednesday night as St. Bonaventure took on St. Joseph and defeated the visiting team with a score of 73-47. Port Allegany and Olean students of the Neighborhood School of Dance performed a half-time routine and showed off their skills during breaks in


Gator girls fall at O-E, beat Smethport

A frosty shooting performance in the Terrordome brought an end to a five-game winning streak for the Port Allegany girls basketball team, but the Gators got back on track two nights later with a strong defensive effort against Smethport in last week’s North Tier League action.


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


Fairfield County Residents Charged With DWI In NY State Police Stops

New York State Police troopers busted nearly two dozen local motorists who were allegedly driving while impaired in the area over the past week. On Friday, Jan. 11, State Police troopers from Rhinebeck arrested Gerard V. Ollis, 43, of Poughkeepsie, for DWAI Drugs. He was traveling on Route 9 in Rhin