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2009-01-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Province, the largest group of Franciscan Friars in the U.S., has created a four-page Lenten study booklet called, "St. Paul Guides Us Through Lent to Easter." The booklet contains daily Pauline passages for the duration of Lent, from Ash Wednesday Feb.

2008-10-06 21:00:27

By Kathy Kellogg FARMERSVILLE -- The Farmersville Town Board will meet in a special session at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss the possibility of placing a moratorium on permits for wind-energy generating facilities.

2008-10-05 21:00:16

By Kathy Kellogg The Cattaraugus County Legislature is expected next week to nail down three contracts with Total Senior Care, operator of a new nonprofit program based in Olean that is designed to help the frail elderly maintain their independence as long as possible.

2008-10-02 21:00:11

By Kathy Kellogg A group of Amish families say they are determined to follow the oral instructions handed down by their ancestors in refusing to go along with the Cattaraugus County Health Department's sanitary regulations.

2008-10-01 21:00:23

By Kathy Kellogg OLEAN -- Cattaraugus County health officials have announced that flu vaccine supplies have arrived early and scheduled a monthlong series of adult immunization clinics, beginning today.

2008-09-26 21:00:31

By Kathy Kellogg Cattaraugus County legislators suspended the rules for committee discussion and took immediate action to give approval for Jamestown Community College's $24 million capital project in Chautauqua and Allegany counties.

2008-09-24 21:00:27

By Karthy Kellogg Cattaraugus County has retained its ability to tax alternative energy systems -- including wind farms, solar energy systems and on- farm methane digesters -- with a 16-2 vote for passage of a local law Tuesday.

2008-09-23 21:00:19

By Kathy Kellogg The Olean Common Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a local law establishing a local registry and residency prohibitions for most convicted child sex offenders.

2008-08-30 00:00:16

By Kathy Kellogg The Cattaraugus County Legislature voted, 18-2, Wednesday to oppose the state Department of Environmental Conservation's proposed rule change to ban open burning across the state.

2008-08-21 21:00:21

By Kathy Kellogg A committee of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board will take the next few months to study farmland preservation through state and federally funded purchase of development rights.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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