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Sherburne chef debuts cookbook tonight

SHERBURNE – When George Lewis joined the monastery, it wasn’t necessarily to devote himself to God. He’d already answered the call to his life-long ministry – food. Lewis, a ... read more...


The summer of my postpartum depression

With appropriately little fanfare, I marked my 19th anniversary with The Evening Sun this week. It seems like only yesterday I donned the only tie I owned and showed up 15 min... read more...


Frontier CEO optimistic about local job prospects

SHERBURNE – Frontier Communications Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Maggie Wilderotter visited the company’s plant service center in Sherburne Friday, sharing her optimis... read more...


Fair apparent

One of the many perks of being a local pseudo-celebrity is that you never know where or when you’ll be asked to make a guest appearance. (One of the others, of course, is delu... read more...


Oxford makes another arrest in out of control party brawl

OXFORD – The Oxford Police Department has made a final arrest in an investigation into a house party in the Village of Oxford that led to multiple arrests and an out of contro... read more...


The zen of bowling

I’m not the best bowler in the world, but when it comes to sports-related philosophies, I think I understand the zen of bowling the best. The approach to the lane, the draw, t... read more...


A measure of forgiveness

This will not be one of my more well-received columns. I’m fairly certain I’ve never written this before, but here goes: I think the Norwich City School Board made the right d... read more...


Driven by nostalgia

Every year at this time, all attention in the county seat turns toward the automobile. Beginning with the BID’s cruise-in tonight and continuing through the weekend with the R... read more...


Your vote counts

School districts are the single largest sector of local government in New York State, accounting for nearly half of all local government revenues and expenditures. In 2007, Ne... read more...


Bought and sold ...

May 2, 1994. I remember it like it was yesterday. First thing in the morning, Sandy Bohn poked her head in the newsroom. “Ted’s coming. He wants everyone in the pressroom righ... read more...


Colorscape brings performance artist for 15th show

NORWICH – Colorscape Chenango will be introducing at least two new faces for its 15th annual festival in September – one on the stage, the other behind. Hearkening back to th... read more...


'Our Town' a homespun remedy

It doesn’t get any more American and apple pie than Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” The tried-and-true high school chestnut play, with minimal sets and homespun dialogue, hearke... read more...


I fought the law ...

My vacation this year was a dichotomy of sorts – a week with the family in Utah, then a week with my best friend in Las Vegas. From the Promised Land of the Mormons to Sin Cit... read more...


Assessors to face steep learning curve

NORWICH – When a natural gas well’s spacing unit encompasses two towns - or even two counties - it’ll be up to real property tax directors to determine how the receipts get di... read more...


You've got to pick an orphan or two ...

If you want to pack a house, pick a show with an abundance of kiddie roles. Each child is good for probably 10 adult tickets. If you want a full house, make said kids orphans ... read more...



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