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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Increase in Area's Lodging Occupancy Bodes Well for Tourism Growth

Lobby of the National Comedy Center

Pictured, the lobby of the new National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y. The center is expected to draw year-round visitors to Chautauqua County.  

 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- According to a recent survey of lodging occupancy conducted ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

County Executive to Give 2019 Tentative Budget Presentation

Chautauqua County Seal

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello will provide his 2019 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 5, 2018

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

American Flag

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The local American Legion and the Chautauqua County Veterans Council will be holding a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse. 1 N. Erie Street in Mayville.

The progr...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Borrello Announces New Leadership for Department of Public Facilities

New DPF Director Announced

Pictured, Chautauqua County welcomes its new Department of Public Facilities (DPF) Director. From left to right: John Hemmer, County Legislator (R-Westfield); Brad Bentley, new DPF Director; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; George Spanos, ret...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Local Leaders Meet with Railroad Officials

Local leaders meet with railroad officials

Pictured, municipal leaders meet with railroad officials to further strengthen communication and emergency preparedness efforts.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello recently met with local leaders and high-level executives from th...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

County Executive Signs Agreement to Develop Cold Storage Facility in Dunkirk

Former Edgewood Property in Dunkirk

Pictured, the former Edgewood Property on Roberts Road in the City of Dunkirk.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: -- A remediated brownfield site in Dunkirk, which has been an eyesore for decades, will be transformed into a state-of-the-art cold storage facility. 

Cha...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Borrello Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Fishing Trip

Pictured from left to right, front row--Conner Degnan and Mattea Hilliker, essay contest grand prize winners; second row— Amanda Degnan, Conner’s mother, and Amber Hilliker, Mattea’s mother; third row—George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive, and Dan ...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 22, 2018

County Executive to Recognize Don Reinhoudt

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello invites the public to join him in recognizing the achievements of Donald Reinhoudt. Borrello will be presenting Reinhoudt with a letter of commendation at the Chautauqua County Legislature mee...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

County Executive Announces Retirement of Public Facilities Director

County Executive George Borrello and DPF Director George Spanos

 

Pictured 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 Borrello recently a...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Businesses, Organizations and Municipalities Encouraged to Apply for Funding through CFA Process

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JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Development reminds interested businesses, organizations, and municipalities to apply for grant funding for their economic and community development projects through this year’s New York S...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Bemus Point Natives Renovate Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House

Ribbon Cutting for Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House

Pictured, owners Bryce and Rachel Steffen cut the ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of the Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House. The Steffens were joined by Mike Steffen, general contractor; state and local officials; and their staff and family. Also...

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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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Posted on: August 31, 2018

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

 

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, Sept. 8, 2018 from 1 &ndas...
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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Foodborne Illness Investigation Continues

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services has received many calls in response to the press release issued Thursday afternoon, August 23, regarding cases of illness potentially associated with the McDonald’s ...

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Health & Human Services Department
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Joint Statement from NYS DOH & Co. DOH Regarding Investigation at Jamestown Fast Food Establishment

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, NY - The New York State Department of Health, working collaboratively with the Chautauqua County Health Department, is investigating reports of multiple illnesses potentially associated with the McDonald’s at 2803 N. Main Street Extens...

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Health & Human Services Department
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Chautauqua County Harmful Algal Bloom Update

Harmful Algal Blooms

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Monitoring and sampling efforts for harmful algal blooms or HABs are ongoing at affected lakes in Chautauqua County.

  • Chautauqua Lake – Widespread harmful algal blooms have been confirmed in the South Basin and...
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Health & Human Services Department
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Foster Parents Needed in Chautauqua County

Foster Child

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Home Finding Team will offer a Foster Parent Open House on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 4 to 6 p.m.  The event will take place at the Cassadaga campus of Park Unite...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

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, August 18, 2018 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the ...
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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Harmful Algal Bloom Update

Harmful Algal Blooms

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services continues its  monitoring and sampling efforts to evaluate the occurrence of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in Chautauqua County lakes. Current findings show:

  • C...
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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Changes Are Coming to Long Term Care Medicaid for Residents in Nursing Homes

Elderly woman in wheel chair

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--Medicaid is a federal, state and local governmental public assistance program that pays for health care services for those with low incomes or very high medical bills relative to their income and assets.  New York State is the o...

