Picente Joined by Local, Statewide Officials Calling For Action to Reform Medicaid Burden

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., was joined today by the region’s state senators, local and statewide county leaders and the sponsors of an important piece of legislation that would shift the burden of Medicaid off of county property taxpayers once and for all. Specifically, they are calling for passage of Senate bill 5889, sponsored by Sens. Roy McDonald (R-Saratoga) and Patrick Gallivan (R-Erie). An Assembly companion bill, A 8644, is sponsored by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Westchester).

Picente: Rome DMV Office Will Remain Open

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., joined by Chairman of the Board of Legislators Gerald J. Fiorini, Majority Leader David J. Wood, Minority Leader Patricia A. Hudak, Oneida County Clerk Sandra J. DePerno and Rome Mayor James Brown, announced today that the proposal to consider the Oneida County-operated Department of Motor Vehicles Office in Rome has been revised.

Early Cancer Detection Goal of Week-Long Screening Event

“Cancer Services Program Reaches Out to Uninsured Tri-County Women”

Uninsured women 40-years of age and older living in Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties can register for free cancer screenings, win prizes and receive a free gift bag for participating in the Love Yourself Screening Event  scheduled for the week of October 3rd through October 7th.

Picente: MVCC Secures Grant to Train Food Stamp Recipients

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that the efforts of a multi-county partnership led by Oneida County’s Office of Workforce Development, the Workforce Investment Board and Mohawk Valley Community College have succeeded in securing a $300,000 state grant to provide job training for Food Stamp recipients. The grant, which can be renewed for four years for a total value of $1.2 million, will work with the Departments of Social Services in Madison and Herkimer counties as well as Oneida County.

Oneida County Public Market Adds Health Department to List of Vendors

“Info on Flu, Emergency Preparedness, Cancer Services and More"

County Executive Anthony J. Picente said the Oneida County Health Department will this week join the growing list of vendors and exhibitors at the Public Market held each Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the historic Union Station in Downtown Utica.

Picente Announces 3rd Annual Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up October 22nd and 23rd

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 3rd Annual Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up scheduled for Saturday October 22nd and Sunday October 23rd.