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.

Quarterly Birthday and Halloween Party

News from Aging posted on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 11:21am

Trick or treat? A Halloween party and a birthday party on the same day…definitely a treat!

Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, has announced plans for the upcoming quarterly birthday party to be held at the senior wellness and nutrition (SWAN) sites. The birthday party will be held in conjunction with Halloween, and seniors are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume. The parties will be held on Thursday, October 31, and will celebrate the birthdays of people born during the months of October, November and December. Mrs. Mackay said, “This is a great time for people to get together and celebrate one another’s birthdays. If you have never had the opportunity to visit the nutrition site and it is your birthday, we would like to invite you to attend this celebration.”

The Enemy Within: Police, Veteran, and First Responder Suicide Awareness Training

News from Community Services posted on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 1:50pm
Suicide Prevention Coalition

Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition is proud to host "The Enemy Within: Police, Veteran, and First Responder Suicide Awareness Training" with presenters Robert Douglas, Jr. of the  National Police Suicide Foundation, and Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department.

If you would like to register for this FREE training on Wednesday November 6, 2013 at the Allegany American Legion, please contact Meghan Monahan, LMHC at 716-701-3315 or e-mail MCMonahan [at] cattco [dot] org

DEA 7TH National Prescription Drug Drop-off October 26, 2013

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 1:21pm

Drug Drop-off

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.

Completion of the 2013 Summer Youth Employment Program

News from Social Services posted on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 9:49am

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.

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Arrests During Ellicottville Octoberfest

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 4:02pm

Little Valley, NY – Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb reports there were 35 arrests made by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office during the Ellicottville Octoberfest.

Drug Task Force Investigation Leads To Drug Arrest/Search Warrant

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 4:06pm

Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force                                         

 

          SRDTF

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

Santa Sheriff's Program Kicks off Tenth Year Of Giving!

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 9:55am
Check presented to the Santa Sheriff's Program from Walmart in 2009

Check presented to the Santa Sheriff's Program from Walmart in 2009

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.

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