Picente Announces 6th Annual Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up October 25th and October 26th

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that once again the Oneida County Youth Bureau and the Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care will join forces to unite area youth with the elderly to deliver general yard clean-up services through their 6th Annual Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up scheduled for Saturday October 25th and Sunday October 26th.

Oneida County Encourages All to “Walk the World Prepared”

As a part of National Preparedness Month, Oneida County Health Department is kicking off the first phase of the “Walk the World Prepared” campaign, announced Oneida County Executive, Anthony J. Picente, Jr. The campaign includes short web-based videos in multiple languages that make preparedness manageable through the use of everyday skills and small, low-cost steps. “Severe weather and other emergencies can strike suddenly and have disastrous consequence for all members of our community”, Picente stated.

County Leaders Elect Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. As New NYSAC President

County delegates from across the state today unanimously elected Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. as the next president of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC). The election was part of NYSAC’s Annual Fall Seminar and educational program help in Erie County from September 22-24, 2014.

Alexandra G. Kogut Spell-a-Palooza Literacy Fundraiser

Literacy Coalition hosts inaugural Alexandra G. Kogut Spelling Bee Fundraiser

WHO:               Literacy Coalition of Herkimer & Oneida Counties

WHAT:             Alexandra G. Kogut Spell-a-Palooza - Spelling Bee Fundraiser

WHERE:           Daniele’s at Valley View

                          620 Memorial Parkway, Utica

WHEN:             Thursday, September 25, 2014
                          6:00 PM

Personal Planner Helps Residents Prepare for Disasters

Oneida County has launched a new downloadable online tool that will help residents create their own personal preparedness plan County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced today.  The Ready Oneida County Family Preparedness Planner is a short, interactive document that residents can download and complete by filling out important information including meeting places, key contacts and a kit checklist to track preparedness items as you build your emergency kit.

Picente And Hamlin Announce Return Of USA Luge Summer Slider Search

USA Luge Search Returns To Utica August 16th and 17th

Joined by Woman’s Luge Olympic Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin of Remsen and Mayor Robert Palmieri of Utica, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, today announced that young Oneida County athletes who want to emulate Hamlin’s amazing run in Sochi while training under the guidance of USA Luge National Team coaches can do so when the USA Slider Search returns to Utica on August 16th and August 17th.