Allegany Hope public Facebook page over 1,000 members and growing

Allegany Hope Community News has blown past 1,000 members for its public group Facebook page, marking yet another important milestone for letting residents of Allegany County and beyond know about local news, resources and events. Allegany Hope transferred to a public group page on February 15 of last year due to Facebook continuing to restrict … Read more

Help family members and friends by becoming an Information Ambassador

ANALYSIS: The wind storms, power outages and other weather-related events of the past week throughout the Allegany County region, along with potentially dangerous windchills this coming week, are once again demonstrating the need for individuals and communities to come together to share information and support one another. During the past eight days, over 125 people … Read more

Allegany Hope, Houghton University and more at Families Pavilion today at Wellsville

Mostly sunny skies are expected to greet thousands of visitors today as more than a dozen Christian organizations participate in a Families Pavilion as part of the annual Main Street Festival in Wellsville, an adjunct to the Great Wellsville Balloon Rally weekend. Houghton University and Allegany Hope will be among organizations highlighting the activity, organized … Read more

Check out our Community Calendar for what is going on today through the weekend and beyond

Dozens of free and primarily-free activities have been added to our exclusive Allegany Hope Community Calendar which can be accessed through the link above or at There are events for everyone — individuals, children and families of all ages — which range from gardening, mental health, television collections, classic car exhibits, arts, crafts, cooking … Read more

Facebook users can apply for a portion of a $725 million settlement for unauthorized data use

Facebook users can apply by August 25 to receive a portion of a $725 million class action settlement, tentative approval of which is before a California federal judge. Numerous lawsuits were brought on behalf of Facebook users who allege that Facebook, now Meta Platforms, Inc., shared or otherwise made accessible to third parties, user data … Read more

Allegany Hope Community News and Resources continues to provide greater impact

Allegany Hope Community News and Resources is continuing to expand and provide more information to individuals and families in Allegany County and beyond. We only need one more member for Allegany Hope WNY Community News to reach 500 people on a more consistent basis through our new group Facebook page. Help us grow by “Liking” … Read more

Slipper conditions possible tonight and into Friday morning commute

EARLY ALERT: Slippery conditions are possible overnight tonight and into Friday morning for Allegany County north and west, with strong to severe thunderstorms, gusty winds and small hail potential over the border in McKean County, Pa., west late tonight into the pre-dawn hours tomorrow. The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo says timing is uncertain … Read more

This is the last day of transition to our new Allegany Hope WNY Community News Facebook page

BREAKING: This is the last day that Allegany Hope will be posting to the Facebook page which we have been maintaining for several years now as we complete our transition to our new group Allegany Hope WNY Community News page at Individuals can jump over now and “Join” the group by clicking on the … Read more

Changeover in process for Allegany Hope Facebook presence

BREAKING: The changeover is nearing for our Allegany Hope Community News and Resources Facebook transition, occurring next Wednesday, February 15, from a regular page to a group presence. Many already have signed up as members of the free Allegany Hope WNY Community News group at with initial results showing better connections for our readers. … Read more

Allegany Hope Community News changing its Facebook presence

BREAKING: Allegany Hope Community News is transitioning to a new Facebook presence, with posts to its current page being halted, effective next Wednesday, February 15. The action will result in a new Group Facebook page at which is expected to provide better connections for our readers. This action, as we have reported previously, is … Read more

Changes developed for our Allegany Hope Facebook page

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Readers may have noticed a change in our Allegany Hope Facebook page posts since the start of the New Year. We have been experimenting with new processes which post our primary Allegany County area stories to this Community News and Resources website, where we also are revamping our Community Events Calendar of free … Read more

Allegany Hope information reach expands

Thank you, readers, for helping us go over 3,500 Facebook Followers today, with our reach also jumping this week above 10,000 viewers during the past month. Getting information to the public is a primary focus of our efforts for Building Healthy Communities Through Healthy FamiliesTM throughout Allegany County and beyond and our Information Ambassadors initiative … Read more

Disturbing data discovered about information sources

Some disturbing information today about how many of our readers actually see stories we post on Facebook about primarily-free activities in Allegany County and beyond …. Several pieces of data we have run across indicates only about six percent, and maybe less, actually see posts from friends or organizations they have Liked or Follow on … Read more