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Fire claims Guilford structure; crews stop it from spreading to nearby home

GUILFORD – Emergency crews responded to a fire call in the Town of Guilford Wednesday night made at around 9 p.m. The fire destroyed the garage of Robert Ives on County Road ... read more...


Local officials attend workshop encouraging shared services

CHENANGO COUNTY – Representatives from the City of Norwich and the Town of Plymouth were the only local government officials who attended a workshop Wednesday to discuss the L... read more...


Greene ‘wins and moves on’

Girls’ Soccer Greene 1, Southern Cayuga 0 GREENE – Greene will point to head coach Randy Smith’s credo after Wednesday’s matchup: “Win and move on.” It was not the Troja... read more...


Guilford’s board of assessors no more

GUILFORD – In a resolution adopted Wednesday night following a heated public debate, the Town of Guilford abolished its board of elected assessors in favor of appointing a si... read more...


85-year-old released from jail

NORWICH – The Chenango County Sheriff and the Department of Social Services followed through on a promise to have an incarcerated 85-year-old nursing home resident transferred... read more...


Cyclones trounce Utica

UTICA – The Norwich Cyclones’ “C” team upended the Utica Bulldogs 20-0 Sunday, while the A team rolled to a 33-6 victory.  Cole Rifanburg reached paydirt on a one-yard keeper... read more...


Storm look for first win tonight at Sauquoit

UV-Edmeston (0-7) at Sauquoit Valley (0-7), Thursday, 7 p.m. Sauquoit Valley is looking for the same thing as Unadilla Valley-Edmeston: It’s first win. The two clubs square ... read more...


Sports

Time is always of the essence when bowhunting

With the bowhunting season for Southern Zone deer underway now (it opened Oct. 18), the biggest challenge facing the majority of bowhunters is less about getting the ideal in-... read more...


Valley Heights boys and girls finish regular season with three wins apiece

NORWICH - The Valley Heights Christian Academy closed out the regular season with three games in three days last week.  The Lady Crusaders’ won all three games by shutout, whi... read more...


Community

Punching the Clock: Not just for kicks

What do you call a person who can hold their breath for at least two and a half minutes, hang from a railing without regripping for three minutes and can be considered a deadl... read more...


Opinion

A far away country

Samuel Reuben. A solid series of consonants and vowels composing a solid-sounding name that looked strong and reliable on the return addresses of all the letters and packages... read more...


Mark my words ...

As Election Day draws near, I find myself even less sure of our two presidential choices than I did even a month ago. My displeasure with the candidates knows no party bounds;... read more...


Entertainment

Johnny Cash tribute band to headline at Pumpkin Festival

To celebrate the 10th year of the Norwich Pumpkin Festival, event organizers have added more entertainment and events than ever before. Entertainment at the Pumpkin Festival,... read more...


“Piecing Dreams Together” quilt show debuts in Oxford

OXFORD – The Thursday Night Quilters (TNQ) are hosting their 4th (biennial) quilt show “Piecing Dreams Together” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the United Church of Oxford... read more...


Historical Society plans 8th Annual Haunted Museum

NORWICH – Most of the time the Chenango County Historical Society’s Museum is “ghost-free” but around Pumpkin Festival they appear in the Museum’s rooms and hallways. This yea... read more...


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