Silhouette on the St. Lawerence

"This is my dog Rhys against a dramatic sunset on the St. Lawrence River," said photographer Rebecca Adams.

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Norwood-Norfolk-Raymondville Outreach Program assists 334 though X-mas program

To the Editor: The Neighborhood Outreach Program wishes to thank community members, organizations and individuals for their time, talents and/or support throughout the 2014 calendar year. It is with...

Thank you teachers

North Country Public School Teachers, we appreciate your tireless efforts to educate our children. I want to apologize for our governor. He has ambitions that reach far beyond the North County, that...

GardenShare honors St. Lawrence County family at recent social

To the Editor: To honor Daniel and Mendy Martin and family for their work towards an equitable local food system in Northern New York and to welcome their new Executive Director, Gloria McAdam,...

Potsdam Lions food drive nets 188 items for neighborhood center

To the Editor: The Potsdam Lions Club wishes to thank the Potsdam community members who donated to our Jan. 17 food drive at the IGA. We collected 188 items and $49 for the Potsdam Neighborhood...

Cross safely

The roads be icy This car won’t stop on a dime Be calm, cross safely  

Why buy local?

I am a bit tired of hearing people tout "buy local." Why should I buy something locally when I can get the exact same item online cheaper? Local businesses are selling items not even made in this...

County shortchanged again in NYPA ‘deal’, says Norwood resident

To the Editor: I would be interested to know if every board member of every township voting on the NYPA “deal” read the following report DiNapoli released back in 2013 on NYPA’s operational failures...

Town of Pierrepont creating vets memorial

To the Editor: A group of volunteers are working to establish a Veterans Memorial for those who have served their country from the Town of Pierrepont. After research and a trip to Clayton, we’re...

Double standard?

I know I made a mistake when I drove after having a few drinks last summer. However, I did not have three children in my car. I did not have a hit-and-run and leave the scene of the accident. I did...

Canton man sappy about sugar house reopening

To the Editor: Your story about “Cornell Cooperative Extension Reopens Canton Sugar House Following Fire in March” gave me a very happy feeling about our North Country community. I would like to...

Get after the governor about education funding, says Potsdam woman

To the Editor: Governor Cuomo likes to complain about the cost to educate students in NY, but the current per pupil expenditure is illegally low to guarantee all students an appropriate education...

Super did good job

Patrick Brady is doing his job. I am very glad he has left to Massena. He has put in a lot of effort into Potsdam Central School. He is not giving up on Potsdam, he is moving on. Patrick Brady loves...

Bowhunting generations

With the law requiring the completion of a bow hunter safety course to obtain a bowhunting license, many old-timers who take the course are finding our many things they never knew. This is because...

Potsdam day care has survived since 1972

To the Editor: I am sorry to read of the troubles that Building Blocks Day Care Center is having and I hope all the issues can be resolved successfully. A bit of history: In the fall of 1972 I joined...

HEAP survey comments bitter; residents might have reason to feel that way, says Heuvelton man

To the Editor: In response to “Waddington Woman Disappointed With Attitude From Recent HEAP Survey Comments,” I have to agree with you. However, to be fair, there a few who feel cheated because they...

Blessing in disguise

I know some parents are upset about the abrupt closing of Building Blocks Day Care. As a parent I understand it is hard with the amount of notice that was given. I also know it was very necessary....

Get up and move

You want to know what drives me insane? Every day we see countless advertisements about weight loss products. Now they have a new FDA approved devise to insert in your brain! Can you imagine? This is...

Governor blackmailing legislature, schools, says Norwood man

To the Editor: Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying to blackmail the New York State Legislature and the Public Schools of New York State with his proposed “draconian” reforms. The governor laid out his...

Police, citizen assist woman with digging out in Potsdam

To the Editor: This is written to thank the kind gentleman who stopped Sunday morning, Jan. 4, on Market Street to help me dig out my car, which was stuck in the driveway entrance, before it froze...

Pet double standard

Holy hyperbole Batman! “Contain Cats” did not mention cat euthanasia, and what’s that got to do with Hitler’s genocide of “6 million Jews?” The only mention of cat death was an unfortunate hit-and-...