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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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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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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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 attacked by thi...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Tax for L...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for All Brocton Water Customers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the Village of Brocton announced today that the boil water order in effect since Monday May 15, 2017 for all customers served by the Village of Brocton water supply is no...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Horrigan and Spanos Announce Appointment of Manager of Airports

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Pictured from left to right: Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Ronald Almeter, Manager of Airports; and George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director.

 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Ho...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

RECALL OF ATOMIZATION DEVICE FOR NALOXONE (NARCAN) KIT

MDA300 naloxone atomizer recall

Medication Contained inside is still Viable, Effective despite Potential Defect in Foam Atomizer for Naloxone Kits

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:— Teleflex Medical, the manufacturer of the MAD300 mucosal atomization device used as part of the naloxone (e.g., “narcan”...Read on...

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