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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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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Posted on: July 21, 2017

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

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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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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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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Sharing the Road with Slow-Moving Vehicles

 

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

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

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

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Posted on: 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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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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Posted on: June 29, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Emergency Services

 

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

 

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

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Posted on: 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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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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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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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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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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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 Jess...

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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...

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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 v...

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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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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: 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 Chauta...

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County Executive
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...

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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.

L...

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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 Ho...

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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...

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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 Ki...

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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 And...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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