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American Heart Association BLS CPR/AED Training on April 26, 2017

News from Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Services posted on Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:42am

Are you an EMT, Nurse, Nursing Student, Firefighter that works closely with EMS or other Medical Professional that needsCPR & AED Training?

Here is your chance!

Senior Citizens to read this Fraud Alert regarding Durable Medical Equipment

News from Aging posted on Thu, 03/30/2017 - 3:06pm

Anne Parks, Cattaraugus County's Medicare Health Insurance Coordinator through the Department of Aging, encourages Senior Citizens to read this Fraud Alert regarding Durable Medical Equipment.

Undersheriff Eric Butler Sworn Into Office

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Wed, 03/29/2017 - 1:58pm
Eric Butler took the Oath of Office presided by Honorable Judge Ronald Ploetz

Eric Butler took the Oath of Office presided by the Honorable Judge Ronald Ploetz

Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb proudly announces that on Thursday, March 23, 2017 Captain Eric Butler was promoted to the office of Undersheriff of Cattaraugus County.  In a small ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office, and presided by the Honorable Judge Ronald Ploetz, Eric Butler took the Oath of Office to fulfill the role as Undersheriff.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff Employees Benevolent Association 2017 Scholarship Award

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 1:54pm

THE CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF'S EMPLOYEES BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION IS NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THEIR 2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD IN THE AMOUNT OF $500.00.  THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS AVAILABLE TO ANY HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR WHO IS PLANNING ON ENTERING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE OR POLICE SCIENCE FIELD AND IS LIMITED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY.  YOU MUST BE A RESIDENT OF CATTARAUGUS COUNTY TO QUALIFY FOR THE AWARD.

ANY INTERESTED PERSON SHOULD CONTACT THE GUIDANCE OFFICE IN THEIR SCHOOL FOR AN APPLICATION AND FURTHER INFORMATION.  THE APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MAY 31, 20

Dept. of Aging Celebrates 15th Annual March for Meals

News from Aging posted on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 9:40am
March for Meals: Carol Winsor and Olean Mayor Aiello

March for Meals: Carol Winsor and Olean Mayor Aiello

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Senior Wellness and Nutrition program held Community Champions Day on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, as part of Meals on Wheels of America’s March for Meals campaign.

Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb Announces Membership Drive

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 03/20/2017 - 2:12pm
The Sheriffs’ Summer Camp

Photo Caption: The Sheriffs’ Summer Camp gives boys and girls from economically challenged circumstances an opportunity to experience all the traditional activities of summer camp while interacting with deputies from around New York State. Here a deputy conducts a character education workshop with a group of truly happy campers.

Albany, NY – March 15, 2017 – Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb encourages residents to support the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute, which began its annual Honorary Membership drive in Cattaraugus County this week.

The Sheriffs’ Institute was established in 1979 to advance criminal justice education, prevent juvenile delinquency, and support victims of crime and their families.  Their programs include: 

2017 Summer at the Stone House Schedule

News from Museum posted on Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:15pm
2017 Summer at the Stone House Schedule

2017 Summer at the Stone House Schedule; Event Series on Thursdays at 7:00 pm; All Events are Free.

The 2017 Summer at the Stone House is a series of events to learn a little about our history; These will occur every 2nd and 4th Thursdays, June through August from 7:00 pm at the Cattaraugus County Museum.

Raccoon with Rabies

News from Health posted on Thu, 03/16/2017 - 3:58pm
Unpublished

On March 6, 2017 a rabid raccoon was found at a private residence on Whitehouse Road, in the Town of Portville. The raccoon attacked a person and several domestic animals before it was captured. Laboratory testing by the New York State Department of Health confirmed that the animal was infected with the rabies virus.

Please be aware that this is the eighth laboratory confirmed case of rabies exposure in Cattaraugus County in the last 12 months. Rabies is common in the wild and is found throughout our region.

NYS DEC Burn Ban in Effect 3/16- 5/14/2017

News from Emergency Services posted on Wed, 03/15/2017 - 9:09am

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Issues Annual State-wide Burn Ban

Thursday, March 16, 2017, The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issues its annual open burn ban restriction to reduce wildfire risks in the Spring.

All open burning is prohibited in New York with several exceptions including the following:

Winter Storm Stella Updates

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:09am
Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Winter Storm Stella Updates - Cattaraugus County Impacts

3/16/17 - ALL TRACTOR TRAILER TRAVEL BANS HAVE BEEN LIFTED AS OF LAST NIGHT (3/15)

Governor Cuomo issued a Tractor Trailer Ban beginning at 9 a.m. on 3/14/17 for I-86, I-90, I-81, I-84, and I-88.

Governor Cuomo issued a state-wide State of Emergency at midnight going into 3/14/17.

The State of Emergency and the Tractor Trailer Travel Ban (except for I-84 which has been lifted) remain in effect this morning, 3/15/17.