Allegany County residents will experience divide for Monday’s total eclipse

Allegany County residents in the northwestern part of Allegany County will be able to experience a total solar eclipse for a brief period tomorrow afternoon, weather permitting, while those to the south will only receive a partial view. The eclipse, the first in Western New York since 1925, almost a century ago, will cross North … Read more

Allegany County pancake house featured on CBS News Good Mornings

An Allegany County pancake house, only open nine weeks a year, has drawn the attention of CBS News. Cartwright’s Maple Tree Inn in the Town of Allen was featured yesterday morning in a Flippin’ for Flap Jacks segment as part of a The Dish feature of CBS Mornings. CBS’s Nancy Chen interviewed 92-year-old owner, Virginia … Read more

Nearly $2.5 million in federal money flowing to Friendship and Angelica

Wednesday’s passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of a $4.6 billion partial federal budget, which has been tied up in Congressional negotiations since last fall, is signaling that nearly $2.5 million of it will be allocated to the Town of Friendship and the Allegany County Fairgrounds at Angelica. Congressman Nick Langworthy is reporting that … Read more

Native American Eclipse stories to be told in Angelica

A member of the Onondaga Nation will present Native American eclipse stories in advance of the April 8 total eclipse which will pass over the region. Perry Ground, a Turtle Clan member of the Nation, will share the beliefs, traditions, and protocols of several Native American tribes as they relate to the Sun and eclipse … Read more

Allegany County holding Hazard Mitigation Plan meetings and conducting public survey

Allegany County is holding a meeting tonight in Bolivar and additional sessions next week in Almond and Angelica to obtain public comment in regard to needs related to a county Hazard Mitigation Plan which currently is being updated. The Thursday, September 28, gathering will be at the Bolivar Town Hall, 252 North Main Street, with … Read more

Over a dozen free and primarily-free events this weekend in Allegany County

More than a dozen free or primarily-free events are scheduled this weekend for individuals and families in Allegany County and beyond, with a sampling included in the graphic which accompanies this story. In addition, over 125 total activities appear on our exclusive Allegany Hope Community Calendar, with more being added regularly. A link to the … Read more