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Take a letter, Maria ...

Take a letter, Maria ... address it to my wife ... The words of the old R.B. Greaves tune rattled around in my head this week as I pondered ways to encourage more of our read... read more...


The Happiest Place on Earth?

There are a few topics that rear their ugly heads in the newspaper from time to time that I’m always sure will raise the hackles of our readership no matter what is said about... read more...


Chenango goes for Clinton, McCain

Unofficial results from the Chenango County Board of Elections in Tuesday's Presidential Primary: DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY Hillary Clinton - 1588 Bill Richardson - 21 Joe Bide... read more...


Everything in its place

Cleanliness is next to Godliness, so they say. And if that’s true, then we done found religion down at the ol’ Evening Sun. With Progress Chenango 2008, inarguably our most e... read more...


Sometimes you have to start small

Let’s get rid of German. Not blow it up or empty it out, just dissolve it. The township, that is. The people and their homes can stay right where they are, but just be govern... read more...


You've come a long way, baby

Usually when pundits complain about the misogyny of mass media, I pay it no heed. Here in the warm environs of Chenango County, surely my higher mind is immune to such prevail... read more...


Measuring Progress

It’s that time of year again. The Christmas tree has been dismantled, the empty champagne bottles from New Year’s Eve are in the trash, and the pages in my day runner are bran... read more...


Point/Counterpoint: Was the sentence too lenient?

Evening Sun reporters love to argue. In this feature, sides of the argument were chosen arbitrarily and do not necessarily reflect the author’s true viewpoints. This week, Nic... read more...


For those with a short attention span ...

Chained to this desk as I often am, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that there is life outside of Norwich. For years, it has been my pleasure to cover the thespians who’ve... read more...


The Georgetown Inn to open under new management

GEORGETOWN – The first inn opened in Georgetown in the early 1800s, and since then, an operational inn has been a part of the atmosphere of this small town, a part of which li... read more...


Chenango's full of 'Strange Things'

OXFORD – Growing up in Chenango County, Dustin Warburton probably saw a lot of “Strange Things.” That’s the title of his new book of horror stories, making its local debut h... read more...


Local business caters to the pampered pooch

NORWICH – When you say that a business has gone to the dogs, it generally has a negative connotation. But what if the business started with the dogs in the first place? That... read more...


SMTS musical revue celebrates all things woman

HAMILTON – While not quite “The Vagina Monologues,” this weekend’s performance by the Sherburne Music Theater Society has a decidedly feminine flair. “A ... My Name is Alic... read more...


Food safety training service offered through new business

NORWICH – A food safety training service is attempting to bring its program to Chenango County, hoping the convenience of the local venue will encourage business participation... read more...


Maybe you can take it with you

You can tell it’s spring in Chenango County by the plethora of happenings that fill our calendars this weekend. At the first sign of promising good weather, local events star... read more...



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