BELMONT — The Allegany County Department of Health will offer a free drive-through pet rabies vaccination clinic Oct. 16 at the Genesee Valley School District bus garage.
The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter is planning its annual Southern Tier Walk to End Alzheimer’s for Oct. 2 in Fireman’s Park at 188 W. Main St. in Allegany.
ANGELICA — “The end of the Civil War was near when quite accidentally a hero who sneezed abruptly turned a retreat into victory.”
‘What’s Your Weed?’ day at Belmont Farmers Market
OLEAN — Community Care of Western New York welcomes Liz Urbanski-Farrell as its new chief executive officer as well as president and CEO of Total Senior Care.
The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported the 116th COVID-19 death and 34 new cases over the weekend.
ALFRED — The 2022 US News & World Report Best Colleges rankings show Alfred State College tied for No. 5 in the Top Public Schools list for Northern Regional Colleges.
BELMONT — Lead poisoning is a danger to every child and baby, but it is also the most preventable environmental disease in children.
Cattaraugus County health officials reported 29 new COVID-19 cases Friday as the daily percentage for positivity in testing remained high at 5.6%.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing a regulation that, if adopted, would allow counties to opt out of a new end-of-year deer hunt, slated to occur annually between Dec. 26 and Jan. 1.
BELMONT — A farm disaster preparation program planned by the Cornell Cooperative Extension in Allegany County will help farm owners plan for and manage disasters that might occur.
LITTLE GENESEE — The town of Genesee’s Bowler, West Genesee and Wells cemeteries will begin cleanup preparations for winter on Nov. 1.
ANGELICA — This weekend is expected to be a busy time in Angelica.
With a decision on whether to lower the overtime threshold for farm workers due to be revisited in late fall, state Sen. George Borrello and fellow Republicans have called on state leaders to reject any further reductions in the 60-hour threshold for overtime.
Local sales tax collections beat state and regional averages for gains in August, the Office of the State Comptroller reported.
BELMONT — The Allegany County-wide Shared Services panel will host a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 29.
BELMONT — Allegany County Treasurer Terri L. Ross and County Legislator W. Brooke Harris graduated with certificates from the County Government Institute, part of the New York State Association of Counties.
WELLSVILLE — Jones Memorial Hospital announced that the 29th Annual RidgeWalk & Run will be a virtual event this year.
A special youth-only pheasant hunting weekend will be held in Western New York Oct. 9-10, with pheasants stocked on public lands in Cattaraugus and Allegany counties.
CUBA — The Cuba Garlic Festival has activities for all ages this weekend at the Block Barn at Empire City Farms on Route 305 south of Cuba.
OLEAN — Healthy Families Allegany/Cattaraugus, a division of Parent Education Program, will soon celebrate its 20th anniversary providing free pregnancy and childhood services to all families.
WELLSVILLE — On Thursday, Sept. 9, troopers conducted an Underage Drinking Initiative that spanned four towns and two villages in Allegany County, the New York State Police announced Wednesday.
Fears that the far-reaching 23rd Congressional District of the Southern Tier could be targeted in a New York redistricting process proved founded.
WELLSVILLE — Several events and activities are set in Wellsville in the coming weeks, with the annual ARC Walk/Run slated for Saturday.
Allegany County reported two recent deaths of residents due to COVID-19 while Cattaraugus County reported 20 new cases on Tuesday.
CUBA — High school teacher Carly Santangelo’s favorite thing about her job is her students and the exciting new things she can share with them in the classroom.
HOUGHTON — Houghton College’s sixth president, Dr. Wayne D. Lewis Jr., will be formally inaugurated at 10 a.m. Oct. 1.
Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office
OLEAN — Cattaraugus County on Monday reported another new death due to COVID-19 and a total of 38 new cases over the past two days.
ALBANY — City & State magazine named state Sen. George Borrello to its Agriculture Power 50 list for his efforts to make the Nourish NY farm-to-food bank program permanent.
Bolivar woman accused of having 470 bags of heroin
Cattaraugus County reported one new death due to COVID-19 and 22 new cases on Saturday, while state health officials indicated that there were 19 new cases in Allegany County.
ITHACA — Cow manure — a longtime agricultural waste headache for dairy farmers — soon may ignite a new sustainable fertilizing trend.
WELLSVILLE — Like a happy ending to a romantic comedy, Dylan Newton has come full circle, back to the place that cuddled her young imagination and nurtured her love of books — the David A. Howe Public Library.
Fall is approaching and the days are getting shorter. With school back in session, road travel increases and traffic patterns shift, so this busy time of year can also be a dangerous one — especially for our children.
Pointing to delays in the rollout of New York state’s new law authorizing the use and sale of recreational marijuana, Sen. George Borrello proposes allowing local governments an additional year to opt out of allowing retail dispensaries or on-site consumption licenses.
SUNY Jamestown Community College’s Workforce Readiness division has set dates for two 10-week training programs made possible through community partnerships across Cattaraugus, Allegany and Chautauqua counties.
BELMONT — Allegany County nonprofits should note that the deadline to submit grant applications to the Allegany County Area Foundation for review at its September meeting is Friday.
BELMONT — Anonymous donors have established a scholarship with the Allegany County Area Foundation in memory of educator and community leader Lee Gridley, who passed away on Jan. 20.
The recently established James A. and Joan E. Maguire Family Scholarship Fund will support hard-working graduating seniors of four local high schools beginning in 2022.
LITTLE VALLEY — The chances of Great Lakes Cheese Co. building a $500 million state-of-the-art cheese plant near Franklinville are now even better.