Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr .today announced that the Oneida County Youth Bureau is accepting proposals from interested non-profit organizations that would like the opportunity to provide youth-oriented programs that offer delinquency prevention, recreation and positive youth development opportunities during 2013.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that the Oneida County Public Market at Utica’s Union Station will begin a shuttle service for seniors beginning Saturday, June 30.
Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente announced that Griffiss Airport will receive a long-awaited $5.3 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) via Airport Improvement Program Funding (AIP). The funding was authorized over a year ago when the FAA authorized the County’s design specifications for runway infrastructure and safety improvements, but as of recent was stuck in red-tape.
As part of the region’s transformative strategy to grow its own high-tech workforce, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the kickoff for the 2012 SEMI High Tech U Teacher Edition, in partnership with officials from the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Workforce Investment Board, Mohawk Valley EDGE, NYSUT and BOCES. The program is a two-day training conference for middle and high-school educators focusing on the high-growth career fields of science and technology.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. will make an important announcement about an innovative program coming to Oneida County as part of his efforts to build partnerships that will develop the high technology workforce of the future.
Time: 11 a.m.
Date: Wednesday, June 20th
Place: Oneida County Executive’s Office, 10th Floor, Oneida County Office Building, 800 Park Ave., Utica, NY 13501
As a point of information, the Oneida County Department of Health has announced that there have been six confirmed cases of Cryptosporidium. The Oneida County Health Department is currently investigating the origin of the outbreak. Officials are looking into the possibility of the outbreak stemming from the recent Farmfest event, but caution that no direct causal link has yet been determined.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that Oneida County has been awarded a National Emergency Grant through the New York State Department of Labor to assist in efforts to remove debris from Sauquoit Creek and its tributaries as the result of damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in the summer of 2011.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., in collaboration with the Oneida County Bar Association, today oversaw the rededication of the Oneida County Courthouse upon the completion of a multi-phase, multi-year renovation project that totaled about $25 million. Picente and the Bar Association also held the unveiling of portraits of five judges from Oneida County.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente said today that more than 400 inner city houses have been surveyed by the Oneida County Health Department’s Lead Primary Prevention program for chipped and peeling paint since May of this year as part of its March to the Middle program.
Oneida County Disaster Planning Committee volunteers are currently developing a contingency plan regarding emergency companion animal services, followed by a plan for livestock and horses in the event of a local disaster. The Committee is looking to form an active emergency County Animal Response Team (CART) that would be ready when needed. The plan would include the development of Pet Friendly Shelter Evacuation sites throughout the county in designated disaster zones.