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Police reports 8/20/18: Olean man faces felony charges after two prior arrests this year
New York State Police report Sammy L. McDaniel, 41, of Olean, was charged at 2:22 p.m. Saturday with second-degree burglary, a class C felony; third-degree robbery, a class D felony; fourth-degree criminal mischief for preventing an emergency call and criminal mischief with intent to damage property
Cuba Lake cottage owners heading to polls on buying land
The referendum, as printed on the ballot, asks voters, "Should the Cuba Lake District, through its Commissioners, be authorized to engage with the Office of General Service to frame a proposal (including price determination, payment terms and related attendant issues) which shall be satisfactory to
Franklinville man charged with making meth
Michael John Nesbit II, 34, of Franklinville, was charged at 6:51 p.m. with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, announced the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Friday in conjunction with the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force.
Olean's North Second St. one-way change on Tuesday
Starting at 9 a.m., traffic will be blocked on the street and on-street parking banned while signs and street markings at each end of the street are changed. New turning lane arrows will be painted on West State Street, indicating that traffic may head onto North Second Street.
Olean station discharges 45,000 gallons of untreated sewage into Allegheny River
Watkins said residents should avoid swimming or kayaking in the river, as well as eating any fish caught from the river, for at least 24 hours. The sewage will not affect residents’ tap water, he added.
Olean General Hospital: Anesthesiologist group switch to save millions; fraud case against new group’s ex-doctor irrelevant
Southern Tier Anesthesiologists, which owns a property at 202 N. Barry St., had serviced OGH since the physician group’s inception in 1994 and exclusively serviced the hospital for about the last 15 years.
Fishing misadventure ends with vehicle in Allegheny River
David Gray had set off down an unnamed dirt path off Four Mile Road after hearing of a great fishing hole between Birch Run and Carey Hollow roads. Huge pike, he said, supposedly haunt the waters around the foundation of a long-gone railroad bridge.
Volunteers from around the world travel to bring food, and love, to Olean
John Kowalczyk, minister of the Lake Erie Church in Erie, Pa., at center, is flanked by Fresh Fire USA organizers Susan McDonald, left, and Darryn Belieu, right, both of Fort Mill, S.C. Surrounding them are some of the hundreds of bags of food and supplies being distributed to the needy in Olean.Bri
Olean station discharges 45K gallons of untreated sewage into Allegheny River after power outage
The lift station is one of about 10 across the city that helps pump sewage uphill toward the city’s wastewater treatment plant on South 19th Street, although the plant’s chief operator, Jeremy Meerdink, noted not all of them are of equal size or have discharges.
Cattaraugus County Court report 8/17/18: Two Olean residents plead guilty in separate meth cases
Amanda M. Weed, 31, of Olean, pleaded guilty Monday in Cattaraugus County Court to fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony. In a separate case, Edward A. Wagoner, 42, of Olean, pleaded guilty to criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine, a class E fel
4-H’ers take the cake — and eat it too — during Wyoming County Fair’s ‘Create-A-Cake’ event
PIKE — Armed with cans of buttercream frosting, paper bags full of metal cookie cutters, boxes laden with translucent piping bags and more than a dozen plain vanilla cake rounds, 16 4-H’ers flocked to the Youth Building on Friday morning and set to quick, messy work during Wyoming County Fair’s four
Franklinville man charged with manufacturing meth
Michael John Nesbitt, 34, was arrested at his property on Sunset Boulevard in Franklinville for unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine.
Olean General Hospital to replace Olean anesthesia provider with Buffalo provider
Olean General Hospital is ending its 24-year relationship with its anesthesia services provider, Southern Tier Anesthesiologists, which has an office on 202 S. Barry St. The group, which exclusively serviced OGH, will be forced to leave Olean, if not disband.Tom Dinki/Olean Times Herald
Franklinville woman killed in single-vehicle crash
Karen M. Putt, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash on Abbott Road in the town of Lyndon, which was reported at 6:32 p.m. She was reportedly traveling eastbound in a 2006 Jeep Liberty when she crossed over into the oncoming lane, exited the roadway and struck the tree.
New appointment fills retirement of SFD assistant fire chief
Assistant Fire Chief Anthony Ellis, who also served as the municipal training officer for the Salamanca Fire Department, retired July 30. On Aug. 9, firefighter Will Smith was appointed to the new municipal training officer for the department.
How 40 Minutes & $40 Got Us A Great ‘Taste of Ellicottville’
As I walked up to a ticket tent and handed over $40 for an equal number of food tickets, three older volunteers reinforced my thoughts. “They’ll be closing up soon,” warned one, her knowing look echoed in her partners’ nodding heads.
Police reports 8/17/18: Kill Buck woman charged with assaulting infant daughter
Makayla E. Mix, 23, of 3612 S. Authority Road, Kill Buck, was charged with first-degree assault, a class B felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.
Pinero hits grand slam, leads Lakeland over Daytona
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Danny Pinero hit a grand slam in the first inning, leading the Lakeland Flying Tigers to a 12-1 win over the Daytona Tortugas on Thursday. With the victory, the Flying Tigers swept the four-game series.
Bradford woman pleads guilty to reckless endangerment
SMETHPORT — A Bradford woman pleaded guilty Thursday in McKean County Court to one charge of recklessly endangering another person.Jennifer L. Therrien, 28, entered the plea for allegations that on Dec. 8, 2017, she drove down the sidewalk on East Main Street, Bradford, toward a person who was fleei
Driver pleads guilty to manslaughter in crash that killed Salamanca woman
LITTLE VALLEY — A Salamanca man, who prosecutors say fled on foot after crashing his vehicle and causing the death of his passenger last November, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and a litany of other charges.