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Team AKT Members Earn Spots on Team USA

Team AKT Members Earn Spots on TEAM USA
Five members of Team AKT from Olean's AKT Combatives Academy recently received Official Notification Letters of their selection as members of the USA National Sport Jujitsu team that will be competing at the World Championships in Australia in October of this year.

Red House Dam Rehabilitation Project at Allegany State Park

A comprehensive rehabilitation project of the Red House Dam will commence this summer in an effort to further provide safe and enjoyable recreation at Allegany State Park.

April Shows bring May Openings!

Warm Nights, Time Outdoors and Fun in the Sun are all on the way!  Make a plan to sprout Spring Plans in the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York! 

Step into the Swing of Spring!

Step into the Swing of Spring!

Changing Fishing Regulations

Highlights of 2017/18 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Changes from the DEC (Seneca Nation Changes Below)

The following is a summary of the freshwater fishing regulation changes for the April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018 period:

Romantic Getaways in the Enchanted Mountains

Treat your sweet to a romantic getaway in the Enchanted Mountains.  Where Do You Want To Stay?

Happy, Healthy New Year 2017!

Another New Year is upon us and searching for the best and most popular has led me to discover something new.  Instead of finding the same old resolutions, made year after year, moving up or down the list but pretty much staying the same, I found that people seem to all together be giving up on New Year's Resolutions...

Small Business Saturday throughout Cattaraugus County

Why should you buy local this Holiday Season?  Shop Small on Small Business Saturday.

Sunday Hunting allowed in Allegany State Park

The Allegany Region Commission agreed with the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation’s proposals to bring park hunting regulations more in line with state Department of Environmental Conservation rules.  This means that Sunday hunting will now be allowed in the Park, whereas previously, it was not. 

Fall Foliage report for the week of October 17

Our leaves are PAST PEAK and are about 75% changed.  High winds have knocked a great deal of the leaves off the trees within the last couple days.  Rain is expected for the end of the week and that will eliminate a great many more leaves.  Yellows and rusts are the predominate colors.  There are still many protected valleys that are very colorful, so the leaf-peeping season

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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