Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:12 am
If you see a vehicle illegally parked in a disabled parking space, report it. I did, and waited around a few minutes to see if there would actually be a response. Guess what? The police arrived and th...
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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:11 am
People in Ogdensburg cannot take a walk or people who use a scooter, power chair, or wheelchair cannot take a ride along the Maple City Trail from the Green Belt area down past the footbridge over to...
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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:26 am
A friend of mine was fishing and found a carrier with two beagle dogs in it. They were drowned. So sad. These poor dogs were put in a carrier and thrown in a stream to drown on the road to St. Regis F...
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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:26 am
Leaseholders state that they have the right to do whatever they want with their own property. That is not exactly true. They must seek permission to construct or alter buildings or start a business....
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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:26 am
In response to “Earn Your Education” which appeared in the April 12-18 issue of North Country This Week: I agree with you 100 percent! If you look deeper into the details of this, it's just another cr...
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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:25 am
I would like to express my concern over the installation of the “Black Lives Matter” banner recently installed at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Canton. The Universalist Church has throughout it...
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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:08 am
In response to a proposal to county legislators to exhume remains from a Canton cemetery: once our life force passes from this world, we are gone, only our memory remains. The body is just an organic...
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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:08 am
I see that Senator Chuck Schumer is going to stop the flow of fentanyl into our country with yet another escalation of the “War on Some Drugs.” Good luck, Chuck. You're going to need it. We've been tr...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:46 am
It was wonderful to see Albany increase funding to our schools. Now it is sad to see that local school boards are using the additional state funding to restore positions that had been eliminated inste...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:45 am
In response to the April 12-18 Sound Off “Earn Your Education,” you are right, but today’s misguided youth is all about X-box and entitlements.  
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:47 am
In response to the April 12-18 Sound Off “Parents Need to Step Up?” in North Country This Week: Really? Kids get away with the bullying because mom and dad are buddies with someone in the system; you...
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:47 am
In response to “Industrial Wasteland” which appeared in the April 12-18 issue of North Country This Week: perhaps this business is responsible for some of the items you listed, but how about you list...
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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 8:46 am
In response to “Canton Church Supports Black Lives Matter” which appeared in the April 11-16 issue of North Country This Week: I'm sorry, but all life matters. It is people who support this labeled wa...
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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 8:45 am
Kids figure out bullying by the time they figure out their socioeconomic status. It's as old as time. The poor get pick on…it's the way it is!  
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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 8:45 am
Tug Hill supervisors should stay home instead of attending St. Lawrence County Board meetings telling lies about benefits of industrial wind! I traveled to their meetings leading up to making their ar...
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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:02 am
White pinions rotate over hills, over sea-sides, extracting energy from the morning breeze, the scuff of each rotation can be heard to the attentive ear -- disaster! Unsightly! All for the fear of a d...
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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:01 am
The windmill controversy and the “not in my backyard mentality.” The United States consumes electricity at an alarming rate and our community is no exception. For about 90 percent of the people protes...
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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:49 am
I have a graduate degree. I paid for my college education! I resent that the new New York State budget is going to pay for college education with tax dollars. The current generation of youth needs to...
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:18 am
I am going to have to stick up for the school system with how they handle bullying simply because there are only so many ways you can combat it. As parents we should also be teaching our children how...
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:39 am
After reading about the recent grease fire in Potsdam, I’d like to offer some advice. Keep a box of baking soda by your stove. It’s the best thing to dump on a grease fire…works every time.  
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:37 am
So a church in Canton decides to put a Black Lives Matter banner up? What does this promote? Don't all lives matter? Displaying banners like this just fuels the fire that should be extinguished, not e...
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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 9:31 am
Thank you for poisoning our wells, windy days smelling like silage/feces, polluting our land/water/air with pesticide/herbicides/fertilizers (known carcinogens), dead plants/trees around fields (next...
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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 9:31 am
The green clouds the mind with rainy thoughts. The white runs through the veins like the rapid waters. The brown soils the mind to a mudslide state. The red melts the throat like swallowing lava. Natu...
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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:29 am
North Country residents please don’t be fooled by the bullying and mass hysteria driven anti-wind turbine campaign. The wind turbine representatives provide facts and information based on science and...
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:58 am
I see and hear things all the time about kids being bullied every day in school. As a kid in school I used to get picked on because I lived in the country and not the big city of Canton. So I know a l...
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