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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.
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.
Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force
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
Jolly Old St. Nick made an early visit to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office to meet with the Santa Sheriff’s Program Director Deputy Brian Keis to discuss the growing need for area families in the 2013 giving season. He was pleased to find that efforts have been ongoing this year with monthly raffle baskets and that letters will be going out to area businesses seeking local support through monetary donations. These donations will help the program purchase gifts for families in the community.
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office is alerting the public to a phone scam that is generating in the Cattaraugus County Area. Residents are receiving phone calls from individuals stating that they are from the Federal Government informing tax payers that they have won Federal Grant Monies. Residents are being instructed to go to aWestern Unionand wire $250.00 in order to receive their grant prize money.
Individuals receiving these calls should never give out personal information or wire any funds. If you are a victim of this scam, notify your local law enforcem
Father’s, stepdads, grandfather’s, foster dads or any male in a father role is welcome to attend a father’s group beginning September 19, 2013. The group will meet from 6-8pm on Thursdays at the Depot at JCC’s Olean Campus.
On August 8, 2013, Cattaraugus County Probation Officer Tonya R. Kilby was presented the New York State Probation Officers Association 2013 Jeannie C. Farrell Award of Achievement (photo).
The Jeannie C. Farrell Award of Achievement is presented annually to a single Probation Officer in New York State who, among the many, goes above and beyond required duties and achieves results which deserve special recognition.
All County property owners who have a BASIC STAR on their property are now starting to receive letters from the state about renewing. Those who are 65+ and receiving the ENHANCED STAR need not worry about this. You will still renew every year with your Assessor like you do now. Please visit this webpage for more information -http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star13/default.htm