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After the Flood: Tips and Resources
Your home or business has been flooded. Although floodwaters may be down in some areas, many dangers still exist. Here are some things to remember in the days ahead:
- Avoid moving water.
- Do not attempt rescue in damaged areas unless your assistance has been specifically requested by police, fire, or other emergency services.
- Emergency workers will be assisting people in flooded areas.
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office is currently issuing a NO UNNECESSARY TRAVEL inWesternCattaraugusCountydue to flooded roadways.
- Route 242 from Little Valley to Coldspring
- Route 353 north of the Village of Cattaraugus
- Route 62 Dayton
Culverts and roadways are overflowing and flooding.
Tonight at the JCC Cutco Theater at 7PM there will be a free viewing of "The Anonymous People" which depicts addiction awareness and recovery advocacy. This event is sponsored by the Council on Addiction and Recovery Services (CAReS). Any questions, please call 373-4303.
THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE is a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is ready to help area youth find summer jobs through the Summer Youth Employment Program. The Department will assist youth between the ages of 14 and 20 who meet eligibility requirements with job interview skills, professional conduct and in finding work.
Last year Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services staff assisted 149 area youth from communities across Cattaraugus County.
Outreach dates are as follows:
May 12 Cattaraugus Fireman's Club, Cattaraugus - 2:30-4pm
The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force was asked to assist Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office Criminal Bureau, after they executed a search warrant at 11520 Bolton Rd Yorkshire, N.Y.
The listed defendants Ryann C. Skiver and Megan Shimburski were charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the fifth degree, unlawful growing of marihuana, criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal possession of marihuana in the fourth degree.
The birthday party will be held on Thursday, May 1, with the exception of Little Valley, where it will be held on May 2. The event will celebrate the birthdays of people born during the months of April, May, and June.
The Mental Health Association and Suicide Prevention Coalition of Cattaraugus County are sponsoring a FREE Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention training to the community on Tuesday June 24, 2014 from 1-2:30 PM in the Magnano Room at the Cutco Theater at the JCC Olean Campus. This training is free and open to anyone who is interested.
For more information please call Jennifer Falandys at the Mental Health Association at 716-372-0208
On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014, the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism is hosting the first of three Open Houses on the creation of a 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, May 8th, at the King Memorial Library in Machias, and on Wednesday, May 14th, at the County Center Building in Little Valley.