Two Allegany County senior adults receive state honors

The New York State Office for the Aging has honored two Allegany County residents for helping to make their communities a better place for everyone though outstanding volunteer and civic engagement efforts. Joanne Armstrong of Wellsville and Rob Riber of Alfred Station, who were nominated by the Allegany County Office for the Aging for the … Read more

Free food events Saturday at Wellsville

Wellsville area residents have two opportunities for free simple lunches and other family activities tomorrow in Wellsville. Starting at noon, the third Saturday of the month free Community Meal will be held at the Wellsville Creative Art Center, 124 North Main Street. The activity, often held across the street at the David A. Howe Public … Read more

Drug overdose training received, with more citizen prevention measures Saturday

Some three dozen Houghton University employees and students, healthcare professionals, and community residents have received state training on how to counter opioid drug overdose deaths, with the greater Allegany County community having additional opportunities this weekend to help address the issue. Mandee Nann, overdose training coordinator with the State Office of Addiction Services and Supports … Read more

Combating drug overdoses is focus this week in Allegany and some adjoining counties

Two events in three Allegany County communities are scheduled this week in an effort to help block drug overdose deaths. Houghton University has several seats remaining for a Wednesday afternoon Naloxone training to equip area residents in administering a free nasal spray which can be provided to counteract opioid drug overdoses, including those which occur … Read more

Prescription Drug Take Back this month at Andover and Wellsville

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its biannual Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Andover and Wellsville this month to keep the unused medicines off the street and out of the hands of drug abusers, children and public water supplies. The spring event will be held from 10AM to 2PM, Saturday, April 27, at … Read more

Family Resource Center publishes activities calendar for April

The new First Steps Family Resource Center at Wellsville has published its calendar of activities for April, with a host of events being provided without cost. The Center, at 83 North Main Street, is open Mondays through Thursdays for parents and children, with specific activities each day. Further information is available at frc@ardentnetwork.org or (585) … Read more

Fatherhood series starts Thursday in Wellsville

A 13-week series to help strengthen marriages and father-child experiences starts online and in-person Thursday at Wellsville. A new session of the Fatherhood Connection will be held from 6PM to 8PM weekly, beginning April 4, both at the new First Step Family Resource Center at 83 North Main Street and through internet Zoom videoconferencing. Further … Read more

County legislators to meet with constituents

Allegany County lawmakers representing the Towns of Wellsville and Andover will meet with residents and others Wednesday night, with those representing the northwestern part of the county holding a similar session next month. District IV Legislators Gary Barnes and Steven Havey of Wellsville and James Rumfelt of Andover will conduct their meeting at 7PM March … Read more

Good Friday services scheduled in Alfred and Wellsville

Two groups will be observing Good Friday services this week in Alfred and Wellsville. Three organizations of college students will gather at 3PM March 29 at the Alfred Village Bandstand at Saxon Drive and Main Street for a public Prayer Rally. The time, signifying the hour of Jesus’ death on the cross at Calvary, will … Read more

Weekend Easter Egg Hunts may mix with adverse weather Saturday

Several Easter Egg Hunts are on the schedule for this weekend in Allegany County, with those into Saturday afternoon potentially mixing with snow, sleet and freezing rain. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 2PM tomorrow as temperatures hover around freezing, although impacts generally appear to be greater in the central and northern parts … Read more

Children and teens eligible for free lunch and activities this week in Wellsville

Area children and youth 18-and-under are able to obtain a free lunch from Tuesday through Friday this week at the David A. Howe Public Library in Wellsville. The opportunity, from February 20 to 23 at the library facility at 155 North Main Street, is being provided by the Wellsville Salvation Army to coincide with this … Read more

Free monthly community meal Saturday in Wellsville

A free community meal, hosted monthly at the David A. Howe Public Library at Wellsville, will start at noon Saturday. The menu, provided by ACCORD Corporation of Belmont, will feature sloppy joes, special corn salad, cookies and ice cream. Further information about the February 17 event, held at the library’s 155 North Main Street facility, … Read more

New Family Resource Center opens Wednesday in Wellsville

A grand opening for a new Allegany County First Step Family Resource Center is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon in Wellsville. The facility, at 43 North Main Street, will hold a Valentine’s Day ribbon cutting ceremony at 2PM, February 14, following by an open house until 5PM. The Center, developed by Ardent Solutions, Inc. and the … Read more

New Jones Memorial mammography suite expected to aid in local early detection of breast cancer

Mammography services, which are expected to aid in early detection of breast cancer among both women and men, will be available again next week at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville, following installation of a new 3D tomosynthesis unit. The availability will be part of a new mammography suite at the facility, being placed into operation … Read more

Free Pop-up Food Pantry registration starts tomorrow morning

Online registration for this week’s free Wellsville Pop-up Food Pantry (PUP) orders starts tomorrow morning. The activity, for a distribution this Wednesday, February 7, at Northern Lights, 3474 Andover Road (State Route 417 East) , starts at 7AM at https://bit.ly/4b01jYj. A second monthly registration day will be February 19 for a February 21 distribution at … Read more

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday into Wednesday as snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected to cause icy conditions

BREAKING: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES have been posted for 6AM Tuesday through 6AM Wednesday for Allegany, along with varying times for a wide swath of other counties in the Southern Tier of New York and Northern Pennsylvania. A slight chance of light snow between the 11PM and 4AM time frame tonight, followed by a chance of … Read more

Jones Memorial opens new third floor operations today, with ribbon cutting and tours next Wednesday

Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville will cut the ribbon officially next week on the third phases of a $25 million transformation and modernization project which actually opens today at its 191 North Main Street facility. Termed as a new third-floor “Medical Village,” the 14,000 square foot expansion is a home to women’s health, family medicine/OB, … Read more

Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 10AM today

WIND CHILL ADVISORIES remain in effect until 10AM this morning for Allegany County west in New York and south in adjoining Pennsylvania counties as windchills are projected to reach as low as 20 degrees below zero. It is cold, but to slightly lesser degree projections in Steuben County. At 7AM today, the Wellsville Airport had … Read more

Hope Explored to be facilitated in Wellsville

Hope Explored, an informal three-session course for anyone wanting to find hope, peace, and purpose in life will start tomorrow at The Presbyterian Church of Wellsville. The free sessions will be held from 7PM to 8:30PM on Tuesdays, January 16, 23 and 30, at the church facility at 68 North Main Street. Pastor Tom Kristoffersen … Read more