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'Red Hat' ladies converge on Oxford

 OXFORD – Some people in Oxford were “seeing red” on Thursday – Red Hat Ladies that is! Representatives from three society chapters of “Red Hatters” met on Jan. 11 at the NYS ... read more...


Habitat gears up for carnation sale

OXFORD – The 14th annual Chenango County Habitat for Humanity’s Red Carnation Sale is going on now through January 21st. The sale raises funds to support Chenango County Habit... read more...


Order Habitat carnations for Valentine's Day

OXFORD – Audrey Johnson, the Head Coordinator for Chenango County Habitat for Humanity, is gearing up for their 14th annual Red Carnation Sale. The sale raises funds to suppor... read more...


Quilters make donation to Bida Home in Oxford

OXFORD – The Fly Meadow Quilters recently donated seven lap quilts for residents of the Bida Adult Home. This small group of quilters, out of Oxford, are made up of Nancy Cody... read more...


Curtain falls on Night Eagle

OXFORD – On the eve of the New Year, with bright sunlight streaming in through antique stained glass windows, Ken Millett, owner of the Night Eagle Café, came to finish moving... read more...


Oxford Garden Club decks out library

OXFORD – The Oxford Garden Club (OGC) has “decked the halls” of the Oxford Memorial Library with pine swags and holiday decorations. The beautiful and historic Theodore Burr h... read more...


County hosts Legion oratorical contest

OXFORD – The Chenango County level of the American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Contest was held on Saturday at the Oxford Academy auditorium. The event was co-cha... read more...


Historic portraits returned to Oxford

OXFORD – Village and Town Historian, Charlotte Stafford recently acquired a pair of watercolor portraits, estimated to be from c.1820, of Polly Knapp and Samuel Balcom, for th... read more...


Oxford plans benefit quilt show

OXFORD – The Thursday Night Quilters will be having a Quilt Show and Raffle on Saturday. It will be held in the Fellowship Hall at the Fort Hill building of the United Church ... read more...


Pair of events mark local history milestones

NORWICH – Sunday was a day filled with two great historic events. At the Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) Museum in Norwich, Craig Brandon, author, presented a progra... read more...


Oxford farmers' market winds down

OXFORD – The Oxford Farmers’ Market is preparing for one more Saturday morning in LaFayette Park from 9 a.m. to noon. The forecast for Saturday of 74 degrees and sunny is “pic... read more...


Summer concert series ends on a high note

OXFORD – As the weather cools and students have to return to school, the Oxford Community Band’s “Summer Concert Series” wrapped up its ‘concert tour’ with two last concerts –... read more...


Grange hosts pie-eating contest at county fair

NORWICH – The Chenango County Fair and the Chenango County Grange co-sponsored an old fashioned pie-eating contest held on Saturday at the County Fair in Floral Hall. Oxford... read more...


Oxford hosts horsepull this weekend

By Jeanie Petersen Correspondent OXFORD – Highly trained, muscular athletes are coming to Oxford to compete in a magnificent display of strength. It’s not the Olympics, it’s... read more...


Oxford community band season begins

By Jeanie Petersen Correspondent OXFORD – The first of the Oxford Community Band’s Summer Concert Series begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in LaFayette Park. The Band will be un... read more...



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