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During the Weekend Heatwave Pools to Have Extended Hours
Cooling Station Available

June 29, 2018—Olean— William J. Aiello, Mayor of the City of Olean is pleased to announce that the Olean pools will be opened for extended hours on Saturday June 30 and Sunday July 1. In addition the John J. Ash Community Center will be available if residents need a facility with air conditioning.

“The weather forecast has temperature reaching the 100 degree mark over the weekend and I am pleased that the staff at both pools: the “big pool” at the recreation center and the wading pool at Franchot Park, were able to adjust schedules to keep the pools open an additional two hours each. Both pools will be open from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.,” Mayor Aiello said.

"In addition a procedure is in place to open the John J. Ash Community Center as a cooling station if necessary. I ask residents to call police dispatch at 716 376-5677 and the cooling station will be opened,” Mayor Aiello added. “Olean is a very caring community, and I want to thank our police and fire departments, the youth and recreation staff, the senior center staff and Reverend Kim Rossi of the Greater Olean Association of Churches for helping put this plan in motion.”

“I also urge residents to be mindful of the heat and if they need a place to cool down to please call dispatch to get the cooling station opened.” Mayor Aiello said.

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