Posted on: May 23, 2017

(UPDATED) SERVICE ALERT - JAMESTOWN JUNCTION

NORMAL SERVICE TO JAMESTOWN JUNCTION AT GATEWAY TRAIN STATION HAS BEEEN RESTORED (updated as of 1:22 pm 5/23/17)


Posted on: December 15, 2016

Snowmobile Trails to Open Dec. 21, Conditions Permitting

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Conditions permitting, Dec. 21 will mark the start of the 2016-17 Snowmobile Season in Chautauqua County.

The county offers over 450 miles of snowmobile trails, which take riders across rolling foothills, open meadows, and forestlands. The...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Horrigan Announces Selection of New Director of Human Resources

 

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan welcomes Jessica Wisniewski as the new Chautauqua County Director of Human Resources.

 

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

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Horrigan Encourages County Stakeholders to Attend CFA Workshop

FREDONIA, N.Y.:-- The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNY REDC) and Empire State Development (ESD) have announced that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has launched Round VII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, wh...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Horrigan to Proclaim May as Drug Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- May is National Mental Health Month and this year National Prevention Week is May 14 through May 20. Each year around this observance, communities and organizations across the county come together to raise awareness about the value...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Chautauqua County Workers' Memorial Committee Holds 17th Annual Workers' Memorial Day

FREWSBURG, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee will be holding its 17th Annual Workers’ Memorial Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Site at Erlandson Overview Park on Oak Hill Road in ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

County Announces 2017 DPF Highway and Bridge Work

FALCONER, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director George Spanos have announced the 2017 Department of Public Facilities (DPF) highway and bridge work.

This year’s program m...

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2017 Construction Map
Posted on: March 16, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Human Resources

 

Pictured above: Joseph Porpiglia, Chautauqua County Director of Human Resources, and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.  

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently announced Chautauqua County Dire...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Residents Urged to Use Caution during High Wind Warning

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- With a High Wind Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Buffalo for Chautauqua County tomorrow, the Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services and Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan are reminding residents to ...

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National Grid Customers' Outage Map
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 25th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 25th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opens on February 27 and all entries must be submitted by April 13, 2017.

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Sports Fishery Advisory Board's web page
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Chautauqua County Executive Will Not Seek Reelection

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- County Executive Vince Horrigan delivered his final State of the County on February 22, 2017 ending his presentation with the announcement that he will not seek reelection.

“Throughout my two years as Chautauqua County Legislat...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Horrigan to Present 2017 State of the County Address

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will be presenting his fourth State of the County address on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

The presentation will be held during the regular meeting of the County Legislature, which starts at 6:3...

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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 Horrig...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Budget Director

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Pictured from left to right: Kitty Crow, new Finance Director; Kathleen Dennison, new Budget Director; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced the appointment of Kath...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Snowmobile Trails to Open Dec. 21, Conditions Permitting

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Conditions permitting, Dec. 21 will mark the start of the 2016-17 Snowmobile Season in Chautauqua County.

The county offers over 450 miles of snowmobile trails, which take riders across rolling foothills, open meadows, and forestlands. The...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Finance Director

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Pictured from left to right, Kitty Crow, who will become the County’s Finance Director in February; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

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

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

23 Projects in Chautauqua County Receive 2016 REDC Awards

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Twenty-three projects across Chautauqua County have received a total of $4,779,401 through the 2016 Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards. 

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

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Drivers Urged to Use Caution During Winter Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive its first snowfall this weekend, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph A. Gerace remind drivers to please use caution this winter.

“Every year it se...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Athenex Tours Local Schools

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Pictured Steve Panaro/Athenex speaks to students during a tour at WNY P-TECH STEM College & Career Academy.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: --- Ever since the announcement that Athenex expects to bring an influx of employment positions to Chautauqua County, county...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Statement from County Executive Regarding Supreme Court's Decision on County Landfill

“Having received the decision of the New York State Supreme Court, County of Chautauqua, on the matter of the Chautauqua County Landfill phase 4 expansion, I am pleased to see that the court has ruled in favor of Chautauqua County,” said Chautauqua County...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

Horrigan Announces Retirement of Finance Director

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Pictured, Susan Marsh, Chautauqua County Director of Finance; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced Chautauqua County Director of Finance Susan Marsh will retire fr...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Veterans Service Agency Director

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Pictured from left to right: Gary Chilcott, current Director of Veterans Services; Michael Rauh, Veterans Service Officer; Gregory Carlson, new Director of Veterans Services; Dave Adams, Veterans Service Officer; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Exec...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 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.

