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Having dealt with a number of natural disasters in recent years, Chenango County planning execs are working closely with municipalities across the county to update a hazard mitigation plan to keep residents and their property safe during inclement weather.
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Crews were on the scene of a minor tractor-trailer accident on State Highway 12 in North Norwich shortly after noontime on Thursday.
Thousands are expected to flock to the Chenango County Fairgrounds in Norwich this weekend for the 22nd Annual NBT Bank Chenango Blues Festival, an event many consider a summer-time staple in the area.
Anndrea Starzak, Democratic candidate for State Senate, launched her campaign tour through the Southern Tier this week which included a noontime rally in East Park in Norwich on Wednesday.
An Alvogen Company summer student employment program this year sponsored local college students.
According to Chenango County dispatch records, at approximately 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday morning crews from the Oxford Fire Department were dispatched to 2139 County Road 3 in the Town of Oxford for a reported garage fire.
A county funded position at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chenango County will exist for another year after getting approval from the county's Planning and Economic Development Committee on Tuesday.
The Chenango County Area on the Aging is able to operate its Expanded In-Home Services for the Elderly Program through the end of the year, thanks largely to state and federal grant funds recently awarded to the agency.
The first-ever microd and lawnmower races, all free of admission to the grandstand at last week's Chenango County Fair, helped raise $1,600 for charity, said Fair Board representative and this year's fair director, Dale Mudge.
New York Senate hopeful Anndrea Starzak is kicking off her campaign with a tour of the 52nd Senate District, which includes a stop in Chenango County.
Hikers and homeowners are being cautioned this year of the dangers of an invasive plant species making its way through the county.
As the Chenango County Fair progresses many have taken the time to visit the flower show based in the exhibition hall.
Reports of a fire at 2360 State Highway 8, south of South New Berlin, were made at 9:16 a.m., according to the Chenango County 911 dispatch.
Updated: Mon Aug 18, 2014 01:40 pm
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