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Posted on: May 25, 2018

County Executive Announces Retirement of Public Facilities Director

 

Pictured above from left to right: George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; and George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director. 

 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive George Bor...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Chautauqua County Workers' Memorial Committee Holds 18th Annual Workers' Memorial Day

FREWSBURG, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee will be holding its 18th Annual Workers’ Memorial Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Site at Erlandson Over...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 12, 2018

County Executive and Warren County Commissioners in Support of North/South Corridor

 

Pictured above from left to right: Ben Kafferlin, Chair of Warren County Board of Commissioners; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; Cindy Morrison, Vice Chair of Warren County Board of Commissioners; and Jeff Eggleston, Commissioner o...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Borrello to Present 2018 State of the County Address

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello invites the public to attend his State of the County address on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

The presentation will be held during the regular meeting of the County Legislature, which starts at 6:...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 29, 2018

LOCAL OFFICIALS ATTEND WESTERN NEW YORK REGIONAL HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS SUMMIT

 

Pictured above, panelists of the Western New York Regional Harmful Algal Bloom Summit.

ROCHESTER, N.Y.:--Chautauqua Lake was well represented at the Western New York Regional Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Summit in Rochester on March 26.  ...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 26th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 26th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opened on March 13, 2018 and all entries must be submitted by April 13, 20...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 15, 2018

County Proposes Local Law to Create Animal Abuse Registry

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- A proposed local law authorizing
the creation of an animal abuse registry is set to be discussed at the ChautauquaCounty Legislature’s Public Safety Committee meeting next week.

The local law would create an online registry ...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Chautauqua County Delegates Visit Washington, D.C. to Advocate for Water Resource Projects

 

Pictured above, from left to right: David McCoy, Chautauqua County Watershed Coordinator; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; and Pierre Chagnon, Chautauqua County Legislator; prepare to meet with officials from the U.S. Environmental ...

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County Executive
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Borrello Announces New Leadership for Economic Development

Pictured from left to right: Don McCord, the new Director of Planning and Community Development; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; and Mark Geise, the new Deputy County Executive for Economic Development and Chief Administrative Officer of the...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Power Restored for National Grid Customers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--National
Grid has announced that power has now been restored for the more than 1,000customers in the Hartfield, Dewittville, Maple Springs and Ellery areas who
were without power yesterday.<_o3a_p>

Withthe power back on, the Chautauqua Count...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Residents Urged to be Prepared for Flooding

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- With Chautauqua County expected to receive heavy rain and rising temperatures this week, Chautauqua County officials are reminding residents to please be prepared for potential flooding. 

The National Weather Service in Buffalo h...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 27, 2017

County Issues Tax Warrants Early to Allow Prepayment of 2018 Property Taxes

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- In response to Governor Cuomo’s emergency order of December 22nd, Chautauqua County has issued 2018 tax warrants to local tax collectors as of Wednesday, December 27th. The Governor’s order provides that tow...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 26, 2017

County to Issue Property Tax Warrants Early

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- In response to Governor Cuomo’s emergency order of December 22nd, Chautauqua County is intending to finalize and issue 2018 tax warrants to local tax collectors on Wednesday, December 27th. The Governor’s order provides that town and cit...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 13, 2017

23 Projects in Chautauqua County Receive 2017 REDC Awards

 

 MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Twenty-three projects across Chautauqua County have received a total of $9,572,641 through the 2017 Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards.

The REDC initiative was established in 2011 by New York State Go...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Residents Urged to Use Caution During Winter Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive significant snowfall this week, Chautauqua County Officials are reminding residents to please use caution.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo currently has a Lake Effect Snow Warning in effec...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 1, 2017

CCIDA and Dept. of Planning and Economic Development Director Announces His Departure

Pictured, Kevin Sanvidge. 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--Kevin M. Sanvidge, Administrative Director/CEO of the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) and Director of the Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development, ha...

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County Executive
Posted on: November 15, 2017

County Receives Regional Impact Award from NYS

Pictured above, county and local officials are presented with the Regional Impact Award. From left to right: Rossana Rosado, New York State Secretary of State; Vince Horrigan; Chautauqua County Executive; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Legislator; Sam...

