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Girl Scouts across the county gather to celebrate 100th anniversary

CHENANGO COUNTY – For 100 years, the Girl Scouts of America have taught girls of every age the values of working together, friendship and dedication. Monday night, girls acros... read more...


County board salutes farmers with Ag Day proclamation

NORWICH – A week from today, on National Agriculture Day, farmers will be honored for sustaining life around the world and underpinning America’s economy, including Chen... read more...


Budget expected to remain consistent with last year’s, according to superintendent

NORWICH – Budget talks will begin in earnest now that the Norwich City School District’s Board of Education has wrapped-up an 11-part review on the process, which concluded wi... read more...


Pension reform could save city $6.6M

NORWICH – Mayor Joseph Maiurano has sent a letter to state legislators in support of pension reform following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed Tier VI pension plan. Municipalitie... read more...


Development Chenango grants $20,000 to start-up hop farm in Smyrna

SMYRNA – Development Chenango Corporation has awarded Craig and Edith Walker of Smyrna a $20,000 microenterprise grant to start a small business on their farm. The business, ... read more...


Sports

Murray places fifth at New Balance Indoor Nationals

NEW YORK CITY – At the New Balance Indoor Nationals, Norwich sophomore Matt Murray placed fifth overall against national competition in the 800-meter emerging elite division, ... read more...


Woodfords help Cornell women capture ECAC title

ITHACA – Cornell University freshmen, Katie and Emily Woodford (Oxford, Oxford Academy, 2011) helped the Big Red become the first Ivy League school to capture the women’s ECAC... read more...


Community

Surgeon General’s report stresses need to protect children from in-store tobacco marketing

NORWICH – Local anti-tobacco advocates say that the Surgeon General’s Report on teen smoking today highlights a problem they’ve been talking about for some time: tobacco marke... read more...


Relay For Life 2012 team captains meeting tonight

NORWICH – The Chenango Relay For Life committee will hold a special Team Captains meeting at 5:30 tonight in the Morrisville State College Norwich Campus Community Room, 20 Co... read more...


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

NORWICH – March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) and how it can be prevented ... read more...


Hospital Foundation campaign raises record amount

NORWICH – The Chenango Memorial Hospital Foundation’s annual fundraising campaign raised $120,985 surpassing the previous high of $116,377 set in 1999. “We were concerne... read more...


Opinion

Thanks for the lack of memories

After the news hit last year that Navy SEAL Team 6 got Osama bin Laden, the Twitterverse lit up with 13-year-olds tweeting, “Who’s Osama bin Whatever? Was he in a band?” And, ... read more...


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