If you’re going to be on Medicare soon, there is information available to help you make informed decisions. If you are already on Medicare, there is information that will protect your rights and may help lower your out of pocket expenses. If you are caring for family members on Medicare, the…

To help protect stream health and aquatic life, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection reminds private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, how to properly close their swimming pools for the season.

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce is asking the community for photos of families, children, teenagers and seniors enjoying the Woodland in the City Squirrels. Area residents and visitors are invited once again to send in their photos of the Woodland in the City Squirrels to be chose…

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Earlier this month, over a year after Republicans tried multiple times to repeal the Affordable Care Act, I asked people in the Twittersphere if their representatives in Congress had voted for repeal and, if so, if they held a town hall to explain their vote and put forward a better vision for health care. Within 24 hours, over 500 people had tweeted back their experiences.

To help protect stream health and aquatic life, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection reminds private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, how to pro…

Well, that long-awaited time of year that every outdoorsman yearns for has finally arrived. It’s that time when the days are getting shorter and the weather is beginning to chill down somewhat. The months that get hunters all fired up, starting with September and continuing on through Decemb…


The Panthers put on a defensive co-ed soccer performance on the afternoon of Sept. 15 when they faced off against Wellsboro on the road, but fell 3-0.


In a matchup between Cameron County and Austin on Sept. 13 at Austin, Cameron County came out on top 3-0. Set scores were 25-10, 25-17, 25-13.

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its Lunch and Learn workshop series, held from September through May. The series consists of free workshops conducted by local business experts, chamber members and associates of chamber partners.

Jonathan “Jon” Levitt spent the last years of his promising young life battling the grips of a merciless addiction to opioids. Jon was an attractive and athletic young man. He excelled in sports, particularly hockey, was academically successful throughout his high school years, with a particular fondness for history, and was a gifted artist. By all accounts, Jon was the son most people dream of raising.

Flavorings used in e-cigarettes harm blood vessel cells in a way that could trigger future heart damage, according to a study published recently in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, and you walk into your office to see someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your coworker tells you there will be cake later, for yet another birthday celebration.

Research shows certain risk factors can increase the chances of developing cancer. Some of these factors, such as tobacco use, can be controlled. Others, like age and family history, are beyond our control, so F.F. Thompson Hospital is now offering cancer genetic testing to empower patients in minimizing risk.


(21 Sep 2018) A group of more than 75 women convened at a Washington hotel to voice their support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a party when the two were teens. (Sept. 20)

It is no secret that shale development is bringing incredible benefits to Pennsylvania, but that hasn’t been the case across the border in New York. And there is probably nowhere this is clearer than in the Twin Tiers.

Lately, it’s the news that has been the news, with the anonymous op-ed essay in the New York Times taking front and center stage. As I write, it’s been just a couple of days since its publication; the fallout will likely be ongoing, at least until some other we’ve-never-seen-the-likes-of-thi…