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: 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

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 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 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: July 29, 2016

County Executive Announces Retirement of Veteran Service Agency Director

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

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Acquisition of Real Property from Bush Industries, Inc.

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

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Athenex Workforce Development Initiative Commences

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

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

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Horrigan and Rosas Announce New Marina Operator

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

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winner

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

Posted on: June 22, 2016

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

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

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

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Horrigan Announces Three Upcoming Neighborhood Chats

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

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Posted on: May 17, 2016

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

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

Posted on: May 2, 2016

Horrigan Reminds Residents about Upcoming Workers' Memorial Day

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

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Horrigan Announces Plans for 2016 Neighborhood Chats

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

Posted on: April 22, 2016

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

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

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Fredonia Student Association Hosts Chautauqua County Executive for Student Forum

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

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

Posted on: March 24, 2016

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

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

Posted on: March 16, 2016

Horrigan Establishes Regional Solutions Commission

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