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Wellsville's Family Video shutting down
WELLSVILLE — Customers returning their rentals to Family Video in Wellsville this week are finding an unexpected holiday sale. Family Video is closing its Wellsville location on Bolivar Road by Dec. 22 at the latest, and everything must go. Family Video employees learned the rental store would be cl
Battle in 'The Land'
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Not many student-athletes, parents, coaches, and even some Allegany County officials can boast what Scio and Genesee Valley have experienced over the course of the past six months – a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Cleveland to play basketball in the home of the NBA's Cavaliers.
New JMH ultrasound machine means hi-def images for expectant mothers
WELLSVILLE — Improved image quality and enhanced diagnostics are a couple of the many benefits of the new ultrasound equipment now in use at the Jones Memorial Hospital Women & Children Health Center on Main Street in Wellsville.
Sons of American Legion helping out veterans
BELMONT — The Allegany County Sons of the American Legion gave two donations Thursday night to help out and recognize area veterans. Dale Kane, local Sons of the American Legion leader, said, “People don’t know who we are or what we do but what we do is try to help out veterans and tonight’s donatio
After violent carjacking, vehicle found crashed and empty
A vehicle that was stolen from a driver who was dragged out and assaulted after midnight Sunday in the Broadway-Fillmore area was later found crashed two miles away later, police said.
Village gets proactive with Economic Development Board
WELLSVILLE — The Village of Wellsville surveys the landscape and sees 10 autonomous economic development entities at the local, state and federal level. How do these various organizations fit with the village’s needs, its challenges and its potential? Traditionally, no one person or group has been m
Law enforcement wears it well
WELLSVILLE — Over the last month, November has gotten a little hairy for members of local police departments and the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office. But it is not because they are investigating any high profile high crimes or misdemeanors — they are growing beards to help raise funds for the annua
Shooting suspect captured in Potter County on Saturday
The western New York man wanted in connection with a shooting at a Meadville home on Lincoln Avenue was taken into custody Saturday in north-central Pennsylvania. Anthonie L. Sugden, 22, of Whitesville, New York, was captured at 4:31 p.m. in Potter County by Pennsylvania State Police at Coudersport,
Friday roundup: Andover, Wellsville, Hornell net wins
ANDOVER – After the Lady Panthers broke in the new gymnasium floor with their victory, it was the boys turn to bring out the brooms in the nightcap of Friday evening’s celebration in Andover.
James passing the ball to Henry
BELMONT — Allegany County will be saying goodbye to one of its longest-tenured employees shortly after the calendar flips over to 2019. Department of Public Works Superintendent Guy James will be retiring effective Jan. 4, and on Wednesday the Public Works Committee took a big step towards making it
Schools weigh mental health resources
ALBANY — Twenty-nine percent of school superintendents in New York state said their school districts lack enough school psychologists to meet student needs. And among school psychologists, a whopping 66 percent believe there is not enough capacity to meet their needs.
Sheriff commends deputies for action that saved life
BELMONT — Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney commended a handful of deputies Wednesday for quick action that saved a life. Whitney recalled a November incident to the Public Safety Committee in which the 911 center got a call of a car parked in the middle of state Route 19 in Scio with the driver
'Slob hunters' called out for waste
CANISTEO — Canisteo residents are unhappy about coming upon grisly scenes reminiscent of slasher movies, with deer substituted for the human victims. Those living along Magee Road have had enough of what they call "slob hunters" who are dumping stripped and/or wasted deer carcasses along the side of
Police seek man for assault with weapon
State police at Kane are seeking a 26-year-old Port Allegany man for an alleged assault. Between 6 p.m. Dec. 9 and 2:14 a.m. Dec. 10, the unidentified suspect allegedly choked, punched and kicked a 27-year-old Port Allegany woman during a domestic argument in Port Allegany. The woman had bruising, s
Olean holds off Wellsville in showdown
OLEAN — In an early season showdown between two contenders that hope to be playing well into March, Olean downed visiting Wellsville Tuesday night in front a raucous crowd, 60-50. With Wellsville senior Joe Tronetti sitting out with an ankle injury, Olean senior Mike Schmidt and Wellsville junior Ma
Health Dept. highlights spice recall
BELMONT — The Allegany County Department of Health has received a consumer Food Safety Alert from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has named various spices which contain lead. These include:
No. 17 Buffalo improves to 9-0; Beats St. Bonaventure 80-62
OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) — Jayvon Graves hit a career-best five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, and No. 17 Buffalo remained undefeated with an 80-62 win over St. Bonaventure on Saturday.
Police officer treated and released after patrol car struck Saturday
A Buffalo police officer suffered minor injuries after her patrol car was struck by another vehicle Saturday morning. The incident occurred at about 6:50 a.m. near the corner of East Ferry Street and Fillmore Avenue, said police spokesman Michael DeGeorge. Accident investigators reported that a civi
Students recognized at WHS board meeting
WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Board of Education honored students and welcomed two teachers to new positions in the district. In a short but meaningful meeting Monday night, the members of the board, while noting the winter sports season had started, gave special recognition to 15 students who had par
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Lakers get past Wildcats
HAMMONDSPORT - Hammondsport used a strong second half to top Jasper-Troupsburg Friday at home in Steuben County Athletic Association girls basketball action. leading 14-13 at the break, the Lakers outscored the Wildcats 17-5 in the third quarter.