WIC To Open New Office

What: Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr., and Health Director Dr. Gayle Jones will be announcing the completion of the relocation of the Utica Woman, Infant, and Children (WIC) offices. A tour of the new location will follow.  

When: Tuesday, January 4,2011 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: 617 South Street, Utica


Oneida County Partners with MVCC in CyberJobs kickoff

Mohawk Valley Community College today kicked off the MVCC CyberJobs program, a training opportunity for area residents who seek new skills in high-growth job fields such as information technology and cybersecurity. The free-of-charge program helps people at any stage from entry level to expert. Its custom training programs are designed to fit the schedules of busy adults. The program will begin offering trainings in early 2011, with the full schedule to be developed in response to community demand.

Picente: Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Williams

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., announced today that the flags at all Oneida County buildings will be lowered to half staff through Friday in honor of John J. Williams. John, or Jack as he was known by many, served for over 17 years as a legislator on the Oneida County Board of Legislators. He later became Chairman of the Board, and served in this capacity from 1991 until 1996. Jack also served as Oneida County Commissioner of Public Works until his retirement last year.

Free Window Replacement Instruction Offered to Property Owners

Multi-lingual Series of Classes Target Utica Houses ‘At Risk’ for Lead Poisoning 
Home owners in Cornhill and West Utica are again being offered free instruction on the proper replacement of windows using lead-safe work practices through the County’s Lead Primary Prevention Program, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente announced today.  

Picente: Oneida County Participates in Pilot Program to Help Veterans

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced a recently formed partnership between Oneida County and the Veterans Health Care Administration to provide consumer directed care to Oneida County Veterans. The partnership comes as a result of New York being named one of 10 states selected to participate in a grant by the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA). The VHA has expressed interest in purchasing services directly from the aging network for veterans of all ages at risk of nursing home placement and is committed to providing at least $3 million towards this initiative.

News Advisory

What: Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. will be announcing a pilot program in partnership with the Veterans Health Care Administration.
When: Tuesday December 7, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.
Where:  Oneida County Office Building, 10th FloorConference Room