News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism

Vendors sought for OnoFest 2012

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 3:44pm
OnoFest logo

OnoFest logo

Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development is in preparations for the 5th Annual OnoFest being held August 11, 2012 at the Onoville Marina, 8 miles south of Exit 17 off I 86 on West Perimeter Road, Steamburg, NY.

OnoFest is a one day event that will start at Noon and run to 9:00 p.m. It is a family oriented event scheduled to have arts; crafts; food; games and contests for the young and old alike; bands throughout the day with a grand finale of fireworks at dusk! Special activities are being planned for the children in the family. There is no rain date for this event, it will be held rain or shine.

Cattaraugus County Farmer Neighbor Dinner a Huge Success

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 11:07am
People gathering and visiting displays at the 2012 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner.

People gathering and visiting displays at the 2012 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner.

Nearly 180 people attended the First Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in Ellicottville, NY.

Vendors Sought for the 2012 OnoFest

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 12:51pm

Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development is in preparations for the 5th Annual OnoFest being held August 11, 2012 at the Onoville Marina, 8 miles south of Exit 17 off I 86 on West Perimeter Road, Steamburg, NY.

Cattaraugus County 4-H Teen Council Shares a Little Love

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 11:00am
Cattaraugus County 4-H Teen Council, Ronald McDonald House

Cattaraugus County 4-H Teen Council, Ronald McDonald House

The Cattaraugus County 4-H Teen Council visited the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo on Sunday, February 12th. They made a fabulous dinner for the guests and also frosted quite a few Valentine’s Day cut-out cookies along with a few 4-H clovers.

Your State Legislators can help keep more money in your community

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 2:14pm
Screenshot of the NYSAC Mandate Relief page

Screenshot of the NYSAC Mandate Relief page

With your help, New York State Legislators can enact mandate relief to help stabilize property tax dollars and keep more of your hard-earned money in your community for local purposes.

20th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 12:13pm

On Saturday, March 3, 2012 Cornell University Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring the 20th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop. The program will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. There will be three concurrent sessions with approximately four classes per session and you must choose one class per session.

Horse Owner Essentials

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Sun, 01/15/2012 - 1:17pm
Saddled Horse with a man leading by the reins

Saddled Horse with a man leading by the reins

Horses are one of the most magnificent creatures on Earth-----do you feel this way? Do you always wish you knew more about horses and their care? This 4 week, 4 night educational program is designed for anyone wishing to learn more about horses - no matter whether you are a beginner or a seasoned equestrian there will be information for all. The program will include guest presenters on different topics such as feeding, trail riding, showing, styles of riding, safety, veterinary care, housing among others each night as well as a planned visit to a local horse farm.

Former Route 219 Bridge closed to traffic

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 01/05/2012 - 2:57pm

The former Route 219 bridge over Cattaraugus Creek is closed to all traffic according to the New York State Department of Transportation.

Learn to Grow Berries

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 4:47pm

This is your last chance to sign up for the Berry Growers Workshop on Oct. 12th (Wednesday) at the Belfast Fire Hall.

Fall Online Courses for Farmers Open for Registration

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 4:42pm

The growing season is still in full swing, but here at the Northeast Beginning Farmer Project, we're already thinking about "education season". Six of our 7 online courses - including 4 new topics - are still open for registration, ready to help you continue your farming education.

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