COVID-19 Feature

Presidential UPDATE (04.30.21)

President Pagels offers the latest community COVID update, including ongoing vaccine availability and response and upcoming changes to community testing. The President also discusses NYSDOT roadwork projects in Cattaraugus next week and the regular Council session on May 8. See video message below:


Happy 1st Birthday!

Wishing our Somiya June a Happy First Birthday on May 1st! Her infectious laugh and smile is sure to make anyone’s day. It is a dream to watch you grow! We love you tons sweet baby! Love Mom & Dad


Remembrance Gathering for Suzanne Nephew

Sunday May 16, 2021 | 4-8 pm@ the home of Gloria Nephew38 Thompson Lane, Irving, NY A beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. Suzi passed away one year ago and due to the pandemic we were unable to hold a funeral. Please join Suzi’s family for an outdoor dinner and remembrance gathering in her […]



Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science – Minor in Women’s Studies To my Beautiful, Sweet, Intelligent Daughter: Gina Marie Roselli I am sooooo proud of you and this greatest accomplishment you’ve completed in your life. You did it!!! You’ve pushed yourself to reach the goals that you set for yourself and never gave […]

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Ja:goh Marlene Johnson

(wolf clan), Recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award She was recognized during Alfred State College’ 37th Annual Student Honors Convocation Virtual Ceremony (April 19, 2021) Submitted by Lori Quigley Alfred State College recently celebrated the achievements of hundreds of students virtually during the 37th annual Honors Convocation. ASC President Dr. Skip Sullivan presented the […]

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Agwadeyësta’ Do:gë:h Installment

By Don “Flip” White For this Agwadeyësta’ Do:gë:h installment we want to share this wonderful story about a real experience of a FKS teacher and her student. We hope you enjoy it. This year has been hard for all of us. Here at the Faithkeepers School we have managed to figure out how to keep […]

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IGS Monthly Meeting

May via Zoom for 2021 By Leatha Jimerson Photo from: Spring is here, time to get outside and enjoy the weather! This is the time of year that I like to visit the cemeteries since you can see the area better. Be sure to wear good shoes and long pants and shirt since deer […]

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News From The Four Corners United Methodist Church

Rte. 438 and Versailles Plank Road, Cattaraugus Territory | Pastor – Holly Brittain716-930-4661 | | Submitted by Marilyn Anderson Photos from: We had our first Bible study on Wednesday, 4/21/21 and discussed Moses and Exodus. The pandemic interrupted our studies and worship services and so we are happy to be getting back to “normal”. […]


‘I play to represent my family and myself’

Seneca Nation member Summer Hemphill embraces her heritage, on- and off-the-court. Ja:goh Summer! By Hunter Skoczylas | April 12, 2021 |, SPORTS Sports history is full of “famous firsts.” Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play in the major leagues, in 1947. Brazilian soccer player Pelé became the first player to score […]