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Cornell Cooperative Presents class on Record-Keeping Tips for Farm Financials

Belmont – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County is pleased to offer Stress Less Farm Financials: Record-Keeping Tips and Reducing Farm and Family Stress on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Cooperative Extension Center located at 5435A County Rd 48 Belmont, NY. Your dream career in farming is going […]


Allegany County Sheriff Elected a Trustee of NYSSA Executive Committee

Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney was elected to serve as a member of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association’s Executive Committee as a Trustee at the organization’s 86th Annual Winter Training Conference held in Albany January 20-23.  The Association, headquartered in Albany, is comprised of the state’s 55 elected and 3 appointed Sheriffs, and was formed in […]


Southern Tier Crop Congress Scheduled for January 22nd in Allegany County.

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County in conjunction with the Southwestern NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team will be hosting the Southern Tier Crop Congress at the Belfast Fire Hall – Belfast, NY from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. Attendees will have an opportunity to hear about recent updates […]


Allegany County Submits Shared Services Plan for 2019

Allegany County will present the final 2019 County Wide Shared Services Initiative (CWSSI) plan to the public at the Board of Legislators meeting scheduled for Friday, January 24th at 2 pm in the Legislative Chambers. The County is required by statute to present the document in a public forum. The panel, comprised of the County […]


Allegany County Appoints New County Administrator

The Allegany County Board of Legislators announces the appointment of Carissa Knapp to the position of County Administrator effective January 14, 2020.  An Allegany County native, Mrs. Knapp holds a Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University School of Law and a Master’s Degree in Community Services Administration from Alfred University, having completed her fieldwork […]


Allegany County Becomes the Western NY Wilds with Launch of New Branding

CUBA – Nearly 100 local government officials, members of the local business and non-profit communities, and other community leaders gathered on Thursday evening at the Palmer Opera House in Cuba to celebrate Allegany County’s new brand launch.  Following a year-long branding effort, Allegany County officials from the Offices of Planning, Development, and Tourism, along with […]


Allegany County Young Professionals Slated to Host Annual Holiday Party on December 12

ALFRED – After a well-attended Mentor Mixer event in September, Allegany County’s Young Professional Group will host their annual Holiday Party at Alfred University’s Howell Hall on Thursday, December 12, from 6 – 8 p.m. As the second and final large-scale social event of the fall 2019 schedule, organizers are hopeful for a sizeable turnout […]



Alfred State College Architecture Students to Deliver New Vision for Sustainable Future in Bolivar

BOLIVAR – On the evening of Monday, November 4, Bolivar community members will receive their first look at Alfred State College (ASC) Architecture students’ vision for a revitalized downtown and vibrant public realm for their community that’s been two months in the making.  At the 7 p.m. presentation, scheduled to take place in the Bolivar-Richburg […]


Allegany County CCE Offers 6th Annual Farm to Table Dinner

BELMONT, NEW YORK – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County’s Agriculture Program is excited to announce the 6th Annual Allegany County Farmer Neighbor Dinner to be held Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Lake Lodge located at 6107 Terbury Road in Alfred Station. The evening hosted by: CCE of Allegany County; Soil & Water Conservation […]