Oneida County Department on Aging http://wxpr.org en More Northwoods Public Transporation Options Possible http://wxpr.org/post/more-northwoods-public-transporation-options-possible <p></p><p>The county boards in Oneida, Vilas and Forest counties will soon vote whether to form a Transit Commission in the Northwoods. It could mean more transportation options for all citizens.</p><p><br />Oneida County Department on Aging Director Dianne Jacobson says the three county departments&nbsp; have had transportation for elderly and disabled citizens for many years. But a Transit Commission could be grant funded and provide rides for anyone.</p><p><br />Jacobson says after years of discussion, action could happen next month...</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:24:56 +0000 Ken Krall 21574 at http://wxpr.org More Northwoods Public Transporation Options Possible Sequester Cuts Impacting Meals For Seniors http://wxpr.org/post/sequester-cuts-impacting-meals-seniors <p>Much was debated in Congress about mandatory across the board&nbsp; budget cuts called sequestration. The impacts the federal sequester made in areas such as air traffic controllers and military bands were widely reported,&nbsp; but the&nbsp; cuts are having an impact on meals delivered to senior citizens. &nbsp;</p><p>Ken Krall talks with Dianne Jacobson, the Director of the Oneida County Department on Aging about tough times for the Senior Nutrition Program.</p><p>Oneida County Department on Aging Director Dianne Jacobson. More information is available at the office in Rhinelander.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:24:10 +0000 Ken Krall 10646 at http://wxpr.org Sequester Cuts Impacting Meals For Seniors