ONEIDA COUNTY URGES RESIDENTS TO WARD OFF FLU'S IMPACT 12-12-03
The Oneida County Health Department urges Oneida County residents to protect themselves from this yearís severe flu season by consulting with their physicians now for vaccinations or medications.
GRIFFO PROPOSES TAX EXEMPTION FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS 10-31-03
Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced that he will ask the Oneida County Board of Legislators and the New York State Legislature to approve laws that will allow Oneida County volunteer firefighters to receive property tax exemptions.
GRIFFO DEVELOPING COUNTYWIDE PLAN TO ATTACK BLIGHT, CODES VIOLATIONS 10-22-03
Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced that he will be adapting the precedent-setting Public Nuisance Law he instituted in Rome to help all communities attack blight and serious codes violations.
GRIFFO:  COUNTY EXPLORES PRESCRIPTION PLAN TO REDUCE COSTS FOR ONEIDA COUNTY SENIORS 10-16-03
Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced that a task force of County Department Heads will explore the adoption of a Pharmacy Benefit Manager program to assist Oneida County senior citizens impacted by rising prescription drug prices.
GRIFFO:  COUNTY GOVERNMENT HITS THE ROAD TO ANSWER QUESTIONS, BOOST COMMUNICATION 
10-16-03
Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced that Oneida County Government will begin an aggressive outreach campaign so that county residents can meet top county leaders to discuss issues and get answers.
GRIFFO:  COUNTY ON THE MARC TO SEEK OUT MEDICAID SAVINGS 9-04-03
Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced the formation of an action-oriented Social Services squad to cut the costs of operating Medicaid through increased use of e-government and an aggressive effort to recover costs.
GRIFFO:  'HIRE ONEIDA COUNTY' PROGRAM CAN INCREASE OPPORTUNITIES FOR COUNTY RESIDENTS
 9-02-03

Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced that he will seek to implement measures to increase the opportunities given to Oneida County residents through major infrastructure projects funded with county tax dollars.
GRIFFO CREATES PRIVATE SECTOR OVERSIGHT PANEL TO REVIEW STRUCTURE, IMPROVE EFFICIENCY  8-27-03
Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today appointed a task force of private sector representatives to offer fresh perspectives on County Governmentís structure, operations and efficiency.
GRIFFO ACTS TO INCREASE, ENFORCE OPERATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN GOVERNMENT 8-21-03
Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced a series of steps to review and improve operational accountability within county government.
GRIFFO FORMS REGIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE TO PREPARE FOR 2005 BASE CLOSURE PROCESS
 8-19-03


Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced the formation of a regional steering committee as a first step in the essential effort to protect Rome Lab and the Northeast Air Defense Sector (NEADS) in the 2005 base closing process.
GRIFFO VISITING OTHER UPSTATE COUNTIES TO RESEARCH COST-CUTTING 'BEST PRACTICES'  8-11-03

Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced that he met last month with Onondaga County Executive Nicholas Pirro, last week with Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino, and will be meeting soon with Monroe County Executive Jack Doyle.
GRIFFO REDUCING COUNTY SPENDING; BUDGET SAVINGS TOP $2 MILLION  8-07-03

Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced that he is reducing county spending for 2003, and that the combined impact of spending restrictions now in effect totals more than $2 million.
GRIFFO WELCOMES ASTRONAUT CURBEAM, REP. BOEHLERT AT SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM CEREMONY 8-04-03

Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo joined NASA Astronaut Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., and House of Representatives Science Committee Chairman Sherwood Boehlert in urging participants in the Oneida County Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) to reach for the stars as they spoke at a closing ceremony held at Mohawk Valley Community College.
GRIFFO:  ONEIDA COUNTY PLANS MAJOR PROJECT TO RECONSTRUCT TRENTON ROAD 7-30-03

