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The fear of politics

In 2008, nearly one-third of the American public tuned in to watch then President-elect Barack Obama give his victory speech from Grant Park in Chicago, after an immensely suc... read more...


School board changes executive session practices

NORWICH – The Norwich City school board has adopted a change to its practice of executive session that will bring discussion items once reserved for behind closed doors into a... read more...


Chenango Arts Council readies for ‘The Chocolate Ball’

NORWICH – The Chenango County Council of the Arts is gearing up for its biennial fundraiser, this year accentuating all things chocolate during the organization’s “Chocolate B... read more...


Punching the Clock: Get out the vote

It’s been said that in reality, there’s no such thing as not voting. You either vote by voting, or you vote by not voting, thereby doubling the value of someone else’s vote. ... read more...


Community organizes benefit for superstorm victims

NORWICH – Howard Johnson Hotel in Norwich is hosting a food and supply drive this week to benefit those affected by the devastation of Superstorm Sandy. Non-monetary donation... read more...


Norwich Y turns 150

The Norwich Family YMCA celebrated its 150th anniversary with a special ceremony, displays and activities Saturday. Evening Sun subscribers can click on the camera icon above ... read more...


Colonia: The show will go on ...

By Shawn Magrath Sun Staff Writer smagrath@evesun.com NORWICH – It seems that the closing of the Colonia Theater in downtown Norwich will be for only a brief moment. The bu... read more...


A newfound and short-lived perspective

Let’s travel back in time for a moment. On Monday, Oct. 22, one week before Hurricane Sandy ripped up the East Coast, the entire country was centered on what people thought we... read more...


SAME to focus on the local impact of the arts during community event

NORWICH – In an ongoing battle to preserve arts in Chenango County public schools, affiliates of the Support Arts and Music Eduction group (SAME) will host a special informati... read more...


Want to help? Give money – or donate extras to a local food pantry

NORWICH – After narrowly avoiding the brunt of Hurricane Sandy, Chenango County residents might be looking for ways to help with relief efforts, both locally and for the East ... read more...


Youth Bureau offers free fall, winter activities for kids

NORWICH – As winter weather draws closer, the City of Norwich Youth Bureau is ready to embrace the snow and ice that comes along with it. The Youth Bureau has rolled out anot... read more...


Implications of health care reform worry business owners at benefit roundtable

NORWICH – With national health care reform now the law of the land, small business owners are striving to understand all that the new law requires. Last week, several small bu... read more...


Grassroots group rallies against hydraulic fracturing

NORWICH – A local grassroots group rallied on the grounds of East Park Saturday to protest the potential for natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing in Chenango County, ... read more...


New justice appointed in Smithville

SMITHVILLE – The New York Sixth Judicial District has appointed a local justice to fill the vacancy of Smithville Town Justice. Justice Paul O’Connor, currently serving as a ... read more...


RSVP recognizes volunteers during annual breakfast

NORWICH – Participants in the Chenango County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program made their way to the Canasawacta Country Club Thursday to laud the agency’s volunteers and ... read more...



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