POLE BEANS: After reading our columns on beans last week, Bob Rusiewski added his two cents on why he prefers growing pole beans.

MACHIAS, N.Y. — The Cattaraugus County Museum announced that, effective immediately, it has reopened to the public.

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ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — First, let’s address the good news, those little tidbits of information that help bridge one St. Bonaventure basketball season to the next, but have been made even more significant during this (mostly) sports-less summer.

Time’s often been compared to a river. Rivers can be smooth flowing, peaceful and beautiful to behold. But, they can suddenly change into raging torrents that swiftly and without mercy sweep a…

A couple weeks ago, I tried to map out a list of all the places I’ve covered games at during my two and a half years at The Era.

The tin container appeared to be the type that cookies come in. Instead, the container held McCormick’s orange pekoe tea bags. It’s hard to say just how old the round metal tin was at the time…

PITTSBURGH — The application process for Walmart’s seventh annual Open Call is open and the company invites entrepreneurs dreaming of landing their U.S.-manufactured products on Walmart shelves to apply for the opportunity to meet with Walmart buyers on Oct. 1, via virtual pitch meetings.

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Thinking about taking some personal time off this summer? It might look and feel a bit different this year in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn’t mean that plans to unwind, de-stress and detach from work-related responsibilities have to be canceled altogether. Learn ways to decompress and avoid stress while taking PTO.

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Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.

The question of how much liquid to consume daily basis has no simple answer. Several studies have shown differing recommendations. However, specific fluid needs depend on several factors, which include overall health, location and even level of activeness. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, but knowing more about the body’s need for liquids can help in estimating how much ought to be sipped up.

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it will impose sanctions on three U.S. lawmakers and one ambassador in response to similar actions taken by the U.S. last week against Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against Muslims in the Xinjiang region.

ROME (AP) — It started out as way for grief-struck families to mourn their coronavirus dead online: a Facebook group where relatives who were denied a funeral because of Italy’s stringent lockdowns could share photos, memories and sorrow that their loved ones had died all alone.

Your summer vacation this year is probably not shaping up as planned. While there’s always been health issues and risks associated with traveling, this summer, one of the biggest risks of is acquiring or transmitting COVID-19.

An article Friday’s edition of The Era spoke to the departure of Dr. M. Javed Akhtar, an ear. nose and throat specialist with Bradford Regional Medical Center and the Foothills Medical Group.