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Norwich restaurant to give southern flavor

NORWICH – Customers who visit the downtown site long known as John’s Hot-dog Stand will now be served fare with a southern flavor. With the opening of TriniSoul Caribbean and... read more...


Hey, don’t you do that thing for the paper?

There was a time during my tenure at The Evening Sun when I drew a lot of strange looks around town. About a year ago I was sitting in a booth at a local diner and somebody wa... read more...


Fair regulars keep traditions alive

NORWICH – For “Pepe,” also known as Steve Schaffer, working at the fair is a salvation. The owner of Pepe’s Restaurant on 141 Washington St. in Binghamton, Schaffer normally w... read more...


Sherburne joins forces with Utica in anti-NYRI motion

SHERBURNE – In a joint effort with the City of Utica, The Village of Sherburne filed a 71-page response to the state Public Service Commission objecting to New York Regional I... read more...


Natural gas pipeline project put on hold

CHENANGO COUNTY – A natural gas pipeline project that would have given several county municipalities an energy alternative and allowed one of the county’s largest employers to... read more...


Chenango tries to beat the heat

CHENANGO COUNTY – With threats of all-time high temperatures and rising mercury reflecting the warnings, the governor dropped entrance fees to all state parks with beaches or ... read more...


Grand jury hands down July indictments

NORWICH – A Binghamton man was indicted by a Chenango County Grand Jury on July 26 on charges that he allegedly rammed a stolen vehicle into a state police car. The jury indi... read more...


Fire chief talks retirement, state of department

NORWICH – As of Monday, Norwich City Fire Chief John M. Tighe’s life changed dramatically. “Since I was 14 years old, I’ve never not had a job. It’s a little scary knowing I... read more...


Lobster, with a side of politics

Lobster and politics By Jeffrey Morse Sun Staff Writer NORWICH – Music came from the stage and lobster came from the kitchen. Nearly 600 people paid the $60 entrance fee to... read more...


Defense attorney calls out DA, Judge

NORWICH – At times demanding the judge rule in his favor, defense attorney Randel Scharf argued in County Court Thursday that charges against his client, Tammie Van Deusen, be... read more...


Weather and attendance should be agreeable to local Republicans this weekend

NORWICH – With a clear day in the high 80s predicted for Sunday and ticket sales on a brisk par, the Chenango County Republican Party expects another successful Lobsterfest. ... read more...


Jury finds defendant guilty in statutory rape case

NORWICH – Defense attorney Kevin Dayton told a Chenango County jury Tuesday that his client, Gary J. Button Jr., tends to crack under pressure. He said he did so in a written ... read more...


DA said today’s statutory rape trial not CSI

NORWICH – District Attorney Joseph A. McBride told a group of prospective jurors Monday that they would not be listening to a complex argument this week. “This is not CSI,” t... read more...


EPA has two county areas for hazardous waste disposal

OXFORD – Late June flooding brought some residents to areas of their basements they haven’t seen in a long time. Once there, some found items they haven’t seen in just as long... read more...



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