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Celebrate Adoption at a Special Ceremony

News from Social Services posted on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 2:37pm

On November 15, 2013, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will join social services districts and agencies across the country in celebrating National Adoption Month by hosting a reception for 8 Cattaraugus County children who will join forever families through adoption. A special ceremony will be held in the morning at Cattaraugus County Family Court to complete the adoptions with Hon. Michael Nenno presiding.

Surplus Auction

News from Public Works posted on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 12:45pm

auction gavelCATT. CO. SURPLUS AUCTION

Saturday November 2, 2013 doors open 8am, Auction starts 9am.

See items and Pre-register online

View Sample Ballots for the 2013 General Election

News from Board of Elections posted on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 9:11am

Voters can view and read the ballot for their election district before heading to the polls on Nov. 5. (Note there are six state-wide propositions on the back of each ballot.)

Cattaraugus County Saves Residents More than $200,000 with ProAct Prescription Discount Card

News from Aging posted on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 11:33am

The ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program is designed to provide individuals with little or no prescription coverage access to affordable medications. Since Cattaraugus County implemented the discount card back in May of 2012, residents have collectively filled more than 3,700 prescriptions and saved more than $200,000.

Quarterly Birthday and Halloween Party

News from Aging posted on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 11:21am

Trick or treat? A Halloween party and a birthday party on the same day…definitely a treat!

Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, has announced plans for the upcoming quarterly birthday party to be held at the senior wellness and nutrition (SWAN) sites. The birthday party will be held in conjunction with Halloween, and seniors are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume. The parties will be held on Thursday, October 31, and will celebrate the birthdays of people born during the months of October, November and December. Mrs. Mackay said, “This is a great time for people to get together and celebrate one another’s birthdays. If you have never had the opportunity to visit the nutrition site and it is your birthday, we would like to invite you to attend this celebration.”

The Enemy Within: Police, Veteran, and First Responder Suicide Awareness Training

News from Community Services posted on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 1:50pm
Suicide Prevention Coalition

Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition is proud to host "The Enemy Within: Police, Veteran, and First Responder Suicide Awareness Training" with presenters Robert Douglas, Jr. of the  National Police Suicide Foundation, and Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department.

If you would like to register for this FREE training on Wednesday November 6, 2013 at the Allegany American Legion, please contact Meghan Monahan, LMHC at 716-701-3315 or e-mail MCMonahan [at] cattco [dot] org

DEA 7TH National Prescription Drug Drop-off October 26, 2013

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 1:21pm

Drug Drop-off

With public participation at an all-time high after six prior events in three years, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national, tribal, and community partners will hold a seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at thousands of sites across America on Saturday the 26th.  These Take Back Days give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs.  Collection sites are open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Completion of the 2013 Summer Youth Employment Program

News from Social Services posted on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 9:49am

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to announce the completion of another very successful Summer Youth Employment Program. This summer, Department of Social Services staff assisted 149 area youth from communities across Cattaraugus County.

Arrests During Ellicottville Octoberfest

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 4:02pm

Little Valley, NY – Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb reports there were 35 arrests made by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office during the Ellicottville Octoberfest.

Drug Task Force Investigation Leads To Drug Arrest/Search Warrant

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 4:06pm

Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force                                         

 

          SRDTF

Type of Incident:       Drug Arrest / Search Warrant

Date:   10/15/13          Time:  8:40 am

Location: 3606 South Authority Road Kill Buck NY

Details of Incident:

After an investigation conducted by members of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and members of the NYS Police assigned to the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force the listed defendants

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