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Gov.'s budget targets Camp Pharsalia for closure

PHARSALIA –Gov. David Paterson’s proposed 2009-10 state budget cuts call for the closure of Camp Pharsalia. This is the second time since November that the governor has aimed... read more...


CIT: Monetary rewards for good behavior?

NORWICH – About $23,500 of New York taxpayers’ money could be paid out in any given year for good behavior exhibited by the individuals confined at Valley Ridge Center for Int... read more...


County to standardize procedures for road boring

NORWICH – Chenango County officials monitoring the natural gas industry plan to develop permitting procedures for companies wanting to bore under roads, and make them availabl... read more...


City moves forward with fire truck purchase

NORWICH – Two weeks after the City of Norwich Finance / Personnel Committee argued against the purchase of a new fire truck, members of the Common Council voted 5-0 in favor o... read more...


Sports

DEC’s arrogance could be warning of things to come

Regardless of whether you hunt or not, buy hunting and fishing licenses or not, the handling and mindset behind the closing of the Reynolds Game Farm near Ithaca—the last rema... read more...


Sidney edges Oxford; Norwich halts losing skein

Girls’ Basketball Sidney 43, Oxford 41 OXFORD – Sidney junior Dani Gravel scored on a breakaway layup with 43 seconds remaining to break a 41-41 tie and give Sidney a vic... read more...


Tornado boys improve to 4-0

Boys’ Basketball Norwich 67, Owego 59 OWEGO – The week and a half layoff appeared to hurt Norwich early, who rallied from a 10-point deficit in the first quarter to remain... read more...


Community

United Way gets closer to goal thanks to Oxford Primary School

OXFORD – Normally, teachers scold children for running in the halls, but at Oxford Primary School Wednesday, they were cheering them on. The run served as a reward for student... read more...


Delivering Christmas – Toys for Tots

When The Evening Sun’s float won first place in this year’s Holiday Parade of Lights, we knew we wanted to take our winnings and donate them to a good cause. Yesterday, we did... read more...


Opinion

The Most Wonderful Father in the World

At one time, my father invested heavily in weaving looms, which he sold at a profit. And dry goods, which he did not. That he had acquired the dry goods from a tenant in lieu... read more...


Let them eat pheasant...

New York is in dire straits when it comes to the yawning budget deficit. Not only have years of rampant spending in Albany caught up with us, but the state’s revenues have als... read more...


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