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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. 25 to Easter Sunday on April 12, to spur thought, prayer and reflection, and is available for free through the Province's Office of Development and Web site. "Paul's message is just as relevant and...

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. Anyone over 18 who has been convicted of any sexual offense on a child under the age of 16 will have to register and will be barred from living within 1,000 feet of a school, park, playground or day care center. The information also will be available to the public. Residency exceptions will apply to...

2008-09-23 09:00:56

In keeping with its commitment to support the local community's educational initiatives, CUTCO Cutlery Corporation, the nation's largest manufacturer of high-end kitchen cutlery, is leading an important effort to bring a Challenger Center for Space Science Exploration (http://www.challenger.org) to the company's home base of Olean, New York. The CUTCO Foundation and its officers have pledged $280,000 to build a Challenger Learning Center in Olean. The center will be used to teach...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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