Rapids in downtown Brasher Falls

High water in the swollen St. Regis River continues to race through downtown Brasher Falls as shown in this photo submitted this morning by Haven LaBar. For more photos of flooding throughout St. Lawrence County, view slide show.

 

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Cancer program medical staff gets pampered

To the Editor: Cancer Services Program & Diabetes Prevention Program pampered their medical provider’s staff on Monday, March 31. Guests nibbled tasty treats, sipped on fun mock-tails, put their...

News accuracy

In response to “Content Most Important,” you say not many people care about a couple typos. Well, perhaps they would care if they arrived at an event on the wrong day/wrong location because the wrong...

Canton Day Care grateful for raffle support

To the Editor: The Canton Day Care Center Inc. (CDCC) would like to thank everyone who supported the program during the 42” John Deere Lawn Mower or $1,000 Cash Benefit Raffle. John Turner of Waverly...

Police jurisdiction

Is there a reason the SUNY Potsdam campus safety officers are all over the village of Potsdam pulling over vehicles? Isn’t there are a police department in Potsdam? I have even noticed them on State...

Flat tire

Thank you to the man that came running as I was leaving the old Key Bank parking lot in Potsdam on March 24 to tell me I had a flat tire. He stayed in the lot until I had called for assistance. When...

Electronic schooling

I believe that there should be brick and mortar schools for grade school children. For the high school students in this day of electronics, their education could be done from home on the computer....

New ideas, real change in face of money issues

To the Editor: I thank County Administrator Karen St. Hilaire for not sugar coating last year’s budget. She frankly acknowledges that, “St. Lawrence County has hit a budgetary crisis point.” Indeed I...

Garrett Phillips kickball tourney raises $4,300

To the Editor, On Saturday, March 1, seventeen teams came together for a day of fun in the snow for the Third annual Garrett Phillips Kickball Tournament. It was a day filled with games, raffles,...

Church collects donations for African crisis nursery

To the Editor: Many thanks to everyone who donated to the Potsdam First Presbyterian Church’s collection of blankets and sweaters for the babies of the Mzuzu Africa Crisis Nursery. We received so...

Taxpayers have spoken

Taxpaying voters have spoken! We do not want to fund a recreation department. The Potsdam Town leadership should reconsider whether they will continue to use any taxpayer funds for a recreation...

Recreation disappointment

My kids have gone to this program two years now, this program allows me to work some hours during the summer without paying daycare. I should mention that I also pay the "suggested donation" too. I...

Fair reporting

Why is it that you have only given information on Stefanik's petition entries and not Doheney? You should report on all candidates equally so you do not appear to have a favorite. The Doheney...

Jamboree success thanks to various donations

To the Editor: We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved in making the Addie Greene Jamboree a huge success! Thank you to the West Potsdam Firefighters and Ladies Auxiliary...

Sexual awareness month important for our youth, says Canton woman

To the Editor: The children and teens of today are our hope for tomorrow. It’s important for us as parents, caring adults and communities to help set young people on the path for a healthy future and...

Clean ditches

I would just like to thank the Town of Potsdam workers for cleaning out the side ditches to allow regular flow of water instead of to my driveway, and for coming so fast.  

Veterans Center

What we need in St Lawrence County is a Veteran Center, not watering holes like Amvets, VFW, American Legion etc.