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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 Medical Alert System informing the elderly they have won a free alert system. Residents are being asked for personal information to include personal identification, debit and credit card information, social security numbers, address information and more.
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.
Real Property, and the GIS team, are proud to announce the release of Parcel Viewer 3.0 - http://maps2.cattco.org/parcel/
Along with many smaller enhancements, there are a few larger ones. The largest being the linking to our new Pictometry aerial images. These were flown last November. They provide not only a top down shot of all of the County, but also up to 7 different angled shots (45 degrees). This new tool is also linked to our last round of Pictometry images that were taken in 2006.
You could run in the Finn McCool 4-Mile Odyssey event, at Griffis Sculpture Park, after being a volunteer at the event and get a bunch of free stuff! Find out more information on volunteering for the Finn McCool 4-Mile Odyssey event.
This event benefits Griffis Sculpture Park and was voted as Buffalo's Best New Outdoor Event of 2011.
You see ambulances on the road all over the county, every day. But do you know that of the 1,000s of ambulance calls handled each year, over half are staffed with VOLUNTEERS??? That's right, that ambulance that just passed you is very likely to have been paid for through fundraisers and the staff inside are volunteers, completely unpaid for their service!
Today is day 5 of National EMS Week 2013. Emergency Services would like to recognize and thank all those dedicated EMS providers and rescue personnel that serve Cattaraugus County every day, 24/7.
It's impossible to imagine where we would be without the hundreds of hardworking volunteers spending countless hours away from their families to train, practice, and respond to help those in need. THANK YOU will never be enough to truly say how much each and every one of you is appreciated!!!
There is a new exhibit open at the Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Center. Titled “War is Cruelty; A Sesquicentennial of the Civil War in its Third Year”, the exhibit will run through October 2013.
This exhibit, intended to compliment our summer long series of Civil War related programming, is made possible in large part due to generous loans from private collectors within Cattaraugus County. We hope to see you!
Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb
Sponsors Local Police Training
Little Valley, NY – Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb announces the completion of local police trainings. On April 26, 2013 thirteen local law enforcement officers completed 80 hours of specialized training as a General Topic Instructor.
A Press Conference will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Conference Room, 301 Court Street, Little Valley, regarding the open death investigation of Traci Douglass.