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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: 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 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: 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: January 18, 2017

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Budget Director

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Pictured from left to right: Kitty Crow, new Finance Director; Kathleen Dennison, new Budget Director; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced the appointment of Kath...Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2016

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Finance Director

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Pictured from left to right, Kitty Crow, who will become the County’s Finance Director in February; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

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

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Horrigan Announces Retirement of Finance Director

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Pictured, Susan Marsh, Chautauqua County Director of Finance; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced Chautauqua County Director of Finance Susan Marsh will retire fr...Read on...


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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Health and Human Services Website
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Cherry Creek Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the Village of Cherry Creek for being the winner of the 24th Annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall on May 13. The Village...

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Health and Human Services Website
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Boil Water Advisory Issued for All Brocton Water Customers

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

Water service to the Village of Brocton water supply including all...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Update on Boil Water Advisory Issued for All Brocton Water Customers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the Village of Brocton expect water service to be restored to all Brocton water customers this afternoon. Once restored, all customers served by the Village of Brocto...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

24th Annual Drinking Water Contest to be Held May 13

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Who will earn the title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in Chautauqua County for 2017?  This will be decided on Saturday, May 13 at Chautauqua Mall when drinking water from municipal water systems across the county will comp...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Cars and Kids Don't Mix

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- With warmer weather on the way, more kids are outside to play, and more children are at risk of being hit by a moving vehicle. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the Chautauqua County Traffic Safety Bo...

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Additional Safety Information
Posted on: April 10, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet April 27

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017 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 meet...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

2017 County Health Rankings

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Among 62 New York State counties, Chautauqua ranks 54 in the category of Health Outcomes and 48 in the category of Health Factors, according to a report released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Community Leaders Sign 80% by 2018 Pledge

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County community leaders put pen to paper as they announced their commitment to promote colorectal cancer screening within the county.

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 135,000 people will be diagnosed with col...

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Posted on: March 7, 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:

JAMESTOWN:  Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 5 –...

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Environmental Health Website
Posted on: March 1, 2017

CHQ Goes Blue to Fight Colorectal Cancer

Turn your part of CHQ Blue. Light bulbs are available in many locations.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Cancer Services Program of Chautauqua County (CSP) is teaming up with local organizations to “Turn CHQ Blue” in March to raise awareness about the importance of c...

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Posted on: February 27, 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:

JAMESTOWN          ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Outback aka The Bar Ordered Closed

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Outback also known as “The Bar” located at 114 Jones and Gifford Ave. in the City of Jamestown has been ordered to close and cease all food and beverage service operations immediately.  This order, served by ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

DHHS Opens New Central Intake Area at Jamestown Office

Above, County Executive Vince Horrigan (center) cuts the ribbon celebrating the opening of the new Department of Health and Human Services central intake area at the South County Office Building.  From left: Christine Schuyler, Commissioner; Vick...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Five Local Employers Increase Support for Breastfeeding Mothers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Five local employers have taken steps to make their worksites friendlier for breastfeeding mothers returning to work. Brooks Memorial Hospital, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County, Cummins Engine, TLC Health Network (at La...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

DHHS To Have New Entrance at South County Office Building

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services announces that effective February 15, 2017, the public entrance to the South County Office Building for all who seek DHHS services will be on Pine Street. The 4th Street entrance will no longer...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health Meeting Rescheduled

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 2, 2017 has been cancelled. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room in Mayvill...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, February 2, 2017 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 ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

If You Could Prevent Cancer . . . Would You?

