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Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:49 am
Those speaking in support of St. Lawrence County Legislator Rita Curran’s post indicated this was a first amendment/free speech issue and that objections voiced at the proceedings were an effort to de...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:49 am
This year our Perennial Plant Annual Fundraiser again joined the “Strut Your Mutt" event on May 4th at the Sandstone Arena, Potsdam, as organized by the Potsdam Humane Society staff. The proceeds of t...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:07 am
Weather conditions at the 4th annual Earth Day 7k on the St. Lawrence University trail system were less than ideal. It was wet, rainy, and even a little snowy. But water, mud, and cold temps didn’t st...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:07 am
After 10-days of exciting arts-related performances, hands-on workshops, readings and gallery shows, the LoKo Arts Festival at SUNY Potsdam ended on Sunday May 5. The support was tremendous with recor...
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 6:09 am
On May 4-5, Canton Canoe Weekend held its 58th annual race weekend. The board would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who sponsored, volunteered or took part! We could not put on this h...
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 6:08 am
Monday morning our adolescent Yorkie dog “Lucey” bolted from the garden fence onto County Route 35 and ran down the middle to where it connects with the Leary Road. Cars from 3 directions stopped, gre...
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Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:44 am
The Waddington Volunteer Fire Department and its Auxiliary would like to thank the many businesses in our community, as well as the rest of St. Lawrence County, for the generous donations to our aucti...
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Friday, May 17, 2019 - 8:46 am
Although I’m not a member of CFC , or any religious institution for that matter, I have been to several performances and even donated/lent some props for their excellent production of Chitty Chitty Ba...
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Friday, May 17, 2019 - 8:45 am
The Canton Free Library is grateful to be part of such a generous community. Whether it’s volunteering your time to make annual events like the Battle of the Books a success or making donations to hel...
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Friday, May 17, 2019 - 8:45 am
Ralph Fuller has served the Potsdam Central School District as a board member for over 20 years. In that time he has brought a voice of reason, common sense, and pride to the board. As someone who is...
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Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:20 am
The Potsdam Central School District 2019-20 budget and Board of Education vote are coming up soon. I am up for re-election this year and would appreciate your support. I’ve contributed to the Potsdam...
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Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:19 am
I have been following with interest the coverage, official reaction, and public response to SLC Legislator Rita Curran’s Facebook post that was deemed offensive and inappropriate to not only those of...
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 7:43 am
  Rita Curran should step down. The fact that she shared a post on her personal Facebook page makes no difference. If she didn't want it to be public, she should make her personal page private and hav...
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 7:43 am
I encourage all Village of Morristown taxpayers to pick up a copy of this budget at the village offices, 137 High St. The amount that is proposed to be raised by tax (total tax levy) for the seven mon...
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 9:58 am
The local media and their partners in crime - the Democratic Party, Mark Bellardini, Mike Zagrobelny, the liberal elitists at the universities in Potsdam and Canton - continue their daily attacks on C...
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 9:56 am
BY RAINBOW CRABTREEOwner, Nature’s Storehouse I understand that public opinions vary on whether or not the Village of Canton should apply for funding on behalf of the Canton Dairy Queen. I would like...
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 9:53 am
BY ELIZABETH PIEROwner, Nola’s General Store So they are at it again. Monday, April 29, the (Canton) town board met to move forward for a $195,000 Community Development Grant for Canton Dairy Queen. O...
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Monday, May 13, 2019 - 9:59 am
BY GAIL CRABTREEOwner, Dairy Queen There seems to be a lot of erroneous information out there in regard to the grant we are seeking to aid in a rebuild. We hope you can help us to spread the true fact...
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Monday, May 13, 2019 - 9:57 am
WWJD. For those not in the loop, it stands for What Would Jesus Do? It's on bracelets some of us wear. I've worn one myself on occasion. It should remind us to make the kind of choices Jesus would mak...
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Friday, May 10, 2019 - 12:34 pm
In response to “Opinion: Don’t ever forget events of 9/11, says Canton resident”, on your homepage today, I suggest you run this from The Onion: https://www.theonion.com/islam-is-incompatible-with-cou...
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Friday, May 10, 2019 - 8:08 am
A diverse pool of talent and different perspectives are essential to the success of any organization including school boards. Ideas big and small can make a huge difference in the lives of children, t...
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Friday, May 10, 2019 - 8:07 am
To mothers all over: It wasn’t until my wife needed my unconditional full-time attention that I really began to realize and respect just what a ‘mother’ does for her family each and everyday that we ‘...
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Friday, May 10, 2019 - 8:07 am
I was stunned when I read of the Democratic Committee of St. Lawrence County's severe criticism of the St Law Board of Legislatures member who posted the we will never forget and the picture of the Wo...
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Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:47 am
Thank you for reminding the people of St. Lawrence County that we still have a “Bill of Rights.” Unfortunately, there are way too many people who disrespect this document and our Constitution. Thomas...
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Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 5:52 am
Less than two months ago, the North Country was labeled “The Least Politically Prejudiced Place in America” by The Atlantic, an accolade that should bring tremendous pride to a region known for its cl...
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