Santa Sheriff's Program Continues!

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 4:53pm

Santa Sheriff’s Program Ninth Year of Giving Continues!

School-based response to Suicide and Traumatic Death A Lifelines Workshop for School Crisis Teams

News from Community Services posted on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 4:00pm

The Early Identification & Recognition Program on behalf of the suicide prevention coalition of Cattaraugus County is pleased to announce the Lifelines Postvention Training; a free one day training for school-based response to suicide and sudden tramuatic death. This one day training helps school crisis teams review current procedures for suicide and other traumatic deaths in the school community.

Cattaraugus County Hosts Continuing Education Program

News from Public Works posted on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 2:14pm

Licensed land surveyors receive required training

LITTLE VALLEY, NEW YORK (October 2, 2012) – Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works (DPW) recently hosted a continuing education webinar for licensed land surveyors in the Allegany Plateau Chapter of the New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors. This webinar, entitled “Ethics and Professional Courtesy,” is a required course for license renewal. Bill Kankolenski, DPW Surveyor and Vice President of the Allegany Chapter, coordinated this one-day training for all association members.

Cattaraugus County Seeks Public Comments

News from Public Works posted on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 2:11pm
Preview of 2012 Natural Hazard Questionnaire for Cattaraugus County

Preview of 2012 Natural Hazard Questionnaire for Cattaraugus County

Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan continues to make progress

Cattaraugus County continues to seek public comments on its Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. A web form questionnaire for the public is available online through the County’s website at The five-question survey is easy to complete and will assist the County in completing its mandatory five-year update of its existing plan.

Santa Sheriff's Program Kicks off Ninth Year of Giving!

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 3:58pm

Jolly Old St. Nick made an early visit to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office to meet with the Santa Sheriff’s Program Director Deputy Brian Keis to discuss the growing need for area families in the 2012 giving season.  He was pleased to find that efforts have been ongoing this year with monthly raffle baskets and that letters will be going out to area businesses seeking local support through monetary donations.  These donations will help the program purchase gifts for families in the community. 

Cattaraugus County Health Department Receives $450,000 Community Transformation Grant Funding

News from Health posted on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 3:47pm

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded more than $100 million to national, state, and local organizations to prevent diseases and to improve the health in communities across the nation. The funding will be made through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) in the form of its expanded Community Transformation Grants (CTG) program, which will support neighborhoods, towns, and small communities with populations of less than 500,000. These new awards will implement strategies to reduce chronic diseases, by making healthy living easier for all people, especially those hardest hit by these diseases.

October is National Bullying Awareness Month

News from Community Services posted on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 11:59am

October is National Bullying Awareness month. Here are some resources for kids, parents, educators, and community members. 


News from Reproductive posted on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 9:39am

Join the Cattaraugus County Health Department and the Youth Development Coalition for a Game Show Themed Lock-In. 

 4PM to Midnight Sunday, November 11th at the Olean YMCA.  All Cattaraugus County students in 6-8th grade are invited!  Fun!  Food! Games! Prizes!

October is 2012 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb Promotes Two Victim Notification Programs for Domestic Violence Victims

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 8:56am

Little Valley, NY - According to the U.S. Department of Justice, about 1.3 million women are victimized by domestic violence every year. Here in Cattaraugus County, over 500 women and children are victimized yearly.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (NDVAM), a time for law enforcement agencies, victim assistance organizations and community leaders to work jointly to generate greater public awareness about domestic violence, prevention strategies and effective responses for victims. 

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