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Fifty killed in upstate plane crash

CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) — A Continental commuter plane coming in for a landing nose-dived into a house in suburban Buffalo, sparking a fiery explosion that killed all 49 people ab... read more...


Municipalities feeling the crunch of state cut backs at Camp Pharsalia

PHARSALIA – The battle to keep the minimum security prison camps in Pharsalia and Georgetown from being closed in the sweeping state budget cuts has gained the support of some... read more...


Library board proposes tax decrease for coming year

NORWICH – After cutting expenditures by more than $24,000, the Guernsey Memorial Library Board adopted a budget that will decrease the tax levy by 1.79 percent in the next fi... read more...


Ford takes the stand in his own defense

NORWICH – For the first time since his arrest over a year and a half ago, accused murderer George Ford Jr. took the stand Friday afternoon to tell his side of story about the ... read more...


Fong hearing postponed

GREENE – A hearing scheduled in the case of the 56-year-old Brooklyn man from whom 76 Pomeranians were seized by Chenango County Sheriff’s Deputies has been postponed. Steven... read more...


CMH, nurses at odds over sceduling/pay issue

NORWICH – The direct care staff at Chenango Memorial Hospital is protesting a new pay policy set to be enacted March 1. Half of the hospital’s Registered Nurses Bargaining Un... read more...


Sports

Athlete of the Week: ‘Mr. Versatility’ keeping Greene in division chase

Greene senior Dan Carlin will not wow you with gaudy statistics in the box score. A look down the line at his scoring totals, and you see a lot of 13s, 14s, 15s, and 16s. To t... read more...


Greene finishes unbeaten, S-E ties team record

Girls’ Basketball Greene 57, Delhi 24 GREENE – Greene finished off a 19-0 regular season, the first in 15 years, with a dominating victory on senior recognition night. Se... read more...


Wrestling tourney this weekend

NORWICH – The Norwich Junior Wrestling club and the Norwich YMCA will be host a 16-team dual meet tourney on Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Norwich YMCA. Some of the best junior w... read more...


Community

Fundraising begins for Norwich Parks Project

NORWICH – When the Norwich Business Improvement District and the community organization Friends of the Park first proposed renovating East and West Parks in downtown Norwich, ... read more...


Smyrna gets grant from Arcuri

SMYRNA – U.S. Rep. Michael A. Arcuri (D-Utica) has announced $73,601 for the Smyrna Fire Company through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters ... read more...


Opinion

Obama campaigns to govern

Brenda Earvin joined 1,700 residents of Elkhart, Ind., who crammed into a high-school auditorium this week to hear President Barack Obama pitch his stimulus package. “He could... read more...


Entertainment

Chamber music series begins next Sunday

NORWICH – The Chenango County Council of the Arts, 27 W. Main St., announces the start of its 2009 Chamber Music Series on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. when Laura Klugherz and S... read more...


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