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County Executive
Posted on: October 16, 2017

STEL Awarded $790K to Develop Supportive Housing Units in Chautauqua County

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--Southern Tier Environments for Living, Inc. (STEL) recently received two conditional awards from New York State to develop 35 supportive housing units in Chautauqua County through its Dunkirk Renovation and Ownership Program and proposed...

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County Executive
Posted on: October 13, 2017

North Chautauqua County Water District Breaks Ground

Pictured, local officials and dignitaries break ground on the North Chautauqua County Water District in the Town of Dunkirk, N.Y.

 

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:--The long-awaited North Chautauqua County Water District broke ground today in the Town of Dunkirk. T...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Director of Emergency Services

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (right) welcomes John Griffith (left) as the new Chautauqua County Director of Emergency Services.

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced his appointment of...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 20, 2017

County Executive to Give 2018 Tentative Budget Presentation to County Legislature

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will provide his 2018 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature meeting, w...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Local American Legion and Chautauqua County Veterans Council to Hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The local American Legion and the Chautauqua County Veterans Council will be holding a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Monday, September 11, 2017 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse, 1 N. Erie St. in Mayville.

The program i...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Sound the Alarm for Fire Safety

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently joined members of the American Red Cross of Western and Central New York to raise awareness about the American Red Cross’ upcoming Sound the Alarm events.

Sound the Alarm is a ...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 24, 2017

COUNTY TO HOLD THREE PUBLIC HEARINGS ON SHARED SERVICES PLAN

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will hold three public hearings on the County’s Shared Services Plan as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2017 Countywide Shared Services Initiative (CWSSI).

The hearings will b...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Horrigan Reminds Residents to Use Safety When Viewing Partial Solar Eclipse

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan encourages the public to use safety while viewing the total solar eclipse that will cross the United States on August 21, 2017.

The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979. ...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Sun Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Pictured from left to right: Mike Porpiglia of the American Cancer Society, Shelly Wells of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services, residents Chloe and Glen Hurrell, City of Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas, and Chautauqua County Executiv...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Motorcycle Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Motorcycle Photo

Pictured from left to right: Mike Volpe, Senior Paramedic of Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services;  Matt Eyring, General Manager of Harley Davidson of Jamestown; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Joseph Gerace, Chautauqua Cou...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 20, 2017

County Officials Provide Presentation on MCEC Application to State

 

Above, Regional Solutions Commission Chairman George Borrello speaks to the review panel about the county’s MCEC grant application. 

 

ALBANY, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County officials recently traveled to Albany to provide Ne...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Sharing the Road with Slow-Moving Vehicles

 

Pictured from left to right: Mike Seeley, Chautauqua County Deputy Sheriff; Ed Faulkner, Clymer Fire Chief; Emily Reynolds, Executive Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County; Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chau...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Pictured above from left to right, front row—Tate Catanese and Keara Brady, essay contest grand prize winners; and back row—Mike Sperry, Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Pat Catanese, Tate’s father; Vince Horrigan, Chaut...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Bicycle Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Pictured from left to right: Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Mike Donner, Manager of the Jamestown Cycle Shop; two members of Women on Wheel...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Ride Sharing Available in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Ride sharing services are now available in Chautauqua County. This long awaited service is a great solution for visitors to the area who do not have a vehicle with them, or who would rather not drive at certain times.

“Ride sharing is a w...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 29, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Emergency Services

 

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (left) joins Office of Emergency Services staff to announce Julius Leone Jr.’s (center) retirement as Director of Emergency Services. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Exe...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Boating Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Pictured from left to right—Ken Shearer, President of Chautauqua Marina; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Robert Richter and Greg Paterniti, Deputies of the Navigation Division of the Sheriff’s Office; and Joseph A. Gerace,...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

 

Above, County officials and staff gather for an Elder Abuse Awareness Month proclamation ceremony. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- - June has been proclaimed as Elder Abuse Awareness Month in Chautauqua County and The United Nations has desi...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 2, 2017

County to Host Shared Services Public Forum

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Regional Solutions Commission Chairman, Legislator George Borrello invite the public to attend a Chautauqua County Shared Services Public Forum on June 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carlson Co...