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: — Filmmakers Frederic Lumiere and Mark Hefti have announced the Fredonia, N.Y. premiere of their film, Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, with a special screening on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Williams Center Multipu...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

No Cost Cervical Cancer Screening for Uninsured

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: — During January, Cervical Health Awareness Month, the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is spreading the word that cervical cancer is preventable and highly treatable if found early. Being screened for ce...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Foster Homes Needed - Open House January 19

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:— The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is in urgent need of community members to provide foster care services for children who are temporarily unable to remain in their homes. An open house will be held...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

DHHS Announces Emergency Measures Are in Place For Those Experiencing Homeless Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces emergency measures for those experiencing homeless conditions during inclement winter weather.

During periods of cold weather when temperatures are at or below ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, January 19, 2017 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 ...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Properly Handle Food to Prevent Disease

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – 'Tis the season for buffets and parties, but handling food improperly causes much distress for party-goers. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) warns that food-borne illnesses from Noro...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

It's Not Too Late!

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4-10, 2016 and the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services reminds everyone that it is not too late to get vaccinated. With flu activity increasing and family an...

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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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Posted on: October 21, 2016

DHHS Announces Final 2016 Animal Rabies Immunization Clinic

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the final rabies immunization clinic of 2016 will be held on Saturday, November 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Allen Park Ice R...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Local Schools Testing Water for Lead

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County and New York State schools are currently testing for lead in school drinking water. The State Legislature passed a bill in June that requires all public schools to sample water fixtures used for drinking or cooking for...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

HEAP Program Opens November 14th

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is designed to help eligible low-income households with their heating or heat-related energy costs. The Regular HEAP program will open on Monday, November 14, 2016. Regular HEAP heating benefit...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Board of Health to Meet Oct. 20, 2016

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, October 20, 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: 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 5, 2017

Hope and Healing Event to Address Opioid Addiction Planned for Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: – A community event to address the opioid addiction will be held in Dunkirk on May 17. Combatting the Addiction Epidemic: Help is Available in Northern Chautauqua County will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 601 Washingto...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

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 hot chocolate. Being ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention Launches Cup of Joe Campaign

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Cup of Joe is the newest effort in raising awareness for suicide prevention in Chautauqua County. Sponsored by The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention, the Cup of Joe campaign offers information to community members about suicide p...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

International Survivors of Suicide Loss 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: October 18, 2016

Mental Hygiene Begins Community Reinforcement and Family Training

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene announced today the implementation of a new treatment program called Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) designed to help family members encourage a loved one struggling wi...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: February 16, 2017

Governor's Budget Cuts Senior Services Funding

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) is joining the Association on Aging in New York and other Area Agencies on Aging across the state for the “Step Up for Seniors” initiative. This initiative brings together seniors so ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

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: March 7, 2017

Residents Urged to Use Caution during High Wind Warning

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- With a High Wind Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Buffalo for Chautauqua County tomorrow, the Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services and Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan are reminding residents to ...

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National Grid Customers' Outage Map

Posted on: May 8, 2017

Lake Erie Rally to be Held May 13 in Dunkirk

Pictured, a sunset on Lake Erie.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The first Lake Erie Rally is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet Dr. in Dunkirk, N.Y. 

The Lake Erie Rally is free and o...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Working to Bring Additional NYS Investment into Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County has been working hard to find New York State funding for Chautauqua Lake Projects.

Representative from Chautauqua County traveled to Albany on May 2 to meet with Senator Catharine Young, Assemblyman Andrew  Good...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Working to Bring Federal Investment into Chautauqua County

Pictured from left to right: U.S. Congressman Tom Reed, Chautauqua County Legislator Pierre Chagnon, Chautauqua County Watershed Coordinator Dave McCoy, and Chautauqua County Legislator George Borrello discuss Chautauqua County’s projects at the U.S. Capi...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Lake Erie Management Commission to Host Lake Erie Rally

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The Lake Erie Management Commission will be hosting a Lake Erie Rally on May 13, 2017 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet Dr. in Dunkirk.

Residents are encouraged to attend and learn about all of the...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Application Dates for Chautauqua County’s Occupancy Tax Grant Programs are Changing

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: --The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development announced the application period for the 2018 2% Lakes and Waterways Grant Program and 3% Tourism Product Development Grant Program will open on February 1, 2017.&...