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Health & Human Services Department
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABS)

Harmful Algal Blooms

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 when swim...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Beat the Heat

Heat-related Illnesses

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Heat related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this, over 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. For the next few days, Chautauqua County will be in the grips of extreme heat - summertime tempe...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Board of Health to Meet July 19

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, July 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 ...

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Health & Human Services Department
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Mini- Grants Available for Pedestrian Improvements

walkers

Photo caption: Area walking group participants get out to walk in any weather. The Our Community Walks mini-grants are being offered to help municipalities improve walkability, while encouraging residents to get out and walk more.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - When it...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Jamestown Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

2018 Water Tasting Contest

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities for being the winner of the 25th annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall o...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

25th Annual Drinking Water Contest to be Held June 16

Water Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Who will earn the title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in Chautauqua County for 2018?  This will be decided on Saturday, June 16 at Chautauqua Mall when drinking water from municipal water systems across the county will compete ...

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Health & Human Services Department
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Is Arthritis Keeping You From Living the Life You Want?

Walk with Ease Program Graduates-PR photo

Pictured, recent graduates of the Walk With Ease program held at the Northwest Arena in Jamestown give a thumbs up for the program.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- June means warmer weather and increased outdoor physical activity - the perfect time to get active to pre...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

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, June 23, 2018 from 10...
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Health & Human Services Department
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Protect Against Ticks and Prevent Disease

remove tick

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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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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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 & Human Services 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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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 attac...

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Health & Human Services 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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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Chautauqua County Dept. of Mental Hygiene Stresses Importance of Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Reach Out a Hand Poster

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 reasons for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging.  ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Recovery Walks to be Held in Dunkirk and Jamestown

 Pictured, the Recovery Walk Planning Group – From left to right: Kia Briggs, Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County; Annie Rosenthal, Public Relations Coordinator of Chautauqua Tapestry, Chautauqua Cou...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament Receives National Recognition for Suicide Awareness Outreach

Raynor Group Photo

Pictured from left to right: Victoria Patti, Coordinator of the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention; Carri Raynor, Organizer of the Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament; and Annie Rosenthal, Public Relations Coordinator at Chautauqua Tapestry

 

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Medication-Assisted Treatment Available at County Behavioral Health Clinics

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene continues to offer medication-assisted treatment at its two behavioral health clinics to help those struggling with opioid dependency.

Chautauqua County Behavioral Health Clinics&rsqu...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 31, 2018

5K Glow Run/Walk to Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

Glow Your Mind 5K Run

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, August 25, 2018 the third annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arena, 319 W. Third St. in Jamestown. All of the proceeds raised by the event stay local and will b...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Wise Mind Project for Youth Launches in Jamestown

Wise Mind logo

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene, Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), Chautauqua Tapestry, the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Family Peer Support Services of Chautauqua County, and The Pho...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Children's Mental Health Awareness Month Celebrated in May

KC with Proclamation

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- This past May, Chautauqua Tapestry and community partners joined communities across the country in celebrating May as Children’s Mental Health awareness month. Every May Chautauqua Tapestry brings together providers, families, ...

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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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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

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

OFA to Hold Annual County-Wide Senior Summer Picnic and Celebrate its 45th Birthday as an Agency

OFA Senior Picnic

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The 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 10, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the large pavilion right dow...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: June 20, 2018

OFA Offers Medicare Educational Presentation to Answer Questions for Individuals New to Medicare

Flyer for A B C Ds of Medicare Workshop

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) is hosting “The A, B, C & D’s of Medicare” on Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. at the Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Ct., in Dunkirk, N.Y. The workshop is for individuals who...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

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

Farmers Market

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

  • Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until coupon b...
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Office for the Aging
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

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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 4, 2018

North Chautauqua Lake Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements

NCLSD Treatement Plant

 

Pictured, construction activity at the North Chautauqua Lake Sewer District’s Wastewater Treatment Plant with the new filter building in the background.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Good progress is being made with the construction of the North Chautauqua L...

