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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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County Executive
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Director of Emergency Services

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (right) welcomes John Griffith (left) as the new Chautauqua County Director of Emergency Services.

 

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

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County Executive
Posted on: September 20, 2017

County Executive to Give 2018 Tentative Budget Presentation to County Legislature

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will provide his 2018 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature meeting, w...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 6, 2017

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 Monday, September 11, 2017 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse, 1 N. Erie St. in Mayville.

The program i...

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County Executive
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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County Executive
Posted on: August 24, 2017

COUNTY TO HOLD THREE PUBLIC HEARINGS ON SHARED SERVICES PLAN

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will hold three public hearings on the County’s Shared Services Plan as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2017 Countywide Shared Services Initiative (CWSSI).

The hearings will b...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Horrigan Reminds Residents to Use Safety When Viewing Partial Solar Eclipse

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan encourages the public to use safety while viewing the total solar eclipse that will cross the United States on August 21, 2017.

The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979. ...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Sun Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Pictured from left to right: Mike Porpiglia of the American Cancer Society, Shelly Wells of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services, residents Chloe and Glen Hurrell, City of Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas, and Chautauqua County Executiv...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Motorcycle Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Motorcycle Photo

Pictured from left to right: Mike Volpe, Senior Paramedic of Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services;  Matt Eyring, General Manager of Harley Davidson of Jamestown; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Joseph Gerace, Chautauqua Cou...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 20, 2017

County Officials Provide Presentation on MCEC Application to State

 

Above, Regional Solutions Commission Chairman George Borrello speaks to the review panel about the county’s MCEC grant application. 

 

ALBANY, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County officials recently traveled to Albany to provide Ne...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Sharing the Road with Slow-Moving Vehicles

 

Pictured from left to right: Mike Seeley, Chautauqua County Deputy Sheriff; Ed Faulkner, Clymer Fire Chief; Emily Reynolds, Executive Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County; Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chau...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Pictured above from left to right, front row—Tate Catanese and Keara Brady, essay contest grand prize winners; and back row—Mike Sperry, Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Pat Catanese, Tate’s father; Vince Horrigan, Chaut...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Bicycle Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Pictured from left to right: Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Mike Donner, Manager of the Jamestown Cycle Shop; two members of Women on Wheel...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Ride Sharing Available in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Ride sharing services are now available in Chautauqua County. This long awaited service is a great solution for visitors to the area who do not have a vehicle with them, or who would rather not drive at certain times.

“Ride sharing is a w...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 29, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Emergency Services

 

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (left) joins Office of Emergency Services staff to announce Julius Leone Jr.’s (center) retirement as Director of Emergency Services. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Exe...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Boating Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Pictured from left to right—Ken Shearer, President of Chautauqua Marina; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Robert Richter and Greg Paterniti, Deputies of the Navigation Division of the Sheriff’s Office; and Joseph A. Gerace,...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

 

Above, County officials and staff gather for an Elder Abuse Awareness Month proclamation ceremony. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- - June has been proclaimed as Elder Abuse Awareness Month in Chautauqua County and The United Nations has desi...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 2, 2017

County to Host Shared Services Public Forum

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Regional Solutions Commission Chairman, Legislator George Borrello invite the public to attend a Chautauqua County Shared Services Public Forum on June 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carlson Co...

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County Executive
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Present and Former Chautauqua County Executives Unveil Commemorative Portraits

Above, former and present Chautauqua County Executives recently revealed their portraits that will be permanently displayed in the Gerace Office Building. From left to right: Joseph Gerace, John Glenzer, Andrew Goodell, Mark Thomas, Gregory Edwards, and V...

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County Executive
Posted on: May 25, 2017

CCIDA Receives NYSEDC Awards

Pictured from left to right: Kevin Sanvidge, CCIDA Administrative Director/CEO, and Richard Dixon, CCIDA Chief Financial Officer, accept the 2017 Rural Project of the Year Award at NYSEDC’s annual meeting in Cooperstown, N.Y. 

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