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County Executive
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Present and Former Chautauqua County Executives Unveil Commemorative Portraits

Above, former and present Chautauqua County Executives recently revealed their portraits that will be permanently displayed in the Gerace Office Building. From left to right: Joseph Gerace, John Glenzer, Andrew Goodell, Mark Thomas, Gregory Edwards, and V...

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County Executive

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Legislature to Hold Public Hearing on Modification of Improvements for North Chaut. Co. Water Dist.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Legislature has set a public hearing to be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The public hearing will begin at 6:45 p.m. in the legislative chambers on the third floor of the Gerace Office Building, 3 N...

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Notice of Public Hearing County Legislature

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Protect Against Ticks and Prevent Disease

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Tick populations are growing in Chautauqua County and the percentage of ticks that are infected with the bacteria that causes Lyme disease is also increasing. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)...

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Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: April 23, 2018

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pictured above, Pinwheels for Prevention ceremonies were held earlier this month in Jamestown, Dunkirk and Mayville in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Pictured above, the County Executive, Family Court Judges, law enforcement agencies from aro...

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Health Department
Posted on: April 17, 2018

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10 a.m. to noon at the ...
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Health Department
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Certified Food Handler Training for Food Service Establishments

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- All food service establishments permitted by the Public Health Director
are required to have a least one individual, who is in a position of managementor control involved in the routine operation of the establishment, complet...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Board of Health to Meet on April 19

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend this meeting should call the Public He...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 29, 2018

City of Dunkirk Water Emergency

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:  The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is requiring all City of Dunkirk water customers to boil their water before using and conserve water as much as possible.  Construction at the City of Dunkirk...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 16, 2018

2018 County Health Rankings

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Among 62 New York State counties, Chautauqua ranks 58 in the category of Health Outcomes and 57 in the category of Health Factors, according to a report released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Instit...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Influenza Remains Widespread but is Decreasing

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The week of March
3, 2018 marked the 13
th consecutive week of widespread influenzaactivity across New York State.  Although
still widespread, confirmed cases of influenza decreased by 53 ...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: — March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
and the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is urgingeveryone to talk to their doctor about testing options for colorectal cancer,
also referred to a...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 8, 2018

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Chautauqua...
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Health Department
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Imminent Public Health Threat: Influenza

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – New York State Department of Health Commissioner, Dr. Howard Zucker, has authorized emergency assistance funding to counties as influenza (“flu”) diagnoses continue to increase in communities across the stat...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Residents Urged to be Prepared for Flooding

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- With Chautauqua County expected to receive heavy rain and rising temperatures this week, Chautauqua County officials are reminding residents to please be prepared for potential flooding. 

The National Weather Service in Buffalo h...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Board of Health Meets on Jan. 18

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room, 7 N. Erie St. in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend this meeting should call...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Take Action Now to Stop Cervical Cancer

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – January is
Cervical Health Awareness Month and the Chautauqua County Cancer ServicesProgram (CSP) reminds us that there are two ways to prevent cervical cancer,
screening and HPV vaccination, and that free screenings are av...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Code Blue Warning

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- Cold temperatures and frigid wind chills have prompted the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services to issue a Code Blue Warning for Chautauqua County. This warning is triggered when temperatures reach 32 degrees or lower...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Cold and Wind Chills are Very Dangerous

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from 8 p.m. this evening (January 4) through 7 a.m. on Saturday, January 6. Dangerously cold wind chills are expected to range from -20 ...

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Health Department
Posted on: December 28, 2017

Influenza is Widespread

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Influenza activity is widespread in Chautauqua County just as it is throughout the state and nation. On December 27, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory regarding the increased prevalence o...

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Health Department
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Flood Recovery Precautions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services cautions that recovering from a flood involves taking many special precautions, including the following:

Drinking contaminated water may cause illness. If you get your water ...

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Health Department
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Boil Water Order Lifted for All Fredonia Water Customers

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: Effective at 4:30 PM today (Oct. 24, 2017) the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services has lifted the boil water order in effect since Saturday October 21, 2017 for all customers served by the Village of Fredoni...

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Health Department
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Boil Water Order Remains in Effect for Village of Fredonia and Town of Pomfret

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services is emphasizing that while the mandatory CONSERVE WATER order has been lifted, the BOIL WATER order for all customers of the Village of Fredonia Public Water System...

