WIC ‘Chat Rooms’ Offer Nutrition/Health Education

“Statewide Initiative Supports Healthy Behaviors Through Group Experience”
The Oneida County Woman, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program has begun offering education sessions designed to provide its clients a group setting in which innovative solutions to family health and nutrition issues can be developed, Dr. Gayle Jones, Director of Health announced today.

Oneida County Office for the Aging & Continuing Care Hosts Picnic, Health, Wellness and Informational Fair on June 24th

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Office for the Aging/Continuing Care Senior Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs will be holding a Summer Picnic, Health, Wellness and Information Fair on June 24, 2010. The event will be held from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Roselawn Banquet House, 446 Main Street, New York Mills.

Picente: Youth Bureau Seeks Grant Applications To Operate High-Quality Youth Programs In 2011

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr . today announced that the Oneida County Youth Bureau is accepting proposals from non-profit organizations seeking funding to provide youth-oriented programs that offer delinquency prevention, recreation and positive youth development opportunities during 2011.

Picente Calls For Reduced Flow at Hinckley Due to Low Water Levels

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today called upon the New York State Canal Corp. to take pro-active steps to reduce the amount of water flowing out of Hinckley Reservoir due to the extremely low water level in the reservoir, which serves as the major drinking water source for the Utica region and also supplies water to the Erie Canal.

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