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

News from Community Services posted on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 12:33pm

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.

Summer Jobs Assistance for Youth

News from Social Services posted on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 9:17am

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is ready to help area youth find summer jobs through the Summer Youth Employment Program. The Department will assist youth between the ages of 14 and 20 who meet eligibility requirements with job interview skills, professional conduct and in finding work.

Last year Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services staff assisted 149 area youth from communities across Cattaraugus County.

Outreach dates are as follows:

May 12 Cattaraugus Fireman's Club, Cattaraugus - 2:30-4pm

Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 3:29pm
Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force

April 29, 2014 News Release

The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force was asked to assist Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office Criminal Bureau, after they executed a search warrant at 11520 Bolton Rd Yorkshire, N.Y.

The listed defendants Ryann C. Skiver and Megan Shimburski were charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the fifth degree, unlawful growing of marihuana, criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal possession of marihuana in the fourth degree.

Upcoming Quarterly Birthday Party

News from Aging posted on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 2:59pm

The birthday party will be held on Thursday, May 1, with the exception of Little Valley, where it will be held on May 2. The event will celebrate the birthdays of people born during the months of April, May, and June.

Free Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training Tuesday June 24, 2014

News from Community Services posted on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:13pm
Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition

Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Mental Health Association and Suicide Prevention Coalition of Cattaraugus County are sponsoring a FREE Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention training to the community on Tuesday June 24, 2014 from 1-2:30 PM in the Magnano Room at the Cutco Theater at the JCC Olean Campus. This training is free and open to anyone who is interested. 


For more information please call Jennifer Falandys at the Mental Health Association at 716-372-0208

Board of Assessment Review Dates

News from Real Property and GIS posted on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:25am
Board of (Property) Assessment Review Dates

Board of (Property) Assessment Review Dates

Have an issue with your property's assessment? See the Board of Assessment Review Dates for 2014.

Public Invited to Open House on County Comprehensive Plan

News from Planning posted on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:29am

On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014, the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism is hosting the first of three Open Houses on the creation of a comprehensive plan that will guide the future of Cattaraugus County. It will be held at the Cutco Theater on the JCC Campus in Olean, 260 North Union Street.  Additional open houses will be held on Thursday, May 8th, at the King Memorial Library in Machias, and on Wednesday, May 14th, at the County Center Building in Little Valley.

ATTN: Gowanda Area Residents and First Responders

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:40pm

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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. 

NYS DEC Burn Ban in effect March 16 to May 14

News from Emergency Services posted on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:53pm
Burn Ban in Effect

Burn Ban in Effect

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Annual Burning Ban

March 16, through May 14, 2014

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:

DEA Plans 6TH National Prescription Drug Drop-off

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:45pm

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. 

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