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Olean, N.Y., man convicted of morphine delivery
SMETHPORT — On Wednesday, a McKean County jury found an Olean, N.Y., man guilty of delivering morphine pills. Jeremy M. Carrier, 32, was convicted after a two-day trial in McKean County Court of delivery of a controlled substance, a felony, and criminal use of a communication facility, a third-degre
Salamanca fatal stabbing leaves questions for neighbors
SALAMANCA — Neighbors of a city of Salamanca residence where a Buffalo man was reportedly stabbed to death over the weekend expressed shock, sadness and confusion Tuesday about the killing.
Fireside Series at ASP continues Dec. 15
RED HOUSE — Allegany State Park will hold “By the Fireside” from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Dec. 15 in the lobby of the Red House Administration Building. This month’s featured performance is by the Studio 107 Chamber Players of Olean High School, playing songs of the season. The group, while consisting mainly
Marino’s Pizzeria opens on Broad Street
SALAMANCA — Local pizza lovers have been waiting with anticipation for the place at 219 Broad St. to open. Marino’s Pizzeria opened its doors in the former Napoli Pizza building Dec. 10.
New York Kingsmen Motorcyle Club Gang Members Sentenced to Prison for RICO Conspiracy
Two Kingsmen Motorcycle Club gang members, who were convicted of RICO conspiracy, were sentenced today in the Western District of New York to 15 years and more than four years in prison, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney J
1 dead, 1 arrested following weekend stabbing in Salamanca
SALAMANCA — A fatal stabbing over the weekend in the city of Salamanca has resulted in the death of one man and the arrest of a suspect more than 2,000 miles away in the Las Vegas area, authorities announced Monday.
Police in Nevada confirm identity of Salamanca murder suspect
Police in Henderson, Nev., on Thursday confirmed the identity of a Cattaraugus County man in their custody who is wanted on a murder charge in Salamanca, and is awaiting extradition to Western New York.
#AngelsForAndy challenge comes to HS hoops
It started with a challenge to Adam Bennett, but his Salamanca boys basketball players wouldn’t let him jump in the snow for some snow angels without them. The Warriors’ varsity gathered around Bennett outside the school on a cold Tuesday night, Nov. 27, as the coach introduced a short video. This w
End of an era: Casey’s demolished Wednesday
LIMESTONE, N.Y. — The former historic Casey’s Restaurant in Limestone, which had served as a landmark and was one of the oldest buildings in Cattaraugus County, was finally demolished Wednesday after years of abandonment and decay.
Rare red deer shot by teenage hunter in Cattaraugus County
The state Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed a 16-year-old girl in Franklinville shot a nonnative red deer while hunting in late November. The girl's family reported the shooting to authorities Nov. 23.
Olean Council to Hold Hearing on Redevelopment of 107 N. Union St.
OLEAN, NY -- The Common Council will conduct a public hearing Tuesday to provide the public with information on a plan for the redevelopment of a property located at 107 N. Union St. The session will begin at 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Olean Municipal Building.
Second woman arrested in alleged robbery
A second woman accused in an alleged robbery was arraigned Wednesday before District Judge Dominic Cercone. Tiffany L. Tarr, 22, of 6 Foster View Drive, Bradford, is charged with robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery, both third-degree felonies; theft by unlawful taking and conspiracy to commit t
Salamanca murder suspect arrested in Las Vegas
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a man in connection to a stabbing in the City of Salamanca. The 22-year-old suspect, whose name has not been released, faces a 2nd-degree murder charge after allegedly stabbing Juwaan Holt, 22, of Buffalo in the abdomen. Holt later died
Cuba Police make narcotics bust
CUBA — The Cuba Police Department has made an arrest following a lengthy investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics in the Town of Cuba. Cuba Police arrested Kevin J. Green, 39, on Monday at approximately 1:50 p.m. Green, also known as "Bear," was charged with four counts of felony criminal po
Local Bills staff member dedicates shoes to late aunt
During week 13 of the NFL, the league took part in its annual “My Cause My Cleats” campaign. This year, Steve Cutlip –– who works in football and stadium operations for the Buffalo Bills and is from Bradford –– decided to make his shoes a tribute to his aunt, Bonnie McAndrew, who passed away from br
Cattaraugus County drug raid nets one arrest
A South Dayton woman was arrested on a felony count of possessing crystal methamphetamine after the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force raided her home Thursday night. Laurie Newcomb, 41, of Pine Street, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use
Salamanca murder suspect in custody in Nevada
A 22-year-old man wanted on a murder charge in Cattaraugus County is in police custody in the Las Vegas area, awaiting extradition to Western New York, according to the county Sheriff's Office.
Olean Police Make Two Arrests for Manufacture of Meth
OLEAN, NY -- Police arrested two people in an Olean apartment Wednesday and charged them with manufacturing methamphetamine. Terry B. Brown, 29, and Tressa L. McMillen, 25, were arrested after police executed a search warrant at 120 S. Sixth St. at 5:30 a.m. Police said officers searching the reside
Five people injured in Cattaraugus crash
Five people were hospitalized in an evening crash Monday on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. The Erie County Sheriff's Department says two vehicles collided head-on along Route 438 just after 8 p.m.
‘Billies keep on rolling, win over Olean, 98-76
OLEAN — The Fredonia Hillbillies boys swim team picked up their third win of the year on Thursday, this time beating Olean in the pool by a score of 98-76. Fredonia’s Bill Osuna won the 200 yard IM as well as the 100 backstroke to give the Hillbillies a solid performance on the night. Tyler Donahue