Alfred Box of Books Library receives second national grant to enhance digital access

The Alfred Box of Books library has received a new grant from the American Library Association (ALA), the second in two years, to expand its digital services. The award, one of 30 nationwide, will provide five Wi-Fi hotspots, including a service contract, along with five HP laptops, for lending to patrons, a $2,000 programming stipend, … Read more

Lots of weekend activities available, which includes Saturday sunshine

Nearly a dozen identified free and primarily-free activities are scheduled for individuals and families from today through Sunday throughout Allegany County. On our exclusive Allegany Hope Community News and Calendar, found through the link under our header at the top of this page, or at, you can learn details about a Healthy Kids Day … Read more

Fun and safety events for children and families this Saturday at Wellsville and other locations

Family Fun and the Spring National Prescription Drug Take Back days are among many fun and safety activities this weekend in Wellsville, with others in various parts of Allegany County. Allegany Hope will be joining several other community organizations at Family Fun Day from 10AM to 2PM at the American Legion at 23 Jefferson Street … Read more

Allegany County opens more slots for rabies vaccine clinic; electronics recycling nearby

At least six dozen new spots have been opened for a Saturday, April 22, rabies vaccination clinic in Belmont after the Allegany County Health Department initially exhausted available appointments earlier this week. The event is being held from 9AM to noon at the Genesee Valley School bus garage at 1 Jaguar Drive, with mandatory registration … Read more

Disaster and phone training sessions scheduled next week in Cuba

Two separate free training sessions will be held Thursday and Friday next week at the Cuba Circulating Library to help equip area residents on preparedness when it comes to potential disasters and use of Apple electronic devices. The first activity, to be held from 6PM to 7PM, March 9, will be a New York State … Read more