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7 hrs ago | The Evening Sun

Former local now New York Times bestselling author

A former Evening Sun advice columnist and previous resident of Chenango County, Maggie Shayne is taking the reading world by storm.

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12 hrs ago | The Evening Sun

City rolls the dice on Broome County casino

The Norwich Common Council is throwing support behind the likelihood of a casino being established in New York's Southern Tier.

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Related Topix: Broome County, NY

16 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Chobani to launch six new products, aiming to expand Greek yogurt 'beyond breakfast'

The Chenango County based company , the leading Greek yogurt maker in the United States, will roll out six new products this summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Chocolate

20 hrs ago | The Evening Sun

Best care award to Hospice and Palliative Care of Chenango County

This month, Hospice and Palliative Care of Chenango County was proud to receive a 2014 Hospice Honors award.

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Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Broome-Tioga area drops 100 private-sector jobs

The region's private-sector employment declined slightly in March. The Binghamton metropolitan area, consisting of Broome and Tioga counties, lost 100 private-sector jobs from March 2013 to March 2014, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the state Labor Department.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Broome County, NY

The Evening Sun

Local libraries respond to digital age

Libraries are changing all over the country in response to digitization and advances in technology.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Computers, Norwich, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Post-Standard

Chobani goes global: CNY-based yogurt company to sell in Asia, Latin America

Chobani, the Chenango County-based company that rose to be the No. 1 Greek yogurt brand in the United States, now has its sights set on Asian and Latin America.

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Related Topix: Edmeston, NY

The Evening Sun

Turner remandedwithout bail following felony hearing

Christopher L. Turner, 42, who was arrested by Chenango County Sheriff's deputies on April 12, 2014, following a report of a domestic dispute, appeared in the Town of Preston Court on Tuesday for a felony hearing in regards to the charges he is facing.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Evening Sun

Contract dispute puts brakes on aerial imaging

Enhanced aerial imaging in Chenango County is a no-go, thanks to contract disputes between county officials and Pictometry International Corp. According to Chenango County Attorney Alan Gordon, county leaders were unable to reach a contract agreement with Pictometry International Corp., a private company that provides services specializing in ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Evening Sun

SAFE Act deadline today; Sheriff, residents respond

Today is the deadline for New York residents to register their assault weapons, per the Safe Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, enacted by Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2013.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sherburne, NY

The Evening Sun

Drugs blamed for escalating foster care numbers

The number of children in foster care in Chenango County is on the rise, according to the Department of Social Services, and it's drawing more concerns about the local drug epidemic.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Evening Sun

Frog Pond opens for the season

With milder temperatures in the air and the focal point of life in Upstate New York looking away from mere winter survival, farm stands that litter the back roads of Chenango County are springing to action, preparing the displays of their livelihood and offering up a palette of seasonal goods - and fun.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Earlville, NY, Endicott, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Earlville man accused of fleeing then fighting with deputy

A 47-year-old Earlville man is facing multiple charges after he fled police and later fought with a sheriff's deputy, according to the Chenango County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Earlville, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Sherburne man arrested after investigation into heroin sales

A 31-year-old Sherburne man is facing charges after a lengthy investigation into heroin sales in Chenango County, according to the Chenango County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sherburne, NY

The Evening Sun

Man charged with felony assault, held on $100k bail

A 42-year-old Preston man is being held at the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $100,000 bail following his arrest on April 12, 2014 by Chenango County Sheriff's Office deputies.

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Related Topix: Prison

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

A Conversation With Black Bear Winery's Mark and Sandy Stacey

Mark and Sandy Stacey, who married in 1995, run Black Bear Winery in Greene, a sanctuary the couple spent seven years building from wood harvested on their farm.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Greene, NY, Agriculture, Science

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Evening Sun

Colorscape festival offers scholarships to emerging young artists

As the Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival celebrates its 20th year, it also provides a platform for high school students to receive scholarships and present their artwork alongside other artists.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Norwich, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Evening Sun

A bar set too high

In the two and a half years I've worked as a reporter at Chenango County's hometown daily, I only recently learned that a court has authority to require someone to take the General Equivalency Development Test, better known as the GED.

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Related Topix: Prison

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Stolen Recipe?

The ex-wife of the founder of Chobani yogurt claims her former husband bribed someone to obtain the Chobani yogurt formula from Fage, which has a factory in the Johnstown Industrial Park.

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Related Topix: Norwich, NY

The Evening Sun

Chenango schools unveil number of test refusals

A total 166 students across Chenango County refused the first round of Common Core testing of the year, according to local school officials, and some schools expect those numbers to be even higher when the state issues more testing at the end of the month.

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