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Classes for Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:14pm

Cornell University Cooperative Extension can offer you the training and resources to select an enterprise suited for success.

For Public Review: Draft Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan

News from Planning posted on Thu, 08/27/2009 - 10:25am
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The Draft Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Cattaraugus County has been developed by the Community Transportation Coalition of Cattaraugus County in response to federal law and is required by the Federal Transit Administration. The plan is intended to identify the transportation needs of individuals with disabilities, older adults, and people with low incomes, provide coordination strategies among agencies for meeting these local needs, and prioritize transportation strategies for funding and implementation.

Handbook for Flood Assistance

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 08/25/2009 - 9:50am

ALL REQUESTS CAN BE MADE BY CALLING THE TRI COUNTY RECOVERY COORDINATION CENTER AT 716-254-1783 OR THE CATTARAUGUS COUNTY EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER AT 716-938-2244

Assistance Available at Old Fire Hall in Gowanda

OLD FIRE HALL (MUNICIPAL BUILDING), BOARD ROOM, MAIN ST., GOWANDA, NY

FOOD

Canned goods, shelf stable meals, food vouchers, and fresh produce

WATER

Bottled water and canned water.

PETS

Food for pets, shelter information, and information for dealing with pets in a disaster.

Is the Produce from My Flooded Garden Safe?

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 2:14pm

By Lynn Bliven, Cornell Cooperative Extension Association Team Coordinator

Flood Cleanup Update

News from Emergency Services posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 10:45am

FOR VOUNTEER’S - ASBESTOS UPDATE

IF YOU SUSPECT

  • Any Asbestos damaged by mud or flood related - DO NOT TOUCH!
  • Notify Homeowner
  • Information on contractors & clean up available at Mayor’s Office

WATER BOILING ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED FOR THE VILLAGE OF GOWANDA

FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER

FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER is still operational until Friday, August 28 at 5 pm

Farmers Must Deal with Flooded Crops Now and at Harvest

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 10:32am

As the water recedes from last week’s rains, farmers are now left to deal with the aftermath of damaged crops. There are immediate concerns for crops already harvested and future concerns for crops yet to be harvested. In each case, farmers should try to segregate storage flooded crops from unaffected crops.

Learn the Latest on Berry Growing Online

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 10:10am

LEARN THE LATEST ON BERRY GROWING ONLINE

Family Assistance Center in Gowanda

News from Aging, Health, Social Services posted on Thu, 08/13/2009 - 4:41pm
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Human Services Agencies have a coordinated response to families to assist with a variety of needs. Services will be accessible through the FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTERat the Gowanda Elementary School on Aldrich St. between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M.

Services will include :

  • Food, Water
  • Temporary assistance, food stamps,temporary shelter
  • Information regarding furnace, hot water tank,and appliance replacement.
  • General Health information, assistance with medications, and nursing staff.

Thomas Barnes Recipient of the 2009 Brooks Patterson Community Leadership Award

News from Planning posted on Tue, 08/11/2009 - 4:04pm
The Cattaraugus County Planning Board presented, at its July 22nd Annual Dinner Meeting, the 2009 Brooks Patterson Community Leadership Award to Thomas Barnes for his outstanding leadership and years of dedicated service in Planning, Development and The Arts in the City of Olean, Cattaraugus County and the Southern Tier West Region of New York State. The meeting was held at the Nic–L–Inn Restaurant in South Valley, with 94 people in attendance.

Health Precautions for Flood Victims

News from Health posted on Tue, 08/11/2009 - 2:06pm
The Cattaraugus County Health Department (CCHD) is issuing the following press release regarding safety and health precautions for flood relief workers or homeowners engaged in cleanup activities. Information is also available on the NYS Department of Health’s website at:
http://www.health.state.ny.us/environmental/emergency/flood/index.htm
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