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Houghton, NY—On June 18 th , The Inn at Houghton Creek held a joint ribbon-cutting ceremony with Houghton College for six new electric vehicle charging stations—four at The Inn, and two at the college. The Inn at Houghton Creek offers two “J plug” (SAE J1772) chargers and two Tesla vehicle charging stations. Houghton College offers […]

Sheriff Whitney announces Civil Division Staff from Allegany County Complete Statewide Training Program

Sixty-one deputy sheriffs and civilian staff from 42 sheriff’s offices around the state attended the New York State Sheriffs’ Association’s  and Sheriffs’ Institute’s Civil Supervisors Training Conference in May at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY, including Sgt. Shawn Mahoney and Civil Clerk Sue Shedlock from the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office. The three-day […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County’s Agriculture Program is excited to announce: Internal Parasites in Small Ruminants IPM/FAMACHA© Workshop

Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County, workshop will be held at the Cooperative Extension Center at 5435A County Rd 48 Belmont, NY from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Internal parasites are one of the biggest health problems affecting small ruminants in the Northeast. Dewormer resistance is becoming commonplace. […]

Farm Food Safety Training with GAPs

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County, the Cornell Vegetable Team, and New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets for a training on understanding GAPs and how GAPs impact produce safety. Learn about Harmonized & Basic GAPs and how it applies to your farm operation. Day 2 – Begin writing a food safety plan […]

National Infant Immunization Week is April 27-May 4

In 2019, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) from April 27th-May 4th. When the NIIW observance was established in 1994, immunization programs were facing significant challenges. The nation was in the midst of a serious measles outbreak and communities across the U.S. were seeing decreasing immunization rates among children. […]

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 […]


The New York State Sheriffs’ Institute will begin its annual Honorary Membership drive in Allegany County within the next ten days according to Sheriff Rick Whitney.  The New York State Sheriffs’ Institute was established in 1979. It is a not-for-profit corporation, tax exempt organization, and contributions to the Institute are tax deductible. While the Sheriff’s […]

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 […]