Family Resource Center publishes activities calendar for April

The new First Steps Family Resource Center at Wellsville has published its calendar of activities for April, with a host of events being provided without cost. The Center, at 83 North Main Street, is open Mondays through Thursdays for parents and children, with specific activities each day. Further information is available at or (585) … Read more

Children and teens eligible for free lunch and activities this week in Wellsville

Area children and youth 18-and-under are able to obtain a free lunch from Tuesday through Friday this week at the David A. Howe Public Library in Wellsville. The opportunity, from February 20 to 23 at the library facility at 155 North Main Street, is being provided by the Wellsville Salvation Army to coincide with this … Read more

Family Resource Center cuts ribbon in Wellsville

A new First Step Family Resource Center became a reality in Wellsville today as the ribbon was cut for the new facility. Representatives of state and federal legislative representatives joined Mayor Randy Shayler, who cited the “village benefit,” in lauding the addition to the community. Located in the former Hamilton Shoe Store at 83 North … Read more

Cuba Dairy Days consolidated, with many other weekend activities also scheduled in Allegany County

Activities for Cuba’s annual Dairy Days celebration were rained out today and consolidated into Saturday, with a parade and many other events happening during the day, just one of several other free or primarily-free happenings for individuals and families throughout Allegany County. At Cuba, lawn sales start at 8AM at various locations, with a 3-on-3 … Read more

Check out our Community Calendar for what is going on today through the weekend and beyond

Dozens of free and primarily-free activities have been added to our exclusive Allegany Hope Community Calendar which can be accessed through the link above or at There are events for everyone — individuals, children and families of all ages — which range from gardening, mental health, television collections, classic car exhibits, arts, crafts, cooking … Read more

Lots of weekend activities available, which includes Saturday sunshine

Nearly a dozen identified free and primarily-free activities are scheduled for individuals and families from today through Sunday throughout Allegany County. On our exclusive Allegany Hope Community News and Calendar, found through the link under our header at the top of this page, or at, you can learn details about a Healthy Kids Day … Read more

Multiple family activities occurring today in Downtown Wellsville

Four different Saturday activities are available for children and families today within walking distance from each other in Downtown Wellsville. The morning starts with a Saturday Storytime at the David A. Howe Public Library at 155 North Main Street, featuring books and crafts about farms and growing in the garden. At noon, attendees can either … Read more

Turkey decoration kits being provided by Angelica Free Library

Free turkey decoration kits are being offered by the Angelica Free Library during November. Library users are able to obtain a kit at the facility at 55 West Main Street and either create the decoration there or take it home for family fun. Books about Thanksgiving also are available for holiday reading, with further information … Read more

Double event schedule is this Friday at Houghton University

Consecutive fall events are being held this Friday afternoon and evening at Houghton University. The Center for Sustainability will coordinate its Harvestival from 3PM to 6PM October 21 in the University Quad at 1 Willard Avenue. The activity will feature live music, community and art vendors, pumpkin carving, and free cider and donuts. There will … Read more

Arts and crafts assists available for loan at the Cuba Library

Crafts-minded individuals and families have free resources available at the Cuba Circulating Library. For those who have thought about an art or craft project but lacked the tools, the library has a small collection of items which can be borrowed, including two artist drawing boards, round nose jewelry pliers, dotting tools for mandala painting, nail … Read more