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Small Planes Crash in Cortland and Chenango Counties

Chenango County Sheriff’s officials say a witness at the crash of a small airplane in Greene risked serious injury to himself but quickly pulled the pilot from the burning wreckage as the flames were rapidly spreading

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2014 Susquehanna Balloon Fest Highlights [Photos]

Did you happen to spot any hot air balloons in the Oneonta skies this past Labor Day weekend?  You certainly would have gotten an eyeful if you had gone Friday night to Neahwa Park in Oneonta for the beginning of the Susquehanna Balloon Festival

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Study Says NYS Needs To Do More To Curb Smoking

A new report from the American Cancer Society says New York state needs to do more to prevent smoking. The Cancer Action Network at the American Cancer Society analyzed the state's efforts to combat cancer through screenings, tobacco taxes, smoking bans and restrictions on tanning booths

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YES! Lucille Ball Was a Frequent Visitor to Chenango Lake, Norwich!

Well, I asked the question.  And more than 3,000 of you visited the post I put up.  The answer is YES...Lucille Ball and her family were frequent guests at Chenango Lake in Norwich!

Some of the dozens of comments from my listeners were:

Wilma Gray:  "I saw a photo of Lucy and Desi and the kids at the camp on the lake

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HOF Chairman Jane Forbes Clark is All Wet! (for a reason…) VIDEO

National Baseball Hall of Fame Chairman Jane Forbes Clark, President Jeff Idelson and the Museum staff answered the #ALSIceBucketChallenge of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on the front steps of the Cooperstown shrine, in honor of Hall of Fame members Lou Gehrig and Catfish Hunter, who both succumbed to the fatal disease

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Hey, Norwich! Did Lucy Have a Home on Chenango Lake?

A listener asked me to see if I could get an answer on this one.  I had not heard it before.

Did Lucille Ball have a home or summer camp on Chenango Lake?  A listener told me that when asking directions at the lake he was told to "make a right at Lucille Ball's old mansion

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Orpheus Theatre Celebrates 30th Anniversary With A ‘Best Of’ Show

If you hear the whisper of Broadway tunes, then that's because Orpheus Theatre is getting ready for a big show this Saturday

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Police Say a Coventry Toddler Was Found Overdosed on Drugs

A Coventry couple is charged with endangerment after New York State Police say they found a toddler suffering from a drug overdose.

32 year old Christopher Byrne and 23 year old Casey Jones were arrested after a 20 month old girl was found inside a Coventry home under the influence of drugs

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Energy Efficient Programs Means Big NYS Savings

Energy efficiency programs are leading to big savings for state and local governments in New York state. The New York Power Authority reported Wednesday that $4 million has been saved in the first six months of 2014 after efficiency programs were implemented at 100 state and municipal facilities

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Three Arrested in Cortland Meth Bust

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say three people are in custody after authorities got a tip regarding subjects acting suspiciously in the City of Cortland.

Deputies responded to the area on Clinton Avenue between Charles Street and Church Street at 7:50 p

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