Posted on: September 16, 2016

Educators Tour Athenex Facilities

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: --- Collaboration between educators in Chautauqua County and Athenex continues, with local schools actively engaged in preparations for Athenex’s workforce needs.

Athenex, in partnership with Empire State Development and New York State, ...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

County Executive to Give 2017 Tentative Budget Presentation to County Legislature

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will provide his 2017 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature meeting, w...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

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 Sunday, September 11, 2016 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse, 1 N. Erie St. in Mayville.

The progr...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Chautauqua County Farmers and Agribusinesses Receive Over $4 Million in Funding

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District Field Manager David Spann recently announced $4,263,516 has been awarded to support 51 agricultural projects across Chautauqua County ...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

County and Cornell Cooperative Extension Host Craft Beverage Summit

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Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan addresses attendees of the Craft Beverage Summit.

PORTLAND, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development, County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA),...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2016

County Executive Announces Retirement of Veteran Service Agency Director

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan announced today that Chautauqua County Veterans Service Agency Director Gary Chilcott will retire from his position effective November 11, 2016. Chilcott was appointed director of the agency in ...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Acquisition of Real Property from Bush Industries, Inc.

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Pictured from left to right: Patrick McLaughlin, Town of Ellicott Supervisor; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Lisa Vanstrom, Chautauqua County Legislator (R-Ellicott, Falconer and Celoron), James Garde, Bush Industries CEO; Neil Frederick, Di...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Athenex Workforce Development Initiative Commences

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Pictured, community members of the Chautauqua County Education Coalition gather to understand job descriptions and the workforce development needs of Athenex.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: --- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and the Chautauqua County Educa...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Horrigan and Rosas Announce New Marina Operator

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Photo Caption: New marina operators Charles Pringle and his wife Leslie (center), join local officials from Chautauqua County, the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency, and City of Dunkirk to celebrate a new era for two Dunkirk marinas.

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winner

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Pictured: Back row from left to right: Craig Robbins, Chautauqua County Sports Fishing and Hunting Director and Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Nathan Dossey; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; and front row: Natalie Doss...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2016

Area Restaurant and Beer Distributors Offer Getting Home Safe from the Point

BEMUS POINT, N.Y.:-- The Village Casino, Southern Tier Brewery, Arthur R. Gren Co. Inc. and the Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) have come together to offer Getting Home Safe from the Point.

Getting Home Safe from the Point is a transpor...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Horrigan Announces Three Upcoming Neighborhood Chats

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- In an effort to open up additional channels of communication, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan is prepared to visit several coffee shops and restaurants around the county as part of his Neighborhood Chats.

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Posted on: May 17, 2016

Horrigan Provides Statement Upon Signing Local Law to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan signed the local law to raise the legal age for purchase of tobacco products in Chautauqua County to 21. This legislation was recently passed by a bi-partisan supermajo...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2016

Horrigan Reminds Residents about Upcoming Workers' Memorial Day

FREWSBURG, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan is reminding residents about the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee’s 16th Annual Workers’ Memorial Day. The event will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Horrigan Announces Plans for 2016 Neighborhood Chats

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- In an effort to open up additional channels of communication, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced his intentions to visit several coffee shops and restaurants around the county as part of his 2016 Neighborhood Chats...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Chautauqua County Workers' Memorial Committee Holds 16th Annual Workers' Memorial Day

FREWSBURG, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee will be holding its 16th Annual Workers’ Memorial Day on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Site at Erlandson Overview Park on Oak Hill Road in ...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Fredonia Student Association Hosts Chautauqua County Executive for Student Forum

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Pictured: Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (center) recently met with students at the State University of New York at Fredonia for a Student Forum.

FREDONIA, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently spoke to students at t...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2016

Statement from Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan About the Passing of Jim Roselle

Today I join with all of Chautauqua County in mourning the loss of Jamestown legend Jim Roselle. Jim was an incredible ambassador for our region as his gentle nature combined with a sharp mind, found a way to tell the stories and bring out the best in ev...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2016

Horrigan Establishes Regional Solutions Commission

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently announced the membership for his Regional Solutions Commission and its first public forum will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 10 a.m. in the training rooms at the Office of Eme...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SAVES RESIDENTS MORE THAN $5 MILLION WITH PROACT RX DISCOUNT CARDS

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- In close to seven years, Chautauqua County residents have collectively saved more than $5 million while using the ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program. The discount card program was exclusively endorsed by Chautauqua County in Dece...Read on...

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Posted on: February 16, 2016

Horrigan to Present 2016 State of the County Address

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will be presenting his third State of the County address on Wednesday, February 24, 2016.

