Food and poverty to be Thursday focus in Cuba

A community forum on poverty and food insecurity has been scheduled for Thursday in Cuba. The ACCORD Community Action Agency in Belmont will conduct the session, the second this year on issues impacting Allegany County communities, from 6PM to 7:30PM, May 23, at the First Baptist Church, 17 South Street. The gathering will include testimonies … 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

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

Cuba Library to host gardening classes

A six-session series on the benefits of gardening and how to gain knowledge to maximize the upcoming 2024 growing season will start next week at the Cuba Circulating Library. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County Master Gardeners David Chamberlain and Cristian Acosta will present the free classes from 1:30PM to 2:30PM Tuesdays, starting April 9, … 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

Allegany County Sheriff schedules mandatory Safe Boating Certificate course for operators

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Department will host a free, eight-hour state Safe Boating Course Sunday for county residents or taxpayers, one of five mandatory training opportunities for operators being held through May. The eight-hour certificate requirement is for anyone born on or after January 1, 1978, or currently 46 years of age or younger, who … Read more

Understanding Autism session to be held online and at Cuba

A hybrid workshop, Understanding Autism: A Place to Start, will be held next week both online and at the Cuba Circulating Library. The 6PM to 8PM Wednesday, January 24, session, sponsored by the Parent Network of Western New York, will be in-person at the library facility at 39 East Main Street, or through online registration … Read more

County district legislators to meet the public at Town of Ward in March

Allegany County residents will have an opportunity to question District II Legislators in March during a public meeting in the Town of Ward. Representatives Gretchen Hanchett and Dwight (Mike) Healy of Belmont and John Ricci of Cuba will field questions, starting at 6PM, Thursday, March 14, at the Ward Town Hall, 3013 County Road 10, … 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

Trio recognized by Allegany County Board of Legislators for service

Three Allegany County residents have been recognized by the Board of Legislators for services resulting in betterment to the county. Resolutions generally are being provided monthly to a county resident nominated by district legislators and an employee recommended by a department. The most recent recognitions were provided yesterday to: — Rick Hall, a 30-year employee … 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

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

Rushford Labor Day festivities, art show opening and school picnics on the schedule

A variety of activities are on the schedule for Labor Day Weekend, the start of summer’s end, and Back to School this coming week. Check out the details on our exclusive Community Calendar of free and primarily-free activities by using the link at the top of this page or https://bit.ly/3AzhV9C, and forward information to family … Read more