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Cattaraugus County Sheriff Alerts Public To Phone Scam

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 3:39pm

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office is alerting the public to a phone scam that is generating in the Cattaraugus County Area.  Residents (primarily targeting grandmothers) are receiving phone calls from jails/police agency informing the elderly they have a loved one who needs money wired to release them from jail/custody.  Residents may be asked for personal information to include personal identification, debit and credit card information, social security numbers, address information and more.

Unique to this scam it is mainly targeting grandmothers and requesting they wire money.  Residents are reminded to never give out any personal information over the telephone. 

Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office Earns State Re-Accreditation

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 11:46am

Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb proudly announces that the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office has joined a select group of police agencies statewide to receive re-accreditation from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

Old County Museum/Board of Elections Building

News from Administrator's Office posted on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 7:58am
Some photos of the inside of the Old Museum (more photos in the attached PDF)

Some photos of the inside of the Old Museum (more photos in the attached PDF)

There has been much discussion recently regarding the building in Little Valley that once housed the County Museum.

Let me review some of the available information regarding this building.

The original “seed” funds for this building was about $500 left over from the Cattaraugus County Centennial of 1908.

Santa Sheriff's Program Tenth Year of Giving Continues!

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:13am

Jolly Old St. Nick recently made a call to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Program Director Deputy Brian Keis to get an update and progress on the 2013 giving season.  He was pleased to hear that fundraising efforts are in full swing and donations are still coming in.  Deputy Keis continues to send out letters to county businesses to help raise more funds as the program is approximately $1,000.00 lower than it had hoped to be by this time. 

"An Olio" Exhibit at the Cattaraugus County Museum

News from Museum posted on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 4:52pm
Two high-wheeled bicycles displayed at the Cattaraugus County Museum

Two high-wheeled bicycles displayed at the Cattaraugus County Museum

A new exhibit has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum!  It is called "An Olio", meaning a miscellaneous mixture or collection, because it features a number of widely varied items.

Many of these items, though very interesting, are one-of-a-kind and rarely fit into larger exhibits. Because of this, we have decided to create an exhibit solely dedicated to these unusual items!

Cattaraugus County Top Ten Most Wanted

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 3:18pm
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Cattaraugus County Meals on Wheels Program Recognized Nationally

News from Aging posted on Wed, 11/13/2013 - 3:50pm
Subaru decorated by the Dept. of Aging at the 2012 Santa Claus Lane Parade

Subaru decorated by the Dept. of Aging at the 2012 Santa Claus Lane Parade

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging was recently recognized at the national level for their successful efforts in the “Share Your Love” campaign sponsored by Subaru and the Meals on Wheels Association of America.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 2013-2014 Season Opens November 18, 2013

News from Aging posted on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 12:21pm

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

Maximum income eligibility guidelines are $2,175 per month for a household of one, and $2,844 for a two-person household. Higher income limits exist for larger households.

2014 January Rabies Clinic

News from Environmental Health posted on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 1:59pm
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2014 January Rabies Clinic Flier

2014 January Rabies Clinic Flier

There will be a rabies clinic held at the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works garage in Little Valley.  This rabies clinics will be open from 9 am to noon on January 4, 2014.

Historian Meetings - Open Discussion

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 12:26pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism along with historians from around the County will host two evening meetings in November. These meetings will be open to anyone that may have information or an interest in the meeting topics. The meetings will be held at the County Building in Little Valley in the Large Committee Room on the 3rd floor and will begin at 6:00 pm.

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