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Third time’s the charm for ADA – Bush back in jail

NORWICH – A Norwich man accused of shooting two people was thrown back into jail Friday without bail after he allegedly attempted to purchase a firearm. Lee M. Bush, 49, Cour... read more...


Bush robbery trial to resume today

NORWICH – Jury selection will resume today for a Norwich man facing life in prison for his alleged role in a deadly drug shoot-out in July, 2007. Attorneys will select the l... read more...


Chenango’s unemployment sets eight-year high

BINGHAMTON – Following the nation’s economic downturn, Chenango County’s 6.5 percent unemployment rate jumped nearly one percent from August and set a monthly high not seen si... read more...


Colgate hosts NYRI public meetings today

HAMILTON – The first of 13 public information forums and statement hearings will be held in Hamilton today as part of the Public Service Commission’s year-long review of New Y... read more...


New county law taxes cell phones

NORWICH – Despite a handful of lawmakers who dug in their heels again, a new local law imposing a 30 cent monthly surcharge on individual cell phone usage passed the Chenango ... read more...


City of Norwich proposes 3.02 percent tax increase

NORWICH – The City of Norwich Common Council held a special meeting last week to discuss the proposed budget for 2009. While the budget is not entirely complete, Finance Direc... read more...


Sports

Oxford unable to cash in opportunities

OXFORD – Oxford dominated possession time against Candor, but failed on nearly every golden opportunity save its last. At that point, however, it was too late. The Indians re... read more...


Delhi nips Greene in OT

Evening Sun Report Boys’ Soccer Delhi 2, Greene 1 (OT) GREENE – Greene came as close as any team in the Midstate Athletic Conference to beat or tie Delhi this season – ... read more...


Area football roundup

Football Greene 39, UV-Edmeston 0 NEW BERLIN – Greene clinched an unbeaten season in division play Friday night at UV-Edmeston building a 32-0 halftime lead on the streng... read more...


Norwich knocks off state-ranked Oneida

ONEIDA – Playoff scenarios did not pan out for the Purple Tornado this weekend, but a win over previously-unbeaten Oneida made a big statement for Section IV football. “I thi... read more...


Community

Oxford crowns homecoming court

Oxford Academy recognized candidates for the 2008 Homecoming Court during half-time at Friday’s game. The Homecoming King and Queen, Ed Grundner and Robin Wonka, were crowned ... read more...


Over $1000 raised in 5th Annual CCSPCA SNAP Mum Sale

 CHENANGO COUNTY – The Chenango County SPCA Spay Neuter Assistance Program raised more than $1,000 in its 5th Annual Fall Mum Sale, a portion of that due to the generosity and... read more...


Coventry Civil War event recognizes a native son

COVENTRY – Hezekiah Knickerbocker, a man who fought for his country more than 140 years ago, was honored on Oct. 12 in Coventry’s Fourth Annual Civil War Commemorative Event. ... read more...


Red Cross pushes education and preparedness

CHENANGO COUNTY – The Red Cross is known for two things – blood drives and disaster services – but in an effort to help residents help themselves, the Red Cross is offering se... read more...


Opinion

One Of Us

This election campaign has become a delight. Primarily because one of the candidates is “one of us”. Now I am not saying this is a reason why anyone should vote one way or an... read more...


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