Pop-Up Pantry food distribution canceled today for second straight time due to weather

The free Pop-Up Pantry (PUP) food distribution today in Scio has been canceled due to heavy rain and severe weather possibilities which we have reported on earlier. The last PUP, scheduled at Angelica, also was curtailed due to a bad weather forecast. The ACCORD ACCESS Center, which coordinates the twice-a-month activity in different parts of … Read more

July Pop-Up Pantries food distributions set

Allegany County Pop-Up Pantries (PUPs) for free food distributions have been scheduled for July in Scio and Bolivar. Mandatory online registrations for the Wednesday, July 10, event at the Scio Central School bus loop, off Vandermark Road (County Road 10), starts at 7AM tomorrow, Monday, July 8, at https://tinyurl.com/Pop-Up-Pantries. A Wednesday, July 24, distribution will … Read more

A few power outages this morning with higher risk of Allegany County severe weather today

Thursday Update #1 – 9:49AM: The National Weather Service at Binghamton has issued a HEAT ADVISORY EXTENSION for Steuben County east by a day until 8PM Friday due to a forecast for continuing high heat indexes tomorrow.– – – – – – – –Just over 100 electric subscribers were without power this morning in Allegany … 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

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

Weekend Easter Egg Hunts may mix with adverse weather Saturday

Several Easter Egg Hunts are on the schedule for this weekend in Allegany County, with those into Saturday afternoon potentially mixing with snow, sleet and freezing rain. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 2PM tomorrow as temperatures hover around freezing, although impacts generally appear to be greater in the central and northern parts … 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

Fall Festival and stage performances highlight this weekend’s activities in Allegany County

A fall festival in Willing, south of Wellsville, a noon stage performance at Bolivar in observance of National Heritage Month, and a Houghton University lyric theater production in Wellsville provide for a busy Saturday today in Allegany County. Check out these events and more in our exclusive Allegany Hope Community Calendar of free and primarily-free … 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