Sharing breakfast in Potsdam

'I caught these two just as the male was giving the female a berry,' said photographer Stacey Smith Tarbox of Potsdam. 'So sweet,' she said.

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Golf ball drop, helicopter rides help raise money for St. Joseph’s Foundation’s in Ogdensburg

To the Editor: What a great event! St. Joseph’s Foundation’s annual Golf Ball Drop on Aug. 22 was such a great time for everyone and I’d like to thank our prize money sponsors, St. Lawrence Federal...

Local store provides a positive buying experience

To the Editor: I recently purchased a mattress in the Americas Mattress store, 201 Market St., in Potsdam. I would like to thank the company for their wonderful product and splendid service. They...

Charity ride raises $3,576 for Norfolk Legion Legacy Fund

To the editor: This year, the American Legion Riders from Post #925 (Norfolk) held a charity motorcycle ride to benefit the American Legion Legacy Foundation Fund, which helps provide educational...

$5 to fight toilet man

In response to the Letter to the Editor "Childish Behavior Should Be Left to the Children," which appeared in the Aug. 19 issue of North Country This Week: I too will donate $5 to the village for...

Landlords

College students have a pretty poor choice of local landlords in Potsdam. We now have an out of area landlord who has been fine, but over two months after our last lease ends, he still forgets to...

St. Lawrence County Deputy Association thanks businesses for support

To the Editor: The St. Lawrence County Deputies Association would like to take this opportunity to thank the following businesses that donated and supported our second annual six point invitational...

Hankfest event in Potsdam raises $700 for scholarship

To the Editor: The Potsdam Charity Hankfest Group had another successful Hankfest Event on August 8. The volunteers thank those in attendance who helped to raise $700 toward a scholarship for a...

No need for speed bump

In response to “New Crosswalk” which ran in the Aug. 19-25 issue of North Country This Week: I agree. No need for the speed bump. Several years ago, St. Lawrence made a play to dramatically...

Treat all art equally

If people are going to ask the village to change certain laws to remove Hank Robar’s art, keep in mind that this new law will affect the entire community including the colleges. Remember the Clarkson...

Check the contract

In response to “Custodial Raises” which appeared in the Aug. 26 issue of North Country This Week: Was it agreed upon that they would go without raises for many years to for go job cuts? That's...

Remove DA Rain

Mary Rain must be out of her mind. Whining like a 3-year old because she didn't get her way. If I was in charge I would tell her that if her assistants are not going to go to court she doesn't need...

Teacher sacrifices

In response to "Custodial Raises" which appeared in the Aug. 26 issue of North Country This Week: The writer referred to the fact that the custodial staff at Potsdam Central School has been without a...

Quitting is hard

In response to "Hard To Kick Habit" which ran in the Aug. 12-18 issue of North Country This Week…right on! It's not the nicotine I mind, but the cost! I've literally tried every smoking cessation...

Potty’s are not priority

Hank Robar is not hurting me or my property's value. I don't agree with his opinion, but his displays are nicely done. Thanks Hank! My recent visitors from Europe loved the toilets! They are not...

Volunteer drivers go above and beyond, says Potsdam woman

To the Editor: I am writing to express my appreciation for the availability of volunteer drivers for those who can not drive and for the elderly and those who are disabled. I’ve found out these...

Fundraiser raises $10,000; lacked proper recognition

To the Editor: In May of 2011 friends and family held the first annual L. Wayne Strader Memorial Scholarship Fund fundraiser event in memory of my son, who died in January of that year. Over the past...

Potsdam Kiwanis offers appreciation for festival

To the Editor The Kiwanis Club of Potsdam, NY recognizes and appreciates the support and contributions from local merchants, organizations and members during the Annual Potsdam Festival Days July 9th...

Motorcycle run raises $5,000 for Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley

To the Editor: On Saturday, July 25th 150 motorcycle enthusiasts lined up to celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Motorcycle Run to benefit Hospice. Organized again by Roger and Linda Willmart and...

More traffic, more problems

So, the students are once again pouring in to Potsdam. I would love to see more speed limit signs along the road from the Agway intersection to the village limits…by Eben’s Hearth. Seems that no one...

Time to quit smoking

Not so long ago it was legal to smoke in hospitals and on airplanes too. Until the public learned how dangerous second hand smoke is, you could smoke everywhere! But guess what, thank God there are...

Toilet troubles

What is Robar's problem that he feels a need to make trash bins in his plots of land? It is a rich guy thinking he is able to do and get anything he wants because he has a lot of money. They already...

Loud trucks singled out

I think it's ridiculous that my friends are constantly pulled over for having loud pipes on their trucks. There are far worse crimes out there being committed than a loud exhaust pipe. There have...

Disgusting art

I don't even live in Potsdam but I think the "toilet art" is totally disgusting. It is time that Mr. Robar grew up.  

School employee raises

Did you know that food service employees, that prepare and serve healthy breakfast and lunches for our children every day, have been without a contract or raise for the last three years at Potsdam...

Trump should be our next president, says Ogdensburg man

To the Editor: Donald Trump is the man to vote for. It’s very good to see a man who says what he thinks for the welfare of our country and not be politically correct or worry what someone else might...