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Health Department
Posted on: October 23, 2017

DHHS Announces Final Animal Rabies Immunization Clinic of 2017

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced its final rabies vaccination clinic of the year will take place on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Jame...

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Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: October 12, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Over the past two decades, the Chautauqua County Cancer Services Program (CSP) has helped thousands of women without insurance get screened for breast cancer. The mission of the CSP is to ensure that women, despite insurance status, have...

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Additional Info about NYS Cancer Services Program Health Department
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Rabid Cat Attack

MAYVILLE, NY – The Environmental Health Unit of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Humans Services received word today that the first rabid animal of 2017 has been confirmed in the County. Two Stockton residents were attac...

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Health Department
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet Oct. 19

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, October 19, 2017at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room, 7 N. Erie St. in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend this mee...

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Health Department
Posted on: September 15, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Town o...
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Health Department
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Chautauqua County Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Update

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – This is an update about the occurrence of Harmful Algal Blooms in Chautauqua County lakes.

  • Chautauqua Lake - Widespread HABs in both the South and North Basins.
  • Findley Lake - Widespread HABs throughout lake.

Note that HAB conditi...

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Health Department
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Community Opiate Overdose Response Training

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is sponsoring a free opioid overdose response (Narcan) training on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC),...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Chautauqua County Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Update

MAYVILLE,
N.Y.:
– This is the first in a series of weekly updates about the occurrenceof Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in Chautauqua County lakes.

  • Chautauqua Lake - Widespread HABs in south basin and near Long Point State Park; isolated blooms i...
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Health Department
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • TOWN OF ELLINGTON-- Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5 &nd...
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Health Department
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Horrigan Reminds Residents to Use Safety When Viewing Partial Solar Eclipse

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan encourages the public to use safety while viewing the total solar eclipse that will cross the United States on August 21, 2017.

The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979. ...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Ready for School?

MAYVILLE, N.Y:. – The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reminds parents that getting their children vaccinated according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 11, 2017

County Health Officials Urge Lake Chautauqua Users to be Cautious

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) urges all residents and visitors to be cautious when recreating in our lakes, especially if Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) are pr...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Foster Parents Needed in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a Foster Parent Open House and Orientation on Thursday, August 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Cassadaga Community Center, 25 Maple Ave. in Cassadaga, NY.  The p...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 8, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • TOWN OF ELLINGTON--Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5 – 7 p.m....
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Health Department
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Apothecary Body Art Co. Ordered Placarded

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Apothecary Body Art Co. located at 320 Cherry Street in the City of Jamestown was ordered placarded by the Chautauqua County Board of Health at its July 27th meeting. This action was necessitated due to the failure of the operat...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

MAYVILLE, N.Y.—In an effort to celebrate the importance of immunizations for a healthy start and throughout the lifespan and to make sure children are protected with all the vaccines they need, the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Huma...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 27, 2017

Eliminate Hepatitis – NOhep

Hepatitis Photo

Right: WE ARE committed to prevent infection and eliminate hepatitis.  #ShowYourFace

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is a unique occasion when patients, civil society, the general public and governments come together and unite to tackle...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Sharing the Road with Slow-Moving Vehicles

 

Pictured from left to right: Mike Seeley, Chautauqua County Deputy Sheriff; Ed Faulkner, Clymer Fire Chief; Emily Reynolds, Executive Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County; Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chau...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Bicycle Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Pictured from left to right: Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Mike Donner, Manager of the Jamestown Cycle Shop; two members of Women on Wheel...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) urges all Chautauqua County residents and visitors to educate themselves about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and to be cautious w...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet July 27

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room, 7 N. Erie St. in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend this meeting should call...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 28, 2017

County Health Partners Complete Update to Health Improvement Plan

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – In conjunction with the New York State Department of Health’s (NYSDOH) Prevention Agenda, the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (CCDHHS), Brooks Memorial Hospital, TLC Health Network, UPMC Chautauqua WCA,...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Prevent Skin Cancer: Protect Yourself in the Sun

