Santa Sheriff's Program Tenth Year of Giving Continues!

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:13am

Jolly Old St. Nick recently made a call to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Program Director Deputy Brian Keis to get an update and progress on the 2013 giving season.  He was pleased to hear that fundraising efforts are in full swing and donations are still coming in.  Deputy Keis continues to send out letters to county businesses to help raise more funds as the program is approximately $1,000.00 lower than it had hoped to be by this time. 

"An Olio" Exhibit at the Cattaraugus County Museum

News from Museum posted on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 4:52pm
Two high-wheeled bicycles displayed at the Cattaraugus County Museum

Two high-wheeled bicycles displayed at the Cattaraugus County Museum

A new exhibit has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum!  It is called "An Olio", meaning a miscellaneous mixture or collection, because it features a number of widely varied items.

Many of these items, though very interesting, are one-of-a-kind and rarely fit into larger exhibits. Because of this, we have decided to create an exhibit solely dedicated to these unusual items!

Cattaraugus County Meals on Wheels Program Recognized Nationally

News from Aging posted on Wed, 11/13/2013 - 3:50pm
Subaru decorated by the Dept. of Aging at the 2012 Santa Claus Lane Parade

Subaru decorated by the Dept. of Aging at the 2012 Santa Claus Lane Parade

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging was recently recognized at the national level for their successful efforts in the “Share Your Love” campaign sponsored by Subaru and the Meals on Wheels Association of America.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 2013-2014 Season Opens November 18, 2013

News from Aging posted on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 12:21pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging will be assisting individuals age 60 and over with HEAP applications. Senior citizens in Cattaraugus County that received a regular HEAP benefit last HEAP season will receive an application by mail this year.

Maximum income eligibility guidelines are $2,175 per month for a household of one, and $2,844 for a two-person household. Higher income limits exist for larger households.

Bed Tax Grants - Group B

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:59am

Applications for the 2014 Tourism Promotion Grant Program – Group B are now being accepted.

2014 Tentative Budget for Cattaraugus County

News from Administrator's Office posted on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:51pm
Cover of Tentative 2014 Cattaraugus County Budget

Cover of Tentative 2014 Cattaraugus County Budget

The 2014 Cattaraugus County Tentative Budget click here.

Candidates in Nov. 5, 2013 General Election listed

News from Board of Elections posted on Sat, 11/02/2013 - 10:34am

Cattaraugus County Election Commissioners Sue A. Fries and Kevin C. Burleson announced the official General Election will be held in all 55 election districts of Cattaraugus County on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 commencing at 6 a.m. and continuing until 9 p.m.

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.

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.

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