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

Posted on: January 26, 2016

Grand Prize Winners Announced for 2015 I Love CHQ Video Challenge

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Pictured left to right: James Parker, CEO and President of Digitell, Inc.; David Saxton, grand prize winner; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Chris White of the International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons, who accepted the award on be...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 24th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 24th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opens on February 1, 2016 and all entries must be submitted by March 18, 2...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Twenty-eight Projects in Chautauqua County Receive 2015 REDC Awards

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Twenty-eight projects across Chautauqua County have received a total of $8,531,030 through the 2015 Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards.

The REDC initiative was established in 2011 by New York State Governor Andrew C...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Winners Announced for Final Contest Period of I Love CHQ Video Challenge

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Picture Caption: From left to right: Kevin Geiser, contest winner; David Saxton, contest winner; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Kevin Kearns, Vice President of the Division of Engagement and Economic Development at the State University of Ne...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Horrigan Makes Permanent Probation Director Appointment

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Pictured from left to right: Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Probation Director Thomas Narraway.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently announced the permanent appointment of Thomas Narr...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Cummins' Community Recycling Day A Success

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- Cummins Inc.’s Jamestown Engine Plant has once again given back to its local community. The plant recently hosted and sponsored a Community Recycling Day event where residents could recycle electronics and safely dispose of household ha...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

County Executive Reminds Agriculture Producers and Members about AG Forum

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan encourages agriculture producers and members from across Chautauqua County to take part in the 2015 Chautauqua County Ag Forum. The forum is scheduled for Tuesday, November 17 from 10 a.m. to 3...Read on...

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Chautauqua County Multi-Government Efficiency Plan Approved by State

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County, acting as the lead agency, recently received notification its submitted multi-government efficiency plan has been approved by the New York State Division of Budget with some minor changes.

The multi-government eff...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Horrigan Signs Local Law Prohibiting Personal Care Products Containing Microbeads

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan today signed a local law prohibiting the sale of personal care products containing microbeads in Chautauqua County. The local law goes into effect on February 15, 2016.

Microbeads are synthe...Read on...


Posted on: March 9, 2016

County Accepting Applications for 2017 Occupancy Tax Grants for Tourism Projects

The Chautauqua County Legislature is now accepting applications for the 2017 Occupancy Tax Grants for tourism and convention development.

Chautauqua County established a 3% occupancy tax for the purposes of promoting, developing, and protecting the are...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2015

County Legislature to Hold Public Hearing on Formation of North Chautauqua County Water District

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- As the next step in the formation of the North Chautauqua County Water District , the Chautauqua County Legislature has set a public hearing to be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The public hearing will begin at 6:45 p.m. in the le...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

STAR Transition to a Personal Income Tax Credit (PIT)

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --The 2016-17 New York State Budget is changing the STAR school property tax exemption and is being transitioned to a new personal income tax (PIT) credit program. The legislation also allows those property owners eligible for the PIT cre...Read on...


Posted on: September 23, 2016

Tobacco 21 Law to go Into Effect October 1, 2016

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Beginning October 1, customers must be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products in Chautauqua County. Signed into law in May, Local Law 2-16 prohibits the sale of cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, powdered tobacco, shisha, b...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

COLORBURST EVENT SET FOR SEPTEMBER 24

MAYVILLE, NY - The 2nd annual COLORburst event will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at the Pillar of Fire Fellowship, 221 Lake Shore Drive West in Dunkirk. This year’s event will feature the All Cancer Awareness and Memorial Walk for Healing and ...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

DHHS Announces Upcoming 2016 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 CARROLL
Thursday, September 15, 2016 5 –...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

County Health Officials Urge Chautauqua Lake Users to be Cautious

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) urges all residents to be cautious when recreating in our lakes, especially if algae is present. Lake users should be aware that algal ...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

DHHS Announces Upcoming 2016 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 18, 2016
5 – 7 p.m...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

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, August 9, 2016 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), 501...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

Don’t Wait to Get Your Kids’ Back to School Immunizations

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) encourages parents to check immunization records with their child’s doctor as soon as possible. Children entering Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grades 6, 7, and 12 must have...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Upcoming Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, July 21, 2016 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...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

It's Important for You and Your Family to be Tick Free!

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been notified of the presence of the bacteria that causes Lyme disease in the County’s deer tick population. The New York State Department of Health conducts tick ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

DHHS Announces Upcoming 2016 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 POMFRET Saturday, June 11, 2016
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Posted on: May 26, 2016

This Friday Celebrate “Don’t Fry Day”

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention encourage everyone to protect your skin today and every day. To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer from overexposure to...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Health Partners Request Participation in Community Health Survey

MAYVILLE, N.Y:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is conducting a community health assessment to identify and address the most pressing public health needs of Chautauqua County.

