Cattaraugus County Hosts Public Information Meeting on Multi Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

News from Emergency Services posted on Thu, 06/14/2012 - 9:41am

LITTLE VALLEY, NEW YORK (June 14, 2012) – Cattaraugus County will host a public information meeting on its Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan to obtain public comments, and to provide information on this comprehensive mitigation project. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Valley County Center.

Civil War Lecture Series

News from Museum posted on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 12:41pm

This summer at the Cattaraugus County Museum there will be several lectures about the Civil War as we are commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Forums Scheduled for County Comprehensive Plan

News from Planning posted on Fri, 05/18/2012 - 9:51am

In 1978, Cattaraugus County adopted its first Comprehensive Plan, entitled the Cattaraugus County Land Use Plan 2000. Since then, many changes have occurred in our County, many not anticipated or envisioned by the Plan.

New Museum Exhibit: From Forest to Farm

News from Museum posted on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 10:59am
Allan Fish, the loaner of the items in this display

Allan Fish, the loaner of the items in this display

A New exhibit has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum in Machias!  Titled “From Forest to Farm”, the exhibit features a wide variety of tools, primarily representing agriculture and the lumber industry.  The showcase of the exhibit is a display of saws and sharpening tools on loan from the collection of Mr. Allan Fish of Great Valley; some dating back to 1809.  Come and see!

Cattaraugus County Farmer Neighbor Dinner a Huge Success

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 11:07am
People gathering and visiting displays at the 2012 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner.

People gathering and visiting displays at the 2012 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner.

Nearly 180 people attended the First Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in Ellicottville, NY.

New York State Health Commissioner Orders Stop to Sale of Synthetic Marijuana

News from Health posted on Fri, 03/30/2012 - 3:53pm
Synthetic Marijuana from http:/

Synthetic Marijuana from http:/

The sale of synthetic marijuana products in New York State is to cease immediately  per NYS Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

The order states, "synthetic cannabinoids have been linked to severe adverse reactions, including death and acute renal failure, and commonly cause: tachycardia (increased heart rate); paranoid behavior, agitation and irritability; nausea and vomiting; confusion; drowsiness; headache; hypertension; electrolyte abnormalities; seizures; and syncope (loss of consciousness).

Tire Collection Schedule

News from Refuse Division, Public Works posted on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 2:07pm
Used Tires

Used Tires

Cattaraugus County Residents, here is the tire collection schedule for 2012:

Garbage Fee Increases at Cattaraugus County Transfer Stations

News from Refuse Division, Public Works posted on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 3:44pm

The fee to dispose of garbage at Cattaraugus County transfer stations will increase effective March 1, 2012. The price to throw away household garbage will rise to $1.50 per 15 gallon garbage bag (tall white kitchen bag) or equivalent; $3.00 per 30 gallon bag (regular brown or green bag) or equivalent; and $6.00 per 55 gallon bag (contractor bag).

The fee increase will not affect the cost to dispose of bulky materials such as chairs, mattresses, rugs, and etc. which are charged $5 each, or construction and demolition debris which is charged $20 per cubic yard.

New Local law for E-cigarettes and herbal cigarettes

News from Health posted on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 4:01pm

Residents & Visitors of Cattaraugus County please be aware of a new local law about electronic cigarettes and herbal cigarettes.

View the local law at Local Law Regulating Electronic Cigarettes & Herbal Cigarettes

Radon - Protecting Yourself and Your Family

News from Health posted on Wed, 02/29/2012 - 12:45pm

Do you have radon in your home? You may be able to buy a radon test at your local hardware store or you may request a kit from NY State by filling out the Radon Detector Order Form.

Guides for homeowners dealing with radon issues are available for download here.

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