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Breathtaking sunrise in Nicholville

'My view looking out my side room in,' said Chelsey Furnace, who submitted the photo. It was 'breathtaking,' she said.

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Green Party candidate Funiciello discusses campaign in Potsdam

To the Editor:

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for Congress in NY-21 which includes all of St. Lawrence County and most of Northern New York spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of...

Poem in memory of Garrett Phillips

To the Editor:

I have written poetry to help people cope for many years.

After watching “Dateline” on the Garrett Phillips case, I was very hurt, broken and sad, because I have four...

Opinion: St. Lawrence County treasurer candidate cites education as key to treasurer job

To the Editor:

I am writing to ask for your vote on Nov. 8 for county treasurer.

Of the three candidates running for this office I have the most education with a master of business...

Opinion: Voters are sick of two-party paradigm, says Potsdam resident

To the Editor:

On Tuesday November 8th, 2016 “We the People” of New York’s Congressional District NY21 have a choice in electing a new congressional representative.

On that Tuesday...

Leash law

It is nice that someone would recognize others for helping find two lost dogs in Norwood “Unknown Heroes” in the Oct. 19-25 issue of North Country This Week. There is a leash law in the village...

Opinion: Cole’s experience makes her most qualified for treasurer's job, says Madrid resident

To the Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to express my support for Renee Cole in her run for St. Lawrence County Treasurer.

I grew up in Madrid and have recently...

Opinion: 115th District candidate Mulverhill is effective and ethical leader, says Hopkinton resident

To the Editor:

I am writing in support of Kevin Mulverhill for Assembly for the 115th District.

I had the pleasure of meeting Kevin a few years ago when my son did an internship with...

Potsdam Community Dog park gets support all the way from Mexico

To the Editor:

I read the article about the opening of the Potsdam Community Dog Park, and was thrilled with its progress from concept through completion.

I immediately went to their...

Opinion: St. Lawrence County legislator says Van House is best choice for treasurer position

To the Editor:

Derek Van House is by far the best choice for St. Lawrence County Treasurer.

The County Treasurer is the most important election in our county this year. This person...

Ghost town

I agree with “No Longer ‘Union Town;” in the Oct. 15-21 issue of North Country This Week: I really think that Massena is slowly turning into a ghost town. With Alcoa barely staying around and jobs...

Opinion: Treasurer candidate is already acquainted with inner workings of St. Lawrence County, says Gouverneur resident

To the Editor:

Renee Cole, current St. Lawrence County deputy treasurer, is the Democratic candidate running for the office of St. Lawrence County treasurer and I fully support her in her...

Opinion: EMTs, police, fire department thanked after boy hit in crosswalk in Potsdam

To the Editor:

My name is Todd Canedy and I am the father of the boy who was hit in the crosswalk on the way to school in Potsdam.

Although Parker was listed at 12 years of age, he...

TV show experience will help business grow, says Canton man

To the Editor:

10 million people watched ABC's Shark Tank Oct. 21 at 9 p.m. This was a particularly exciting episode as I pitched to the sharks on National TV.

I can still remember...

New ideas and practices needed for county finances, says Ogdensburg man

To the Editor:

I am writing to express my support for Derek Van House, CPA for St. Lawrence County Treasurer. I have enjoyed a business relationship with Derek and his firm and wish him the...

BOCES picket

The newly formed NISSA Union of BOCES support staff recently held an informational picket to bring awareness to the public about the BOCES board and their failure to negotiate a contract. It...

Political posters

Recently I asked one of our local assembly members who I should contact to get political support banners for a major candidate. Not only did the member state they did not work with the campaign...

Opinion: Cole is prepared for role of county treasurer, say Massena residents

To the Editor:

This November please join us in voting for Renee Cole for St. Lawrence County treasurer. Renee has many years of experience working independently and as a team player.


‘Cash for the Holidays’ raffle raises over $9,000 for Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center HEART Committee and Foundation

To the Editor:

On behalf of the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center HEART Committee and Foundation, I would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Cash for...

Insane tax rate

Once again the elected powers that be are going to raise the already insane tax rate in Ogdensburg. Maybe city hall should be renamed the Hoover Building because this city really vacuums your...

Missing clothes?

I ask one thing: Did Oral “Nick” Hillary have whatever clothing he was wearing from the video they showed of him leaving the school that night when he was first questioned?


NY gas prices

In response to “Gas Gouging,” which appeared in the “Oct. 12-18 issue of North Country This Week: it is a known fact that New York state tax on gas is one of the highest in the country. Comparing...