Primary Election today in three Allegany County towns only for party and town council positions

Enrolled party members in only three Allegany County towns will vote during today’s Primary Election. In the Town of Wirt, Alice J. Dunbar and Rob Mannix are running in a Republican-only primary for a ballot position in the Tuesday, November 5, General Election to fill a vacancy on the Wirt Town Board. In the Town … Read more

Catholics propose closure of three Allegany County churches, merger of others into Wellsville

The Buffalo Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church is proposing to merge six of its Allegany County parish sites into Wellsville and close buildings in three of those communities as part of a plan to shutter or merge half of its 160 parishes, up significantly from a little over one-third announced previously. WIVB-TV in Buffalo … Read more

Belfast residents to share stories from the past

An opportunity for residents to hear and share memories from the past will occur tonight in Belfast as folks gather for a Talk of the Town exchange. The activity, during the town’s bicentennial year, will be from 6PM to 8PM at St. Patrick’s Hall, 31 East Hughes Street. The Belfast Lions Club and Belfast Public … Read more

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

Free Easter dinner is Wednesday at Wellspring Ministries of Belfast

Wellspring Ministries of Belfast will host its annual Easter dinner at 11:30 AM, Wednesday, March 27, and then will be closed until the following Wednesday, April 3. The Christian ministry provides free meals for the community at 11:30AM, and used clothing and household goods from 10AM to 1:15 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays at its … Read more

Community dinner is Wednesday at Wellspring Ministries of Belfast

Wellspring Ministries of Belfast will host its annual Christmas dinner at 11:30 AM, Wednesday, December 20, and then will be closed for the holidays until Wednesday, January 3. The Christian ministry provides free meals for the community at 11:30AM, and used clothing and household goods from 10AM to 1:15 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays at … Read more

Belfast native is the new community relations and marketing manager at Wellsville hospital

An Allegany County native has been appointed as the new community relations and marketing coordinator at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. Suzanne Male, who grew up in Belfast, will succeed Judith Burt in the community relations coordinator portion of the position, with Burt retiring September 1, her 32nd anniversary with the hospital. James Helms, Jones … Read more