Fillmore Fun Fest and Belmont Memorial Day Weekend activities highlight Allegany County celebrations

Three-day celebrations in Fillmore and Belmont are among family events available this weekend as Allegany County residents kick off their 2024 summer activities, which also include local Memorial Day observances in many other localities. Both communities will begin celebrations Saturday afternoon, with free amusement rides starting at noon on Main Street in Fillmore, and disc … Read more

Friendship churches place focus on Easter as Holy Week begins

Although Easter is seen by many as just another holiday when families can get together for a time of relaxation and connections, several Friendship churches are creating an expanded focus this year as to what they view as the true meaning of the holiday celebration. The What God is Doing in Friendship ny alliance of … 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

National Marriage Week brings aid for those wishing to improve marriages, including those struggling

Many organizations throughout the United States have been focused on matrimony during the past week in observance of National Marriage Week which ends tomorrow with Valentine’s Day. Free online resources, including many available through Allegany Hope’s association with RightNow Media@Work, are designed to aid in enhancing marriages, including those which may be struggling, and others … Read more

New Family Resource Center opens Wednesday in Wellsville

A grand opening for a new Allegany County First Step Family Resource Center is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon in Wellsville. The facility, at 43 North Main Street, will hold a Valentine’s Day ribbon cutting ceremony at 2PM, February 14, following by an open house until 5PM. The Center, developed by Ardent Solutions, Inc. and the … Read more

Allegany Hope celebrates first anniversary of group Facebook page outreach, exceeding expectations

Allegany Hope is celebrating today the first anniversary of the launch of its public group Facebook page which is continuing to grow beyond initial expectations. The group page, Allegany Hope Community News, was started a year ago to replace its former regular Facebook edition, due to Facebook policies which continued to diminish the basic page … Read more

Friendship churches alliance featured in Family Life Network radio interview

A two-state Christian radio network is featuring an alliance of Friendship churches which are working together to reach into the community and beyond. Family Life Network (FLN) in Bath, which owns more than 60 stations and translators in Western and Central New York and Northern Pennsylvania, is reporting on the group which has presented or … Read more

Jones Memorial opens new third floor operations today, with ribbon cutting and tours next Wednesday

Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville will cut the ribbon officially next week on the third phases of a $25 million transformation and modernization project which actually opens today at its 191 North Main Street facility. Termed as a new third-floor “Medical Village,” the 14,000 square foot expansion is a home to women’s health, family medicine/OB, … Read more

A Friendship Christmas gets underway

The churches of Friendship joined together last night to begin a multi-week A Friendship Christmas – Celebrating the True Message of Christmas. Singing of The First Noel, to reflect the birth of Jesus, a reading from Chapter 2 of the Gospel of Luke from the Bible which narrates the story of Christmas, prayer, and lighting … Read more

Friendship churches join together for community events for Celebrating the True Message of Christmas

Friendship churches are joining together for a series of events next month to help focus on the True Message of Christmas. A Friendship Christmas Celebration will begin this coming Saturday, December 2, with a series of activities for individuals and families which will run right through Christmas, and even New Year’s Eve. The schedule includes … 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

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

Two churches kick off four-day Scio bicentennial celebration Thursday

The KonXions United Methodist and Genesis Bible churches will lead a four-day Scio bicentennial celebration which starts Thursday in the town. The Methodist church will host Cruise ‘n Cream, starting at 5:30PM August 10 at its facility at 4011 Main Street (State Route 19), with free participation and prizes for cars, trucks, tractors, motorcycles and … Read more

Scio Bicentennial kicks off four days of activities next week

A vehicle cruise-in tonight will kick off a four-day Scio Bicentennial, with free participation and prizes for cars, trucks, tractors, motorcycles and kids bicycles. Hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream sundaes and other foods will be available, with proceeds going to Allegany County Cancer Services. Town-wide yards sales are Friday and Saturday, with music, historical presentations … Read more