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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: April 24, 2017

County Announces 2017 DPF Highway and Bridge Work

FALCONER, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director George Spanos have announced the 2017 Department of Public Facilities (DPF) highway and bridge work.

This year’s program makes use o...

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2017 Construction Map
Posted on: January 25, 2017

NYS County Highway Superintendents Association Elects New President

Albany, NY - January 23, 2017 - The New York State County Highway Superintendents Association (NYSCHSA) elected George P. Spanos, P.E., President of NYSCHSA at its Annual Winter Conference and Tradeshow held last week at the Radisson Hotel, Albany, NY. Sp...

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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 Horrig...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

CARTS 2017 SPRING AND SUMMER HOLIDAY SERVICE HOURS

(Jamestown, NY) – The Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) announced the following Holiday schedule changes for January through July 2017.

  • January 16th – Normal services running.
  • February 20th - All services and office will be closed ...
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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Drivers Urged to Use Caution During Winter Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive its first snowfall this weekend, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph A. Gerace remind drivers to please use caution this winter.

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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: May 19, 2017

Horrigan Announces Selection of New Director of Human Resources

Pictured,  Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan welcomes Jessica Wisniewski as the new Chautauqua County Director of Human Resources.

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

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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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Health and Human Services Website
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Cherry Creek Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the Village of Cherry Creek for being the winner of the 24th Annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall on May 13. The Village...

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Health and Human Services Website
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Boil Water Advisory Issued for All Brocton Water Customers

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

Water service to the Village of Brocton water supply including all...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Update on Boil Water Advisory Issued for All Brocton Water Customers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the Village of Brocton expect water service to be restored to all Brocton water customers this afternoon. Once restored, all customers served by the Village of Brocto...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Lake Erie Rally to be Held May 13 in Dunkirk

Pictured above, a sunset on Lake Erie.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The first Lake Erie Rally is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet Dr. in Dunkirk, N.Y. 

The Lake Erie Rally is free...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Hope and Healing Event to Address Opioid Addiction Planned for Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: – A community event to address the opioid addiction will be held in Dunkirk on May 17. Combatting the Addiction Epidemic: Help is Available in Northern Chautauqua County will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 601 Washingto...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

24th Annual Drinking Water Contest to be Held May 13

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Who will earn the title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in Chautauqua County for 2017?  This will be decided on Saturday, May 13 at Chautauqua Mall when drinking water from municipal water systems across the county will comp...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Working to Bring Additional NYS Investment into Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County has been working hard to find New York State funding for Chautauqua Lake Projects.

Representative from Chautauqua County traveled to Albany on May 2 to meet with Senator Catharine Young, Assemblyman Andrew  Good...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Horrigan Encourages County Stakeholders to Attend CFA Workshop

FREDONIA, N.Y.:-- The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNY REDC) and Empire State Development (ESD) have announced that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has launched Round VII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, wh...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Horrigan to Proclaim May as Drug Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- May is National Mental Health Month and this year National Prevention Week is May 14 through May 20. Each year around this observance, communities and organizations across the county come together to raise awareness about the value...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

County Announces 2017 DPF Highway and Bridge Work

FALCONER, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director George Spanos have announced the 2017 Department of Public Facilities (DPF) highway and bridge work.

This year’s program m...

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2017 Construction Map
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Cars and Kids Don't Mix

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- With warmer weather on the way, more kids are outside to play, and more children are at risk of being hit by a moving vehicle. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the Chautauqua County Traffic Safety Bo...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Human Resources

 

Pictured above from left to right: Joseph Porpiglia, Chautauqua County Director of Human Resources, and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.  

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently announced Chautauq...

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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 Horrig...

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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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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: February 24, 2017

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 25th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 25th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opens on February 27 and all entries must be submitted by April 13, 2017.

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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: October 4, 2016

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Veterans Service Agency Director

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Pictured from left to right: Gary Chilcott, current Director of Veterans Services; Michael Rauh, Veterans Service Officer; Gregory Carlson, new Director of Veterans Services; Dave Adams, Veterans Service Officer; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Exec...Read on...