Potsdam chickadee

"This little chickadee had a lot to say as she posed for her picture in Potsdam," said photographer Stacey Smith Tarbox.

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Vegan diets can change hunger, poverty, climate, says Potsdam man

To the Editor: Just in time for the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has made it official: consumption of animal products is not environmentally...

Camping to candles

In your report on the Sportsman's Expo, it lists a lot of great information for those that would hope to attend. And then it says "Vendors and businesses will sell products and have information about...

Cops are the terrorists

I cannot see having 11 cops each way from Syracuse to Potsdam every time I ride that road. This place is crawling with bored cops. I am only referring to the state police-marked unit division....

Honor old glory

Please take time to inspect your US flags for disrepair. Many of us take pride in displaying old glory, but sadly, many do not ever inspect them. As you drive around the country-side, many homes and...

Yard full of paint

Last year road crews filled the cracks in the road on State Highway 56 in Norfolk. They also painted the nice new yellow lines. This spring, our yard is filled with the yellow line fill. Is this from...

Riverview Towers in Ogdensburg should be smoke-free apartments

To the Editor: I am a resident of HUD subsidized high rise and I hope that HUD will decide to make all the buildings smoke-free to get clean air at Riverview Towers. Second-hand smoke fills our...

Bowling fundraiser nets $3,901 for humane society

To the Editor: The Friends of Potsdam Humane Society would like to thank everyone who helped to make our first Bowling Extravaganza a great success! Our gracious host, Thomas Kiereck, and all the...

Unpaid property taxes

More and more homeowners are under threat with the county making it easier for themselves to take possession of your property for unpaid taxes. The legislature seems to think they have more of a...

Intrusive stops

It is obvious that the police presence in the area is disproportionate to need and population. Yes, there is a serious need to contain and control illegal immigration, but the roadblocks, bus...

Apples to oranges: Norwood man wants to know why gas is more in NY?

To the Editor: If we believe the oil companies’ explanations as to why gas prices vary from region to region, I wonder why these same “marketing rules” do not apply to all businesses. I’m told that...

Control the masses

In my opinion, gay, lesbian etc., women’s equality issues should not be capturing the media and therefore public opinion. I am all for equality for everyone but like beauty, equality is in the eye of...

Fear funding

Well, let's not forget the state park where a Border Patrol agent sits 24-7...a lot of criminal activity there. The boat launch in Massena, a lot of terrorism and criminal activity at that spot on...

Plea deal

The fact that they even thinking of giving the accused Hermon kidnappers a plea deal is sick! The kidnappers should get the full extent of the law and if they don't, there is really something wrong...

Ogdensburg area Zonta Club wear red for Equal Pay Day

To the Editor: Time to wear your red! On Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Ogdensburg area Zonta Club and thousands of women from across the united states will join in a national day called equal pay day. The...

Keep dogs on leash

One of the great things about living in Potsdam is that we have parks and trails that are far enough from car traffic where it is generally acceptable to walk our dogs off-leash. However, if you are...