Sharry Whitney always will remember Clinton resident Richard Enders in his lawyer dress shoes walking across muddy cow pastures while filming the TV program "Mohawk Valley Living." Enders, 79, who died Thursday, hosted "Mohawk Valley Living," which Whitney and her husband, Lance, produced since 2005 as a weekly program on WKTV and more recently as a monthly program. Enders also was well known in the area as a lawyer, the Oneida County district attorney from 1971 to 1981, and star of the Players of Utica's “Scrooge,
UTICA — Mohawk Valley Community College’s annual Theodore “Ted” Moore Run/Walk will remain virtual as the college community continues to do its part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The Theodore “Ted” Moore Run/Walk is presented by the Oneida County STOP-DWI Program and is now in its 24th year. The MVCC Foundation invites people to participate virtually on Saturday, May 1, by walking or running on a treadmill, taking a walk around the block, or running in the park. Participants are also encouraged
NO EMPTY CHAIR — Clare Calogero, senior class president at Westmoreland Central School, spoke at the kick-off announcement for the No Empty Chair initiative. Next week will see an increase in law enforcement patrols with a focus on safe teen driving. WESTMORELAND — The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office announced the kick-off of the No Empty Chair Campaign at Westmoreland Central School on Wednesday. The No Empty Chair Campaign is a weeklong education and enforcement initiative offered by the Governor’s
On March 31st, Town of Webb Police contacted NYS Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Noyes about a deer struck and killed by a vehicle in the village of Old Forge. According to police, multiple eyewitnesses claimed the driver intentionally accelerated his truck toward two deer standing in the road, striking one and dragging it approximately 70 to 100 yards down the road. ECO Noyes reported that he accessed video footage from a local business’ security camera that corroborated eyewitness statements. With
Registered Nurse Morgan James loads a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the Blood Bank of Alaska in Anchorage on March 19, 2021. – Alaska became the first state in the country last week to open vaccination access to everyone over the age of 16 and has fully vaccinated 16 percent of the state’s population, the highest rate in the country. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — As vaccinations ramp up across Central New York Oneida County is
Photo provided Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol held a press conference at Westmoreland Central School, to inform the public of The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee No Empty Chair Campaign. The campaign is a weeklong education and enforcement initiative created to keep young drivers safe. County, state and local law enforcement will increase their presence in the vicinity of local high schools throughout, and will be vigilant about violations of the Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) law, which is designed
Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol on Wednesday held a news conference at Westmoreland Central School to inform the public of the governor’s Traffic Safety Committee No Empty Chair Campaign.It is a weeklong education and enforcement initiative scheduled for next week to keep young drivers safe.County, state and local law enforcement will increase their presence in the vicinity of local high schools throughout the area and will be vigilant about violations of the Graduated Driver Licensing law, which is designed to provide time for young people to gain critical experience in various traffic scenarios.
Unfortunately as we've become much to accustomed, another fun and educational event is forced to go virtual.The annual Oneida County Farm Fest will be conducted in classrooms for kindergarten through 5th grade students this year.The event has been held at the DiNitto Farms in Marcy and the Brabant Farm in Verona the last few years and provided an opportunity for many adults and kids to see a dairy farm in operation first hand.
Oneida County has open appointments for several upcoming COVID-19 vaccination PODs (Point of Dispensing).And, if transportation is what's stopping you from getting a shot, that's no longer an issue.That's because Oneida County is now offering free rides to and from county-run vaccination clinics.
The statewide COVID-19 vaccine program continues to roll out as case numbers maintain a low plateau, data shows.On Thursday, the statewide positivity rate dropped to 2.76%, the lowest since Nov. 21, according to the governor’s office.Similarly, there were 46 COVID-19-related deaths in New York on Wednesday.
April 15th, 2021 PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County is now offering its residents free transportation to vaccination appointments at county-operated PODs.Those needing rides should call 315-798-5439.Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple PODs.To view the full list and to book an appointment please visit www.ocgov.net.
MINOCQUA, WI (WSAU) — A walk-in vaccine clinic at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua that was scheduled to distribute the single-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine will now issue doses of the Moderna version.The change was announced Thursday morning by the county health department.Anyone over the age of 18 will be able to walk into the school without an appointment on Saturday, April 24th starting at 10 AM and running until all doses have been administered, or until 2 PM.
Oneida County is now offering free transportation for county residents to vaccination appointments at county-operated PODs (point of distribution), Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. said Thursday in a Tweet.County run PODs and vaccination appointment opportunities are listed on the county’s website at ocgov.net.
Oneida County has maintained its high financial standing in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, having received stellar ratings from all three major national credit agencies for 2021, according to an announcement by county officials during the Wednesday county Board of Legislators meeting.Fitch again rated Oneida County AA for 2021, while S&P Global repeated its AA- rating and Moody’s reaffirmed its A1 status.
Oneida County has maintained a high financial standing through the pandemic, something that will help taxpayers save money, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. said.The county said it received stellar credit ratings from all the major agencies for 2021, according to a recently released statement.
Associated Press Photo Hundreds of appointments are available at various vaccination clinics across Oneida County over the next few days.Posted: Apr 15, 2021 11:53 AM Posted By: Kali Zigrino UTICA, N.Y. – Hundreds of appointments are available at various vaccination clinics across Oneida County over the next few days.
UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR) — Oneida County sheriff Rob Maciol does not hide his disdain for the new legalization of marijuana bill.During the latest Board of Legislators meeting, the sheriff spoke passionately to the board about his concerns.Maciol said he does not believe that the county or state is prepared to handle what is coming.
Utica, N.Y. — Oneida County wants all of its residents, particularly those aged 25-40, to rally together and get vaccinated against COVID-19.There's been hesitation or lack or urgency among this age group, said Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, but it's crucial these people and others get vaccinated for the county to reach herd immunity and get back to life as usual.
All but two Oneida County legislators voted on Wednesday to move forward with eminent domain regarding the downtown Utica Hospital and take, by legal compulsion, four properties in the parking garage footprint, whose owners don't want to sell.Posted: Apr 14, 2021 5:58 PM Posted By: Joleen Ferris All but two Oneida County legislators voted on Wednesday to move forward with eminent domain regarding the downtown Utica Hospital and take, by legal compulsion, four properties in the parking garage footprint, whose owners don't want to sell.