Prescription Drug Take Back this month at Andover and Wellsville

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its biannual Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Andover and Wellsville this month to keep the unused medicines off the street and out of the hands of drug abusers, children and public water supplies. The spring event will be held from 10AM to 2PM, Saturday, April 27, at … Read more

New art exhibit reception is Friday at Houghton University

An Artists Among Us initiative will hold a free artists reception Friday for a new exhibit at Houghton University. Over a dozen students from Auntie’s Place, a teaching studio at Rushford, are displaying works in the Community Gallery at the basement level of Wesleyan Chapel at 1 Willard Avenue from 9AM to 6PM daily, through … Read more

Trout season opens today across New York State

Anglers hit New York State’s streams and rivers today for the traditional April 1 opening of trout season. As a bonus, State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) trout stocking began in March and will include placement of more than 9.1 million catchable size brook, brown, and rainbow trout in streams and ponds across the state … Read more

Online registration opens tomorrow for free pop-up food pantry distribution this week at Scio

Online registration for this week’s free Scio Pop-up Food Pantry (PUP) orders starts tomorrow morning. The activity, for a distribution this Wednesday, March 6, at Genesis Bible Church, 4193 State Route 19 South, Belmont (Scio), starts at 7AM at https://bit.ly/4b01jYj. Online registrations occur on the Monday prior to the first and third Wednesdays distributions, with … Read more

Pop-up Pantry at Wellsville is canceled today

Today’s Pop-Up Pantry (PUP) free food distribution at the Wellsville campus of Alfred State College has been canceled due to the cold weather. The schedule for first and third Wednesday distributions for the next five months, through June, other than one on April 29 which still is to be determined, also has been established. Registration … Read more

Children and youth sing and play about the True Meaning of Christmas

Some 30 members of the Foun­tain Arts Cen­ter Youth Choir of Belmont performed yesterday at the United Church of Friendship as part of a multi-church What God is Doing in Friendship ny Celebrating the True Meaning of Christmas activity. The group of Allegany County children and youth, supplemented by both children and adult voice and … Read more

Prescription Drug Take Back and Trunk or Treat merge Saturday

Allegany County residents will be able to dispose of their unused prescription drugs tomorrow on their way to the Allegany County Deputy Sheriff’s Association’s annual Trunk or Treat. The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its biannual Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 11AM to 1PM Saturday, October 28, at both the Allegany County Employment … Read more

Trunk or Treat, Prescription Drug Take Back, art, music and more highlight weekend activities, starting tonight

Many different Trunk or Treat and other events at various locations are available to individuals and families in Allegany County and beyond from tonight through the end of the month, including the biannual Prescription Drug Take Back in both Belmont and Cuba to keep unused prescription drugs out of the hands of abusers, children and … Read more

Rural health focus is next month in Allegany County

Jones Memorial Hospital will be celebrating the Power of Rural next month as it hosts a Family Fun and Fitness Night in Belmont and also welcomes a new family nurse practitioner to its Bolivar Primary Care facility. The Belmont event, to be held from 6PM to 8PM Thursday, November 16, at Genesee Valley Central School, … Read more

Prescription Drugs TakeBack scheduled in Belmont and Cuba

Allegany County residents have less than two week left to dig out their unused prescription drugs for free disposal in Belmont and Cuba, helping to keep the substances off the street and out of the hands of drug abusers and children, and out of public water supplies. The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its … 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

Roae transfers from Belmont to new UR Medicine practice in Olean

A family nurse practitioner who has been in practice at Belmont for the past five years now is at a new UR Medicine Oncology, Rheumatology & Infusion Center which has opened in Olean. Jones Memorial Hospital reports that David Roae, FNP-BC, formerly at its Belvidere Family Practice north of Belmont, is partnering with Dr. James … Read more

Allegany County public legislative district meetings start tonight in Belmont

Three public meetings, for Allegany County residents to talk with district legislators, have been scheduled this month, starting tonight in Belmont and continuing next week in the Towns of Wellsville and Willing. District II Legislators Gretchen Hanchett and Dwight (Mike) Healy of Belmont, and John Ricci of Cuba, will be at the Amity Town Hall, … Read more

Celebrations, musical events, family activities, and more weekend events start tonight in Allegany County

A full range of weekend events start tonight with a Thursday cruise-in and movie as part of the four-day Scio Bicentennial celebration, followed by Amity Daze activities Friday and Saturday in Belmont, and a public ice cream social in Friendship and a Community Worship Service and dinner at Wellsville, both on Sunday. Two fireworks displays, … Read more

Quilts and music to be featured this weekend during Amity Daze

The Fountain Arts Center in Belmont will be featuring both quilts and music this weekend during the 36th annual Amity Daze. The Fabric of Life Quilt Show will include a Meet the Artist opportunity with Linda Pam Farwell from 11AM to noon on Friday, August 12. The show is open by appointment through Friday, September … Read more

Vacation Bible Schools start Sunday

A Vacation Bible School in both Wellsville and Belmont will start Sunday evening. Twists & Turns, for ages four through adult years will be held from 5:45PM to 8PM through Wednesday, August 9, at the Yorks Corners Mennonite Church, 3350 County Road 29, Wellsville, and will include games, other activities activities, snacks, and learning about … 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

Tomb of Unknown Soldier Never Forget Garden dedicated in Belmont

Allegany County‘s first Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Never Forget Garden was dedicated this morning in Belmont during one of several community American Legion Post 808 Memorial Day ceremonies at various sites. The new memorial, located at Legion Park at the State Route 19 Bridge, is part of a “nationwide invitation to all Americans and … Read more