Editor’s Notebook: 10/20/10


Jeff Genung

Crisp cool day in Chenango – autumn at its finest.

• Dude, we’re totally getting the band back together! Brian Golden revisited his inaugural Evening Sun story today with another Velcros/Spider Murphy reunion coming up. They’re having a CD launch party at the Blarney Stone. Hey, Spider? Air Supply called. They want their mullets back!

• The Arts Council is presenting its second show of the 2010-11 season on Saturday, the rockin’ Irish band Celtic Crossroads. We ran a preview story in today’s paper. Interested in winning a pair of free tickets? Visit the Arts Council’s Facebook page and “like” the post about the drawing. Looks like a great show.

• Twenty-four hours left until the DEADline for our Ghastly Ghost Stories contest. Kudos to Maggie Dorsey at Oxford Academy, who’s submitting entries from each of her 8th graders. Looks like a scary bunch. The stories, that is. This year’s overriding theme seems to be this finale … THE END?? Hollywood’s got these kids brainwashed into expecting sequels.

• Oxford’s getting a bowling team! Melissa Stagnaro reports today. Finally, a Blackhawk sport for the less jock-ish among us. If only they’d had a Dungeons & Dragons team back in the 80s …