Picente, Brown, Roefaro: Reverse Energy Auction Will Reduce Public Sector Partners’ Power Costs

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., joined by Rome Mayor James Brown and Utica Mayor David Roefaro, today announced that Oneida County served as lead partner for a group of local public sector partners that participated in an innovative reverse energy auction on Thursday August 6th. Other partners in the auction are the City of Rome, Oneida Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, City of Utica and Mohawk Valley Community College. 

Picente: Youth Bureau Seeks Grant Applications for 2010 To Operate Programs for Oneida County Youth

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 or recreation as well as those that target runaway and homeless youth.

Picente: Construction Skills Training Program A Recovery Act Success Story


Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today hailed the completion of the region’s first Recovery Act-funded youth training program for its outstanding success in beginning the creation of an Internet Café at the Veterans Outreach Center in the former YMCA on Washington Street in Downtown Utica. 


Picente: USA Luge Summer Slider Search Coming to Utica August 22nd, 23rd

Joined by Women’s Luge Champion Erin Hamlin of Remsen, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that young Oneida County athletes who want to emulate Hamlin in her quest for Olympic gold, who want to experience the thrill of the fastest sport on ice and who want to train under the guidance of USA Luge national team coaches and athletes can do so when the USA Luge Slider Search rolls into Utica on August 22nd and August 23rd.