Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, has announced that the agency’s Twenty-First (21st) Annual Senior Forum and Public Hearing will be held Thursday, August 20, 2015, at the Franklinville Elementary School beginning at 9:00 a.m. The forum is open to all persons age 60 and older who are residents of Cattaraugus County.
The Cattaraugus County Planning Board, at its July 22nd Annual Dinner Meeting, presented the 2015 Brooks Patterson Community Leadership Award to Ann Padlo of the City of Olean for her outstanding leadership in community involvement and economic development in the City of Olean and Cattaraugus County. The meeting was held at The Woods at Bear Creek in Franklinville with 85 in attendance.
If you have ever thought about becoming a foster parent, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will be holding an informational meeting on Monday, August 10, 2015, at 5:30 PM.
The meeting will be held at the Department of Social Services located at the County Office Building, 1 Leo Moss Drive, Olean, NY 14760.
Severe Rain Storm July 14, 2015
A severe rain storm impacted our area on July 14, 2015. The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services is collecting damage assessments from Cattaraugus County residents and municipalities. If your property sustained damage from this storm, please contact our office at (716) 938-2212 or emergency.services@cattc
From: Patrick Murphy, Chair, Public Safety Committee
Date: July 14, 2015
The Public Safety Committee Meeting that was scheduled for 6PM tonight at the Little Valley County Center has been cancelled due to the potential flood threats.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services and the New York State Office of Temporary Disability Assistance would like our community to know that free summer meals are now available for children 18 and under at sites across the county.
The Summer Food Service Program provides free, nutritious meals and activities to keep kids healthy and active this summer.
Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, has announced that Cattaraugus County has been awarded 800 Senior Farmers Market coupon booklets, valued at $16,000. Each booklet contains five $4.00 coupons ($20.00 value), and can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating Farmers Markets in Cattaraugus County.
The New York State Office for Aging has been made aware of a new robocall scam that attempts to lure older New Yorkers into providing their personal information over the phone. The voice on the robocall identifies itself as the New York State Office for the Aging and asks the individual answering the phone to press a button if someone in the home is over 65 and would be interested in receiving a free Medic Alert pin and $3000 in coupons for food or other items.