Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office Host to Volunteer Fire Police School

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 5:09pm

Sheriff Whitcomb proudly announces 63 local fire department members completed a Fire Police Training School over the weekend. The training was hosted by the Sheriff’s Office and instructed by Lt. David Schuman and Training Coordinator, Christa Heckathorn. During the 21 hour course, participants received instruction covering the Fire Service, Legal Issues for Fire Police, Vehicle and Traffic Laws, Personal Protective Equipment, Flagger Training, and Safety/Traffic Management.

Department of the Aging Presents 2013 Outstanding Volunteer Community Contribution Awards

News from Aging posted on Thu, 05/29/2014 - 2:26pm
Lois McLaughlin and David Rodkey at the 41st Annual RSVP Recognition Reception

Lois McLaughlin and David Rodkey at the 41st Annual RSVP Recognition Reception at the Great Valley Volunteer Fireman’s Clubhouse, Great Valley, NY

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) announced the 2013 Outstanding Volunteer Community Contribution Award winners before 300 people at the 41st Annual RSVP Recognition Reception held at the Great Valley Volunteer Fireman’s Clubhouse on May 21 and 22, 2014. This year the RSVP Committee selected volunteers Lois McLaughlin and Marney Ferguson as honorees. 

Cattaraugus County to offer Website Classes

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:57pm

Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development will be offering a free website course to small businesses and non-profit organizations. The course will consist of three classes that will be held on June 12th, June 19th and June 26th of 2014. The classes will run from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and will be held in the training center located at the Little Valley County Center.

Reporting Flood Damage

News from Emergency Services posted on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:08pm
Flood Damage Reports

Flood Damage Reports

Reporting Flood Damage

Many areas of Cattaraugus County sustained significant damage from the flooding last week; and some continue to receive new damage even today.  The Office of Emergency Services is working to compile damage information from all municipalities, businesses, and home owners.  If your property has sustained damage related to the flooding, here is a short list of what to do to report these damages.

  • Take pictures of everything – before you begin to cleanup or make repairs, during clean up and repair, and after

Car Seat Check And Install

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:07pm

A car seat check and installation will be held on Friday, May 23, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Allegany Fire Hall, 186 W. Main Street,Allegany,New York.

New seats will be available for a $20.00 donation.

Congratulations to the 59th Session Graduates of the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Academy

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 4:54pm

Left to Right: Lt. David Schuman,Denver Boberg, James Yansick, Richard Lundberg, Jr., Dalton Kashmer, Christopher Pavlock, Adam McAdoo, Jeremiah Bova, Det. Jordan Haines

Sheriff Timothy S.

Updated Map of Road Closings due to Flooding

News from Real Property and GIS posted on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:45pm

See the attached PDF below of the updated road closings map as of 2:40pm for May 13, 2014

After the Flood: Tips and Resources

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:24pm

After the Flood: Tips and Resources

Your home or business has been flooded. Although floodwaters may be down in some areas, many dangers still exist. Here are some things to remember in the days ahead:

  • Avoid moving water.
  • Do not attempt rescue in damaged areas unless your assistance has been specifically requested by police, fire, or other emergency services.
  • Emergency workers will be assisting people in flooded areas.


News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 9:18am

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office is currently issuing a NO UNNECESSARY TRAVEL inWesternCattaraugusCountydue to flooded roadways.


  • Route 242 from Little Valley to Coldspring
  • Route 353 north of the Village of Cattaraugus
  • Route 62 Dayton

Culverts and roadways are overflowing and flooding.

PRISM award winning film "The Anonymous People" to be shown at JCC tonight!

News from Community Services posted on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 1:33pm

Tonight at the JCC Cutco Theater at 7PM there will be a free viewing of "The Anonymous People" which depicts addiction awareness and recovery advocacy. This event is sponsored by the Council on Addiction and Recovery Services (CAReS). Any questions, please call 373-4303.

THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE is a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

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