Residents Asked for Cooperation During Sewer Work

Residents and business owners within portions of the Oneida County Sewer District will be asked to temporarily refrain from water use as crews work to rehabilitate local sewer mains.

Oneida County has contracted with Insituform Technologies, a specialized provider of sewer rehabilitation services, to install a new, jointless sewer pipe that minimizes root and water infiltration, improves flow, and provides for a more structurally sound pipe without the need for excavation. Temporary disruptions of sewer service in localized areas will be experienced as work is completed.

Picente: County Flies Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Calli, Edwards

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., announced today that the flags at all Oneida County buildings will be lowered to half-staff through Friday in honor of former Oneida County employees William Calli and Richard Edwards, who recently passed away.  

William, or Bill as he was called by most, served as County Attorney for Oneida County from 1980-1992. He was also a member of the New York State Assembly and State Senate in the 1960s. In addition, he was very active in the community where he served as a member of the board of directors for a number of community agencies.

Picente: Oneida County Gets OK to Access Federal Military Airport Program Funds

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. today announced that Oneida County has received re-designation under the Military Airport Program (MAP) so that Griffiss Airport can receive federal funding set aside for capital projects that are transforming former military facilities. The airport has been re-designated for a period of five years, through the 2016 federal fiscal year.

Picente Joins Partners for Announcement of New Program to Support At-Risk Students

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. will join representatives of local community partners, including the Community Foundation, Mohawk Valley Community College, and the Literacy Coalition at a news conference to announce an exciting new program aimed at helping young people achieve the dream of college.

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Place: MVCC Educational Opportunity Center, 524 Elizabeth Street, Utica (corner of Elizabeth Street & Third Avenue in downtown Utica).