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – “I am a skin cancer survivor,” said Christine Schuyler, Chautauqua County Director of Health and Human Services. “Fortunately, the lesion that wouldn’t heal below my eye in 2008 turned out to be basil cell carcinoma and was comp...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Above, County officials and staff gather for an Elder Abuse Awareness Month proclamation ceremony. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- - June has been proclaimed as Elder Abuse Awareness Month in Chautauqua County and The United Nations has designated Jun...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 9, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

TOWN OF PORTLAND   Thursday, June 29, 2017...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 30, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

TOWN OF PORTLAND   Thursday, June 29, 2017...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2018

Department of Mental Hygiene Honors First Cognitive enhancement Therapy Class

Pictured from left to right: Elizabeth Leighton, CET Coach;  Wendy Maayan, CET Trainer; Lynn Graziano-Shaffer, CET Coordinator and Coach; and Kolnae Jones, CET Coach.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--On March 21, a graduation ceremony was held at Infinity Visual...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Free Screenings of Documentary, "Suicide: The Ripple Effect"

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Two free screenings are scheduled of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” in Fredonia and Jamestown. The feature length documentary will be shown on Wednesday, May 2 at 4:30 p.m. at the Kelly Family Auditorium on the State Uni...

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Documentary Info Mental Hygiene
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention Receives Donations from Local Community Partners

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention recently received contributions from local community partners to the Alliance’s fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Donations were received from the Kick Cabin Fever Indoor Tri...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Collaboration Assists Survivors of Suicide Loss

Pictured above, representatives from the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care come together to offer a Survivors of Suicide Loss Bereavement Support Group. From left to right: Ann Rosenthal, Victoria Patti, ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Kick Cabin Fever Triathlon Supports Suicide Awareness Efforts in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--We all know how tough winters can be in Western New York. When the cold wind blows, the last thing anyone wants to think about is getting up and moving rather than curling up under a warm blanket and sipping a mug of hot chocolate. Being ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Make Your Mental Health a Priority This Holiday Season

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: The National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) says many people can find family gatherings, parties and other social events overwhelming. Others may feel deep sadness or loneliness during the holidays following the loss of a loved one, div...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: November 9, 2017

International Survivors of Suicide Day Event Being Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope.  A local...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Department of Mental Hygiene Stresses Importance of Suicide Awareness and Prevention

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers, and communities. Uncovering the reason for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging.

If you suspe...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Fifth Annual Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament for Suicide Awareness

LAKEWOOD, N.Y.: --On Saturday, September 9, 2017 the Fifth Annual Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Maplehurst Country Club, 1508 Big Tree Rd. in Lakewood, N.Y. Proceeds from this year’s tournament go to The Community Alliance for ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Chautauqua County Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Local Partners Hold Workshop

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers, and communities. Uncovering the reason for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging and local or...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Warrin' Wrecking Dolls Breaking the Walls of Stigma Through Suicide Prevention and Awareness

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention will be honored as the spotlight charity by the Warrin’ Wrecking Dolls roller derby team at their upcoming bout on Saturday August 5th as they continue to break down stigma and raise suicide p...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Second Annual Glow Your Mind 5K Run/Walk Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:- On Saturday, July 8, the second annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run was held at the Northwest Arena, in Jamestown. The race put a new spin on an outdoor run by offering participating runners and walkers a night time glow run through Jamestown.&...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Veteran's Peer to Peer Program Holding Kick-Off Picnic

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – The Dwyer Peer to Peer Program will be holding a Kick-off Picnic on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bergman Park on Baker Street in Jamestown.  Veterans are encouraged to attend with partners and families to learn mor...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: June 13, 2017

5K Glow Run Held to Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, July 8, 2017 the second annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arena in Jamestown. All of the proceeds raised by the event stay local and will be used for suicide p...

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Mental Hygiene

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Walk With Ease Program Coming to Northwest Arena

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--The Jamestown area’s first Walk With Ease program is set to begin April 9, 2018 at the Northwest Arena, 319 W. 3rd St., Jamestown. Walk With Ease is designed for people with arthritis, adults over the age of 50, or anyone wanti...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Another 90th Birthday Celebration Held at OFA's Westfield Senior Dining Site

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: September 27, 2017

90th Birthday Celebration Held at OFA's Westfield Senior Dining Site

Pictured from left to right: back row-- Pam Raymond, Sylvia Colbey, Jean Young, Dolores Kaufman,Frankie Rothwell, Audrey Wilkinson, and Gerri Harper; and front row-- Roselyn Davies, Birthday Girl: Lucile Inwood, and Kara Barone.

