Community Leaders Announce Efforts To Advocate For Oneida Prisons

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., Senator Joseph A. Griffo, Senator David Valesky, Member of Assembly Claudia Tenney, Marcy Supervisor Brian Scala, and City of Rome Mayor James F. Brown joined leaders and members of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association and other local elected officials today to announce that they are assembling a strategy to show state government that the four state prisons located in Oneida County are cost-effective and should be kept open.

OCHD/Office of Women’s Health Contract Invites Participation of Community Based Organizations

“Program Targets Minority and Underserved Women and Girls”
Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. today announced a contract with the Department of Health and Human Services Regional Office on Women’s Health, which awards 2500 dollars to the Oneida County Health Department for a program designed to reduce health disparities among minority and underserved women and girls.

Oneida County 911 Center to Hold Open House

Annually, the second full week in April has been proclaimed as National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week.  During this special week, Telecommunicators across the nation are recognized for their dedication and commitment to public safety communications.  Public Safety Telecommunicators are the first point of contact and play a critical role to ensure the safety of our residents, visitors, Police and Fire personnel. 

Picente: Grant will help New York Custom Processing, LLC, to Create 14 New Jobs

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. announced today that New York Custom Processing, LLC, has received a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in the amount of $210,000. The Office of Community Renewal administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program for the State of New York. The NYS CDBG program provides financial assistance to eligible cities, towns, and villages.

Picente Announces 3rd Annual Intergenerational Spring Clean-Up April 30th and May 1st

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced the 3rd Annual Intergenerational Spring Clean-Up will take place the weekend of Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st. The clean-up, collaboration between the Oneida County Youth Bureau, the Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care, Oneida County colleges, school districts and youth organizations recently won The Albany Guardian Society 2010 Great Ideas in Aging Community Based Program Award.