Allegany County Land Bank Buys Two Properties

The Allegany County Land Bank is up and running with it’s first two properties.
County legislators agreed to sell two foreclosed Wellsville homes to the Bank for $150 each.
One of the land bank’s purposes is to buy foreclosed, vacant and abandoned homes and try and restore them. The first parcel, is off King Street, worth $7,800. The second is on Clark St., and is worth $17,300.
The annual Rock City Park Gem-Mineral-Fossil Show will be scaled back this year to a two-day event, running Saturday and Sunday at the hilltop property in Olean.
The 10th annual event will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. General admission is $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Smith said the ticket price will provide admission to the show as well as 45-minute self-guided walks along trails comprising a huge display of rocks made of quartz conglomerate.