Town of Olean

Compilation of Bed Bug Resources

This list of "Bed Bug" related resources was compiled and distributed by Dr. Wayne Gall of the on February 10, 2014.  Dr. Gall serves as the Regional Entomologist for the New York State Department of Health in Buffalo, NY.

Coliform Testing & Water System Disinfection Instructions

Coliform Bacteria in Drinking Water Supplies -  contains a brochure produced by the New York State Department of Health with information regarding coliform testing (the standard test for potability).  This brochure aims to help interpret the results of your water sample. Read more

Earl B. McElfresh

Earl McElfresh

Earl McElfresh

Earl McElfresh is a legislative representative for Cattaraugus County Legislative District 10.

Earl's Contact Information

Earl McElfresh
Preferred Phone #: 716-372-1034
Address: 750 Genesee Street, Olean, New York 14760
Read more about Legislator Earl McElfresh
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2013 Tobacco Sales Enforcement Program

News from Environmental Health posted on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:34pm


During a routine compliance check, a first time sale of tobacco to an underage youth
occurred on 11/20/2013 at:

Fresh Market
17 S. Main Street
Franklinville, NY

This is a Violation of Article 13-F, Regulation of Tobacco Products and Herbal Cigarettes; Distribution to Minors.

2014 January Rabies Clinic

Sat, 01/04/2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
2014 January Rabies Clinic Flier

There will be a rabies clinic held at the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works garage in Little Valley on January 4, 2014 from 9:00 am to Noon.

Rabies Vaccinations are required for ALL cats, dogs and domesticated ferrets by FOUR months of age (but not less than 12 weeks).

Cats and dogs are given a booster one year later and every three years thereafter. Ferrets must be vaccinated annually.

No charge for vaccination but donations accepted to help defray costs! Read more

Open Mic Poetry Reading

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 7:00pm

There will be an open mic December 30th at 7 p.m. at the Olean Public Library. Reading will be the winners of the Friends of the Library Poetry contest(if you know high school students in local schools encourage them to submit their work for cash prizes) and writers from the MHA workshop. 

If you've get a poem or two tucked away in your journal, c'mon down.

Poem Reading by Tom Krampf

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 7:00pm

Tom Krampf will be reading poems on November 7th at 7 p.m. at the Olean Public Library. Tom's Selected Poems is out from Salmon Poetry in Ireland. Also, Tom is retiring after running the literary program at the library for 30 years.

2013 Sample Ballots for the Town of Olean, NY

The 2013 General Election Sample Ballots for the Town of Olean, NY are available in the links below.

Department: Board of Elections

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Haiku and Haibun Workshop

Sat, 10/19/2013 - 11:00am

Just a reminder that a workshop on haiku and haibun will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Olean Public Library. Carolyn Dancy and Michael Ketchek will conduct the workshop.

Someone asked me why haiku? Who I could do hours on this. It changed American poetry and gave rise to imagism the dominant style of the 20th century.

A haiku seizes the moment, hones description, finds meaning in the outside world, sharpens perception and can form the basis for longer poems.

If you're at all interested in writing poetry, don't miss this workshop. Read more

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