WESTFIELD, N.Y.:-- ...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: September 21, 2017

OFA Offers Health Insurance Public Forums to Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) is once again hosting a series of county-wide Health Insurance Public Forums to provide information to seniors, veterans, and caregivers as they prepare for Medicare Open Enrollme...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: August 30, 2017

OFA Joins the Alzheimer's Association in the Walk to End Alzheimer's

Pictured, staff of the Chautauqua County Office for the Aging who participated in the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- On September 9, 2017, the Western NY Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting a Walk to End Alzheimer&am...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Office for the Aging Still Has Senior Farmer's Market Coupons Available

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) still has plenty of Senior Farmer’s Market coupon books available. Coupons can be obtained at any of the OFA’s offices, which are located on the first floor of...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: June 19, 2017

OFA to Hold Annual County-Wide Senior Summer Picnic

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County Office for the Aging will be holding its Senior Picnic at Midway State Park in Maple Springs again this year. It will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the large pavilion right down by beautifu...

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Office for the Aging

News Flash

Posted on: January 31, 2018

Power Restored for National Grid Customers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--National
Grid has announced that power has now been restored for the more than 1,000customers in the Hartfield, Dewittville, Maple Springs and Ellery areas who
were without power yesterday.

With the power back on, the Chautauqua County...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Residents Urged to be Prepared for Flooding

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- With Chautauqua County expected to receive heavy rain and rising temperatures this week, Chautauqua County officials are reminding residents to please be prepared for potential flooding. 

The National Weather Service in Buffalo h...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Residents Urged to Use Caution During Winter Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive significant snowfall this week, Chautauqua County Officials are reminding residents to please use caution.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo currently has a Lake Effect Snow Warning in effec...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Director of Emergency Services

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (right) welcomes John Griffith (left) as the new Chautauqua County Director of Emergency Services.

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced his appointment of...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Office of Emergency Services Launches Emergency Medical Services Team

 

 

Above, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and County Emergency Services Director Julius Leone Jr. join staff to kick off the Chautauqua County EMS program.

  

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: June 29, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Emergency Services

 

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (left) joins Office of Emergency Services staff to announce Julius Leone Jr.’s (center) retirement as Director of Emergency Services. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Exe...

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Office of Emergency Services

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News Flash

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Applications Available on Feb. 1 for County's 2019 Lakes and Waterways Grant Program

Pictured above from left to right, streambank stabilization projects in the Lake Erie Watershed and Chautauqua Lake Watershed.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development has announced applications for Chautauqua...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: December 1, 2017

CCIDA and Dept. of Planning and Economic Development Director Announces His Departure

Pictured, Kevin Sanvidge.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--Kevin M. Sanvidge, Administrative Director/CEO of the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) and Director of the Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development, has announc...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Chautauqua County's Innovative 2% Occupancy Tax Grant Program for Lakes and Waterways Evolves

         Pictured: the Findley Lake Dam Rehabilitation Project and a Streambank Stabilization Project in the Chautauqua Lake Watershed. Both projects received funding through the County’s 2% Occupancy...

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Link to Request for Assistance Form Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: August 10, 2017

2017 Celebrate Chautauqua Lake Rally

BEMUS POINT, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development and the Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance invite the public to join them for the fourth annual Celebrate the Lake Rally. The rally will be held on A...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Local Waterfront Revitalization Open Houses Scheduled

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:--A Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) is a locally prepared, comprehensive land and water use plan for a community’s natural, public and working waterfront. Chautauqua County has received funding from the New York State Departme...

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Planning and Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: May 25, 2018

County Executive Announces Retirement of Public Facilities Director

 

Pictured above from left to right: George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; and George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director. 

 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive George Bor...

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Public Facilities
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Residents Urged to Use Caution During Winter Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive significant snowfall this week, Chautauqua County Officials are reminding residents to please use caution.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo currently has a Lake Effect Snow Warning in effec...

