Community News

Allegany County Sheriff Warns of Civil Scam

Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney would like to alert the community of a complaint that was received by another county sheriff’s office on February 4, 2018 regarding a telephone call to a county resident from an individual claiming to be a representative from the Civil Processing Division of the Sheriff’s Office. The caller alleged that […]


Season 10 FIREBALL RUN ‘Anniversary Edition’ Premieres on Amazon Featuring the history, sites, and people of Allegany County, New York

SANTA FE, NM. – The much anticipated tenth season of the Fireball Run television series has premiered on Amazon Video. Entire episodes of the 26-episode adventure-travel series take place in and around Allegany County. Season 10, titled Anniversary Edition, spotlights the great history, sights, attractions, and people of Western New York. Typically, Fireball Run is […]


Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney Elected Sergeant at Arms of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association

The New York State Sheriffs’ Association elected its Officers at the 84th Annual Winter Training Conference this week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY. Members elected Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney Sergeant at Arms of the NYS Sheriffs’ Association. As a member of the Association’s Executive Committee Sheriff Whitney will work with the newly […]


Public Invited to the ACIDA Crossroads Development Master Plan Presentation

  The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) will host a presentation January 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Cross Roads Center in Belmont regarding the overall plan for the Crossroads Development at the exit off Interstate 86. The purpose of the meeting is to have local public officials, businesses and residents to review […]


Governor Supports Alfred State Project with $6.6 Million

  ALFRED, NY, January 2018 – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has included $6.6 million in his proposed budget for an initiative to attract more investment and prosperity for the state’s Southern Tier. Alfred State College (ASC) is leading the effort for this new Biorefinery Development and Commercialization Center (BDCC) for a sustainable solution to […]


A Reminder About Pistol Permit Recertification

To the citizens of Allegany County, I would like to take a moment to remind you of an important deadline that is fast approaching.  As those of you who are pistol permit holders may already be aware, January 31st is the date by which many people must submit their pistol permit recertification to the New […]


Allegany County IDA fills the GE Lufkin Manufacturing Facility with Local Manufacturer

The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) recently acquired ownership of the GE Lufkin facility on December 29, 2017. The ACIDA has also been successful in filling the manufacturing facility with PM Research who signed a long-term agreement to expand their operations in the manufacturing facility on January 8, 2018. PM Research has been headquartered […]


Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Over the last 30 years, cervical cancer mortality rates in the United States have gone down by more than 50%. The American Cancer Society, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many other platforms continue fighting cervical cancer with a focus on prevention. Cervical cancer screening is being emphasized to women to detect the abnormal […]


Allegany County Sheriff’s Office Supports Shop with a Cop Program

Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney presented a check for $1,850.00 to Linda Bierman of the Wellsville Kmart store for the annual Shop with a Cop program. The money was raised through the sheriff’s office beard-for-bucks program where officers can grow beards from October 1st – December 31st if they donate $25 to the program, the […]


County Tourism Continues to Grow

Word is getting out that Allegany County does have what people are looking for in ways of recreation and tourism. From the beautiful outdoors and year-round, almost daily events, to our rich American History and natural resources, our county is on an increasing path of tourism growth. Tourism is attracting sportsmen, and women, young and […]