Be sure the weather is the latest

Keep up-to-date on the weather to avoid surprises. And, Share this message, in particular. Allegany Hope is noticing on its Allegany Hope Community News group Facebook page that some individuals are Liking and Sharing weather which has changed, sometimes significantly, since the post being used. The graphic from the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Prediction … Read more

Allegany Hope celebrates first anniversary of group Facebook page outreach, exceeding expectations

Allegany Hope is celebrating today the first anniversary of the launch of its public group Facebook page which is continuing to grow beyond initial expectations. The group page, Allegany Hope Community News, was started a year ago to replace its former regular Facebook edition, due to Facebook policies which continued to diminish the basic page … Read more

Friendship churches alliance featured in Family Life Network radio interview

A two-state Christian radio network is featuring an alliance of Friendship churches which are working together to reach into the community and beyond. Family Life Network (FLN) in Bath, which owns more than 60 stations and translators in Western and Central New York and Northern Pennsylvania, is reporting on the group which has presented or … 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

Angelica Library and old Angelica Advocate newspaper join others through newspaper preservation grant

The Southern Tier Library Association and Angelica Free Library have been awarded a grant to digitize microfilm reels of old editions of the Angelica Advocate newspaper, which will join online editions of other papers around the state, many of which no longer exist. The South Central Regional Library Council will be providing a technology and … 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

Wellsville library adds to old newspapers access

Area residents now have free access to back issues of the Wellsville Daily Reporter newspaper from 2001 to 2018. Cardholders at the David A. Howe Public Library in Wellsville can read the issues at by entering their library card number. Information on other newspapers is available at, or (585) 593-3410.– – – … Read more

Make a difference by becoming an Information Ambassador

Help us to connect the dots and communities, and help yourself and your family, by becoming an Allegany Hope Information Ambassador. We again saw the importance of a solid information network this past weekend with several days of changing snow forecasts and hazardous weather alerts in Allegany and surrounding counties, and the search for a … Read more