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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:42 am
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 some...
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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:41 am
In response to “Dangerous Intersection” which appeared in the April 27-May 3 issue of North Country This Week: we live on the Sullivan Road and were there to help with the recent accident at the inter...
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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:41 am
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 the p...
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Monday, May 2, 2016 - 8:36 am
Everyone in the North Country knows that our schools are constantly underfunded. The lack of funding is drastically affecting student education. We need to get more funding and I've come up with a way...
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Monday, May 2, 2016 - 8:36 am
The one thing that's apparent to me; is how "We the People," really have no say on who gets elected president! Our votes really don't count at all. So, what’s the point? This became obvious to me when...
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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:02 am
I have enjoyed the many photos of sunsets and outdoor shots. Trees really make the pictures gorgeous. People, before you cut, please remember, trees take years to grow, they provide shade, break the w...
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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:01 am
I commend the Kingsburg Joint Union High School for voting in concealed carry of handguns for faculty and staff interested in doing so. Our area schools and colleges should do the same. Staff members...
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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:43 am
What is happening to Potsdam? When we decide that the Potsdam police are not considered to be important…what would happen if we did not have any police? We would be a creek without a paddle and would...
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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:42 am
Yes, I am the one complaining about loud motorcycles. I will continue to complain because the arguments that the loud pipes make you safer is a weak argument. Only if they are heard, which, often in t...
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 7:42 am
I fully enjoyed Paul Hetzler's article “Trees in North County Have Different Life Spans” which appeared in the April 20-26 issue of North Country This Week. His description of the different phases of...
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 7:42 am
Regarding the recent accident on the intersection of the Sullivan Road and State Rt. 345: I drive 345 daily, and every day I think this junction is a bad accident waiting to happen. There is no way so...
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 7:42 am
We need a new judge and District Attorney. This would really help to get our legal system back on track. There has been to much animosity between judge and the DA. It is time to clean house. Start ove...
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 7:41 am
I was so glad to see our country legislators take some action to clean up the District Attorney’s office. I applaud the legislators who signed the resolution supporting the investigation. I would have...
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Monday, April 25, 2016 - 6:25 am
In response to “Entitled Eaters” which appeared in the April 9-15 issue of North Country This Week: no one feels like they are entitled eaters! We have a wonderful food stamp program for those who nee...
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Monday, April 25, 2016 - 6:25 am
How long will the United States continue the deception that they are a Democracy? You can see the people’s vote does not really count. Only the privileged votes are valued. The United States has a per...
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Friday, April 22, 2016 - 7:54 am
You must have it pretty good if the biggest problem you see is loud pipes on motorcycles; in response to “Loud Pipes,” which ran in the April 13-19 issue of North Country This Week. The sound of those...
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Friday, April 22, 2016 - 7:53 am
Can we please stop this presidential madness. What a joke we must look like to the rest of the world. We have the leaders of the Republican party trying to stop their parties front runner, voted in by...
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Friday, April 22, 2016 - 7:53 am
It appears to this layman that both our county and Mary Rain would be better served if instead of her personal vendetta against her foes, she spent her time prosecuting criminals. That is her job.  
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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 10:12 am
I don’t understand why anyone would be surprised or upset at the results of tonight’s county legislators’ meeting and a call for an investigation into District Attorney Rain’s behavior, as an elected...
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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 10:11 am
So this is how St Lawrence County measures success in managing their overburdened expenses? Pass them off on the already overburdened taxpayers? After reading many of the legislators transcripts over...
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 6:47 am
Considering the historic problems of electrical generation by the dams in Potsdam, I hesitate to want to rely on them for the Microgrid project. Is this going to be another expensive boondoggle for th...
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:42 am
If you can’t keep your animals on a leash or in your yard, don’t let them run all over the neighborhood. You are responsible for anything your animals do. If I am out with my dog and your dog comes...
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:42 am
Isn't it about time the state moved in and got rid of this tyrant? Enough is enough. This woman has been a thorn in the county's side for too long. Bye Mary.    
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Monday, April 18, 2016 - 8:49 am
Yet another volley of "he said -- she said" from the DA's office. The DA has a problem, best expressed in the lyrics of a song written long ago by British comic Anna Russell. Quote: "Everything I do t...
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Monday, April 18, 2016 - 7:24 am
In response to the story, unless NorthCountryNow plans to use the occupation of the spouse of every person accused of a crime as their headline, doing so on occasion is nothing more than dirty click b...
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