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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.
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.
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
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.
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:
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.
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 - 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.