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Allegany County Sheriff’s Office Employees Complete Statewide Training Program

Albany, NY –  Fifty deputy sheriffs and civilian staff from Sheriff’s offices around the state attended the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute  civil school held recently in Albany, New York,  including Deputy Dale Thomas, Deputy Cole Finnemore and Civil Account Clerk Kelly Cumpston from the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office.  This was the second week in […]


Peace Officer Memorial Day and Police Officer Week Recognized in Allegany County

PROCLAMATION Police Officer Week – May 11-17, 2022 Peace Officer Memorial Day – May 15, 2022 WHEREAS, by Presidential Executive Order and Resolution of the Congress, May 15 of each year is recognized as Peace Officer’s Memorial Day, honoring all law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty; and WHEREAS, the week […]


May is Mental Health Month in Allegany County

WHEREAS , mental health is part of overall health; and WHEREAS, mental health helps to sustain an individual’s thought processes, relationships, productivity, and ability to adapt to change or face adversity; and WHEREAS, mental illness adversely affects those abilities and can be life-threatening in nature; and WHEREAS, many people experience times of difficulty and stress […]


May 2022 Proclaimed Community Action Month in Allegany County

WHEREAS, Community Action has made essential contributions to individuals and families across this Nation by creating economic opportunities and strengthening communities; and WHEREAS, Community Action is a robust state and local force connecting people to life­ changing services and creating pathways to prosperity in 99 percent of all American counties; and WHEREAS, Community Action builds […]


Empire State Development Announcements, Including Notice of CFA Open

Allegany County, along with the rest of New York State, received news earlier this week from Empire State Development and the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council.  Headlines received included opening of the CFA grants portal, an information session on the Restore NY program, and announcement of a new Western New York based International […]


COVID-19 Positivity Rate Continues to Increase in Allegany County

The Allegany County Department of Health is continuing to see an increase in the positivity rate of COVID-19 in Allegany County. According to the New York State Department of Health, the 7-day average for individuals testing positive is 8 percent as of April 30. Total cases for the week of April 18 through April 24 […]


Legislator Harris Appointed to NACO Ag & Rural Affairs Steering Committee

Press Release April 27, 2022                       For Release:      Immediately Contact:              Philip G. Stockin, Chairman Office Phone:    585-268-9222 Legislator Brooke Harris Appointed to NACO Agriculture and Rural Affairs Steering Committee Belmont, NY – An Allegany County Legislator was recently named to a national policy […]


Attention Food Vendors Attending Allegany County Events

News Release: Attention Food Vendors Attending Allegany County Events It is that time of year where events across Allegany County host food vendors.  Food Service Permits are required for all events where the vendor is preparing or selling pre-packaged food, even if you have a permit from another county. Failure to submit the permit application […]


Office for the Aging Facebook Live Series April-June 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  CONTACT: Crystal Malota DATE: April 26, 2022                                                                     PHONE: 585-268-9390   Allegany County Office for the Aging is excited to announce a monthly “Facebook Live” series focusing on nutrition and healthier living tips for older adults. This educational series will be presented by a Registered Dietician and will provide a […]


April 25-30, 2022 National Infant Immunization Week

04 25 22 ACDOH National Infant Immunization Week 2022 The Allegany County Department of Health is happy to announce that April 24-April 30, 2022, is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW).  NIIW is a yearly observance highlighting the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). The milestones reached include controlling vaccine-preventable […]