Picente, Maciol and McNamara Back Cyber-Bullying Legislation

County Executive Picente along with Countywide Law Enforcement Elected Officials Call For Passage of Cyber-Bullying Legislation

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, surrounded by the Oneida County Sheriff, Oneida County District Attorney, members of the education community and Oneida County Legislators called for the passage of the anti-cyber-bullying legislation, introduced by Legislator Speciale to be passed into local law.


Investment by leading technology companies will create 1,000 new jobs, establish computer chip commercialization consortium to jump-start Nano Utica under construction at SUNYIT

Picente Announced New Program To Mitigate Future Flood Damage

Picente Asks Board of Legislators for $500,000 For Program

Oneida County Executive has announced a new County Program aimed at building Oneida County back better after the flood of 2013. Picente has asked the Oneida County Board of Legislators to commit $500,000 to address the public works projects within the municipalities that were severely impacted by the storm water runoff or flooding from their waterways or bodies of water.

Oneida County Disaster Relief Information

"There are numerous agencies that are working together to help restore the lives of our neighbors who suffered damage to their homes and properties,” Picente said.  He added, “We want residents to be aware of any and all available assistance and encourage all those impacted by the flood to review the resources available at this link to support their recovery."

Click here for more information:  Oneida County Disaster Relief Infomation



Talerico Elected President Of The NYSPELRA

Oneida County Commissioner of Personnel, John P. Talerico, was elected President of the New York State Public Employers Labor Relations Association (NYSPELRA) at the 39th annual training conference held July 16-19 at Saratoga Springs New York.  Talerico has been a NYSPELRA member since 1998 and has held various board positions since 2006 most recently as Vice President of Region 3.

Oneida County College Student Corps Interns Emma Garcia, left, and Kelsey Wooldridge stand in the reconstructed apothecary shop at the Clinton Historical Society

Learning about their home region has made this summer unique for Oneida County College Student Corps interns Emma Garcia, left, of SUNY Fredonia and Kelsey Wooldridge of Randolph Macon College. They’ve been working at the Clinton Historical Society on a new exhibit. “We are surrounded by so much history on a daily basis and sometimes I think we never get to really see it and understand how much this community has to offer, and how rich its history really is,” Emma said.

Picente Reveals First Phase Of Oneida County Stop DWI Campaign

New Billboard Campaign starts Thursday July 25th

Joined by Law Enforcement officials from the New York State Police, Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, Utica Police Department and the Rome Police Department and members of the Traffic Safety Board, County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. will reveal the launch of the new STOP DWI advertising campaign. The phase includes the unveiling, throughout the county, a Billboard focused on the immediate legal consequences of driving while under the influence.

Picente Announces Phyllis D. Ellis New Oneida County Health Director

Picente Announces Phyllis D. Ellis New Oneida County Health Director
County Executive Also Announces Restructuring Of Health Department

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente has tapped Phyllis D. Ellis for the new Director of the Oneida County Health Department. The position has been vacant since August 2012. Current Interim Director Patrice Bogan will stay on in the new role of Deputy Director.