County News

Dear Mr. President,

The comments you recently made to the Wall Street Journal encouraging residents to leave Upstate New York were extremely disappointing and reckless.

I expect more from not only the President of the United States, but a fellow New Yorker. Especially considering you carried much of Upstate New York - including... Read more

“Eleanor and I are deeply saddened by the passing of Bernie Burns and our hearts go out to his family and friends during this difficult time. Bernie was a great friend who served Oneida County well as a Legislator representing parts of Kirkland and New Hartford for more than 20 years. His name was synonymous with Clinton, having dedicated much... Read more

County finishes in the 2017 Digital Counties Survey’s top 10

For the third year in a row, Oneida County has been named one of America’s top digital counties by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties.

Oneida County finished in the top 10 in the 150,000 to 249,000 population category in... Read more

County Executive frustrated by lack of emergency assistance to local flood victims

Frustrated by the lack of federal and state aid in the wake Oneida County’s recent flooding, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has urged federal leaders to loosen the restrictions on FEMA aid and reevaluate the way it is distributed.

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