cyber bullying en Oneida County enacts new cyberbullying law <p>Cyberbullying has become a front and center issue for Oneida County in recent months. Now those online attacks are a punishable offense.<br /><br />The newly enacted local law makes several forms of computer bullying illegal, including posting doctored images, creating a fake profile or website, and making online statements that are meant to immediately provoke another person.<br /> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:21:24 +0000 Gino Geruntino 47739 at Assertive attitude key to dealing with bullies <p>Educators and parents can always use advice on how to deal with bullies.&nbsp;A conference on bullying in Syracuse this week brought in a national expert on the issue, Barb Colorosa, who offered some clear strategies on how to identify bullying, as well as how to deal with it. Fri, 03 May 2013 18:17:15 +0000 Ellen Abbott 37238 at Assertive attitude key to dealing with bullies New school year brings new anti-bullying law <p>As students settle into the new school year, the first phase of a new statewide anti-bullying law is already in place. More children will now be protected, and more will be required of school districts. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 20:08:04 +0000 Catherine Loper 25821 at Cuomo signs anti-cyber bullying law <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an anti-cyber bullying bill into law Monday. It requires schools to be more vigilant about cyber bullying of students, and to take steps to prevent it.</p><p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 11:56:39 +0000 Karen DeWitt 22288 at