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Collection of Sales Tax on Internet Sales

For a long time, Allegany County along with the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) has been in support of collecting sales tax from online, out-of-state vendors. These sales have hurt the Mom and Pop retailers as well as larger retailers with brick and mortar establishments in Allegany County. The recently announced U.S. Supreme […]



Sheriff’s Letter to the Editor on School Safety

June 15, 2018 Lately there has been a lot of discussion and input on the subject of school safety and school resource officers. For the record, I, like everyone else, am very concerned and I fully support the safety of our schools and children. I have been and will continue to work closely with our […]


Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Training June 20, 21 and 22, 2018

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County will be offering a 4-H and FFA sponsored Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Training. Certification is required in NYS for all youth between 14 and 16 years of age if they are or will be working on a farm and operating tractors and power equipment. The training is open […]


Slow Moving Vehicles Reminder

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office, Ardent Solutions and Allegany County’s Slow Moving Vehicle Safety Advisory Board would like to remind motorists that with warmer weather arriving; drivers, especially in our rural areas, should keep an eye out for slow-moving vehicles such as farm equipment, road construction equipment and horse and buggies.  A slow-moving vehicle is […]


Schumer and Gillibrand: Alfred State College Gets $1.5 Million

See the article here: https://wlea.net/schumer-and-gillibrand-alfred-state-college-gets-1-5-million/ April 12, 2018 ALLEGANY COUNTY, NY – U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $1.5 million in federal funding to Alfred State College. The senators say that the funding was allocated through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the Biorefinery Development and Commercialization Center […]


U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.5 Million to Boost the Commercialization of Wood Products in New York

See the article here: https://www.eda.gov/news/press-releases/2018/04/11/alfred-ny.htm Contact: EDA Public Affairs Department, (202) 482-4085 April 11, 2018 WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the Research Foundation for The State University of New York, Alfred State College, Alfred, New York, […]


A Bus to Better Health

Full article from US News here ALLEGANY COUNTY, N.Y. — Wellsville, New York, doesn’t have much of a rush hour. A sleepy Main Street in Allegany County’s biggest town – home to about 7,000 people – spans barely five blocks along the Genesee River, running from a diner that offers a Friday fish fry on one […]


Allegany County Undersheriff Kevin Monroe Graduates from FBI National Academy

Allegany County Undersheriff Kevin Monroe graduated from the 271st Session of the FBI National Academy at Quantico, VA on March 16th.  The training session consisted of men and women from 48 states, the District of Columbia, 5 military organizations, 5 federal civilian organizations and 18 international countries. FBI Director Christopher Asher Wray was the principal […]


Public Meeting for the Allegany County Shared Service Initiative Project

Community members are invited to attend a public meeting to learn more about the ongoing Shared Service Initiative Project in Allegany County and share feedback on promising opportunities to create property tax savings. Community members are invited to attend the following meeting time. Monday, April 9 6:00 – 8:00 pm BOCES CENTER AT BELMONT 5536 County […]