Oneida County College Student Corps Intern Kathleen Marscher works with Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired worker TJ Sanzo

The Oneida County College Student Corps is helping Oneida County-based students learn about great opportunities in their home region. Intern Kathleen Marscher of New Hartford is shaping her future this summer at the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Utica, one of Oneida County’s great employers.

Picente: 5th Annual Oneida County Sidewalk Art Contest Will Take Place the Week of July 8th

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that the 5th Annual Oneida County Youth Bureau Sidewalk Art Contest will take place the week of July 8th at Oneida County municipalities and youth serving agencies. Children in age specific categories; 5-7, 8-10, 11-13 and 14-18 will have the opportunity to draw a positive scene on a single sidewalk slab with sidewalk chalk.

Picente Attends Defense Community Summit In D.C.

Picente and Officials from Mohawk Valley Edge To Meet With Legislators on Local Issues.

Oneida County Executive, Anthony Picente and Mohawk Valley EDGE President, Steven J DiMeo will be attending the 2013 Defense Communities National Summit in Washington D.C. on June 12th through the 14th. The conference is an annual conference held by the Association of Defense Communities.

Community Gardens Project Offers New Interactive Map

Picente: “Feature Permits Residents to Join Existing Garden or Develop New Ones”

A multi-phase project which partners the Oneida County Health Department’s Lead Primary Prevention Program with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), and designed to transform vacant lots into community gardens and park spaces now offers an interactive website which will allow users to find information about a specific garden and contact information if they wish to join.

Historic Settlement Agreement Approved

Oneida County Board Legislators ratified the settlement 16-13

On May 28th the Oneida County Board of Legislators ratified the Historic settlement between the State of New York, Oneida County, Madison County and the Oneida Indian Nation. The agreement was passed in a special section by a vote of 16-13. The agreement will now be considered by the Madison County Board of Supervisors, and eventually will be sent to the NYS Senate and Assembly for their passage.

Picente and Timpano: Oneida County Finishes 2012 With Surplus

Picente and Timpano: Oneida County Finishes 2012 With Surplus
Strong Management and Sound Fiscal Discipline lead to 8.4Million dollar Surplus

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Oneida County Comptroller Joseph J. Timpano today announced that final reporting of Oneida County’s fiscal position at the end of 2012 show that the county has achieved an unaudited operating surplus of $8.4 Million.

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente announced today that Mayor Fusco and himself have sent an official letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Picente and Fusco actively pursuing East Coast Anti-Missile Defense System
Joint letter sent to Secretary of Defense officially expressing interest in the project

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente announced today that Mayor Fusco and himself have sent an official letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel requesting that Griffiss International Airport be considered for the Eastern Air Defense Sector.

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