Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 8:08 am
To the Editor: I just returned from visiting my sister in Norfolk and I must say I was extremely happy with the new air service from Baltimore. It took just two hours as compared to the four and most...
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 8:07 am
To the Editor: “The congresswoman has not come to a decision on how she will vote; she is still soliciting input from her constituents.” Staffers for Rep. Elise Stefanik fed constituents this line dur...
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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 11:06 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Elk's Lodge “Sweet Treats for Soldiers” candy bar drive was a huge success. I would like to thank the following businesses for their support and helping us exceed our goal:...
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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 11:05 am
To the Editor: Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has recently taken to Facebook to call a portion of her constituents "reprehensible" for opposing her support for the American Health Care Act. Perhaps the...
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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 8:31 am
To the Editor: In response to the letter “Landowners, Community Deserve Wind Money,” which appeared in the April 26 - May 2 issue of North Country This Week: it prompted some thoughts. The Durants sai...
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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 8:28 am
To the Editor: Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, wrote a novel titled 1984. In that book, Orwell describes such things as “doublespeak.” Doublespeak tells us that good is...
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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:26 am
To the Editor: The 11th annual Canton Free Library Battle of the Books was a fantastic success thanks to every person who played a part! I’d like to recognize the teams, coaches, families and the valu...
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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:25 am
To the Editor: My husband and I moved to Hopkinton in the early 70’s. We were drawn to the area because land was reasonably priced, taxes were low and the people were welcoming. Over the next 40 years...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:52 pm
To the Editor: On May 23, members of the Norwood Public Library district will have an opportunity to vote on trustees, and a very small increase in their annual appropriation. This increase would add...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:54 am
To the Editor: If you truly want to understand why El Caudillo Del Mar-A-Lago has his tiny little fingers within inches of the nuclear football, I’d recommend traveling to Northern New York, the land...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:54 am
To the Editor: I recently spent four days at Massena Memorial Hospital, followed by twelve days at the Highland Nursing Home following a total hip replacement by Dr. Bedros Bakirtzian. I was treated w...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:00 am
To the Editor: In response to “Research Wind Turbine Syndrome Before Too Late,” which appeared in the May 3-9 issue of North Country This Week: I must completely disagree. The reason why wind develope...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 8:58 am
To the Editor: Any lip service to the mantra that “all lives matter” rings hollow if it is positioned in opposition to “Black Lives Matter.” The latter never claimed any exclusivity but to deny the le...
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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:33 am
To the Editor: To enjoy our lunch my wife and I park behind the mall to watch the water going over the two dams. We note that the water coming over the dam on the left always looks rather yellow. Howe...
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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
To the Editor: Last week, The Washington Post published a major expose of the U.S. dairy industry concluding that mega dairies scam consumers into paying extra for "organic" milk that isn't. The timin...
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Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:11 am
To the Editor: Canton Central School plans to purchase two homes and remove them from the tax base. It makes no sense to remove two homes to increase the number of parking space. In the Village of Can...
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Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:29 am
To the Editor: My name is Jeffrey Yette and I am running for a seat on the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School Board of Education during the May 16, 2017 election. A little over 13 years ago, my wife...
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Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:23 am
To the Editor: The District Newsletter for Canton Central School was recently mailed out and included the proposed 2017-2018 budget. Two specific propositions, #4 and #5, should be of particular conce...
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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 8:37 am
To the Editor: Elise Stefanik will not answer her phones today, May 4, as she states that she will be voting yes for the Reform Health Care Bill this afternoon. "The American Health Care Act is not pe...
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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 8:37 am
To the Editor: As a recent visitor to Potsdam, I had occasion to walk down the street running from Ivy [sic] Park to the SUNY campus. I was appalled at the trash and junk polluting the area. I was sho...
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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 8:36 am
To the Editor: My name is Jared T Carey and I am asking for the support of Potsdam Central School district residents on Tuesday, May 16, in my bid for a seat on the school Board of Education. Since my...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:41 am
To the Editor: If you are a voter in the Ogdensburg School District, the Ogdensburg Public Library needs your help. A separate item on the district budget ballot proposes providing $50,000 in much nee...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:40 am
To the Editor: Boutique Air flight from Albany to Massena was an excellent choice for transportation. I recently had a conference in Albany. I had some personal matters that needed some attention at h...
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:35 am
To the Editor: My name is Amy Guiney and I am running for a position on the Parishville-Hopkinton School board. My husband and I have been residents of Hopkinton for the past 15 years and we have thr...
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:34 am
To the Editor: A reoccurring theme I've heard mentioned by many wind turbine lease holders is: "we have open fields, wind and cow manure" and “the only industry interested in us so far is prisons." It...
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