Oneida County Executive Joseph A. Griffo today announced that Oneida County will be reconstructing two miles of Trenton Road, also known as Old State Route 12, in the town of Trenton.
SARS ADVISORY 06-09-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr. announces that in Oneida County there has been one (1) probable case and one (1) suspected case of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) identified.
Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace was presented an award for his continued support of various law enforcement programs in the County. 06-10-03
EANNACE:  ONEIDA COUNTY PLANS 3 "ONEIDA COUNTY MILITARY FAMILY RECEPTIONS" 04-24-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr., today announced that the Oneida County Veterans Service Agency will host three social/informational receptions for local families with relatives in the military.
EANNACE:  ONEIDA COUNTY TAKES APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
 04-11-03


Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr., today announced that the Oneida County Office of Workforce Development is taking applications for a 2003 Summer Youth Employment Program, although funding for the program has not yet been approved by the state.
EANNACE WELCOMES ASTRONAUT TO ONEIDA COUNTY AS PART OF SCIENCE WEEKEND 03-31-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr., welcomes NASA astronaut Leland Melvin during the 25th Annual Utica College Science Fair Ė part of a weekend-long series of events designed to spur local interest in science and technology opportunities.
EANNACE:  ONEIDA COUNTY YOUTH MAPPERS BEGINNING SURVEY OF LOCAL SERVICES 3-21-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr., today announced that Community Youth Mappers will begin making their way through Utica, Rome and other communities as part of a regional effort to gather information about programs and activities for young people.
EANNACE:  ONEIDA COUNTY WILL CONTINUE TO 'MAKE WHOLE' COMMUNITIES IN INDIAN LAND CLAIM AREA 3-14-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr., was joined today by members of the Oneida County Indian Affairs Committee in affirming the County's intentions to abide by New York State Real Property Tax Law and "make whole" communities and school districts in the Oneida Indian Nation Land Claim area.
EANNACE:  FRIDAY "LADDER TO THE FUTURE" EVENT PROMOTES CLERGY-WORKFORCE- YOUTH PARTNERSHIP 3-03-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace Jr. today announced that the Oneida County Office of Workforce Development and St. Paulís Baptist Church will be hosting a Friday event to help the local faith community better serve the job-seeking needs of local young people.
EANNACE:  COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY CENTER OPENS MARCH 1 AT MVCC 2-25-03

Workforce Investment Board Project Helps Local Residents Improve Technology, Literacy, Computer Skills
EANNACE:  SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS BENEFIT EMPLOYERS, OLDER RESIDENTS 2-21-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr., today urged area residents 55 and older who are looking to return to the work force and also increase their incomes to participate in the Senior Work Employment Program.
EANNACE:  'LADDER TO THE FUTURE' OUTREACH HELPS YOUTH EXPLORE CAREERS 2-18-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace Jr. today announced that Oneida County Workforce Development and St. Paulís Baptist Church will be hosting a Thursday Youth Outreach Session to help young people explore careers and learn about the regional Working Solutions System. The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. at St. Paulís, 
319 Leah St., Utica.
EANNACE:  JR. GREEN TEAM OFFERS YOUTH EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OPPORTUNITY OUTREACH, RECRUITMENT PLANNED FOR FRIDAY, FEB. 7TH.

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr., today invited young people in need of a new chance at opportunity and education to an informational outreach meeting of the Junior Green Team Program scheduled for Friday, February 7th, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cornerstone Building on South Street in Utica.
EANNACE:  NEW PARKING LOT IN FORESTPORT IMPROVES ACCESS TO SNOWMOBILE TRAILS 1-30-03

Oneida County Executive Ralph J. Eannace, Jr., today announced that a new trailhead parking area for snowmobile related vehicles has been created along Route 28 in the Town of Forestport to enhance access to Oneida Countyís miles of snowmobile trails.
AREA COLLEGE STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM NEW CROSS-REGISTRATION AGREEMENT; ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY BY ONEIDA COUNTY EXECUTIVE RALPH J. EANNACE, JR. 1-23-03

Beginning next fall, full-time students at seven area colleges will be able to take fall, winter or spring courses at each of the other colleges under a new Cross Registration Program.

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