We will be holding an informational dinner meeting on Thursday, February 28th, 2019, at Ridge View Inn, 6912 Bardo Rd., Lowville. The meeting is open to ALL members of the Local (from any county). Non-members are not permitted to attend. Please RSVP to Tammy Witteman, twittema@nycourts.gov, by February 21st. Vendors have been invited to attend and will be available from 4:30-5:45, meeting to start at 5:45.


Join us on the stage, “front row seats” at the Utica Memorial Auditorium on Friday, March 1st for an always exciting Utica Comets Hockey game. Admission includes ticket to game, hot dogs, sausage and peppers, chicken tenders, and fries. Tickets are limited, so get your money and reservations in today. Member cost is $10; guest cost is $42. Non-members are not permitted to attend. Any questions, contact Catrina at catrina@csealocal334.com. All reservations must be received in the mail by February 22nd. See the link below for further details and the reservation form.

March 1st, Utica Hockey Night Information


We will be holding a dinner meeting followed by a presentation by the New York State Retirement System on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, at Tioga Downs Event Center, 2nd Floor, Tioga South, in Nichols, at 6:15 p.m. This meeting/presentation is a joint collaboration with CSEA Local 002 (Southern Tier State Employees). Vendors have been invited to attend. Secure your reservation today, as seating is limited. We will keep a “wait list” once reservations are full, so please include a cell number to reach you. All reservations must be received by Friday, February 22nd, as our numbers will be have to be called in to Tioga Downs on Monday. NO Exceptions, so please mail your reservation and deposit right away. Any questions, contact Tammy Witteman at 607-240-5801.

March 6 Retirement Meeting/Dinner Information


Tammy Witteman, in conjunction with Dan Kain from Deferred Compensation, has set up the following locations for individual Deferred Comp account review and set-up appointments. Further information on locations and a link to schedule your appointment will be sent out next week. At that time, you may schedule a 15-minute appointment to enroll or review your account without charge to your own leave accruals, based on the operating needs of your court. Please discuss your availability with your supervisor prior to scheduling an appointment. Appointments are first-come first-served. Bring a paystub if you plan to newly enroll. Not all employees have internet access on their work computers in order to sign up for a session. You may need to use a personal computer/device in order to gain access to the scheduling link, once it is provided.

  • January 28th, Ithaca, Tompkins County – We are informed all appointments are filled and will look into providing another date soon.
  • February 19th, Norwich, Chenango County – From 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at The Eaton Center, 13 Eaton Avenue, 1st floor conference room.
  • February 20th, Elmira, Chemung County – From 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Hazlett Building, 1st Floor.

Thank you to Tammy Witteman for setting up these sessions, to Dan Kain for traveling to meet with our members and to our members that helped to find a location for these appointments in their courthouse.


On behalf of the CSEA Judiciary Local 334 Executive Board and membership, we wish to congratulation Terri Vecchio, Court Clerk in Oneida County, on her retirement effective end of business today. Terri is a former Local 334 Secretary (2003-2011) and has worked diligently as our Scholarship Chair for many years, up until 2017. We thank Terri for all of her dedication, friendship and hard work over the years and wish her the very best in her hard-earned retirement!!