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Disaster Assistance Center Opens

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 8:20pm

The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services along with representatives of the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services, Department of Aging, Department of Health and Community Services will be available at the newly opened Disaster Assistance Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4th and Sunday, December 5th at 1 Leo Moss Drive (Cattaraugus County Office Building) Olean; for residents in need of assistance related to this weeks flooding. Concerned residents may contact the Disaster Operations Center at 716-938-2244

Allegheny River has Crested

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 3:04pm

The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services reports that the Allegheny River has crested at both the Salamanca and Olean river gauge locations. Residents should continue to use caution when faced with high water scenarios in and around their homes.

A State of Emergency remains in effect for the Village of Allegany and the Town of Portville.

Several state roads are currently closed:

Cattaraugus County Transfer Stations Now Open

News from Refuse Division posted on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 12:20pm

As of 12/08/10 at 11:00 am:

Allegany Transfer Station is open as normal.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this difficult time.

Portville Transfer Station is open as normal.

All other stations are operating as normal.

Disaster Operations Center opened due to States of Emergency

News from Emergency Services posted on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 6:26pm

Update: As of December 7, 2010 these roads are no longer closed.

The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services is operating a Disaster Operations Center as a result of localized regional flooding. In cooperation with the National Weather Service, the Office of Emergency Services is closely monitoring the situation throughout Cattaraugus County.

A State of Emergency has been declared for the Village of Allegany and the Town of Portville.

Road Closings & Shelters for Flood Victims

News from Emergency Services, Real Property and GIS posted on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 2:24pm

Updated: December 7, 2010 These road closings do not apply. Please check the Cattaraugus County website for updates.

Updated: Added new map below. Please visit the latest news release; areas of Cattaraugus County that are in States of Emergency

Due to the flooding Cattaraugus County has created two maps to aid residents and travelers.

November is National Home Care Month

News from Health posted on Mon, 11/15/2010 - 5:46pm

This November 2010 is National Home Care Month.

New Exhibit opening at the Cattaraugus County Museum

News from Museum posted on Fri, 11/05/2010 - 1:06pm

A new exhibit has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum, “Textiles of Cattaraugus County”.  The museum is featuring several items from its extensive textiles collection, including quilts, lace work, embroidery, and more!  The exhibit will run through March, 2011.  Come by and see us!

Absentee Ballot Deadline Extended for Military and Overseas Voters

News from Board of Elections posted on Mon, 10/25/2010 - 12:35pm
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The New York State Board of Elections has produced a TV and radio PSA alerting military families and New Yorkers with family members living overseas that the absentee ballot deadline has been extended.

Ballots postmarked by November 1, 2010 will be accepted and counted until November 24, 2010.

Check out the NYS Board of Elections news release Absentee Ballot Deadline for Military/Overseas Voters Extended

New Yorkers Urged to Get Ready for Winter

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 10/22/2010 - 10:24am

“Safety First” Is Seasonal Message; Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms

The New York State Office of Emergency Management Office (NYS OEM) today reminded New Yorkers that while the official start of winter is still eight weeks away they should begin preparations now to ensure their safety at home and on the road during the season ahead.

Free Flu Shots for Cattaraugus County Employees

News from Preventive posted on Tue, 10/19/2010 - 12:58pm
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Cattaraugus County Employees Free Flu Shot Schedule (Ages 19 and Over)

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