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Allegany County Historical Society asking for contributions
ANDOVER — The Allegany County Historical Center and Museum is looking for help with its plans for interior expansion. A few months ago museum curator Ron Taylor took note of the need to protect some of the documents it receives. Taylor, who is also president of the Allegany County Historical Society
Airbnb reaches new tax deal with Allegany County
Taxes for Airbnb hosts haven’t been the clearest in the past. A new agreement between the hospitality service and Allegany County should now make it easier. On top of that, rural areas are seeing an increase in Airbnb usage.
C-R wins 4th consecutive Scio Tourney title
SCIO – For the fourth straight year, the Lady Rebels of Cuba-Rushford were on top of the Scio Christmas Tournament on Saturday, as a 20-2 first quarter keyed their fast start toward victory, as they exited Scio with a 52-24 win over the host Lady Tigers.
Young wants sex offender-free group homes
ALBANY — Senator Catharine Young (R-Olean) has sent a letter to the Commissioner of the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) to halt the practice of placing convicted sex offenders in state-run group homes for the developmentally disabled.
Jury selection in overdose death trial set for Jan. 3
COUDERSPORT — Jury selection for a trial against Oakley Mulkin, accused in the May 12, 2016, overdose death of a fellow Shinglehouse man, is set for Jan. 3 in Potter County Court.
NY State Senator Kevin Parker Tells Woman 'Kill Yourself!' on Twitter
A New York State Senator just joined the ranks of disgusting Twitter trolls by telling a woman to kill herself ... because she ID'd him as the alleged culprit of a parking violation.
First Day Hike slated for Allegany State Park
SALAMANCA, N.Y. — Allegany State Park will conduct its annual First Day Hike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 1, in order to start the new year off right. The park’s First Day Hike offers a healthy and relaxing way for people of all ages to get outside and enjoy the winter beauty of the area. Participant
Sheriff Speaks Publicly For First Time Since Being Attacked
The Wyoming County Sheriff spoke publicly Monday for the first time since a man attacked him along a roadside last week. Sheriff Gregory Rudolph returned home from the hospital just hours after he survived an attack, but we have learned little about what one law enforcement official called the true
Airbnb now charges room taxes in Allegany County
Airbnb has reached an agreement with Allegany County to charge hotel and motel room taxes on Airbnb listings in the county. The short-term rental site began collecting and remitting taxes on Saturday.
Country ‘Chicks with Hits’ coming to casino Feb. 9
SALAMANCA — The Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino will heat up the winter with some serious firepower when the Chicks With Hits tour, featuring country superstars Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss, captivates the Seneca Allegany Events Center Feb. 9.
Christmas sales go 'Rogue' in Alfred
ALFRED — A small, local business is more community than address. Sometimes it’s an interconnected weave of many families, farms and workshops and it brings income, warmth and nourishment to its village and neighborhood.
WATCH: Wyoming County Sheriff doing okay after alleged roadside attack
WARSAW, N.Y. (WIVB) - Following an alleged roadside attack in the Town of Attica, Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph is recovering. Lynn Hall was charged with trying to kill the Sheriff during an incident on Route 238 this past Tuesday.
Tronetti, Lions edge Way-Co late, 66-63
WAYLAND — Joe Tronetti was forced to watch from the sideline the last three games, two of them wild Wellsville wins that went down to the final seconds. Friday night at Wayland-Cohocton, Tronetti returned to the lineup from an ankle injury and promptly starred in another Wellsville thriller.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
DA: Raise the Age a ‘boondoggle’
BELMONT — Raise the Age legislation that went into effect Oct. 1 has been a major time drain on the Allegany County District Attorney’s Office, DA Keith Slep reported at the December Public Safety Committee meeting.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
NY boundaries on pilot hemp program misinterpreted as ‘ban,’ attorney says
Counter to the chatter aroused by a recent report, the State of New York has not ‘banned’ CBD, according to an expert on the legality of hemp products. The state did however put some boundaries around a pilot agricultural program.
Alfred explores snow removal district
ALFRED — An age old question in municipal governance was the center of attention in the Town of Alfred on Thursday, when the town board questioned who should be responsible for snow removal from its sidewalks.
Hailed a Hero: Cheektowaga man saves life of Wyoming County Sheriff
ATTICA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Cheektowaga man is being called a hero for saving the life of the Wyoming County Sheriff who was being held at knife point. According to investigators, Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph was on his way to work in uniform around 6:35 a.m. Tuesday in an unmarked police vehi
Office for Aging volunteers recognized
BELMONT — At Monday's Board of Legislators meeting, Curtis W. Crandall, Chairman of the Allegany County Board of Legislators, and Anita Mattison, Coordinator of Services for the Office for the Aging, recognized Debra Jaeckle, John Mertsock, Eileen and Tex Kane, Tracy Carlson, and Karen and Cameron C