New Fund Will Support Whitesville Cemetery

(Sept. 2019) A beautiful setting that serves as the resting place for its community’s founders and generations of beloved citizens, and a spot where many local residents take a peaceful walk, the Whitesville Cemetery faces the challenges common to many rural...

Shop With a Cop Tradition to continue with ACAF

(Sept. 2019) Founded in 1992 by Steve Havey, then manager of the Wellsville Kmart store, the local Shop With a Cop program was a popular holiday tradition, brightening the season for disadvantaged children while giving them a positive interaction with law enforcement....

Kelley Scholarship will assist Genesee Valley and Fillmore students

(Sept. 2019) The family of Leonard and Margaret Kelley has established a scholarship with the Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF). The award will go to a Fillmore or Genesee Valley central school graduate who will be attending St. Bonaventure University or a SUNY...

New Fund will Support Andover Free Library

(Jan. 2019) Established by Andover native Robert Grossman, the Fund for The Andover Free Library will provide annual support for the library’s collections, operations and facility. A 1956 graduate of Andover Central School, Bob earned a degree in ceramic engineering...

New Scholarship will help Friendship, Genesee Valley students

(Nov. 2018) Family, friends and coworkers of the late Penny Jo Hooker-Cavanaugh have established the Penny’s from Heaven Scholarship with the Allegany County Area Foundation. Honoring Penny’s memory, the award will go to a Friendship and/or Genesee Valley Central...

New Scholarship Supports Wellsville’s Aspiring Teachers

(Nov. 2018) Thanks to the generosity of retired teacher Anne McAndrew, Wellsville’s future educators will get some extra financial support as they prepare for the teaching profession. Working with the Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF), Anne has established the...