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Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
The New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute will begin its annual Honorary Membership drive in Cattaraugus County within the next few days according to Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb.
The New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute was established in 1979.
Adults (19 and over) $20/ After 5/1/15 $25
Youth (18 and under) $15/ After 5/1/15 $20
To register, please click on the link below
For questions please contact
Meghan Monahan, LMHC at 716-701-3315 or MCMonahan [at] cattco [dot] org
Over 100 Employees from the Department of Social Services dressed in blue on Thursday as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month.
The campaign is designed to recognize the efforts of Child Protective Services Units and countless community partners to combat child abuse through awareness, advocacy and education.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month with special events to draw attention to this important issue. On Thursday, April 9 county workers will draw attention to the cause by wearing something blue to work. County residents are asked to join in the campaign by dressing in blue.
The Cattaraugus County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has nominated two volunteers, Judi Blair and Jim White, for the 2015 New York State Senior Citizen’s Award. The theme for this year’s award is “Unleash the Power of Age.” This award is to recognize older New Yorkers who have demonstrated the power of making a difference through civic engagement. Each county has the opportunity to nominate two volunteers. The winners will be honored in Albany on May 5, 2015.
The Office of Emergency Services
has added an
EMT ORIGINAL/REFRESHER Course
to the Course Schedule
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Annual Burn Ban in Place
To May 15, 2015
During this time period, no open burning shall be allowed. Opening burning may be allowed between May 16, and March, provided requirements are met and no further bans are in place through local or State regulation.
Websites for reference:
Have you been the victim of a scam? Or have you ever been contacted about something you knew was a scam? Unfortunately, the numbers of scams and frauds are growing exponentially. Even worse, scammers are getting smarter with their tactics. The Cattaraugus County Department of Aging/NY Connects and the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department are constantly comparing notes about the kinds of schemes reported in our rural communities.