[Cancelled] NYS Civil Service Exam for Schools, Director of Facilities (I, II, III)



The open competitive examinations for Director of Facilities I, II and III scheduled for December 7, 2013 have been cancelled.  The Department of Civil Service has been informed that legislative changes are being proposed to address issues raised by various parties.  As these proposed changes may impact the examination, it is necessary for the Department to cancel the scheduled examinations.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff Alerts Public to Phone Scam

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:02pm

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office is alerting the public to a phone scam that is generating in the Cattaraugus County Area.  Residents are receiving phone calls from individuals stating that they are from the Federal Government informing tax payers that they have won Federal Grant Monies.  Residents are being instructed to go to aWestern Unionand wire $250.00 in order to receive their grant prize money.

Individuals receiving these calls should never give out personal information or wire any funds.  If you are a victim of this scam, notify your local law enforcem

Father's Group Starting

News from Social Services posted on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 5:45pm
Dads' Group: For fathers, stepdads, grandfathers, foster dads or any father role

Dads' Group: For fathers, stepdads, grandfathers, foster dads or any father role

Father’s, stepdads, grandfather’s, foster dads or any male in a father role is welcome to attend a father’s group beginning September 19, 2013. The group will meet from 6-8pm on Thursdays at the Depot at JCC’s Olean Campus.

Probation Officer Kilby Recognized with Award

News from Probation posted on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 2:06pm

On August 8, 2013, Cattaraugus County Probation Officer Tonya R. Kilby was presented the New York State Probation Officers Association 2013 Jeannie C. Farrell Award of Achievement (photo). 


The Jeannie C. Farrell Award of Achievement is presented annually to a single Probation Officer in New York State who, among the many, goes above and beyond required duties and achieves results which deserve special recognition.

BASIC STAR Registration Program

News from Real Property and GIS posted on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 9:37am
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All County property owners who have a BASIC STAR on their property are now starting to receive letters from the state about renewing. Those who are 65+ and receiving the ENHANCED STAR need not worry about this. You will still renew every year with your Assessor like you do now. Please visit this webpage for more information -http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star13/default.htm

New Grant In Probation Department; Re-entry Program

News from Probation posted on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 2:01pm

The Cattaraugus County Probation Office is pleased to announce the formation of the “Project Re-entry Program”. The Re-entry program is an employability service provided through the Cattaraugus County Probation Department in conjunction with the Department of Social Services.  Referrals to this program come from the Cattaraugus County Probation Department as well as the New York State Division of Parole, Federal Probation, and Alternatives to Incarceration programs.


News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 4:02pm

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Bow Hunters’ Education Class on the following dates and time: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 and Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 5 to 9:30 p.m.  The class will be held at the Hideaway Archery,12749 Cottage Rd.,Dayton,New York.

There is no charge for the class.  Participants must attend both days of instruction to receive a certificate.  It is preferable that participants be at least 12 years of age.  If a parent wants an 11-year-old to take the class, the parent must attend and sit with the child on both days

Cattaraugus County Youth Recipients of Bicycles at 2013 Fair

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:14pm
Presenting the bicycles at the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office

Presenting the bicycles at the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office

Two area youth are the proud recipients of new mountain bikes, courtesy of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Employees Benevolent Association and the New York State Police. Every year at the Cattaraugus County Fair in Little Valley, boys and girls are eligible to enter a drawing for one boy’s bicycle and one girl’s bicycle.

Year One Report released for the Care Transitions of WNY

News from Aging posted on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 3:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging is pleased to announce the release of the Care Transitions of Western New York Coalition Year One Report. The report details the major milestones achieved since the coalition first launched efforts to improve patients’ transition from hospital to home.

Growing Our Communities was Topic of the Planning Board’s Annual Leadership Conference

News from Planning posted on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:02am
West Long, owner of Good Times of Olean, speaking at 2013 Planning Board Dinner

West Long, owner of Good Times of Olean. Photo by CCEDP&T

The Cattaraugus County Planning Board held its Annual Leadership Conference on Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 at Good Times of Olean with 90 people in attendance. The staff of Good Times of Olean gave informative tours of the new facility and explained its purpose and its many options for sports activities and dining.

West Long, General Manager of Long Consulting and co-owner of ETJM Property Management, was the keynote speaker. His topic was “Growing Our Communities".

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