Older adults across the U.S. are discovering that many falls are preventable, and if they take action to prevent falls, they can maintain their independence much longer. Moreover, falls prevention programs in many communities like ours are helping older adults to begin controlling falls risk by changing some daily habits and making simple modifications around the home.
New York State Police And The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office Enter Into New Dispatching Agreement
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police have for years operated under a “closest car” concept when it came to dispatching. When a 911 call rings into the Sheriff’sDispatchCenter, the nearest available unit, regardless of agency, is identified and sent to the call.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism recently unveiled the new 2014 Activities Guide. This exciting new guide offers 56 pages of "Things To Do" to entice visitors here and to keep them entertained while they're here.
Cattaraugus County's Tourism Team assembled information for the piece and turned it over to Deb Engel, Senior Art Director with e8-creative for graphic design ideas. Kenyon Press acted as printer for the guide and printed 100,000 copies of the guide.
[Little Valley, NY]- The New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute will begin its annual Honorary Membership drive inCattaraugusCounty within the next few days according to Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb.
As we begin a new year, we are looking at ways to better serve our County Businesses. All the businesses located in Cattaraugus County are very important. The Cattaraugus County Legislator along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism would like to take the time to hold an informational session for Cattaraugus County Businesses. We are inviting all the County Businesses to come and express their needs and concerns; and to also find out what ways we, the County, can support their efforts.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services reminds area residents to take extra precautions while battling the cold this winter.
Make sure space heaters used around the house are approved for indoor use. Take time to ensure smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors are in proper working order.
Avoid sleeping with your infant.
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.
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