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Man accused of sexual abuse
State police at Norwich charged Robert A. West III, 33, on June 17 with the misdemeanors of second-degree sexual abuse, forcible touching and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
A Blueox gas station in Norwich will close down
NORWICH ï¿½ On June 30, the locally owned and operated Blueox Mini-Market known as the Route 12 Valero gas station will be closing its doors.At the beginning of 2018, Blueox Corporation began combining the two sides of its business together under one name.Blueox Corporation now owns and operates Blu
2018 Great Race stops in Norwich
Museum Director Bob Jeffrey says they'll be a wonderful compliment to the over 170 antique cars, 30 vintage motorcycles, and 20 old working trucks on display in the museum.
Norwich official suspended amid investigation
A public works administrator for the city of Norwich has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation, an alderman said Wednesday.The Norwich Common Council approved the leave of George Carnrike Jr., assistant superintendent of the Department of Public Works, during a meeting J
Railroad through Norwich open for business
Frank Speziale Photo NORWICH ï¿½ The County of Chenango Industrial Agency shipped a commercial freight through Norwich on June 13, signaling the completion of a railroad restoration project that began over 12 years ago, and an open market for potential consumers.
Country music brother duo to headline Chenango fair
The Chenango County Fair will feature the Swon Brothers as the headline act at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8.The Swon Brothers, who will be presented by Millennia Entertainment in collaboration with the Chenango County Fair, are an American country duo who were finalists during season four of "The Voice.
Chenango County parolee arrested in stolen vehicle, bounced check scam
Russell W. Davis, 48, of Plymouth, was arrested June 13 after an investigation by the Chenango County Sheriff's Office. He allegedly stole the vehicles from three separate victims in the Village of Sherburne and Town of Plymouth, according to deputies.
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SUMMER KICK-OFF – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Take a ride in a horse drawn carriage, get your face painted, enjoy food, a bouncy house, face painting, more. Admission by donation. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-547-1980 or visit
Binghamton man indicted on attempted murder charge in girlfriend's throat-slashing
The Broome County grand jury added charges againstShannon P. Callahan, 45, in Wednesday's indictment: attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, aggravated criminal contempt and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Norwich schools to offer free summer meals for local youth
NORWICH ï¿½ In participating in the national Summer Food Service Program, Norwich City School District will offer free breakfast and lunch meals to all children aged 18 and under from July 9 to August 9, 2018.
Norwich hosts Safe Summer Fun Day
This year's Safe Summer Fun Day free event was sponsored by Morrisvilleï¿½s Liberty Partnerships Program, and Chenango County Alcohol and Drug Services. It provided a safe place for children, families, and agencies to exchange community programs while enjoying fun activities. Prizes are awarded at t
Police: Drunk driver had kids in vehicle
Richard R. Cole, 39, was located in the town of Milford after a citizen in Hartwick called police, according to Otsego County Sheriff Richard Devlin Jr. Cole is charged with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child under the age of 16 in the vehicle, and had two previous DWI convicti
UV and Norwich still unbeaten in Otsenango Pony League; Scheduled to meet on Thursday
CHENANGO COUNTY ï¿½ Trailing 4-3 in the top of the seventh inning, Unadilla Valleyï¿½s Timmy Postma doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring Dalton Proskine and Cameron Osborne to take a 6-4 lead and the road victory over Greene on Tuesday. With the win, UVï¿½s record stays perfect.
Teen dies in accident on Canadarago
A 19-year-old Richfield Springs man drowned in Canadarago Lake on Monday night after storms contributed to his kayak capsizing.Dustin N. Groat had been kayaking with a friend in separate boats from about 7:30 p.m., traveling from the boat launch to Deowongo Island when a storm approached.The teenage
Man charged with felony car scams
Russell W. Davis, 48, was charged June 13 with three counts of fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree scheming to defraud, which are class E felonies. He was also charged with the misdemeanor of issuing a bad check, according to a media release from the Chenango County Sheriff's Office. The cr
Binghamton man indicted on manslaughter charges for March beating death
Top StoriesVice President Pence visits SyracuseIndependent candidate for Governor Stephanie Miner to visit BinghamtonCongresswoman Tenney opens second campaign office in EndicottThe Agency hosts breakfast to report accomplishments, future projectsBINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A Broome County Jury has indicted
Drug raid on Mygatt Street nets 2 arrests, cocaine and loaded handgun
Police made two arrests Tuesday after a Mygatt Street drug raid that revealed cocaine, a loaded handgun and $1,750 in profits from narcotics trafficking.
Democratic candidate for senate to hold meet and greet on Tuesday in Norwich
St. George ï¿½ who has background in investigating corruption and owning small business ï¿½ will be at the Bohemian Moon, located at 103 Main Street in Norwich, until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Body of missing teen found in Canadarago Lake
Around 8-9 p.m. Monday, troopers responded to a report of a missing person in Canadarago Lake. State police and the Otsego County Sheriff’s Office conducted the search, and on Tuesday morning the body of a missing teen was found in the lake, near the 2100 block of County Route 22/East Lake Road in R
Area Police Blotters – Week of June 8-15
Stanley V. Flanders, 47, of Erieville, was arrested June 12 and charged with stalking in the fourth degree, harassment in the second degree and criminal contempt in the second degree.