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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


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 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.


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,


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


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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


Several injured, pet lost in Allegany blaze Tuesday

ALLEGANY, N.Y. — A fire that gutted a mobile home at 2:02 a.m. Tuesday in the town of Allegany caused serious injuries to a mother and her small son, as well smoke inhalation and other injuries to four other children, all of whom escaped the structure.


Olean, N.Y., man jailed on felony retail theft charge

An Olean, N.Y., man is in McKean County Jail after allegedly stealing more than $1,200 in merchandise from Walmart in Foster Brook. William B. Mangalsingh, 35, of Fulton Street, was arraigned late Monday night before District Judge William Todd on a charge of retail theft, a third-degree felony.


Otto nearly upsets C-L; ECC advances

ST. MARYS — Otto-Eldred’s Cameron Grigsby recorded a monster double-double and the 6th seeded Terrors gave third-seeded Clarion-Limestone a scare before falling to the Lions 61-58 in the quarterfinal round of the District 9 Class A playoffs Thursday night at Elk County Catholic High School.


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.


With a little help from friends, club stages 74th annual event

WELLSVILLE — Don’t be surprised if you find yourself humming along when the Wellsville Lions Club presents its annual variety show this Friday and Saturday. The theme of the show is "TV Tunes" and the songs are the show stopping feature when club members take the audience back to TV’s Golden Era. Me