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Pilot still hospitalized from Geneseo plane crash; 2 teens hurt

GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) - A pilot remains hospitalized with serious injuries suffered when his small airplane crashed at an upstate New York airport, leaving two teenage passengers with minor injuries.


Arcade woman charged with DWI with 13-year-old in car

Beth A. Fleischman, 39, of Arcade, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child passenger younger than 16 and driving while intoxicated.


Westons Mills fire tanker wrecks in Olean on way to lightning strike call

OLEAN — Enroute to an emergency call in Hinsdale after lightning struck a house, a Westons Mills Volunteer Fire Department tanker truck took out multiple poles along Front Street Monday night, plunging some areas into darkness.


Property owner wants to turn former church into corner store, Halal market

Junahid Ahmed wants to convert the vacant 2,015-square-foot building he bought at 1061 Sycamore into a mixed-use building, using the first floor to house his Sycamore Halal Meat and Fish store, which would relocate from rented space across the street.


Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case

Singer Cliff Richard arrives at the Rolls Building to hear the ruling of his case against the BBC over coverage of a South Yorkshire Police raid in August 2014 on his home in Sunningdale, Berkshire following a child sex assault allegation, Wednesday July 18, 2018, in London. (Victoria Jones/PA via A


Pilot injured in plane crash near Geneseo airshow identified

According to deputies, a preliminary investigation revealed that 65-year-old Timothy K. Sheffer, of Rush NY, was piloting the plane for the Civil Air Patrol. Two cadets, ages 14 and 15, were also onboard. As the plane was taking off from the runway, it began to experience difficulty ascending causi


Police reports 7/17/18: Wellsville man faces felony drug charge

Chad M. Mulholland, 48, of Wellsville, was charged by Wellsville police with criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine, a class E felony.


Allegany County Fair begins today

ANGELICA — The historic ambience of the fairgrounds, and nearby village of Angelica, are expected to be as much a draw for attendees of the 2018 Allegany County Fair today through Saturday, as it was for those who traveled to the event in horse-drawn wagons back in 1844.


‘Candy Bar Burglar’ sent to state prison after violating probation in Wyoming

Warren Bellinger, 19, in December pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and petit larceny for entering an acquaintance’s room at Arcade Village Motel and stealing bread, sandwich meat, hot dogs and four cans of Four Loko malt beer.


Come Back to Olean barbecue returns

The annual Come Back to Olean barbecue, held in War Veterans Park, attracted a large crowd in 2017. This year’s event will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in War Veterans and is open to all African-American residents as well as Olean residents and former residents of the community.Photo prov


Driver administered Narcan after hitting bus shelter, pedestrian

The driver was administered Narcan at the scene, police said. Narcan is a brand name of Naloxone, the opiate rescue drug. The driver was transported to Buffalo General Medical Center.


Funding for the future: Projects to get state DRI aid announced

"Through these targeted investments, we are highlighting all that Olean has to offer while ushering in new growth and prosperity for generations to come," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press release Monday afternoon announcing the projects. "By preserving its historic architecture and revitalizing pri


3 arrested, 2 ticketed at Lynyrd Skynyrd concert

Stuart Thorp, 41, of Grimsby, Ontario, was charged with criminal trespassing after authorities say he came back to the venue after being kicked out. Thorp was jailed in lieu of $1,500 bail.


Driver charged with drug use after roll-over crash

Debora J. Bennett of Silver Springs was driving southbound on Route 238 when she drove across the oncoming lane, struck a guard rail and rolled the vehicle several times, said Sgt. Colin Reagan.


OGH employee finds new kidney close to home

OLEAN — Lyn Nolan was working a shift at Olean General Hospital when a coworker, but nearly complete stranger, approached her to tell her he was going to help save her life.


Arson charges against Port Allegany woman bound to court

Mindy L. Logue, 58, appeared for a preliminary hearing Monday before District Judge William Todd for charges of arson-danger of bodily injury, a first-degree felony; arson-endangering property, a second-degree felony; two counts of reckless burning or exploding and one count of criminal mischief, al


Bridge Commission suit quietly dismissed

BUFFALO — More than six years after U.S. District Court Judge Richard Arcara asked lawyers for the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission why they were keeping secrets from the public, another judge has ruled they can keep keeping secrets.Senior U.S. District Court Judge Michael Telesca ruled that under th


Pop and Rock Shows in New York City This Weekend - July 20-July 22

All of musical greats make their way through the Big Apple at one point or another, making NYC one of the best locations for catching pop and rock shows. Whether you like the big names or go more for the rising talent of the music industry, be sure to snag tickets to these weekend New York City pop


Mount Morris man charged with taking car

Deputy Brittany Smyder, who was handling the investigation, located and charged Eric S. Holley, 25, with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony.


August groundbreaking now expected for farmer’s market

OLEAN — Originally expected for a fall opening, the $1.25 million farmer’s market planned for Lincoln Park should be done completely in the spring, city officials said.“We’re looking at a start date of Aug. 1,” said Mayor Bill Aiello, with the construction completed by the beginning of winter. Lands