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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.

Influenza Clinics Fall 2014

News from Health posted on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:20pm

The Influenza Clinic Schedule has been released by the Cattaraugus County Health Department.

DEA Drug Drop-off

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:31pm



Little Valley – On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to the sites listed below.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 2014-2015 Season Opens Nov. 17, 2014

News from Aging posted on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:13pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging will be assisting individuals age 60 and over with HEAP applications. Senior citizens in Cattaraugus County who received a regular HEAP benefit last HEAP season will receive an application by mail this year. 

Route 98 Travel Advisory

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:03pm

Do you plan on driving on Route 98 on Monday? Mike Brisky, Supervisor for the Town of Franklinville, received the following announcement from the NYSDOT:

Sheriff's Office Offers Hunters' Education Class

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:44am

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a hunters’ education class for the gun portion only on the following dates and time: Monday, September 22, 2014 and Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 4:30 to 10:00 p.m.  The class will be held at theSalamancaJr./Sr.

September is Kinship Care Month

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:43am

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to recognize September as Kinship Care Month to celebrate families who have gone the extra mile to take care of children in need.