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Planning and Community Development
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Time to Rally - Summer 2018

Residents Attend Chautauqua Lake Rally

   

Pictured: Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello speaks at the 2017 Lake Erie Rally and a full house enjoys the 2017 Chautauqua Lake Rally at the Village Casino in Bemus Point, N.Y.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- Summer is fast approaching an...

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Planning and Community Development
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Businesses, Organizations and Municipalities Encouraged to Apply for Funding through CFA Process

Department of Planning and Development Logo

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Development reminds interested businesses, organizations, and municipalities to apply for grant funding for their economic and community development projects through this year’s New York S...

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Planning and Community Development
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Chautauqua County Joins Membership of Energize NY

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JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – Chautauqua County Executive George M. Borrello and Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC) jointly announced that Chautauqua County has joined EIC, which enables Chautauqua County’s businesses and not-for-profits to participate in...

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Planning and Community Development
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 Community 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 Community Development

News Flash

Posted on: August 17, 2018

Borrello Announces New Leadership for Department of Public Facilities

New DPF Director Announced

Pictured, Chautauqua County welcomes its new Department of Public Facilities (DPF) Director. From left to right: John Hemmer, County Legislator (R-Westfield); Brad Bentley, new DPF Director; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; George Spanos, ret...

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Public Facilities
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Chautauqua County to Hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

ELLERY, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Division of Solid Waste has announced its first Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day of 2018 will be held on Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the City of Dunkirk Department o...

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Public Facilities
Posted on: May 25, 2018

County Executive Announces Retirement of Public Facilities Director

County Executive George Borrello and DPF Director George Spanos

 

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 Borrello rece...

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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

News Flash

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: September 21, 2018

Increase in Area's Lodging Occupancy Bodes Well for Tourism Growth

Lobby of the National Comedy Center

Pictured, the lobby of the new National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y. The center is expected to draw year-round visitors to Chautauqua County.  

 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- According to a recent survey of lodging occupancy conducted ...

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Recent News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Chautauqua County Dept. of Mental Hygiene Stresses Importance of Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Reach Out a Hand Poster

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 reasons for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging.  Suicide de...

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Recent News
Posted on: September 17, 2018

County Executive to Give 2019 Tentative Budget Presentation

Chautauqua County Seal

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello will provide his 2019 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature...

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Recent News
Posted on: September 5, 2018

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

American Flag

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The local American Legion and the Chautauqua County Veterans Council will be holding a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse. 1 N. Erie Street in Mayville.

The progr...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

 

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, Sept. 8, 2018 from 1 – 3 p.m. ...
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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Recovery Walks to be Held in Dunkirk and Jamestown

Recovery Walk Planning Group

 Pictured, the Recovery Walk Planning Group – From left to right: Kia Briggs, Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County; Annie Rosenthal, Public Relations Coordinator of Chautauqua Tapestry, Chautauqua County Depart...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Foodborne Illness Investigation Continues

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services has received many calls in response to the press release issued Thursday afternoon, August 23, regarding cases of illness potentially associated with the McDonald’s Restaurant...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament Receives National Recognition for Suicide Awareness Outreach

Raynor Group Photo

Pictured from left to right: Victoria Patti, Coordinator of the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention; Carri Raynor, Organizer of the Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament; and Annie Rosenthal, Public Relations Coordinator at Chautauqua Tapestry

 

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Recent News
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Joint Statement from NYS DOH & Co. DOH Regarding Investigation at Jamestown Fast Food Establishment

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, NY - The New York State Department of Health, working collaboratively with the Chautauqua County Health Department, is investigating reports of multiple illnesses potentially associated with the McDonald’s at 2803 N. Main Street Extens...

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Recent News
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Jamestown Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

2018 Water Tasting Contest

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities for being the winner of the 25th annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall o...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Time to Rally - Summer 2018

Residents Attend Chautauqua Lake Rally

   

Pictured: Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello speaks at the 2017 Lake Erie Rally and a full house enjoys the 2017 Chautauqua Lake Rally at the Village Casino in Bemus Point, N.Y.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- Summer is fast approaching an...

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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 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

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

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