ANGELICA — A 2020 confession and a search for the remains of a woman who disappeared in 1985 turned up empty, investigators reported.
It’s still the middle of April, but we’re already looking ahead to one of our special annual projects: the Some Gave All edition in honor of Memorial Day.
ALLEN — “I’m ready for my closeup,” faded silent film actress Norma Desmond declares in the film noir classic “Sunset Boulevard.”
BELMONT — Harold W. Mitchell of the Town of Amity is running for Allegany County Legislature in District 2, which includes the towns of Amity, Ward, Clarksville, New Hudson, Belmont, Friendship and Cuba.
WELLSVILLE — Amid the gray, wet, ancient headstones, members of the American Legion Riders, friends and volunteers started to clean up Johnson Cemetery in a drizzling rain Thursday.
School districts in the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES region will soon see world-class animations gracing their hallways, school buses, gyms and theaters.
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The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles reminds motorcycle owners to renew their registrations before they expire April 30.
BELMONT — Allegany County is now more than 11 percentage points behind the rest of the state in terms of getting residents vaccinated against COVID-19.
WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Village Board will formally present a 2021-22 budget to the public during a budget hearing at 6 p.m. Monday in the village hall.
WELLSBORO, Pa. — C&N, an independent community bank, has named Thomas Rudy Jr. to lead its regions that include Bradford, Cameron, Lycoming, McKean, Potter and Tioga counties in Pennsylvania and Chemung and Steuben counties in New York.
Jones Memorial Hospital is celebrating 100 Years of Caring. Looking back through its history, there are a handful of names that stand out as having had a tremendous impact on community health since the hospital opened in 1921.
AT&T has added new cellular sites for first responder wireless communications in Cattaraugus and Allegany counties through an expansion of the FirstNet network.
GOWANDA — A Gowanda man faces several charges following a reported pursuit and alleged vehicle theft, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.
BELMONT — Allegany County again slipped to last place in the state in terms of residents getting vaccinated for COVID-19, state officials reported Wednesday.
Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES recently announced its Career and Technical Education high honor and honor rolls for students for the third quarter from the CTE Center in Belmont.
BELMONT — Despite one type of vaccine pulled temporarily from distribution in the state, Allegany County health officials reported other vaccine opportunities are continuing.
Editor’s Note: As April is Child Abuse Prevention month, Directions in Independent Living Inc. is sharing the hope it offers children of abuse. Directions is a United Way of Cattaraugus County grant funding recipient.
ALFRED — From face masks that can monitor the wearer’s temperature to light-up vests that make it safe to run at night, Alfred State College engineering students have been working on innovative energy-harvesting devices that have real-world applications.
WELLSVILLE — April 12 will now be known as Pat McKinley Day in the village of Wellsville, Mayor Randy Shayler declared Monday.
AMHERST — Five area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Daemen College.
BELMONT — Another death related to COVID-19 was reported in Allegany County on Monday as 20 new cases were reported over the weekend.
BELMONT — Genesee Library, Genesee Valley Central School, Cuba Circulating Library and the Wellsville American Legion are receiving grants from the Allegany County Area Foundation.
BELMONT — Gretchen Hanchett of Belmont, the Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce executive director, is running in the Republican primary for District II county legislator.
BELMONT — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County’s Agriculture Program will present a program on raising chickens for food.
CUBA — Many have suffered because of COVID-19, which has only increased the challenge of living in poverty for many families in our communities.
Hunters in Cattaraugus County took 47 black bears in 2020, five fewer than the year before, according to a state Department of Environmental Conservation report.
BELFAST — In a warehouse full of broadband equipment the Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce honored large and small business and recognized one of its own with annual awards.
The February weather in the Seneca County town of Lodi hovered in the low 20s and it snowed, but that didn’t stop chocolatier Claire Benjamin from setting up a table to greet customers outside her store.
WELLSVILLE — As the temperatures warm up and the waters of the Genesee River swell, avid fishermen would normally be looking forward to the annual Greater Wellsville Trout Derby, always scheduled for the end of April.
OLEAN — There were 15 new positive COVID-19 test results reported by the Cattaraugus County Health Department on Friday. Ten were men, while five of the positives were women.
Embattled Republican Reps. Tom Reed and Matt Gaetz of Florida have come under investigation by the House Ethics Committee over separate sexual misconduct scandals, raising the possibility that they could face congressional punishment for their alleged behavior.
ALBANY — Following Gov. Andrew Cuomo extending and modifying several existing COVID-19 mandates this week, Sen. George Borrello wants to see the written notification the governor is legally required to provide five days in advance of such actions.
BELMONT — There will be a special Public Safety Committee meeting on Monday at 12:45 p.m. to discuss a request from the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office.
WELLSVILLE — Each year, Jones Memorial Hospital joins with the Wellsville American Legion Post 702 and Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion and the Legion Riders to transform the front lawn at the hospital into a Field of Flags.
BUFFALO — During National Volunteer Month this April, the American Red Cross is celebrating the blood, platelet and plasma donors who help fulfill its lifesaving mission and urging healthy individuals to join them in giving.
RICHBURG — The annual meeting of the Richburg Cemetery Association is set for 6:30 p.m. April 28 in the Town Hall, 210 Main St.
Cattaraugus County political leaders acknowledge Rep. Tom Reed’s loss of clout in the wake of his recent admission of sexual misconduct in 2017 and taking himself out of running for state or federal office in 2022.
CERES — Multiple fire departments responded to what was being described as a large brush fire along Route 417 Thursday evening.
BELMONT — Eight more COVID-19 cases were reported in Allegany County as officials remember the other services offered to bolster public health in the county.
ALFRED — Alfred State College’s Culinary Arts Department will hold a pulled pork dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. (or until gone) Thursday, April 15.
Nicholas Smith, a Jamestown Community College student from Wellsville, is a 2021 Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.