RANDOLPH — The Randolph Volunteer Fire Company announces applications for the Bill and Dorothy Honey Memorial Scholarship Fund are currently being accepted until April 5.
WEST VALLEY — Workers and their families at the West Valley Demonstration Project again came together to help promote safety awareness all year long in a creative way.
SALAMANCA — The Seneca Nation is celebrating another beneficial ruling in an ongoing lawsuit concerning the use of its lands for the construction of the New York State Thruway.
RED HOUSE — Members of the Allegany State Park Historical Society and guests Saturday kicked off the new year at Camp Allegany with a meeting that included the first in a series of monthly presentations.
LITTLE VALLEY — Cattaraugus County lawmakers joined a growing chorus of Upstate counties in their opposition to proposed bans on natural gas appliances by Gov. Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers.
SALAMANCA — The possibility for a fourth round of property acquisitions in as many years by the Salamanca City Central School District near and around the Iroquois Drive campus is one step closer toward a potential vote.
WEST VALLEY — For decades, the West Valley Citizens Task Force, environmental groups and area county and local governments have pressed for a full cleanup at the West Valley Demonstration Project.
LITTLE VALLEY — Local educator Amy Bedell recently self-published her first book, “She Will,” sending a message of love and acceptance for disability and special needs inclusion within its pages.
WEST VALLEY — Teams at the West Valley Demonstration Project have been recognized for their recent clean environmental and energy-saving efforts with a national award.
OTTO — The official kick-off for the Town of Otto Bicentennial Celebration will take place Feb. 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Otto Post Office where, for one day only, area residents will have the opportunity to receive a Commemorative Postal Cancellation Stamp.
(The Center Square) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul's plans to hike cigarette taxes and expand a flavored vaping ban to other products would fuel black markets and create a fiscal hole for the state to fill, according to a new report by the Tax Foundation.
In the wake of the pandemic, with growing economic uncertainty and climate change stressing public infrastructure, more Americans are seeking ways to live off the grid. This does not necessarily mean forgoing all modern conveniences. Rather, living off the grid simply often means just that – being disconnected from local utility grids and having a […]
(The Center Square) — New York voters will get a say in whether to amend the state constitution to protect the right to abortion, after lawmakers took the final steps this week to put the issue on the 2024 ballot.
Gun sales, as approximated by background checks, surged in 2020 to 39,695,315 just as the COVID-19 pandemic began. They have declined each year since, to 38,876,673 in 2021 and to 31,596,646 in 2022. Still, these numbers remain higher than pre-pandemic levels. The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System publishes a monthly list of how […]
(The Center Square) — New York City is converting a cruise ship terminal into a temporary shelter to help manage a massive influx of asylum seekers arriving in the city.
SALAMANCA — Already well on the way to victory after a dominant second quarter, the Salamanca boys basketball team had one more big thrill in store for its fans.
By the end of the week, it’s likely the Salamanca boys basketball program will have a new all-time leading scorer.
SALAMANCA — Lezly McComber collected 18 points and Keianna John notched 11 to key the Salamanca girls basketball team to its first league victory of the year.
ALLEGANY — With his team clinging to a seven-point lead midway through the fourth quarter, Lucus Brown collected a loose ball along the baseline, dribbled one step back and launched a corner 3-pointer.
FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2023 (American Heart Association News) -- People hospitalized with COVID-19 may have an increased risk for heart damage, but not so much the type of inflammation previous research suggested, according to a new study.
Is your gas stove making you sick? Experts weigh in. About 13% of childhood asthma in the United States can be attributed to gas stove use, a new study says. Experts warn that the full health implications of the stoves have not yet been addressed by science. Read more
FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Children’s amped-up immune systems allow them to beat back COVID-19 easily, producing a strong initial response that quickly slaps away the virus.
FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Longstanding restrictions on blood donations from gay or bisexual men could soon shift towards a more nuanced policy, where such men are asked about sexual partners and practices instead, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.
FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Across all causes of death except suicide, mortality rates among recently pregnant women increased from 2019 to 2020, according to a research letter published online Jan. 27 in JAMA Network Open.
(27 Jan 2023) Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters after video was made public showing the hammer attack on her husband, Paul Pelosi, last year. The suspected assailant is awaiting trial. (Jan. 27)