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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 7:12 am
To the Editor: To the staff and students of the Culinary Arts Class at Seaway Tech: I would like to extend a big thank you to the Culinary Arts class at Seaway Tech. Recently we received a phone call...
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 7:11 am
To the Editor: I recently had a great experience with yet another local business. The task was essentially to change out a kitchen faucet and it was an absolute bear of a job, followed by one of those...
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 7:51 am
To the Editor: This year our Perennial Plant Annual Fundraiser joined the “Strut Your Mutt “event on May 2 at the Sandstone Arena, Potsdam organized by Alysia Maynard. The proceeds of the sale amounte...
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 7:50 am
To the Editor: The Northern New York Freedom Fighters will be attending the June 1 public hearing on the proposed “Local Law ‘E’, Defining the Term ‘Proper Cause’ as Found in Penal Law § 400.00(2)(f)...
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:55 am
To the Editor: We would like to thank everyone who supported the Nicholville Volunteer Fire Department during talks of closure. The support of community members as well as surrounding communities was...
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:54 am
To the Editor: What ever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on Memorial Day were traffic jams and indigestion? This year, it’s all about food poisoning by the nasty E....
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:53 am
To the Editor: The St. Lawrence County Historical Association recently held our 25th Annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale at Canton’s McKenney Middle School April 25. I would like to thank all o...
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Friday, May 22, 2015 - 8:00 am
To the Editor: Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is Monday, May 25. On behalf of the Village of Canton Board of Trustees, we encourage you to join us in taking time to remember and honor...
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Friday, May 22, 2015 - 8:00 am
To the Editor: The Canton Memorial Day Parade is an event that honors those who have served, those currently serving and those who served but at no longer here. This day pays homage to veterans, and t...
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Friday, May 22, 2015 - 8:00 am
To the Editor: In response to “Waddington Taser Incident Illustrates How People's Rights at Border Patrol Checkpoints Are In a Legal Gray Area,' To Todd Jewell, Acting Division Chief, Swanton, sir, I...
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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 6:28 am
To the Editor: Steel Rider MC Colton Chapter is a local motorcycle club formed in Colton. The club holds events throughout the year to benefit families in need within the community. The members of the...
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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 6:28 am
To the Editor: Before getting into the May and June events, the Goldenaires would like to announce that of the 10 high school applicants for singing valentine monies; five scholarship awards will be p...
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 7:34 am
To the Editor: The end of another school year signals great anticipation for juniors and seniors at Massena Central High School. Prom and graduation are memorable times for students, and we are commit...
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 7:32 am
To the Editor: I read a recent article about how Canton would like to lead the “Solarization” of the North Country. Please reflect on the following: Two years ago Clarkson University had a solar array...
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:12 am
To the Editor: Remembering the 1960’s riots: First there were three riots in May, all on Mother’s Day weekend. All after beer parties at Zeta Nu Fraternity on Main Street. Second, the arrests of peopl...
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:11 am
To the Editor: When I first watched that painful video where a disagreement turns into an argument, and then to physical contact, and ultimately to the woman being tasered, I had mixed emotions about...
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:10 am
To the Editor: It is my privilege to write a few words in support of the initiative to name the Potsdam Central School track after Bill Lewis. Bill’s performance as teacher, counselor and coach was ex...
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Monday, May 18, 2015 - 9:22 am
To the Editor: Massena Meals on Wheels honored volunteers Friday, May 8, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Massena Meals on Wheels building, 70 East Hatfield St. There was food, fun, prizes, and music provid...
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Monday, May 18, 2015 - 9:21 am
To the Editor: Health Care Auxilian Day is May 6 as proclaimed by Governor Cuomo for the New York State. Canton-Potsdam Hospital extends its appreciation to the Potsdam Hospital Guild for contributing...
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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 9:51 am
To the Editor: The Village of Massena together with the Massena Visionaries partnered to clean-up the village parks on May 2 in conjunction with New York State's I Love My Park Day. Leaves were raked,...
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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 9:50 am
To the Editor: When I first watched that painful video where a disagreement turns into an argument, and then to physical contact, and ultimately to the woman being tasered, I had mixed emotions about...
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Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 6:24 am
To the Editor: The St. Lawrence County Historical Association recently held our 25th Annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale at Canton’s McKenney Middle School April 25. I would like to thank all o...
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Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 6:23 am
To the Editor: I would like to let the community know that the businesses on Fall Island in Potsdam are still "open for business!" while our local infrastructure is being repaired. Regardless of what...
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 7:37 am
To the Editor: Special Olympics New York, North Country Region, would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the SUNY Canton Athletic Department staff, athletes and athletic trainers. Their enthusiastic a...
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 7:36 am
To the Editor: I would like to tell all the people who enjoy my photos that I appreciate your many, many accolades. I had a very nice lady come up to me yesterday and tell me just how much she enjoyed...
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