Picente: MVCC March 28 Open House Features Training for Recovery and Beyond

As training money from the federal stimulus package opens new possibilities for Mohawk Valley workers looking for the skills that will be in demand when the economy recovers, Mohawk Valley Community College is offering area residents an opportunity to learn about exciting programs that can be the first step in a new career.

Picente: ‘Green’ Window Replacement Partnership With GroWest Will Reduce Lead, Save Energy

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced a window replacement project that will partner the county’s Lead Primary Prevention Pilot Program and Utica-based GroWest, Inc., targeting designated areas of Cornhill and West Utica that are at ‘high risk’ for lead poisoning. 

Picente: $1.18 Million in Recovery Act Funds Will Provide Training to Oneida County Residents

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that Oneida County’s Office of Workforce Development will be receiving $1.18 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to fund training for Oneida County residents.

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Picente: Training Program for Homeless Individuals Receives New Funding to Provide Jobs and Hope

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that Oneida County’s Office of Workforce Development has received a grant from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to continue its Jobs and Hope Program to provide vocational services to homeless individuals. Picente noted that the project now operates out of the Veterans Outreach Center on Washington Street in Downtown Utica.  

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Picente, Roefaro Announce $2 Million Project To Reduce Lead by Rehabilitating 190 Structures

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. and Utica Mayor David Roefaro today announced that the City of Utica will receive a $2 million grant as part of the federal stimulus package, opening a new chapter in the county-city partnership to reduce lead exposure in the City of Utica by funding efforts to abate lead in some 190 rental and owner occupied housing units.

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2009 State of the County Address

Picente: Oneida County Strong As It Faces Future

Anthony J. Picente, Jr.
Oneida County Executive

As we look for inspiration in these troubled times, I want to share with you some words from a man who knew about crisis, and who knew about overcoming adversity. President Abraham Lincoln once said, “You can have anything you want – if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish, if you hold onto that desire with singleness of purpose.”

PICENTE: COUNTY, STATE OFFICIALS TO MEET WHITESTOWN TOWN BOARD TO DISCUSS PLANNED ROUTE 840 RENOVATION PROJECT

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that state and county officials will present information at the March 4th Whitestown Town Board meeting about a proposed project to improve County Route 840.

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