County residents are encouraged to participat...Read on...

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Posted on: May 20, 2016

Job Corps Students and Staff Help Clean Up South County Office Building

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Pictured: Job Corps students show community support by helping to clean up outside of the South County Office Building in Jamestown. From left to right: Jordan Bardo (staff), Arlene Tariq, Urlka Joseph, Klaw Reh, Tymaine Dunlap, Jeremiah Small, and Steph...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Jamestown Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the City of Jamestown for being the overall winner in the annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall held on Saturday. The City...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Village of Sinclairville

MAYVILLE, NY: The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the boil water order in effect since May 9, 2016 for all customers served by the Village of Sinclairville water supply is now lifted. Water samples collecte...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

2016 Drinking Water Contest to be Held Saturday

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: Who will earn the title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in Chautauqua County for 2016? This will be decided on Saturday, May 14 at Chautauqua Mall when drinking water from seven municipal water systems will compete for the title. This yea...Read on...

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Village of Sinclairville

MAYVILLE, NY: The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is asking all customers of the Village of Sinclairville water supply to conserve water and boil all water for drinking and cooking.

On May 9, 2016 a major leak developed in ...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

DHHS Announces Upcoming 2016 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 WESTFIELD Saturday, May 14, 2016
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Posted on: April 19, 2016

National Infant Immunization Week

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:– The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is observing National Infant Immunization Week during the week of April 16 - 23. This is a Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiative to raise awareness about t...Read on...

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council to Meet

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health announces that the next meeting of the Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC) has been scheduled for:

Thursday April 14, 2016
2 p.m.Jefferson Hall
25 Maple StreetCassadag...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Rescheduled Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health meeting previously scheduled for Thursday, April 21, 2016 has been cancelled. The meeting will now be held on Thursday, April 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room in Mayville. Anyone seeking ...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Community Baby Shower Set for April 19

MAYVILLE, NY - Expectant and new mothers in Chautauqua County are warmly invited to attend a Community Baby Shower on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m. at The Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Ct. in Dunkirk, N.Y. The Chautauqua County Maternal ...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

DHHS Announces Upcoming 2016 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:

CITY OF JAMESTOWN
Thursday, March 31, 20165 - 7 p...Read on...

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

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, March 8, 2016 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), 501 ...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

Cancer Screening Can Lower Death Rate

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: — March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Christine Schuyler, Director of Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services, is urging everyone to talk to their doctor about screening and testing options for colorectal cance...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Community Opiate Overdose Response Trainings

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is sponsoring two free opioid overdose response (Narcan) trainings. Training will be held on Tuesday, February 16 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abu...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2016

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Take time this January to observe Cervical Health Awareness Month and learn what you can do to detect and prevent cervical cancer.

“It’s important for women to know their risk for cervical cancer and talk with their health care prov...Read on...

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Posted on: January 7, 2016

Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2016 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 ...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

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 Monday, January 11, 2016 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), 50...Read on...

Posted on: November 30, 2015

County in Urgent Need of Foster and Adoptive Families

The National Adoption Campaign recently launched a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) to help raise awareness of the need for adoptive families. In the United States, there are currently 108,000 children under the age of 18 who are waiting...Read on...

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Posted on: November 18, 2015

Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council to Meet

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health announces that the next meeting of the Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC) has been scheduled for:

Thursday December 3, 2015
12:00 pmJefferson Hall
25 Maple StreetCass...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2015

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 Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the Mental Health Association at the Gateway Center, 31 Wate...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

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 Monday, November 9, 2015 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), 50...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2015

Chautauqua County Lead Task Force Participating in Halloween Fun Fest

MAYVILLE, NY - In conjunction with International Lead Poisoning Awareness Month, the Chautauqua County Lead Task Force announced its participation in the annual Halloween Fun Fest at the Allen Park Ice Rink on Saturday, October 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2015

DHHS Announces Final Animal Rabies Immunization Clinic for 2015

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

CITY OF JAMESTOWN
Saturday, November 7, 201510 a.m....Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - It is estimated that one in eight women will develop breast cancer during her life. Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in New York State. Each year in New York, nearly 15,000 women are diagnose...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2015

Forestville Water Deemed Safe by New York State Department of Health

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- - The New York State Health Department (NYSDOH) has just released a detailed report which indicates that the Village of Forestville drinking water is safe. Since the Village replaced their 120 year old springs with two new wells in 2014,...Read on...

