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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PICENTE: ONEIDA COUNTY SCHEDULES FREE INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSES FOR CONTRACTORS

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that as part of Oneida County ’s expanded Lead Primary Prevention program, the Oneida County Health Department, in conjunction with the Environmental Education Associates’ Contractor Connections program, is conducting a series of free instructional courses for renovators and remodelers to insure their compliance with new Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

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