Opinion: Truth Or Consequences

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What Are They Up To? Who went nuts first and why? Those, along with a myriad of other nonsensical questions, have been plaguing me since Saturdays semi comedic, semi-serious Rally to Restore Sanity on the Washington Mall. As I watched Jon Stewart and friends skewer the left, the right and the media that enables them, […]

MTV Celeb Speaks At SHS

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Jeff Yalden to Bring Motivational Message to Students, Noc. 23 On November 23, 2010, Salamanca Senior High School has invited MTV Celebrity and internationally renowned youth motivational speaker, Jeff Yalden, to speak and we would like to request your presence to cover this extraordinary event that promises to be a defining moment for our youth. […]

LeAnn Rimes in Concert this Saturday

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Country Music Star Interview on Upcoming Show in Bradford, Pennsylvania She certainly does not sound “Blue.” LeAnn Rimes is set to perform the night of November 6th at the Bradford Area High School, at 7:30. In a radio interview with WPIG’s Marian Carter, Rimes is enthusiastic about her upcoming show. The audience will almost certainly […]

Editorial: To Condemn or Condone?

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NFL Must Make Final Decision on “Big Hits” Football is dangerous everyone who watches knows. Everyone who plays knows. Everyone associated with the National Football League knows. The NFL prides itself on showing vicious, bone-crushing hits every Sunday. But lately, league officials have made questionable decisions. In Week 6, brutal helmet-to helmet hits saw three […]

Architectural Digest

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A Big Little Town Home in Ski Country Everybody dreams of having a condo or town home close to the slopes. If the three most important words in real estate are: location, location, location: then this town home is the ultimate triple threat. The town houses in Snowpine Village are not just close to the […]

Inside Business Track

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Department of Economic Planning & Tourism in Catt. County Tourism in Cattaraugus County is still going strong. Being in a “drive-to destination” area has its advantages because it is easy for people even beyond the county to get to. “There’s always something to do,” said Debra Opferbeck, county tourism specialist for 10 years. “If people […]

Publisher’s Word

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“Frost on the Pumpkin” At 7:30 this morning the outside temperature was a crisp 20 degrees – enough to coat everything in a thin layer of sparkling white ice. And I mean everything – my mum’s out on the deck (they were on their way out anyway), the lawn (no more mowing y’all – love […]

“Unstoppable” Rolls Into Town

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National Movie Featuring Denzel Washington with Local Backdrop Releases Nov. 12 Last year, film crews were busy at work around Olean, Portville, and nearby Pennsylvania. Big name actors including Denzel Washington were on the scene. And huge, colorfully painted locomotives rolled along railroad tracks, greeting school children, train buffs, and curious onlookers. That movie is, […]

Up Close & Personal

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East Otto Country Open House: Woodswork On top of a hill tucked in the woods of East Otto sits WordSwork, a quaint store filled with intricately carved sculptures and Santa Claus figurines. The store’s structure may only be about a year old but the artist, Dug Stein, is not an amateur. As a boy Stein […]

Ellicoville Featured Artist

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Susan Threadgill to Exhibit Artwork Nov. 1- Dec. 15 at Library Susan Threadgill, from Olean, NY, is the featured artist at the Ellicottville Memorial Library from November 1 to December 15. She is exhibiting acrylic paintings, scratchboard, and photographs. Even though she is still a student at Fredonia State College, Susan is passionate about her […]