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2015 Cattaraugus County Activities Guide Advertising

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 6:27pm

Preparations for the 2015 Cattaraugus County Activities Guide have already begun. We will be creating a guide that accentuates our major assets and the attractions and events that make Cattaraugus County an exciting place to visit and showcases the total four-season experience you can have here in The Enchanted Mountains. There will be production of about 125,000 copies.  All advertising must be for tourism-related businesses and events that are family-friendly.

NYSDOH Advisory Enterovirus D68 Acute Neurologic Illness

News from Health posted on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:31am

Instructor Development Course Graduates

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:30am

Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb Announces Instructor Development Course Graduates

Little Valley, NY – Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb announces the graduation of 23 local law enforcement professionals from an Instructor Development Course. This 80 hours course prepared by the Division of Criminal Justice Services assists instructor candidates in developing their ability to research, prepare and communicate that knowledge to others.

2014 Senior Forum Follow-up

News from Aging posted on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:18pm
Legislator Earl McElfresh presenting at the Dept. of Aging's 2014 Senior Forum

Legislator Earl McElfresh presenting at the Dept. of Aging's 2014 Senior Forum

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging held its Twentieth (20th) Annual Senior Forum and Public Hearing at Ellicottville Central School on August 21, 2014.  Breakfast and lunch were provided by the department’s Senior Wellness and Nutrition program. Approximately 125 seniors attended the event.

During the public hearing portion of the event, Director Cathy Mackay reviewed the programs and services that were provided to Cattaraugus County seniors during the previous year. She also discussed future trends in programming and funding.  

Record for the 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program

News from Social Services posted on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 4:28pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to announce the completion of another very successful Summer Youth Employment Program in which, a record number of youth were served.  This summer, Department of Social Services staff assisted 164 area youth from communities across Cattaraugus County.

Childhood Obesity Prevention

News from Health posted on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:50am

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month:

Small Steps and Small Changes CAN make a Difference!

Debra J. Nichols, Public Health Educator, Cattaraugus County Health Department

We’ve all heard the Obesity message thousands of times…but what can we/ I do to change the trend?


Proposal to Amend Child & Family Services Plan

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:17pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is proposing to amend its Child and Family Services Plan 2014, Annual Plan Update.  

Cattaraugus County DSS is proposing to mandate that Legally-Exempt Family Child Care providers that provide on average 30 or more hours of care per week participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a condition of providing child care services to families in receipt of child care subsidies.  

NYS & Local Retirement System Releases Fall 2014 Update

News from Human Resources posted on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:04am

Limited copies will be supplied to each Department, you may follow the link provided for the electronic version provided by the retirement system, Link: The Update! Fall 2014; or see the document attached to this release.

Cattaraugus County Planning Seeks Input on Goals

News from Planning posted on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:53pm

On Monday, September 29th, 2014, the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism is hosting the first of three Open Forums on initial goals of the comprehensive plan that will guide the future of Cattaraugus County. It will be held at the Cutco Theater on the JCC Campus in Olean, 260 North Union Street. Additional open houses will be held on Thursday, October 2nd, at the Randolph Town Hall, and on Tuesday, October 7th, at the County Center Building in Little Valley. All three Open Forums will begin at 6:30 pm.