Friendship congregations join in Easter sunrise services today

Over two dozen participants from three Friendship churches gathered together as the sun broke over East Hill, south of the hamlet, this morning, joining thousands of churches around the world for Easter sunrise services in respective time zones. Pastors and congregants from the First United Methodist Church of Friendship, the United Church of Friendship, and … Read more

Free Easter videos for children and families being provided by Allegany Hope

Some two dozen Easter movies, shorter videos and series by well-known Christian pastors and authors are being made available for free online viewing for children and families. The selections are part of the year-around free subscrip­tion video library being provided to the community by Allegany Hope through RightNow Media @Work, which has more than 20,000 … Read more

Friendship churches join together for Easter sunrise service and breakfast

Two Friendship churches will gather tomorrow for a sunrise service, followed by breakfast, as they celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the head of the Christian Church throughout the world. The United Church of Friendship and the 1st UMC of Friendship will gather at 7AM on East Hill, at the intersection of County Roads 31 … Read more

Department of Agriculture warns on Easter eggs and hams

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is continuing to promote food safety during Easter and Passover, including preparation of various meats and other foods and consumption of decorated and undecorated eggs. “Whether you’re celebrating your Seder meal with brisket or Easter dinner with ham or lamb, keep food safety in mind,” the agency says. “Eggs also … Read more

Wellsville churches Good Friday services tonight, with other observances today around Allegany County and beyond

Wellsville area churches will commemorate Good Friday tonight in observance of the death of Jesus Christ, head of the Christian church, with many in other parts of Allegany County and worldwide memorializing the day in a variety of ways. Brookside Wesleyan Church at 3469 Andover Road (State Route 417 East) will host Wellsville Area Ministerial … Read more