Archives for August 2019

Limit to Legistlators’ Income Hits Snag

The state’s plan to limit state legislators’ outside income has hit another snag, this time in an Albany courtroom. Judge Richard M. Platkin of the state Supreme Court in Albany ruled Thursday in favor of several Republican legislators, including Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, R-Jamestown, that the committee’s recommended restrictions on outside income are not entitled to the force or effect of law.

Springville Barber Offering Free Haircuts

As Jim Nabozny prepares to go into chemotherapy, he made the decision to get his hair cut before he loses it during the treatments. With many others going through the same chemotherapy treatments. Nabozny wanted to help others in the area with their haircuts. After working with his son JP Nabozny of Barbershop Soli Deo Gloria in Springville, the shop will now be offering free haircuts to those with cancer about to go through chemotherapy.

Erie County Crews Remove, Repair Tainted Playground Equipment

(Buffalo, NY) — Erie County crews have been hard at work trying to make sure kids are safe while playing. They’ve been removing and repairing equipment at six parks that was found to be tainted with lead paint. Officials are now trying to figure out where new pieces of equipment should be placed in the future. Picnic tables, shelters and restrooms have also been checked for lead contamination.

Bradford Students Traveling to Olean

For Bradford, Pa., resident Kate Vinelli, the drive to Archbishop Walsh Academy and Southern Tier Catholic School in Olean are well worth the daily travel time for her two children, Madison and Charlie, to ensure they continue on with their Catholic education. The olean times herald reports…The Vinelli children are among the 10 or more students from Bradford and its surrounding area who have elected to enroll in the Catholic school system in Olean following the closure of St. Bernard School in Bradford at the end of last year due to financial issues and low enrollment.

13 year old CEO Gives Back to the Community

13-year-old, CEO, Shelden Gibbs is giving back to the community. Gibbs, CEO of Classic Knot, a company which handcrafts bow ties, is hosted his third annual Classic Knot Summer Jam Backpack Giveaway over the weekend. The backpacks and supplies were paid for through Gibbs’ business, donors, and sponsors like Solid Foundation Prep. Unlike many other backpack drives, this was a four hour long event comprised of games, food, a basketball tournament and clowns.

— Buffalo drivers are still seeing savings at the pump ahead of Labor Day weekend. According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas is two-76. That’s down two cents from last week and seven cents in the last month. The state average is two-79, while nationally it’s two-59.

— Buffalo drivers are still seeing savings at the pump ahead of Labor Day weekend. According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas is two-76. That’s down two cents from last week and seven cents in the last month. The state average is two-79, while nationally it’s two-59.

(Buffalo, NY) — Buffalo police have arrested a man they say stabbed his parents. According to investigators, 33-year-old Dominic Notto attacked his victims in a home on Pavonia Street yesterday. Notto allegedly entered their bedroom and stabbed his mother in the face before stabbing his father in the shoulder and back of the head. Notto is facing several charges. There’s no word on how badly his parents were hurt.

(Buffalo, NY) — Buffalo police have arrested a man they say stabbed his parents. According to investigators, 33-year-old Dominic Notto attacked his victims in a home on Pavonia Street yesterday. Notto allegedly entered their bedroom and stabbed his mother in the face before stabbing his father in the shoulder and back of the head. Notto is facing several charges. There’s no word on how badly his parents were hurt.

Welcome back elementary

The Staff at Prospect Elementary want to welcome back our students to another great school year! Please join us:
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
5:00-6:30 pm
Prospect Elementary School
300 Prospect Ave
Salamanca, NY 14779
Hot Dogs, Chips, Beverages

Come and meet your teachers

Sign up for PTO events

Get to know other students and families

Rock Autism

We’re back with the NEW Rock Autism Music Festival in beautiful Ellicottville, NY!

Featuring:
Citizen Cope
Max Muscato & Outer Harbor – Ft. Sonny Muscato
The Strictly Hip
Handsome Jack
Edalo
The Space

WHERE: Village Park 11 Parkside Drive Ellicottville, NY 14068

Citizen Cope, is an American songwriter, producer and performer. His music is commonly described as a mix of blues, soul, folk, and rock. His new album Heroin & Helicopters is now available on Spotify & iTunes!

Max Muscato, Founder and President of Rock Autism, performs with his group which includes Father & Son, Marc and Sonny Muscato. Sonny Muscato, the inspiration behind Rock Autism takes the stage once again.

The Strictly Hip, the premiere Tragically Hip cover band is BACK rocking in true Hip style for year 2!

Handsome Jack is back on the bill for another Rock Autism event. Coming off their second European Tour, they know how to make a crowd rock.

Edalo! Enough said.

The Space, winners of Rock Autism Battle of The Bands. They’ll be kicking off the day with some tasteful music.

We welcome last years attendees and newcomers for a fun-filled day of live music, art activities, legendary hospitality from Ellicottville establishments Villaggio, Finnerty’s, Tim & Bonnie’s Pizza and more! Of course the iconic Ellicottville Brewing Company will be on tap with Sonnyboi EBC!

Tickets on sale NOW!
***All previously purchased tickets can be used for admission to the show with Citizen Cope or can be refunded through point of purchase!

Hazardous Waste Disposal Day Oct 5

The Cattaraugus County D.P.W. will hold a FREE Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Cattaraugus County D.P.W. 8810 Route 242 in Little Valley, NY.

Important: Registration is REQUIRED by Sept. 27, 2019.
(Call & register by 9/27/2019. Registration is required). After registering then you will be assigned a time for drop off.

Materials should be in their original, labeled containers.

To register, please call the Cattaraugus County D.P.W. – Refuse Division 716-938-2441 or 1-800-248-7719, ext. 2441 by September 27, 2019.

Keep your home safe; dispose of hazardous waste properly.

The Cattaraugus County HHW collection program is partially financed with grants from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the Cattaraugus County Water Quality Council.

Learn about household hazardous wastes and more at www.cattco.org/events/2019/10/05/free-household-hazardous-waste-disposal-day-2019