County warming shelter funding endorsed but location may not be in Belmont

BREAKING: A proposal to spend nearly $215,000 a year to establish a Code Blue warming center shelter is on its way to the Allegany County Board of Legislators next week but establishing it in the residential area of the Village of Belmont business district isn’t going with it. The board’s Human Services Committee this afternoon … Read more

Funding approval being requested for county overnight homeless shelter in Belmont

Belmont site for proposed homeless night-time warming shelter at 66 Schuyler Street. Allegany County, NY, lawmakers will be asked this week to recommend a $194,370 contract, which is drawing questions from the Village of Belmont, to establish an overnight shelter for the homeless in the residential area of the village’s central business district. Social Services … Read more