Richard Lamberson, a Cattaraugus County Legislator, died
Saturday in Olean General Hospital. The 61-year old from Allegany lost his
battle with cancer. Lamberson represented district six, which includes the
towns of Allegany and Carrollton. Lamberson also was the former Allegany mayor.
He is the second Cattaraugus County lawmaker to die in office this year. On May
22, 2016, William Weller Sr. of Franklinville also died.