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Olean Police Charge 15-Year-Old With Making Terroristic Threat About Shooting

OLEAN, NY - Police arrested a 15-year-old Olean High School student Friday after school officials found writing on a bathroom wall indicating a shooting would take place Monday. Olean Police Criminal Investigators arrested the young man and charged him with making a terroristic threat and falsely re

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 16:06:00

Police reports 3/23/18: Olean man arrested for being fugitive from Pa.

OLEAN - An Olean man, who allegedly led police on a car chase last month, was arrested Thursday afternoon for being a fugitive from Pennsylvania. Rolland William Neilly, 30, of 1383 Olean Portville Road, Olean, was arrested at 12:29 p.m. as a fugitive without a warrant. He is charged by the Elk Coun

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-23 03:45:00

Sheriff's staff blocks release of records after inmate lands in hospital

Aides to Sheriff Timothy B. Howard are refusing to release basic records on an inmate who, her family says, ended up near death in a hospital when jail staff withheld her prescribed medication. The inmate, Jessica D. Huber, has recovered and is back behind bars. But she and her family want to draw a

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:12:43

Olean High School student arrested for making school shooting threat he reported himself

An Olean High School student was arrested Friday for allegedly making a school shooting threat. It was the second time an OHS student has been charged with allegedly making a threat in a span of just over a week. Olean Times Herald file photo OLEAN - For the second time in just over a week, an Olean

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-23 16:59:00

Ellicottville Central School District goes into shelter in place, lockout after threat

The Ellicottville Central School District went into a shelter in place and lockout Friday after reportedly receiving a threat. New York State Police continue to investigate the threat, which it has declined to elaborate on.Olean Times Herald file photo ELLICOTTVILLE - The Ellicottville Central Schoo

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-23 18:56:00

Sheriff's: Man charged with allegedly hauling more than 30,000 untaxed cigarettes

A Rochester man who was allegedly hauling around hundreds of packs of untaxed cigarettes in his vehicle was arrested Friday by Genesee County Sheriff's deputies, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Bin Chen, 32, was pulled over at about 1:30 a.m. on Allegany Road in Alabama for failing

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-23 23:10:09

Olean zoning board offers last chance for Oxford House inspection

The legal status of the property at 121 N. 10th St. being utilized as an Oxford House recovery home is still up in the air due to a lack of inspection, which the city Zoning Board of Appeals requested last month. City officials said Oxford House has evaded their requests to schedule an inspection, w

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-23 19:30:00

Steuben County woman joins boyfriend in jail on meth production, tampering charges

A woman from Steuben County is facing drug and other charges after a three-month investigation revealed she was involved in the production of methamphetamine. On March 20, State Police arrested 35-year-old Hollie A. Taft, a resident of the town of Dansville in Steuben County, on charges of unlawful

THELCN.COM - 2018-03-22 21:07:00

'I just asked if she needed any help'

"And so we understand that ordinary people are messengers of the Most High. They go about their tasks in holy anonymity. Often, even unknown to themselves. Yet, if they had not been there, if they had not said what they said or did what they did, it would not be the way it is now. We would not be th

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-22 15:49:00

ROLLOVER: No one injured in two-car crash

OBSERVER Photo by Andrew David Kuczkowski A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Webster and Chautauqua roads in Pomfret left a truck on its side, while a van was without a front right head lamp. Around 6:23 p.m. Wednesday, the van allegedly ran the stop sign on Webster Road and impacted the


Three arrested after Arcade PD chase stolen FL vehicle

Three people were arrested in Arcade Tuesday after a traffic violation turned into a police pursuit. ARCADE, NY - Three people have been arrested after a traffic violation turned into a police pursuit Tuesday in Arcade. Just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, an Arcade Police Officer attempted to st


Ohio Man Dies After Tractor Trailer Accident on I-86 in Cuba

CUBA, NY - An Ohio man died Tuesday after being struck by a tractor trailer on Route 86. State Police said Kyle W. Willis, 41, of Dorset, Ohio, was attempting to repair his own tractor trailer on the eastbound side of the highway when he was struck by the other vehicle early Tuesday morning. Willis


Police 3/22/18: Pa. man charged with possessing controlled substance

GENESEE - A Pennsylvania man was charged by New York State Police Tuesday afternoon with possessing a controlled substance. Seth E. Gibbons, 19, of Shinglehouse, Pa., was charged at 2 p.m. with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor, and unlawful possessi


Dozens attend downtown Olean farmers' market open house

Architect Tamara Hilmey of Allegany explains a model of a proposed farmer's market in Lincoln Park to attendees at a public open house Monday evening. Around 25 people attended the presentation.Bob Clark/Olean Times Herald OLEAN - The thought of turning Lincoln Park back into the town square drew th


Silver Creek Voters Approve Capital Project

SILVER CREEK - The voters of the Silver Creek school district approved a $17.6 million capital project Tuesday, 287-85. Among other things, the project looks to transform key areas of the school to more adequately support the growing special needs population. Once the project is completed, six new e


Police reports 3/21/18: Wellsville police, state police both charge man Monday

WELLSVILLE - A Genesee, Pa., man was arrested by two different law enforcement agencies Monday. Justin M. Haynes, 30, of Genesee, Pa., was charged at an undisclosed time Monday by the Wellsville Police Department with aggravated family offense, a class E felony; second-degree menacing, fourth-degree


NYSP investigate fatal accident on I-86

CUBA, NY-- State Police are investigating a fatal accident on I-86 Tuesday morning. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-86 in the Town of Cuba just before 5:30am. Troopers say a tractor trailer was disabled partway on the highway. The driver of the tractor trailer, Kyle W. Willis, 41 o


Marshalls website indicates Olean store to open April 26

Workers continue renovations to the former Kmart store in Olean. Marshalls, an off-price clothing store, announced on its website that the grand opening of the store will be April 26.Bob Clark/Olean Times Herald OLEAN - April 26 is the day for Marshalls discount clothing store to open up on West Sta


Parents, Police weigh in on school safety in Olean

OLEAN, NY - Safety has been at the forefront of the conversation since last month's shooting in Parkland, Florida - so what will it take to make sure kids feel safe in school? Monday evening, the Olean City School District opened up a forum to the public on that very conversation, giving police and


Planning Commission Discusses Second Urban Design Plan

The Jamestown Planning Commission hosted a presentation on Jamestown's Urban Design Plan 2.0 with officials from Goody Clancy, the creators of the first plan released in 2006. David Spillane, Goody Clancy president, said the meeting with the Planning Commission was the first step he had taken in st