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

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 Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Brocton Central School’s cafeteria at 138 West Main St. i...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2015

Department of Health & Human Services to Discontinue Water Sample Drop Off Service in Jamestown

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- - Effective immediately, the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will no longer accept water samples at the South County Office Building in Jamestown. All Jamestown customers who use the DHHS’ Environmental H...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2015 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 ...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2015

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 Monday, October 5, 2015 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), 501...Read on...


Posted on: September 22, 2016

Chautauqua County 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 suspect so...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting Suicide Prevention

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –Community members from all over the Chautauqua region are expected to participate in the upcoming Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Jamestown on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

First Annual Glow Your Mind Run/Walk Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:- On Saturday, August 27,the first annual GLOW Your Mind 4K Run was held at the Northwest Arena, formally known as the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, in Jamestown. The race put a new spin on an outdoor run this year by offering participatin...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

4K Glow Run Highlights Mental Wellness and Physical Wellness Are of Equal Importance

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, August 27, 2016 the first annual GLOW Your Mind 4K Run will take place at 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, 319 West Third St. in Jamestown. The race, previously known as the Strides for My Mind Run/Walk, is updati...Read on...

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Posted on: June 23, 2016

Free Naloxone (Narcan) Opioid Overdose Response Training Available to Community

RIPLEY, N.Y.:-- A free opioid overdose response training sponsored by the Strength of Support (S.O.S.) group will be held on July 12, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Ripley Free Library, 64 West Main St. in Ripley. The training is open to the public and is availabl...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

June 13 Event Will Focus on Continuing Prevention Efforts of Opiate Use and Abuse

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – A community event entitled Hope and Healing for Chautauqua will be held on Monday, June 13 at the Chautauqua Suites and Conference Center, 215 W. Lake Rd. in Mayville. The purpose of the daylong event will be to promote hope, highlight r...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Free Naloxone Opioid Overdose Response Training Available to Community

FREWSBURG, N.Y.:-- A free opioid overdose response training sponsored by the Strength of Support (S.O.S.) group will be held on May 16 in Frewsburg at the Relief Zone. The training is open to the public and is available to those in the community who wish ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Local Support Group Focuses on Hope and Recovery

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- A local addiction support group is working to bring a message of hope and recovery to those who are impacted by the addiction of a loved one. The Strength of Support (S.O.S.) group is a group that was created in October of 2014 to suppo...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Date Set for Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –Community members from all over the area are expected to participate in the upcoming Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Saturday, September 24 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena. The fundraising walk supports the American Founda...Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2016

Chautauqua Tapestry Joins Over 1,100 National Children's Mental Health Awareness Celebrations

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Pictured, Chautauqua Tapestry Governance Board and Staff show their support for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: —Chautauqua Tapestry joined more than 1,100 communities across the country in celebrating the Substance Abuse and ...Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2016

Kick Cabin Fever Indoor 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 getting moving rather than curling up under a warm blanket and sipping hot chocolate. Being a...Read on...

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

Information Available for Understanding Rights for Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Coverage

Chautauqua County with New York State works with insurers, providers, and families to improve access to needed treatment. A brochure released by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) gives general information on pati...Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL MAKES SUICIDE PREVENTION A PRIORITY

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Suicide is a tough topic for anyone. Thanks to the efforts of school districts and administrations that are willing to address tough topics such as suicide, schools remain a safe haven where students are cared for and safe. A local schoo...Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2015

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 Survivor ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2015

Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting Suicide Prevention

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –Community members from all over the region are expected to participate in the upcoming Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Saturday, October 17. The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) by he...Read on...

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Posted on: June 23, 2016

Office for the Aging Announces Senior Farmer's Market Coupon Distribution

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) has announced this year’s distribution of Senior Farmer’s Market coupon books. Coupons will be distributed at:

• Dunkirk Senior Center at 45 Cliffstar Ct. in Dunkirk, right next to the...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Office for the Aging Announces a New Dining Out Restaurant

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) recently announced Central Station Restaurant is now participating in its Senior Restaurant Dining Out Program. Central Station Restaurant is located at 332 Central Ave. in Dunkirk, N.Y. an...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2015

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

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging 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 Enrollment, which runs ...Read on...


Posted on: October 7, 2015

Emergency Services Seek Public Input on Updated Draft Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Mayville, NY– The Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services is seeking additional public input on the updated draft of the County’s Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

“Public participation in the planning process is critical to the succ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Department of Planning and Economic Development Announces 2016 Chautauqua Lake Rally

BEMUS POINT, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development invites residents and visitors to learn more about all of the positive initiatives currently underway to address the health of Chautauqua Lake by attending the Chau...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Dredging Project Successfully Concluded in Dunkirk Harbor

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Pictured, dredging work at the Town of Hanover Boat Launch.

