Community News

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 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 […]


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 […]


Andover Central School District Youth Gardening Project

Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County, a youth gardening program was held at the Andover Central School District, August 4th – 8th, 2019. Andover Central School district teamed up with members of Allegany’s CCE 4-H to host a garden program discussing the importance of plants, fungus and our local pollinators. Much like the […]