Green

July 12, 2019

OLEAN, NY – A startup group, Urban Biosphere, has set its sights on cleaning up the Allegheny River Saturday. Along with the Allegany Fire Department Technical Rescue Team, Bona Responds and many volunteers, and with the financial backing of 11 local volunteers, the group plans to begin picking ...

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OLEAN, NY – Wednesday is the last day for residents to sign up for Olean’s city-wide cleanup week. The cleanup week will begin on June 3, and the registration cost is $40. Those who register will be able to leave various items outside their homes for curbside pickup. Eligible items include ...

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WASHINGTON – Allegany State Park received a $875,000 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant from the National Park Service to upgrade its underground high-voltage electrical system for reducing power outages and delivering more efficient energy use. "We are extremely pleased to have received ...

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OLEAN, NY – The deadline is noon Wednesday for entering this year’s Community-Wide Garage Sale, scheduled for Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging people to get up in their attics, basements and garages to start sorting and cleaning.

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The Greater Olean area will observe Arbor Day with tree plantings this week. The festivities begin Thursday when National Grid plants trees in Mount View Cemetery in Olean and prunes the "Roosevelt Tree" in Lincoln Park. “This year, in addition to planting the trees at the cemetery, we are ...

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SALAMANCA, NY -- Allegany State Park is set to receive $875,000 out of $110 million in capital funding intended to revitalize New York's flagship parks, according to an Earth Day announcement made by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl ...

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ANGELICA, NY -- Concerned Citizens of Allegany County will hold its regular monthly meeting April 20 at 10 a.m. at 22 W. Main St. All members and interested parties are invited to attend. Individuals interested in attending should email contactusccac@gmail.com or call 585-466-4474. After reports ...

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Friends of Allegany State Park has been awarded a $10,625 state grant to begin the restoration of the Red House Sawmill, a historic building that was used to produce lumber for cabins and other structures within the park. The first phase includes securing, stabilizing and sanitizing the ...

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Sunday night at approximately 11:41 p.m. a total eclipse of the moon will be visible, weather permitting.  Because the moon will nearly be in perigee, or the closest to the earth in it’s orbit, it will be a “supermoon.” According to Spaceweather.com, in perigee the moon appears nearly eight ...

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New Year's Eve gets all of the attention, the parties, the champagne, the ball drop in Times Square.  But, do you know about First Day Hikes that take place each New Year's Day?  Every Jan. 1, America's State Parks offer free and guided hiking events in every state across the U.S. It's a perfect ...

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