HANOVER, N.Y.:-- Dean Marine & Excavating Inc., a Michigan-based contractor, has concluded the dredging project for the City of Dunkirk’s boat launch in Dunkirk Harbor and has moved to the...Read on...


Posted on: August 23, 2016

Chautauqua County to Hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

FALCONER, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Division of Solid Waste has announced the final Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day of 2016 will be held on Saturday, September 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chautauqua County D...Read on...

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

CARTS and Team Services, Inc. Expand Public Transportation Service in Southwest County

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan is pleased to announce the expansion of public transportation services in the corridor from Jamestown to the Southwest area of Chautauqua County including Ashville, Panama, Clymer and French Cre...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

CARTS Temporary Schedule Change

LAKEWOOD, N.Y.:--CARTS has been notified that the intersection at 8th St. and Jones & Gifford will be closed starting May 2, 2016. The expected reopening date is May 15, 2016. During this time period CARTS Services to The Resource Center (TRC) on Jo...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2016

CARTS Announces a Pilot City Route Service to Nestle Purina in Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: --Through collaboration efforts between Kelly Services, Nestle Purina, and the Chautauqua County Mobility Manager, beginning April 4, 2016 Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) will pilot “factory runs” to and from Nestle Purina i...Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2015

CARTS Receives Grant for Replacement Buses

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:—Chautauqua County Executive Vincent Horrigan is pleased to announce that the Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) has received seven replacement buses through the New York State Department of Transportation’s Section 5311 grant ...Read on...


Posted on: September 23, 2016

Tobacco 21 Law to go Into Effect October 1, 2016

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Beginning October 1, customers must be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products in Chautauqua County. Signed into law in May, Local Law 2-16 prohibits the sale of cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, powdered tobacco, shisha, b...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Chautauqua County 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 suspect so...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Educators Tour Athenex Facilities

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: --- Collaboration between educators in Chautauqua County and Athenex continues, with local schools actively engaged in preparations for Athenex’s workforce needs.

Athenex, in partnership with Empire State Development and New York State, ...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting Suicide Prevention

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –Community members from all over the Chautauqua region are expected to participate in the upcoming Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Jamestown on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

County Executive to Give 2017 Tentative Budget Presentation to County Legislature

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will provide his 2017 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature meeting, w...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

First Annual Glow Your Mind Run/Walk Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:- On Saturday, August 27,the first annual GLOW Your Mind 4K Run was held at the Northwest Arena, formally known as the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, in Jamestown. The race put a new spin on an outdoor run this year by offering participatin...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

COLORBURST EVENT SET FOR SEPTEMBER 24

MAYVILLE, NY - The 2nd annual COLORburst event will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at the Pillar of Fire Fellowship, 221 Lake Shore Drive West in Dunkirk. This year’s event will feature the All Cancer Awareness and Memorial Walk for Healing and ...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

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 Sunday, September 11, 2016 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse, 1 N. Erie St. in Mayville.

The progr...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

DHHS Announces Upcoming 2016 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 CARROLL Thursday, September 15, 2016
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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Free Naloxone Opioid Overdose Response Training Available to Community

FREWSBURG, N.Y.:-- A free opioid overdose response training sponsored by the Strength of Support (S.O.S.) group will be held on May 16 in Frewsburg at the Relief Zone. The training is open to the public and is available to those in the community who wish ...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Chautauqua County Workers' Memorial Committee Holds 16th Annual Workers' Memorial Day

FREWSBURG, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee will be holding its 16th Annual Workers’ Memorial Day on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Site at Erlandson Overview Park on Oak Hill Road in ...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...


Posted on: March 17, 2016

Chautauqua County Employee Receives NYWEA Award

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Pictured from left to right: Vince Horrigan, County Executive; Christine Humphrey, Chemist/Laboratory Director at the SCCLSD; and Tom Walsh, Director of the SCCLSD.

CELORON, N.Y.:-- Christine Humphrey, an employee at the South and Center Chautauqua Lak...Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winner

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Pictured: Back row from left to right: Craig Robbins, Chautauqua County Sports Fishing and Hunting Director and Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Nathan Dossey; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; and front row: Natalie Doss...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 24th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 24th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opens on February 1, 2016 and all entries must be submitted by March 18, 2...Read on...


Posted on: July 29, 2016

County Executive Announces Retirement of Veteran Service Agency

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan announced today that Chautauqua County Veterans Service Agency Director Gary Chilcott will retire from his position effective November 11, 2016. Chilcott was appointed director of the agency in ...Read on...