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Allegany/Limestone (2-6) Coach: Tom Callen, first year. Home field: Fred Grace Field. Program founded: 1952. Outlook: After two years as an assistant, Tom Callen takes over for Paul Furlong. His son, Thomas, is one of 16 seniors and will play quarterback. Callen missed four games after suffering a broken wrist early in last year’s opener, but still threw for 10…

Crime

A Gowanda man was charged with driving while intoxicated after authorities said he crashed into a utility pole in Cattaraugus County. Kodie R. Skeels, 21, hit a pole at about 2:20 a.m. Wednesday on Mosher Hollow Road in Dayton, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office said. Skeels was not injured in the one-vehicle crash, deputies said. In addition to the DWI charge, …

Health and Fitness

Dr. Ann Marie Sullivan, commissioner of the state Office of Mental Health, formally opened the new $1.5 million Zoar Valley Clinic on Wednesday in Gowanda. The 9,500-square-foot mental health clinic, at , 49 S. Water St., replaces a temporary nearby clinic that was half its size. “The new, updated Zoar Valley Clinic is a spacious, modern facility in a more convenient…

High Schools

Brawdy’s unbelievable stats Gowanda boys basketball’s Nate Brawdy put up one of the craziest stat lines you’ll ever see ­— 43 points, 31 rebounds and eight assists against Roy-Hart. That’s with him primarily playing point guard, too. ”It blew my mind when I got the numbers after the game,” coach Andy Bobseine said. “It was incredible and it was consistent for 32 minu…

Sports

There were times Williamsville North's Josh Surowiec kind of got lost in the shadow cast by Major Baseball League prospect Leugim Castillo of Lancaster. He wasn't the only Western New York talent, and it's understandable. Castillo more than lived up to all the preseason accolades he garnered en route to being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers and earning second-team All-…

SILVER CREEK  – A Gowanda woman was taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, with non-life-threatening injuries after a rollover accident on Route 39 in the Town of Hanover about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office reported. Syrena L. Neamon, 30, told deputies she swerved to avoid an animal in the road. She was charged with third-degree aggravat…