Oneida County Government
Oneida County Executive calls for county adoption of law banning synthetic drugs used in 'Bath Salts'
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. - Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. has announced that he has asked the Oneida County Board of Legislators to adopt a countywide local law banning the synthetic drugs that are used in chemical compounds referred to as "bath salts."
The polls open for the Republic Federal Primary at Noon and continue through 9 p.m. On Tuesday, and the Oneida County Board of Elections wants voters to be aware of some site changes of where you go to vote.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - After much discussion and debate, Oneida County will be moving from its current, elected coroner system, to an appointed medical examiner. The coroner system will remain in place until the end of 2012. The Board of Legislators voted on the move Wednesday afternoon.
2012 Poll site changes from the Oneida County and Herkimer County Board of Elections.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - While its county seat, the City of Utica, had to raid its fund balances in order to pay its bills, Oneida County boasted a very healthy fund balance, officials said on Thursday.
WHITESTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County's Board of Elections is staying in Utica. Oneida County's Board of Legislators Government Operations Committee voted down a proposal Wednesday on moving the Board of Elections Office from Union Station in Utica to the the former Oneida County Airport.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The move from an elected coroner system to a medical examiner's office in Oneida County has cleared its first hurdle Tuesday night when the Oneida County Board of legislators' Health and Human Services Committee approved legislation that would establish a medical examiners office. However, one current county coroner isn't happy about that.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - On Tuesday, April 3, an independent audit of the Oneida County Board of Elections for the years 2010 and 2011 was complete and disbursed to officials and the public - a report that County Executive Anthony Picente's said offered more confirmation than new information. On Thursday, the Elections Commissioners for Oneida County responded to the report, as well as the County Executive's statements.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - An independent audit of the Oneida County Board of Elections for the years 2010 and 2011 is complete and from County Executive Anthony Picente's vantage point, the report offered more confirmation than new information.
UTICA, N.Y. - On Monday, the Oneida County Democratic Committee announced their slate of candidates for the 2012 General Election.
WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Village of Whitesboro's Mayor has resigned, citing differing views with the village board on the village's financial future as the reason.
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - The New Hartford Town Board is voting Wednesday night on proposal that would change zoning rules in New Hartford Business Park.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. delivered his state of the county address to a packed ballroom Tuesday morning at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Utica.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - There's a recruitment effort going on in Oneida County, with officials looking for two things - teenagers who need a job and employers who are looking to hire summer help.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The determination on whether the size of the Oneida County Legislature will be reduced, is now in the hands of Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente.
UTICA, N.Y. - The Oneida County Department of Water Quality and Water Pollution Control is accepting bids for sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation.
ORISKANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The future of the Griffiss International Airport will not be flying under the eye of its recent Aviation Commissioner, Vernon Gray, who has been let go from his post.
ROME, N.Y. - Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. says that the county is taking an important step to determine the future of commercial air service from Griffiss International Airport in Rome by hiring an expert consultant to assess the feasibility of launching regularly scheduled, passenger air carrier service at the Airport.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente was sworn in his second full term on Friday.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Republican Election Commissioner says the county Republican Chairman's recent call for her resignation is tantamount to 'political harassment,' pointing out that the statement making the request was sent from a member of the Oneida County Executive's staff.