County News

County Executive frustrated by lack of emergency assistance to local flood victims

Frustrated by the lack of federal and state aid in the wake Oneida County’s recent flooding, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has urged federal leaders to loosen the restrictions on FEMA aid and reevaluate the way it is distributed.

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65 participated in Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute event

The winners of the Ninth Annual Oneida County Youth Bureau Sidewalk Art Contest have been announced.

The event took place July 13 at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica. Sixty-five county youth participated through various agencies.

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Funding will assist municipalities, residents and small businesses

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced funding Wednesday morning aimed at mitigating and providing relief for the devastating effects of flooding throughout the area. The announcement was made at the Whitesboro Fire Department.

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 Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has declared a state of emergency in Oneida County due to the damage caused by yesterday’s flooding.

There is currently no imminent danger due to rain fall, however, in order to begin the process of potentially securing state and federal funds to deal with the damage and... Read more