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Public Facilities
Posted on: June 19, 2017

CARTS Holds Open House in Jamestown to Celebrate 40 Years of Service to County Residents

Pictured, County Executive Vince Horrigan (right) presents CARTS Senior Project Coordinator Michele Westphal with a certificate in recognition of CARTS’ 40 years of service to the community.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- On June 9, 2017 the Chautauqua Area ...

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Public Facilities

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

County Proposes Local Law to Create Animal Abuse Registry

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- A proposed local law authorizing
the creation of an animal abuse registry is set to be discussed at the ChautauquaCounty Legislature’s Public Safety Committee meeting next week.

The local law would create an online registry to identif...

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Public Safety

News Flash

Posted on: May 25, 2018

County Executive Announces Retirement of Public Facilities Director

 

Pictured above from left to right: George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; and George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director. 

 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive George Bor...

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Recent News
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Protect Against Ticks and Prevent Disease

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Tick populations are growing in Chautauqua County and the percentage of ticks that are infected with the bacteria that causes Lyme disease is also increasing. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) advises r...

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Additional Info... Recent News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10 a.m. to noon at the ...
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Recent News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Chautauqua...
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Recent News
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Applications Available on Feb. 1 for County's 2019 Lakes and Waterways Grant Program

Pictured above from left to right, streambank stabilization projects in the Lake Erie Watershed and Chautauqua Lake Watershed.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development has announced applications for Chautauqua...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 30, 2017

OFA Joins the Alzheimer's Association in the Walk to End Alzheimer's

Pictured, staff of the Chautauqua County Office for the Aging who participated in the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- On September 9, 2017, the Western NY Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting a Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Point Gratiot in ...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Fifth Annual Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament for Suicide Awareness

LAKEWOOD, N.Y.: --On Saturday, September 9, 2017 the Fifth Annual Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Maplehurst Country Club, 1508 Big Tree Rd. in Lakewood, N.Y. Proceeds from this year’s tournament go to The Community Alliance for Suicide Pr...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Sound the Alarm for Fire Safety

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently joined members of the American Red Cross of Western and Central New York to raise awareness about the American Red Cross’ upcoming Sound the Alarm events.

Sound the Alarm is a ...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • TOWN OF ELLINGTON-- Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5 – 7 p.m...
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Recent News
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Ready for School?

MAYVILLE, N.Y:. – The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reminds parents that getting their children vaccinated according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the most impo...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County:

  • TOWN OF ELLINGTON--Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5 – 7 p.m....
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Recent News
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Office for the Aging Still Has Senior Farmer's Market Coupons Available

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) still has plenty of Senior Farmer’s Market coupon books available. Coupons can be obtained at any of the OFA’s offices, which are located on the first floor of the HRC Building, 7...

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Recent News
Posted on: July 20, 2017

County Officials Provide Presentation on MCEC Application to State

 

Above, Regional Solutions Commission Chairman George Borrello speaks to the review panel about the county’s MCEC grant application. 

 

ALBANY, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County officials recently traveled to Albany to provide New York Sta...

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Recent News
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Sharing the Road with Slow-Moving Vehicles

 

Pictured from left to right: Mike Seeley, Chautauqua County Deputy Sheriff; Ed Faulkner, Clymer Fire Chief; Emily Reynolds, Executive Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County; Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chau...

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Recent News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Pictured above from left to right, front row—Tate Catanese and Keara Brady, essay contest grand prize winners; and back row—Mike Sperry, Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Pat Catanese, Tate’s father; Vince Horrigan, Chaut...

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Recent News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 16, 2018

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 26th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 26th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opened on March 13, 2018 and all entries must be submitted by April 13, 20...

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Sports Fishery Advisory Board
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Pictured above from left to right, front row—Tate Catanese and Keara Brady, essay contest grand prize winners; and back row—Mike Sperry, Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Pat Catanese, Tate’s father; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; and Ma...

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Sports Fishery Advisory Board

News Flash

Posted on: July 7, 2017

Veteran's Peer to Peer Program Holding Kick-Off Picnic

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – The Dwyer Peer to Peer Program will be holding a Kick-off Picnic on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bergman Park on Baker Street in Jamestown.  Veterans are encouraged to attend with partners and families to learn mor...

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Veterans Service Agency