A Free Webinar, “Managing the Strawberry Sap Beetle and Tarnished Plant Bug”, the second of the strawberry mini series will air live Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 12:45 PM. Dr. Greg Loeb, Cornell University, will speak about managing strawberry sap beetle and tarnished plant bug; Dr. Richard Cowles, University of Connecticut, will help growers better understand strawberry vine weevil and its management. Read more
On October 4, Love INC of the Greater Gowanda Area along with various members of the community will be hosting a Gowanda Flood Relief Benefit, “Rock’n Relief ‘09”, in an effort to raise donations for rebuilding area homes and neighborhoods that were lost and damaged during the Gowanda flood of August 9-10, 2009. The Gowanda Flood Relief Benefit will be hosted at the Gowanda American Legion Post 409, located at 100 Legion Drive in Gowanda, New York. Read more
There will be a Influenza Clinic on September 15, 2009 from 10:30AM-1:00PM at the The Free Methodist Church, 149 West Main Street, Gowanda, NY 14070
For more dates and locations, please see the 2009 Influenza Clinic Schedule
Cattaraugus County Health Department Telephone: (716) 373-8050
On August 25, 2009 the NY State Insurance Department is rolling their mobile services center to provide onsite support to answer consumer insurance questions in the Gowanda and Silver Creek areas. They will arrive in Gowanda Monday and setup at the Village Hall and be available to consult with disaster victims on Tuesday. Read more
A Free Webinar, “Alternative Production Methods for Strawberries”, will kick off the strawberry mini series when it airs live September 9th, 2009 at 12:45 PM. Featured speakers for this webcast are Dr. Lewis Jett, West Virginia State University, and Ms. Kathy Demchak, Penn State University. Dr. Jett will be speaking on growing strawberries in high tunnels. Ms. Demchak will be speaking on northeast approaches to growing strawberries on plastic. Read more
The Cattaraugus County Fair will be on August 3-9, 2009. There will be Animals, Amusement Rides, crafts, food, games and more!
Visit CattaraugusCoFair.com for more information on the Cattaraugus County Fair .
Jason Aldean performing live with special guest The Willow Creek Band on August 6th at 7:30PM at the 2009
Tickets can be purchased at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds Corporate Building or by phone at 716-938-9146. Read more
By: Sheriff's Office
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office will hold New York State Boaters Safety Courses in the month of June.
Persons between the ages of 10 and 18 must have attended a boater safety course in order to operate a boat. Persons 14 years old to adults must attend to operate a personal watercraft in New York State. As of 2004, anyone who operates a personal watercraft in New York State must have attended a NYS required eight hour boater safety course.
Those wishing to take the course must attend both days of the class. Read more
Are you looking for summer employment in the Gowanda Area?
The 2009 Cattaraugus County Summer Youth Program begins soon!
Sign up on May 7, 2009 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm at the Gowanda Free Library, 56 West Main Street, Gowanda, NY
This program is for income eligible youth age 14 through 24. If interested in applying, please bring the necessary paperwork to the nearest or most convenient site in your area.
If you are under 18, have your parent or legal guardian accompany you. Read more