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Oxford’s new superintendent ready for school to start

OXFORD ­– Oxford Academy Central School District welcomes a new superintendent as students get ready to go back to school next week. David S. Richards, Ph.D., reported to work... read more...


County’s law enforcement awarded 3 percent raises

NORWICH – Chenango County law enforcement deputies have been awarded 3 percent base salary increases and other compensation over a two-year term commencing Jan. 1, 2010 and ex... read more...


Elderly work force struggles in the current job market

NORWICH – Despite the recent signs of a slowly-improving economy, some demographics in Chenango County struggle to find work, with the county’s senior population taking a big ... read more...


State prison inmate sentenced to additional year at county jail

NORWICH – A former resident, currently serving time in state prison for violating the terms of his probation on an unrelated charge, was sentenced to one year in the Chenango ... read more...


Trial in sexual assault case expected to begin today

NORWICH – The trial of a Sherburne man accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13 during the summer of 2008 is expected to begin this afternoon, as jury select... read more...


Sports

Greene blanks Afton in season opener

FIELD HOCKEY Greene 6, Afton 0 GREENE – From the moment it scored its first goal, Greene rolled on the offensive end opening with a non-league shutout victory over Afton M... read more...


Community

Chenango in the Civil War: The Hole in the Bible – Part I

Editor’s Note: In conjunction with the Chenango County Civil War Commemoration Project Team, The Evening Sun will present a monthly series chronicling items of local interest ... read more...


Opinion

2012 Olympics: Beach volleyball blowout

Once every four years, I’m in the mood to watch a little discus, a little javelin throw, some long jump, some pole vault, and some hammer throw and shot put. These are not eve... read more...


Letter to the Editor: Revoir a breath of fresh air

Editor, Confusion over our local judicial system. 8-7 Police Blotter/ County Court Roundup: 115 packets of heroin with intent to sell, among other charges. Sentenced to 5 ye... read more...


Letter to the Editor: McBride a tireless community servant

Editor, I was asked the other day who I was giving my support to in the upcoming race for County Court Judge. Without hesitation, I told the man asking that my vote was going... read more...


Letter to the Editor: Core values of the Norwich Tea Party Patriots

Editor, In early 2009, Americans took notice that our country was in trouble after the present administration overstepped their authority with one abuse after the other. Afte... read more...


Letter to the Editor: Disclosure reveals true nature of gas drilling

Editor, The question of what a property owner can do on his or her property may be a simple matter to Mrs. LaTourette as it is to many unconventional drilling proponents. Whe... read more...


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