Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care Host a Summer Picnic and Health, Wellness and Informational Fair on June 24, 2009

The Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care Senior Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs will be holding a Summer Picnic and Health, Wellness and Information Fair on June 24, 2009 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Roselawn Banquet House, 446 Main Street, New York Mills. 

Internet Café Project Teaches Young Adults Skills, Helps The Community

Oneida County Workforce Development has already begun instilling valuable lessons into its summer employees, through our Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). One of this year’s programs offered due to expanded funding through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act is a construction project at the Veterans Outreach Center in Utica, in which a group of young adults aged 19-24 are converting a part of the long-closed building into an Internet Café.

Seminars to Assist Property Owners Create Lead-Safe Housing

HUD Grant Addresses Lead Issues in 190 City Units
     Property owners in Cornhill and West Utica can learn if they’re eligible and get assistance in applying for $2 million dollars that has been awarded the City of Utica at one of three seminars to be held this month, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Utica Mayor David Roefaro announced jointly, today.

Picente Supports Microstamping; Bill Passes State Assembly, Awaits State Senate Consideration

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced his support for ammunition microstamping. Microstamping is a technology that uses a laser to make engravings on the internal mechanism of a gun. This is done so that when the gun is fired, this specific engraving is imprinted onto the casing, identifying which gun the casing came from. This legislation would mean all new models of all semiautomatic firearms manufactured in the state would possess the capability of microstamping ammunition.

Picente Announces More Funding For Oneida County Summer Jobs Program

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr today announced that Oneida County will receive $364,623 in state-allocated Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funds to support this summer’s Oneida County Summer Youth Employment Program. This funding comes in addition to more than $600,000 available for youth programs through the federal American Recovery and Re-investment Act.