Living with Bipolar Disorder... An Evening of Community Conversation and Education

News from Community Services posted on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 6:53pm

Living with Bipolar Disorder... An Evening of Community Conversation and Education

Wednesday February 19, 2014, 6:00-8:00 PM at the Olean YMCA 1101 Wayne Street.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff Alerts Public to Phone Scam

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 5:08pm

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 Medical Alert System informing the elderly they have won a free alert system.  Residents are being asked for personal information to include personal identification, debit and credit card information, social security numbers, address information and more.

Unique to this scam it is a repeat scam that tends to call 4 or 5 times over, unlike most where you usually receive one call and it stops.  Reside

Drug Task Force makes arrest for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 6:21pm

After an investigation conducted by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force the listed defendant was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to sell in the third degree, and two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree.

The charges were a result from two separate incidents where the listed defendant sold cocaine to another person while in the City of Salamanca.

The defendant was arraigned in the City of Salamanca where he was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu 10,000.00 dollars bail.

Volunteer for Meals on Wheels

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Most volunteers deliver 5-10 meals once a week and it takes about one hour (10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.) to complete a route.
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2014 Farmer Neighbor Dinner Announced

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 4:05pm
Some of the people at the 2013 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner, West Valley Fire Hall

Some of the people at the 2013 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner, West Valley Fire Hall

The Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau, the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board will host the Third Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the West Valley Fire Hall, 9091 Route 240, West Valley, NY.

Cattaraugus County is home to a vibrant and diverse agricultural industry.

Urgent need for Meals on Wheels Volunteers Countywide during Winter Months

News from Aging posted on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:48pm
Maureen Richardson: Olean Meals on Wheels Volunteer

Maureen Richardson: Olean Meals on Wheels Volunteer

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Senior Wellness and Nutrition (SWAN) program needs your help. During the winter months we have an increased need for people to deliver home meals and at the same time, our program has a smaller pool of volunteers to help.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb Offers Safe Super Bowl Sunday Tips

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:50am

[Little Valley, NY]- The Super Bowl is one of America’s most highly anticipated sports events, when friends and family gather in homes, bars and restaurants to celebrate. As Super Bowl Sunday approaches and football fans across the country prepare for the game, the U.S.

Quarterly Birthday Party

News from Aging posted on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:49pm

Do you need some relief from the cold and dark days of winter? If so, please join us at a senior nutrition site near you for the quarterly birthday party to be held on Thursday, January 30th. (The Little Valley location will hold their party on Friday, January 31.)

Free Tax Help available for Senior Citizens

News from Aging posted on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 5:47pm

For over 30 years, the Internal Revenue Service and AARP have sponsored the Tax Counseling for the Elderly program which provides free counseling and preparation of tax returns for senior citizens, and 2014 will be the 14th year of operation for the site in the village of Cattaraugus. The service will begin February 5 and will continue until the end of the tax season. The primary mission is to help those ages 50 and older, but no one is ever turned away because of age.

Two Monthly Caregiver Support Groups

News from Aging posted on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 6:52pm

It has been said there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.

A caregiver can be defined as a person who assists another with any of the following: bathing, housekeeping, grocery shopping, bill paying, organizing medications, providing transportation, providing day-to-day company, and/or giving any other assistance the care recipient may need.

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