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Food Stamp recipients top 16 percent in Chenango

CHENANGO COUNTY – More than 16 percent of Chenango County residents rely on the federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formally known as Food Stamps), acc... read more...


Federal tax proposal could burden local taxpayers

ALBANY – Albany is trying to rally state and local elected officials to voice opposition to a federal proposal on the table that would essentially result in the ‘double taxati... read more...


Energy workshop entices businesses, non-profits to go green

NORWICH – With a bigger push now more than ever to utilize alternative energy resources, Chenango County business leaders, non-profit agencies and local officials came togethe... read more...


Lessons learned?

It is difficult to reflect on the events of the past few days without a sense of pride in the goodness of people; a sense that’s counteracted by another feeling of shame for w... read more...


Pinwheels for Prevention

NORWICH – April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to promote awareness and outreach for children who are abused either physically or sexually, maltreated or neglected. ... read more...


New fate in store for Village of Oxford eyesore?

OXFORD – A resolution passed by the Chenango County Board of Supervisors last week suggests a new fate for a long vacant building in downtown Oxford that has served as nothing... read more...


City eyes new incentive to attract developers

NORWICH – The Norwich City Council is considering new avenues that incentivize developers to rehabilitate some of the most blighted properties in the downtown area through a t... read more...


Norwich Tea Party Patriots gather to celebrate four year anniversary; protest NY SAFE Act

NORWICH – The Norwich division of the Tea Party Patriots will come together from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in West Park in the City of Norwich Saturday to commemorate the party’s four... read more...


College Day prepares students for life after high school

NORWICH – Hundreds of Chenango County high school students turned out to Spring College Day, hosted in the field house of the Norwich Family YMCA this week, to explore options... read more...


Complaining: the strategy of choice

We are a nation of complainers. Whining, sulking, irritating complainers. To be clear, that isn’t to say I am not guilty of the same. I complain constantly. I have even devot... read more...


NCSD Board President returns to the fold following last month’s resignation

NORWICH – Following the March meeting of the Norwich City School District Board of Education that led to the acceptance of one board member’s resignation and the tabling of tw... read more...


DEC warns of Emerald Ash Borer threat

CHENANGO COUNTY – With the arrival of spring, statewide concern is growing over the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive, exotic insect that quickly kills all as... read more...


Cornell Cooperative Extension encourages new use for farm plastics

NORWICH – The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chenango County has taken on new measures to promote plastics recycling among local farmers in an effort to limit landfill waste... read more...


NFD suggests purchase of new ladder truck

NORWICH – Since November, the City of Norwich Fire Department has been exploring viable options to replace its 31-year-old ladder truck, which hasn’t been used to full capacit... read more...


Codes training addresses public safety concerns

NORWICH – Engineers, firefighters, contractors and municipal codes enforcement officers from all over the state gathered at SUNY Morrisville’s Norwich campus on Wednesda... read more...



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