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Deer dip in Black Lake

'I've lived on Black Lake for 20 years, and have never seen this before.,'said photographer Mary Prinz. 'These two deer swam right down the center of the lake...I watched them swim at least a quarter of a mile before they got on shore on one of the islands,' she said.

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Ask state representatives to revamp primary voting, says Potsdam resident

To the Editor:

I commend our local St Lawrence County Board of Elections for holding a very organized and professional Presidential Primary Election on April 19th. It seems that Northern...

St. Lawrence County legislator tries to clear up proposed recycling legislation

To the Editor:

Recycling is important, and the St. Lawrence County Legislature is looking at ways to improve our county’s recycling rate. However, we can and should do it in a way that...

Enlightened eaters

In response to “No Entitlement” which appeared in the April 20-26 issue of North Country This Week: I didn't know soda and candy were junk food, really? Thank you for enlightening me. The idea of...

Action needed

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Voting affects us all

In response to “State Probe of DA Could be Expensive” which appeared in the April 27-May 3 issue of North Country This Week the St. Lawrence County Legislature’s request for an investigation for...

Potsdam Hospital Guild raises funds through trivia

To the Editor:

The Potsdam Hospital Guild recently sponsored a Trivia Night at the Potsdam Elks Club.

This fundraiser was enjoyed by all participants. The guild would like to express...

Free narcan training well-attended event

To the Editor:

On April 24, Comrades of Hope and Dr. Sally White of OASAS, sponsored free naloxone (narcan) training at the Massena Community Center.

The event was well-attended not...

Teacher salaries

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Liberty regresses while tyranny progresses, says Brasher Falls man

To the Editor:

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That is why...

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To the Editor:

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To the Editor:

What a big joke, all you politicians talk big.

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