ALLEGANY, NY — Town Supervisor Jim Hitchcock and Mayor Gregory W. Pearl have extended the state of emergency in the town and the village through May 13.

The original expiration date was to be 30 days after March 18, the date Allegany declared a state of emergency following the lead of the State of New York's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the Extension of the State of Emergency Proclamation on the Allegany website, the officials state "we hereby direct all Department(s) of the Village and Town of Allegany to take whatever steps necessary to protect life and property, public infrastructure and other such emergency assistance as deemed necessary."

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