Picente Appoints New Aviation Commissioner

Russell Stark New Aviation Commissioner

County Executive Anthony J. Picente announced today that Russell Stark has been appointed as Aviation Commissioner at the Oneida County Griffiss International Airport. Russell Stark is retired from the United States Army. Over an accomplished 32 year career Russell Stark had served in a multitude of roles culminating as the Deputy Chief of Airspace Command and Control, Aviation Operations and Plans, Fort Riley, KS.

Oneida County Contract With CNY SCPA For Animal Cruelty Invitation begins April 1st

Oneida County residents may contact the CNYSPCA Animal Cruelty Investigations Division, beginning April 1st, by calling CNYSPCA through their Animal Cruelty Hotline at 315-454-3469. Residents may also file an online complaint at www.crueltyinvestigations.org.  Residents can also file a complaint by visiting the CNY SPCA website at www.cnyspca.org or residents can call their local Police Departments.

Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol announced today that the Sheriff’s Marine Patrol will offer the “New York State Boater Safety Course”

According to Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, the Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Unit will be offering three upcoming New York State Boater Safety Course classes. They will be held at the Oneida County Stop DWI Office located at 200 Base Road in Oriskany. Participants are encouraged to bring lunch or snacks with them as the class will take eight hours to complete. The classes will be held on April 12th, 19th, and 26th – each beginning promptly at 8:30am.

Picente Announces Agreement With Central NY SPCA

SPCA To Conduct Animal Cruelty Investigations in Oneida County

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced at a press conference today an agreement with Central New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (CNYSPCA). The agreement creates a relationship between the County of Oneida and the CNYSPCA in order for the CNYSPCA to function as Oneida County’s animal cruelty investigators going forward.

Picente To Kick off 2014 Oneida County Children Care Initiative

2013 Utilized 833 Youth Volunteers and 3700 Hours of Service.

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that in 2013, 833 Oneida County youth gave back an incredible 3,070 volunteer hours to the community through the Oneida County Children Care Initiative, an Oneida County Youth Bureau initiative that began in 2009.

New York State Sheriff's Association's Civil Deputy of the Year

Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol is pleased to announce that the presentation of the New York State Sheriff's Association's Civil Deputy of the Year was awarded to Lt. Sandra Easton on February 17, 2014 during the New York State Sheriff's Association annual award ceremony currently being held during the Sheriff's Winter Conference in Albany.