Healthy Summer Demands Pool Safety

“Keep Children Safe by Following Simple Rules”    
With schools soon closing and the mercury rising, backyard and municipal swimming pools throughout Oneida County will soon be luring youngsters with the promise of summer fun and relief from the seasonal heat. However, without warning, what began as fun in the water can turn into tragedy for a child.

Picente Announces Appointments of Oneida County Assistant Fire Coordinators

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the naming of four Oneida County Assistant Fire Coordinators to help serve as liaisons between the Oneida County Department of Emergency Services and local volunteer fire departments, as well as to work with the volunteers on critical fire protection and fire safety issues.

Community Leaders Announce Efforts To Advocate For Oneida Prisons

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., Senator Joseph A. Griffo, Senator David Valesky, Member of Assembly Claudia Tenney, Marcy Supervisor Brian Scala, and City of Rome Mayor James F. Brown joined leaders and members of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association and other local elected officials today to announce that they are assembling a strategy to show state government that the four state prisons located in Oneida County are cost-effective and should be kept open.