Not every student is enthusiastic about giving up the freedom of summer to return to the studies, but there’s something about a stack of crisp, blank notebooks, freshly sharpened pencils and new threads that soften the blow.
Friday, August 05, 2016
OLEAN, N.Y. — Cattaraugus County is taking positive strides on many fronts to address the opioid crisis, county Public Health Director Dr. Kevin Watkins said.
COUDERSPORT — The Potter County Commissioners are moving ahead with reforms of the county’s criminal justice system on the heels of announcements that the federal and state government are pushing for Data-Driven Justice (DDJ) initiatives in communities across the country.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Contaminants –– including potentially disease-causing bacteria –– are present in water wells across the region, revealed in water testing completed over the last several years.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
The state Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday issued a drought warning declaration for Potter County and a drought watch in 34 other counties.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Friday, July 29, 2016
Thursday, July 28, 2016
(Editor’s note: Two stories on today’s web edition of The Era profile an individual — Bill Walb — and organization — YWCA Bradford — that are among many that serve our community, many times without fanfare of the recognition they deserve. With that in mind, The Era has put together a special…
Heroin and opioid abuse is making headlines in northcentral Pennsylvania, and counties across the state are dealing with the repercussions of overdoses, increased crime rates and the other issues that come along with drug dependence.
A multi-county board is proposing the creation of a local first-responder high school training program intended to add to the declining ranks of emergency personnel across the region.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Friday, July 22, 2016
No matter if there’s an increase or not in Medicaid reimbursements for nursing homes across the state, local health officials say much more money is needed.
Monday, March 21, 2016
Achieving a work-life balance is difficult and stressful for a lot people. Between careers, school, families, and activities, the stress of everyday life often puts adequate sleep on the backburner for people.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Monday, February 29, 2016
OLEAN — Cattaraugus County police officials and a former heroin addict will make presentations on the local drug epidemic Wednesday at the county Board of Health meeting.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
As the budget stalemate continues in Harrisburg, I know the hard-working constituents who reside in my Senatorial District are growing frustrated with the consequences of state funding not being distributed in a timely fashion. Rightfully so. I too am upset with the impasse, but I refuse to …
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Monday, February 15, 2016
COUDERSPORT, Pa. — The Cole Memorial Medical Group welcomes a new obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Ahmad Awada, to the Women's Health Center located in the hospital's Irwin Medical Arts Center at 1001 E. Second St. He began accepting new patients on February 8.
OLEAN — To protect children and prevent infant deaths caused by unsafe sleeping environments, Southern Tier Health Care System has become a Cribs for Kids partner agency.
Sunday, February 14, 2016
OLEAN — Eric Wohlers, the Cattaraugus County Health Department’s director of Environmental Health, was flabbergasted when he learned of the scope of lead contamination in the Flint, Mich., water supply.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
OLEAN — If mosquitoes capable of carrying the Zika virus find their way to the area, the Cattaraugus County Health Department’s surveillance and control program could help nip them in the bud.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
(TNS) The Zika virus headlines may seem disturbingly familiar — with good reason. Although Zika and Ebola are very different contagions that cause distinctive diseases, there are startling similarities in how the two epidemics unfolded.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
ALBANY (AP) — When the emergency room fills up — whether it's a big accident, flu season or a stroke of misfortune — Brooklyn nurse Rose Green says she can find herself sprinting from room to room, trying to keep ahead of the whims of calamity.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
(TNS) Thirteen years ago, I started a pharmaceutical sales career for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, peddling samples out of my bag near the lush beautiful beaches of Newport and Laguna beaches in California.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Dr. Howard Zucker, commissioner for the New York State Department of Health, testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on health and Medicaid on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)