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Proposed tax exemption law tabled by Common Council

NORWICH – The proposed local law that would offer a tax exemption for select properties in the city was tabled at Tuesday’s meeting of the Common Council due to the absence of... read more...


St. Bartholomew’s celebrates more than 80 years of Italian Catholic heritage

NORWICH – For more than 80 years, parishioners at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church on East Main Street in Norwich have come together for an annual festival to celebrate the l... read more...


Taking the issue of bullying seriously

With another school year right around the corner, now is the time for me to come clean: I haven’t taken the issue of bullying too seriously. Even as an education major in col... read more...


Punching the Clock: Little eatery, big taste

NORWICH – Traffic is known to be heavy at times on state Route 12 in the Town of Norwich, approximately one quarter of a mile south of the Price Chopper and South Side Plaza i... read more...


City to hold public hearing, vote on proposed tax exemption law

NORWICH – The City of Norwich Common Council will hold a public hearing for the proposed local tax exemption law for select city properties at 7 tonight during the regular Com... read more...


Food pantries, soup kitchens across county face another challenging year

NORWICH – Food pantries and soup kitchens throughout Chenango County face another challenging year ahead as threats for cuts in state and federal funding loom. After last yea... read more...


First-ever Fire Camp sparks interest with area youth

NORWICH – In the effort to spark young people’s interest in becoming a firefighter, the Chenango County Fire Bureau put on its first-ever Fire Camp at the firefighter traini... read more...


Leadership seminar boosts positive climate at NHS

NORWICH – Select sophomores, juniors and seniors at the Norwich High School received a crash course in dynamic leadership Wednesday during the first of what school administrat... read more...


Dirty Harry didn't teach trigonometry

Call it a sign of the times. Some say it's been a long time coming and maybe that's true, but it's a travesty no less. Schools are acting on the idea of a diploma in every han... read more...


County Board allows computer software to search online records of welfare recipients

NORWICH – A resolution allowing the Chenango County Department of Social Services to use a special software program to search various online public databases of welfare recipi... read more...


County objects to nearly $300,000 claim for mental health services

NORWICH – Chenango County owes the New York State Office of Mental Health nearly $300,000 according to the estimates of state bookkeepers. But local officials are rebuking tha... read more...


City’s search for aerial truck comes to an end

NORWICH – More than one year after the Norwich Fire Department’s 30-year-old ladder truck was removed from service due to its unsafe condition, a new apparatus has finally tak... read more...


New bill promotes volunteerism among local fire departments

OXFORD – In response to a rapid decline in the number of volunteer firefighters in recent years, Representative Richard Hanna paid a visit to the Oxford Fire Department on Thu... read more...


Farmers Market Week promotes buying, eating local

NORWICH – Local food and direct marketing opportunities like those found at farmers markets all over the country are one of the fastest growing segments of agriculture. This ... read more...


Welcome to the fair: there’s no place like it

Remember the scene in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ when Judy Garland closed her eyes, clacked the heels of her ruby-red slippers, and uttered the most famous words of her career? ... read more...



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