THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:

A SUNY Potsdam professor received two threatening notes last week that included racist and homophobic remarks and violent threats. The threats prompted a rally, vigil and community-wide petition signed by hundreds people. In response, Watertown Mayor Jeff Graham says SUNY Potsdam officials overreacted and need to 'toughen up.'

Do you feel SUNY Potsdam officials handled the threats appropriately?

Take the NCNow Survery.

Results will be posted Monday, May 11.

LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:

Massena school district’s director of food services says the school is owed nearly $18,000 in unpaid lunch charges and the district needs to limit how many meals students can charge. In grades seven through 12, they can charge $10. After that, students get an austerity meal, consisting of a peanut butter sandwich, cheese stick and fruit cup. Potsdam and Ogdensburg schools limit charges at all levels.

How do you think St. Lawrence County schools should handle charges of school lunches?

View survey results and comments from survey participants.

The NCNow Survey is an unscientific poll of visitors to NorthCountryNow.com who choose to participate. Submit suggestions for future NCNow Survey questions

Adirondack Mountain Club offering spring hikes

Former St. Lawrence University hockey captain Ray Shero named general manager of NHL’s New Jersey Devils

OFA's Pinkerton fires no-hitter; Potsdam, Ogdesnburg, M-W. Harrisville win in baseball action

N-N & E-K Sweep; Ogdensburg, Massena, Gouverneur, Colton, St. Lawrence, Lisbon win in softball

Massena, Canton, Salmon River score big wins over opponents in boy's lacrosse

Massena dive team recovers allegedly stolen boat in Louisville

Lost hikers found in Wanakena near Five Ponds Wilderness

North Country firefighters tackle numerous brush and wildfires following dry week

Plattsburgh's economic recovery a model for other communities, North Country Rep. Stefanik says

Waddington resident named to NEWMAC student-athlete Academic All-Conference

Figure drawing open studio set for Monday in Potsdam

Trinity Episcopal Church to host rummage sale May 7-8 in Potsdam

St. Lawrence County legislature tables Amish buggy safety sign resolution

Speaker will help to 'demistify' the use of insulin at Canton-Potsdam hospital May 7

Potsdam's Clarkson creates consortium to help disabled students transition into higher education

Sample 'Super Asparagus Patties' at Potsdam Food Co-op

Opinion: Kids not following orders is healthy and American, says Potsdam resident

Make wool into yarn, learn to weave at Potsdam Public Museum

Town of Lawrence seeks names, addresses for town-wide sales directory

Adirondack Mountain Club offering spring hikes

2014 statewide deer take down from 2013 totals

Norwood-Norfolk students honored by PTSA for BoxTops competeition

Former St. Lawrence University hockey captain Ray Shero named general manager of NHL’s New Jersey Devils

Story from NHL.com , May 5, 5:58 am

Canton Village Clerk's office to be closed May 6, 13

Former St. Lawrence County deputy budget officer hired as new Cortland County director of Budget and Finance

Story from WXHC-tv , May 5, 5:58 am

Norwood-Norfolk Middle School names 'Students of the Quarter'

Plant seminar, perennial exchange set for Thursday in Canton

Indian Creek Nature Center to host wildflower photography workshop and walk May 9 in Rensselaer Falls

Expedite medical marijuana, Sen. Griffo says

St. Lawrence County Arts Council to host 'Adirondack Ink Skyscapes' class May 7 in Potsdam

Teenager jailed on $5,000 bail for allegedly selling pot to peers

Plattsburgh firm seeking to grow medical marijuana also plans dispensary in Gouverneur

The top five things happening in St. Lawrence County on Tuesday

Two fires, stolen boat, possibility of legal fireworks make top five NCN stories for May 4

Learn to pull garlic mustard, prepare pesto in Canton

Spring rummage sale in Potsdam Thursday to Saturday

Several fire companies contain brush blaze in Canton; structures threatened, but not damaged

Morley Library Association meets Thursday

Three Gouverneur residents receive Red Cross aid following Sunday fire

Hillary's lawyer accuses St. Lawrence County DA Rain of not turning over evidence

Story from WWNY , May 4, 2:51 pm

Carnival planned for May 7-9 in Gouverneur to feature games, rides and food

Best Western University Inn in Canton builds new entrance

Rummage sale set for May 6 in Potsdam

Tobacco free programs available in St. Lawrence County

Troopers seek help locating pontoon boat reported stolen from Lisbon dock Saturday

St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce begins webinar series

Weather service warns of fire danger in St. Lawrence County with dry and windy weather predicted

Beatles tribute to close out Ogdensburg Command Performance series in Massena

NCNow Survey: 44 percent of respondents think an austerity meal should be offered after students charge a certain amount

Clarkson teams celebrate five first-place, three second-place and two third-place wins at North Country Business Plan Competition

Parishville Volunteer Fire Company honors members at banquet

Paint night planned at Ogdensburg museum, all materials included

St. Lawrence County legislators propose allowing sale of some fireworks to gain revenue for local business; hearing set June 1

Potsdam Public Museum invites teachers and educators to spring weaving program

Former St. Lawrence County ADA files intent to sue St. Lawrence County and District Attorney Rain

Story from WWNY , May 4, 9:00 am

Should North Country Amish have to put reflective triangles on their buggies?

Potsdam resident one of several recently elected to United University Professions’ statewide executive board

Annual village-wide sales set or May 16 in Rensselaer Falls

Potsdam Mentoring Program raises money for Humane Society

Potsdam Chamber of Commerce to host 'behind the business gathering' at Lowes

Assemblywoman Duprey, who represents eastern St. Lawrence County, says state 'going paperless' saves tax dollars

New Hope Community Church of Potsdam names new pastor

'Intro to Digital Photography' class begin May 16 in Potsdam

Healthcare Teaching Day set for May 6 in Ogdensburg

Youngest woman ever elected to Congress, North Country Rep. Stefanik, stands up for girls—and the military

Story from freebeacon.com , May 4, 6:03 am

North Country Rep. Stefanik’s first legislative amendment, for East Coast missile defense base, added to House bill

Video from YouTube , May 4, 6:03 am

Canton man to wed in October

Editor on Duty: Jimmy Lawton, 315-265-1000. ext. 26

  • LOST: brother to adoption born May 23, 1953.
  • FOUND: on County RT 29, town of Pierrepont, smartphone
  • FOUND: in Lehman Park April 29th. Female Long-haired Black and Orange Tortoiseshell cat.
  • FOUND: in Ogdensburg NY near Grant Street. White Female French Bulldog
  • Lost in Ogdensburg NY near Grant Street. White Female French Bulldog


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