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Outstanding Volunteer Community Contribution Award Recipients

News from Aging posted on Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:22am
David Rodkey, Beverly Miller (Award recipient) and Cathy Mackay

David Rodkey, RSVP Program Director; Beverly Miller (Award Recipient); Cathy Mackay, Director, Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) announced their Outstanding Volunteer Community Contribution Award recipients before a gathering of more than 300 people at the 42nd Annual Retired Senior Volunteer Recognition Reception held in May at the Great Valley Banquet Hall. This year the RSVP Advisory Council selected volunteers Stella Balcerzak and Beverly Miller.

Changing Hours for the Catt. County Museum

News from Museum posted on Wed, 06/03/2015 - 1:38pm

The Cattaraugus County Museum hours are changing effective June 25, 2015.

2015 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

News from Social Services posted on Tue, 06/02/2015 - 3:17pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to join the New York State Bureau of Adult Services in recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Monday June 15, 2015 and asks Cattaraugus County residents to show their support by wearing purple to work that day.

Public Notice Cattaraugus County Fair Housing Plan

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:04am

Notice is hereby given that Cattaraugus County is committed to furthering fair housing.

Cattaraugus County, under Act 257-2005, has adopted a Fair Housing Plan pursuant to Title I of the Housing & Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, Public Law 90-284 and 42 USCS Section 3601 et seq.

The Federal Fair Housing Law, as well as the Laws of New York State, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, financing, and brokerage of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Try out the New Soil Analysis tool on the Parcel Viewer!

News from Real Property and GIS posted on Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:02am
New Tool on the Parcel Viewer: Soil Analysis

New Tool on the Parcel Viewer: Soil Analysis

The Office of Real Property Tax Services is pleased to announce the creation of a new tool for our Parcel Viewer! The Soil Analysis tool allows for users to search by parcel to find the different soil types that make up their property.

Mosquito Control Notice

News from Health posted on Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:45pm
Mosquito Life Cycle

Mosquito Life Cycle

The Cattaraugus County Department of Health may conduct aerial spraying to kill mosquito larvae in breeding areas located in the townships of: Allegany, Carrollton, Great Valley, Olean, Portville and Salamanca.

American Heart Association Instructor Course

News from Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Services posted on Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:41am

The Office of Emergency Services has added an American Heart Assoication (CPR) Instructor Course to the Course schedule. Individuals who maybe interested in this course should visit the Emergency Services EMS Training webpage at or by clicking here and review the AHA Instructor Course Information & Application Packet. 

All interested individuals should submit an application to enroll in the course to the Office of Emergency Services no later than June 5, 2015. 

Cattaraugus County Mosquito Spraying Areas - Map Viewer

News from Health posted on Tue, 05/19/2015 - 2:21pm

The Cattaraugus County Mosquito Spraying Areas - Map Viewer identifies areas within Cattaraugus County where larvicide spraying could occur.  Larvicide spraying only occurs when routine larvae monitoring indicates that an exceptional number of larvae are present in surface water bodies (i.e. ponds & wetlands) representing possible public health concerns.For more more information about the mosquito spraying program contact the Environmental Health Division at 716-701-3385.

Emergency Services Receives Pet Oxygen Kits

News from Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Services posted on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 5:06pm

Pet Oxygen Kits Donated By Emma's Mission


Above L-R: Jerry Borden, Cathi Peters and her Beagle Savage, and Bobby Kuhn

Congratulations 2015 Sheriff's Academy Graduates

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:10am
2015 Sheriff's Academy Graduates

Left to Right: Lt. David Schuman, Andrew Grover, Kyle Baldwin, Brent Francis, Tyler Lewis, Christopher Draudt, William Hunt, Josh Bartholomew and Sydney Wheeler, Training Coordinator Christa Heckathorn

Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb and the members of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the 60th Session of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Academy upon their graduation from the basic course for police officers. Eight Cattaraugus County residents completed the Basic Course for Police Officers academy training, which began in August 2014 and concluded April 30, 2015 at graduation.

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