Business News

Our Vision, Our Mission: Outlook 2030 Approved by County Legislature

BELMONT – On Monday September 9, 2019, the Allegany County Board of Legislators approved the 2019 county-wide Comprehensive Plan, titled “Our Vision, Our Mission: Outlook for 2030”  This marks the third version of the Comprehensive plan first released in 2008 and amended in 2013.  This final version of the 2019 plan update marks the conclusion […]


Allegany County Young Professionals to Host 2nd Annual Mentor Mixer

WELLSVILLE – Rising young professionals in Allegany County will once again have a chance to connect with mentors across business, industry, education, and government, at the Allegany County Young Professionals Group’s 2nd Annual Mentor Mixer.  This year’s event is being coordinated in partnership with members of the Leadership Allegany Class of 2020, whose aim is […]


Waterline Construction to Begin at Crossroads

BELMONT – On Friday, the Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) hosted a joint press conference with representatives from Allegany County, LaBella Engineering, and Evingham Site Excavation, to announce the beginning of construction on the Crossroads Waterline Project.  As previously reported, Evingham Site Excavation of Bolivar was awarded the Waterline Project contract back in May.  […]


Allegany County Kicks-Off Branding Initiative, Welcomes NY Sherpa Back to Address the “What, Why, and How” of Branding Process

WELLSVILLE –Allegany County officials were left with a lot to consider after destination expert and ‘New York Sherpa,’ Josiah Brown’s, visit to Allegany County in December 2018.  From discussing Allegany County’s “purple cows” to identifying the brand confusion around the word ‘Allegany,’ stakeholders came away hopeful about the county’s future prospects, resolved to promote the […]


Allegany County Young Professionals to Host First Professional Development Event at Cuba’s Old Grey Hound

CUBA – Allegany County’s Young Professionals Group will host their next Quarterly Event, a professional development opportunity, at the recently opened Old Grey Hound Pub & Eatery in Cuba on Thursday, March 21, from 6 – 8 p.m. The event will be the group’s first professional development opportunity, covering Leadership Development and the real challenges […]


Allegany County Young Professionals’ Holiday Event to be Held at Wellsville Brewing Co

WELLSVILLE – Allegany County’s Young Professionals Group will host a ‘Hoppy’ Holiday celebration at the recently opened Wellsville Brewing Co. on Saturday, December 8, from noon – 2 p.m. The event will be the group’s second and final large-scale social event of 2018 and organizers are anticipating a sizeable turnout. “We were really pleased with […]


Empire State Development & Southern Tier West Discuss Business Incentives & Low Interest Business Loans at Crossroads Center on Oct. 15

BELMONT – Representatives from New York’s Empire State Development and Southern Tier West Regional Planning & Development Board will visit the Crossroads Conference & Commerce Center at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 15, to discuss business incentives and low-interest revolving loan funds available to Allegany County manufacturing companies, entrepreneurs, communities, and other businesses. This free […]


Allegany County Young Professionals Mix with Mentors

WELLSVILLE – Allegany County’s promising young professionals made connections with mentors in business, education, and government, and interacted with their peers, at the Allegany County Young Professionals Group Mentor Mixer on Thursday, September 20. Over 50 young professionals met and interacted with nearly 20 mentors over hors d’oeuvres at the Wellsville Country Club.  In addition […]


One-Day Entrepreneur Training Course Offered at Crossroads Center on Oct. 10

BELMONT – Together with the Allegany County IDA and the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE Buffalo Niagara present, “Starting and Managing Your Own Business,” a one-day workshop for entrepreneurs on Wednesday, October 10, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Crossroads Commerce & Conference Center. In this […]


Allegany County Young Professionals Group to Host Mentor Mixer on September 20

BELMONT – Local young professionals are invited to join the Allegany County Young Professionals Group at their premier Mentor Mixer event of the fall on Thursday, September 20, at 6 p.m. at the Wellsville Country Club. This event offers young professionals an opportunity to network with established professionals and leaders in business, industry, and government, […]