Picente Announces 3rd Annual Intergenerational Spring Clean-Up April 30th and May 1st

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced the 3rd Annual Intergenerational Spring Clean-Up will take place the weekend of Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st. The clean-up, collaboration between the Oneida County Youth Bureau, the Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care, Oneida County colleges, school districts and youth organizations recently won The Albany Guardian Society 2010 Great Ideas in Aging Community Based Program Award.

 

Supervisory Training Supports Local Employment

“Workforce Development Institute Partners with MVCC and County LPP” 
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced a new initiative that will partner New York State’s Workforce Development Institute with the County’s Lead Primary Prevention Program and Mohawk Valley Community College  in providing a 32-hour lead abatement supervisory training class for local contractors.

Picente: Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Memory of WWI Veterans

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr., announced today that flags will be flown at half-staff in memory of Army Corporal Frank W. Buckles, and in remembrance of all of our World War I veterans. Corporal Buckles was the last surviving American veteran of WWI. Picente also issued a proclamation honoring all World War I veterans and their families.

WIC Initiatives Highlight National Nutrition Month

‘Public Awareness Initiatives Include Open House’
Oneida County’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, in conjunction with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eat Smart New York (ESNY), has planned a variety of initiatives designed to raise public awareness of the role of proper nutrition in maintaining good health, Dr. Gayle Jones, Director of Health announced today.

The State of the County Speech

The State of the County Speech
Oneida County Executive
Anthony J. Picente Jr.
March 10, 2011

Before we begin, I want to ask all of you here today to take a moment of silence in the name of our military families and the men and women who are overseas in the service of our country.

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