A new site — this one in Cattaraugus County — is being considered for a planned $500 million Great Lakes Cheese plant after the company gave up on a site in Allegany County.
BELMONT — The Allegany County Department of Health distributed hundreds of COVID-19 vaccines as the county struggles to match the state average for vaccines.
BELMONT — The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office was recognized by the Board of Legislators this past week for earning reaccreditation for the County Correctional Facility.
WHITESVILLE — Whitesville Central School’s Board of Education will convene a special meeting at 7 p.m. June 22 at the school.
WELLSVILLE — This week’s village board meeting was anything but routine when three citizens stepped forward to suggest projects that would improve the village.
NEW YORK — Following unanimous passage in the Legislature, state senators George Borrello and Michelle Hinchey and Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz gathered Thursday at a food distribution site in Queens to urge the governor to sign the measure establishing Nourish New York as a permanent program.
OLEAN — Cattaraugus County reported only one new COVID-19 case on Thursday, a man from the southwest part of the county.
ALFRED — Alfred State recently honored several faculty and staff members for 20 and 10 years of service to the college.
CANEADEA — This coming weekend the valley around Sugar Mountain and the Allen Lake State Forest will be alive not only with the sound of music but much more as the second Estival Festival takes place.
The American Red Cross in Western New York is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise — and deplete the nation’s blood inventory.
CUBA — With the cessation of coronavirus restrictions, the Cuba Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its annual Dairy Days celebration, set for Friday and Saturday.
Most COVID-19 restrictions in New York were lifted Tuesday as 70% of state residents age 18 or older have received vaccinations and cases of infection have plummeted.
BELMONT — One new COVID-19 case — the first since Friday — was reported in Allegany County on Tuesday as the county’s vaccination rate remains lower than that of 48 states.
ALMOND — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers on conducted a wildland search training exercise June 10 on Bully Hill State Forest for volunteer responders in the area.
Olean General Retirees’ luncheon June 21
While state Sen. George Borrello was disappointed that Democrats never considered revoking the governor’s pandemic emergency powers before the end of the 2021 legislative session this past Friday, he did point to some victories in the session.
BELMONT — Health officials reported no new COVID-19 cases over the weekend in Allegany County.
OLEAN — The Zonta Club of Olean awarded two scholarships to area students — Alexa Hill of Wellsville and Jaime Snyder of Allegany received scholarships in their pursuit of higher education.
CUBA — There’s a new business in the village of Cuba, and it came about because of COVID-19.
WELLSVILLE — Members of the local garden group are memorializing Joanne Allen for her impact on the Wellsville community.
BELMONT — The June 22 primary will see voters across Allegany County go to the polls.
New York State Police
WELLSVILLE — Today is Flag Day, and tattered and torn United States flags will be put to rest in an official flag-burning ceremony at the Wellsville American Legion and other area veterans organizations.
FREDONIA — Many area students made the dean’s list at State University of New York at Fredonia for the spring semester.
BUFFALO — Several area students were named to the dean’s list at Buffalo State College.
BELMONT — One new COVID-19 case was reported in Allegany County as officials hope to improve the county’s worst-in-state vaccine record.
CUBA — Two graduating Cuba-Rushford Central School seniors recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
BELMONT — Lealah Greene, a sophomore at Genesee Valley Central School and resident of Angelica, was awarded second place in a video contest sponsored by the Rural Schools Association (RSA) and New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR).
Allegany County Office for the Aging is seeking food service establishments in the Bolivar, Little Genesee, Ceres and West Clarksville areas, to participate in a pilot “Go & Dine Program,” in Allegany County.
Learn about the Language of Flowers at Cuba Library
OLEAN — A Franklinville senior is one of two area graduates to recently receive the Pat McGee Nursing Scholarship, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
As New York state has seen what she calls an overwhelming increase in ticks, Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for millions in research to defend against the health problem.
ALBANY — The New York State Conservation Council is supporting legislation sponsored by Sen. George Borrello to ban wind turbines on New York’s lakes and bodies of freshwater.
BELMONT — Allegany County marked its 3,600th COVID-19 case on Wednesday with just one new case.
BELMONT — Two new COVID-19 cases were reported in Allegany County on Tuesday.
ALBANY — State Sen. George Borrello says it’s beyond time to terminate the state disaster emergency declared by Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the coronavirus pandemic on March 7, 2020, and revoke the governor’s unilateral decision-making authority.
BELMONT — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County’s Agriculture Program is excited to announce that on June 16, 17 and 18, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County will be offering a 4-H and FFA sponsored Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification training.
WELLSVILLE — Amid several new appointments, the Wellsville Board of Education welcomed and congratulated two of its employees earlier this week, while congratulating the district overall for its student COVID-19 vaccination rate.
BELMONT — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County’s Agriculture Program is excited to announce CUCE Allegany County and the Cornell Vegetable Program will offer a field training in Fillmore Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
CENTERVILLE — A Centerville woman who has been making a name for herself at farm markets has expanded by opening a store across from her gardens and high tunnels.
WELLSVILLE — Dream big is what Brenda Szabo is advising villages and towns along the Genesee River when it comes to the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program.