Community News

CCE to Offer Class on Growing American Ginseng in WNY

TITLE: Growing American Ginseng in WNY Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM   Join Ginseng Expert Bob Beyfuss for a classroom presentation followed by woods walk. This program is designed to teach participant how to get started growing American ginseng on forested land in Western New York. This class will begin by […]


Allegany County Farmer Neighbor Dinner & Taste of Local Farms

You are cordially invited to attend the 4th Annual Allegany County Farmer Neighbor Dinner to be held Wednesday September 27, 2017 at the Lake Lodge located at 6107 Terbury Road in Alfred Station. The evening hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County, Soil & Water Conservation District, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Farm Service Agency […]


Allegany County Announces Construction of Park and Ride

Allegany County is pleased to announce plans to construct a Park-and-Ride facility at the Crossroads Commerce & Conference Center (Crossroads Center) located at 6087 NYS Route 19N in the Town of Angelica, New York. The Crossroads Center is owned by the Allegany Industrial Development Agency (IDA). The Allegany IDA has also generously provided the land […]


Free Fall pH Clinics with Cornell Cooperative Extension

Did you know, the best time to test your soil and adjust its pH level is NOW, in the fall, NOT in the spring! Any amendments you add to your soil can take up to 6 months to work their magic (i.e., lime or sulfur). Cornell University Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are hosting fall pH […]


Bridge Closure on Moss Brook Road in the Town of Friendship

Please be advised that starting Tuesday morning August 15th, 2017, the bridge on Moss Brook Road over Moss Brook in the Town of Friendship, will be closed to all traffic. This structure is located approximately ½ mile South of County Road 31 and will be closed for approximately 6 (six) weeks for replacement. There will […]


Allegany County Crossroads Development Deal Signed

The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) has executed a contract to build Crossroads Development, a multi-million-dollar project that will serve Allegany County colleges, businesses, and visitors along Interstate 86 at the Belmont exit. Rochester-based Hemisphere Management LLC and Novat Corp. LLC signed a contract for development, construction, and operation of a nationally branded upscale […]


Planning Board to meet August 1st

The Allegany County Planning Board has scheduled a Board meeting for August 1st, 2017 at 7 PM at the Crossroads Center located at 6087 NYS Route 19 N, Belmont, NY 14813.  This meeting replaces the meetings for July and August normally held the 3rd Wednesday of each month.  If you have any questions please contact […]


Allegany County Sheriff Whitney Sends Local Kids to Summer Camp

Sheriffs to host 900 campers this summer at Camp Iroquois Belmont, NY (July 10, 2017) – Ten young people from Allegany County left on Sunday for the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute 2017 Summer Camp. The youngsters set off for Camp Iroquois, located on Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of Yates County, for […]


County Wide Shared Services Initiative

Belmont NY.  The Allegany Shared Services Committee met on June 6 and June 27, 2017, to discuss possible options for the combining of services that could potentially lead to property tax reductions in the 2018 fiscal year.  The meetings were held to comply with legislation passed in the recent budget cycle compelling counties to convene […]


Allegany County Department of Social Services B.U.S.T Committee makes donation to Allegany County Sherriff’s Camp

National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Belmont, NY, April 2017: Allegany County B.U.S.T (Building Up Services Together), a Committee of Department of Social Services Caseworkers, organized a T-shirt fundraiser to raise awareness about child abuse prevention. Proceeds from the sale, along with a contribution from the Department of Social Services Moral-Builders Association, totaling $150.00 were donated […]