Picente Announces Griffiss International Airport Milestone

1 Millionth Fresh Fuel Gallon Sold

Today County Executive Picente announced the 1millionth fresh fuel gallon sold this year. This is the first time that Griffiss has sold/dispensed 1 million gallons of fresh fuel we have met this goal ahead of projections. Through the combined efforts of Million Air and Griffiss International Airport Team, this milestone has been made possible.

Picente Statement on the passing of former County Executive Charles Lanigan

“Eleanor and I are saddened by the passing of Charles Lanigan. Mr. Lanigan was the very first County Executive here in Oneida County in 1963. The legacy he left is in the example he set as the Chief Executive of our County. He had vision and leadership abilities that every County Executive should try to emulate. His accomplishments were monumental, from securing Utica as the County Seat of government, construction of a new County Office Building, a catalyst for the creation of the SUNY Campus in Oneida County and leading the region through a fundamental change in government.

Picente: Oneida County Residents Can Now Text 911

Oneida County Emergency Services Is Now Employing New Technology To Allow For Texting.

On Wednesday County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced a new service where people can text 911 to alert the nature of an emergency and its location.

County Executive Picente said “When we began our consolidation of a countywide 911 system we had in mind these very advances. The goal was to create a system that was more efficient while leveraging the best practices and technologies available.”

Picente Announces 6th Annual Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up October 25th and October 26th

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that once again the Oneida County Youth Bureau and the Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care will join forces to unite area youth with the elderly to deliver general yard clean-up services through their 6th Annual Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up scheduled for Saturday October 25th and Sunday October 26th.

Oneida County Encourages All to “Walk the World Prepared”

As a part of National Preparedness Month, Oneida County Health Department is kicking off the first phase of the “Walk the World Prepared” campaign, announced Oneida County Executive, Anthony J. Picente, Jr. The campaign includes short web-based videos in multiple languages that make preparedness manageable through the use of everyday skills and small, low-cost steps. “Severe weather and other emergencies can strike suddenly and have disastrous consequence for all members of our community”, Picente stated.

County Leaders Elect Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. As New NYSAC President

County delegates from across the state today unanimously elected Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. as the next president of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC). The election was part of NYSAC’s Annual Fall Seminar and educational program help in Erie County from September 22-24, 2014.