Family Day at the Cattaraugus County Museum!

News from Museum posted on Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:01pm

The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library is excited to announce a new event coming this Spring. "Family Day at the Museum" will take place on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 12-4. Part of New York State's "Path Through History" weekend, this event will be fun for kids of all ages and their families.

There will be live music provided by the WNY Fiddle Kids, hands on activities and games, as well as prizes! In addition, the museum's new exhibit on baseball in Cattaraugus County will be open!

Summer Youth Employment Program Signup Dates

News from Social Services posted on Tue, 05/03/2016 - 8:02am

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 employment.

Board of Assessment Review Dates

News from Real Property and GIS posted on Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:24am
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 2016.

Growing Grapes and Wine Making 101

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:03pm

Free educational opportunity on Growing grapes and Wine Making 101 on May 12, 2016 from 6:30PM with speakers Ron Guzzetta and James Lee at the Cattaraugus County Center.

Grape Growing: Grapes are the most widely adapted to varying soils and climates. Growing grapes in the backyard or garden can be a rewarding experience if done correctly.

If you want to start your own Concord grape vine in the backyard or you have a few bushes that don’t seem to thrive, this workshop is the one for you.

HEAP Cooling Program 2016

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:15pm

Help is available for Cattaraugus County residents with special medical needs during the hot months ahead from the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services.

The Heap Cooling Component provides for the purchase and installation of air conditioners and fans to low income households that include a member with a medical condition that is intensified by the warm weather. This program will begin on May 2, 2016, and run through August 31st, or until the funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first. Applications will be taken on a first come, first serve basis.

2015 Tobacco Sales Enforcement Program

News from Health posted on Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:21am


During routine compliance checks, several Cattaraugus County businesses sold tobacco products to an underage youth.

This is a Violation of Article 13-F, Regulation of Tobacco Products and Herbal Cigarettes; Distribution to Minors.

Staff from Cattaraugus County Participate in Statewide Training Program

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:34am

Albany Co. Undersheriff, William Cox, Sergeant Clark Parry, Deputy Joseph Miller, Sheriff's Institute Executive Director, Chris O'Brien

Albany, NY –The New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute held a week-long Basic School for deputy sheriffs and civilian staff of Sheriffs' Offices last week at the Albany County Courthouse in Albany, NY.

American Red Cross Hometown Hero Awards

News from Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Services posted on Tue, 04/12/2016 - 2:17pm
ARC Hometown Heros logo

ARC Hometown Heros logo

Do you know someone that should be honored as a hometown hero?  

The American Red Cross and Cummins Engine JEP are now accepting nominations from Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties for “Hometown Heroes” in the following categories:



Good Samaritan Adult

Good Samaritan Youth

Educator Hero

Military Hero

Animal Rescue Hero

Good Neighbor

Fire Rescue

Workplace /Industrial  Safety

Lifeline / 9-1-1

Law Enforcement

Medical Hero

Blood Donor

Diabetes Self-Management Classes to begin on April 21

News from Aging, NY Connects posted on Mon, 04/11/2016 - 11:47am
Flyer for Living Healthy with Diabetes 6-week workshop starting in April 2016

Flyer for Living Healthy with Diabetes 6-week workshop starting in April 2016

Do you have diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover fresh, practical ways to live better and healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health.

Sample Republican and Democratic Presidential Primary Ballots for April 19, 2016

News from Board of Elections posted on Wed, 04/06/2016 - 3:13pm

New York State will hold its Republican and Democratic Presidential Primaries from noon to 9 p.m. on April 19. The primaries are closed. Only members of the Democratic and Republican voters may vote on the two parties' respective ballots. Here are the sample ballots for Cattaraugus County:

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