Picente: County Website Updated

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that Oneida County has enhanced its Internet presence with a newly redesigned Web site. The address of www.ocgov.net does not change.

The redesigned website is easier to navigate and more user friendly, said Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. We are always looking toward promoting greater interaction between the County and its constituencies, and this is an important piece of that interaction.

Picente, Assemblyman Brindisi, Sheriff Maciol Talk to Oneida County Youth on Work Readiness

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., joined by Assemblyman Anthony J. Brindisi as well as Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, stressed the theme of moving on to higher education and avoidance of substance abuse at the Oneida County Summer Youth Employment Program’s annual Work Readiness Day held at the Utica campus of Mohawk Valley Community College.

Oneida County, Neighborhood Center Leading Effort To Help Families Escape Poverty

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., Oneida County Department of Social Services Commissioner Lucille Soldato and Sandra Soroka, Executive Director of The Neighborhood Center are excited to announce that The Neighborhood Center has joined the National Circles™ Campaign to be the Lead Organization to help create  community and individual social capacity through multi-layered, long-term relationships, linking those currently in poverty, middle class Allies, employers, educators, service providers, and community leaders. 

Picente: 4th Annual Oneida County Sidewalk Art Contest Will Take Place the Week of July 9th

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that the 4th Annual Oneida County Youth Bureau Sidewalk Art Contest will take place the week of July 9th. The event will take place in municipalities across the county and in partnership with the many youth serving agencies throughout Oneida County.

Picente: Youth Bureau Seeks Grant Applications for 2013 To Operate High-Quality Youth Programs

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.


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.