Join the Gowanda Emergency Notification System Now!
The Village of Gowanda is now participating in the Code Red notification system. This emergency notification system will allow officials to alert residents and first responders of urgent concerns such as impending flooding or severe weather. In order to be added to the database for notification, you must sign up online at the link below.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Annual Burning Ban
March 16, through May 14, 2013
During this time period, no open burning shall be allowed. Opening burning may be allowed between May 15, and March 15, provided requirements are met and no further bans are in place through local or State regulation.
Websites for reference:
Community Comes Together to Support Campaign to Keep Kids and
Water Supply Safe
Nearly 3 dozen sites throughout Western New York will host a medication drop-off day on April 26h, 2013 from 10am to 2pm. It’s the largest single day drop-off in Western New York. The Drug Enforcement Administration is leading the effort as part of a national campaign with the support of local police agencies, Kids Escaping Drugs, UB and D’Youville Schools of Pharmacy, Erie County DEP, IHA, Covanta , Catholic Health System, Kalieda Health System and West Herr Automotive Group.
The Cattaraugus County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has nominated two volunteers, Mary Martello and Betty Jean Greene, for the 2014 New York State Senior Citizen’s Award entitled, “Unleash the Power of Age.” This award is to recognize older New Yorkers who have demonstrated the power of making a difference through civic engagement. Each county has the opportunity to nominate two volunteers for this prestigious award.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month with special events to draw attention to this important issue. On Friday, April 4 county workers will draw attention to the cause by wearing something blue to work. Also, those driving by the county's Olean office building in April will see numerous blue pinwheels on the lawn as Cattaraugus County will participate in the New York State Office of Child and Family Service's “Pinwheels for Prevention” campaign.
The popular Civil War Event Series will return this summer to the Cattaraugus County Museum! As we mark the fourth year of the Civil War sesquicentennial, we are proud to announce an exciting schedule of events. Beginning on June 12, there will be evening programming every 2nd and 4th Thursday, June through August; all programs at 7:00pm.
The full schedule is: