Community News

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 […]

Bolivar Creates First Strategic Plan with Support of County Planning Staff

BOLIVAR – After six months of effort that brought together local government officials, community organizations, residents, and Allegany County Planning staff, the Town and Village of Bolivar are pleased to announce the completion of the first Strategic Plan in the municipality’s history.  The creation of this Strategic Plan is timely, as the Town and Village […]

Allegany County Office of Planning Releases Final Revision of the Comprehensive Plan and Sets Public Hearing Date

BELMONT – On Monday, the Allegany County Office of Planning made the final revision of the 2019 county-wide Comprehensive Plan, titled “Our Vision, Our Mission: Outlook for 2030,” available to the Board of Legislators and the general public.  This release of the final version of the plan marks the near-conclusion of the multi-year planning process; […]

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 Office of Planning to Host Workshop on LED Streetlights and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Municipalities on August 7

BELMONT – The Allegany County Office of Planning will host a workshop on NYSEG and RG&E incentives that are available to municipalities interested in installing LED streetlights and Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations on Wednesday, August 7, at the Crossroads Center at 3 p.m. Elected municipal officials and their staff are invited to attend this […]


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 […]