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Osprey enjoys fish dinner in Rensselaer Falls

'While driving through Rensselaer Falls Tuesday afternoon, I saw this beautiful osprey eating its fish dinner on a telephone pole,' said photographer Johanna Velasquez Garcia of Canton.

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Opinion: County judge candidate Storie supports justice, integrity, says Canton resident

Greg has the experience and knowledge we need for a county court judge. He will represent our county with justice and integrity.

Greg has over 13 years as a practicing attorney in St....

Opinion: Paying for something twice defies common sense, says Louisville man

The Massena Public Library vote to transition into a school district will be decided on June 9, 2020.

I have come to the conclusion that we are going to pay at minimum 1.53 million dollars...

Opinion: Massena library director says funding needed to support services

In response to letters from Louisville council members that appeared in the May 23-29 issue of North Country This Week: I feel it’s important to clarify some of the false claims that are being...

Opinion: BOE candidate has common sense, is asset to district, says Potsdam man

Keith Sapp has served on the Potsdam School Board for the past few years and has done an excellent job.

Keith truly cares about the students and the school, which is evident in his...

St. Lawrence County Historical Association seeks donations during COVID-19 pandemic

It has been a while since I have last communicated with you. I hope this finds you safe and healthy and sheltered comfortably. The Silas Wright House has been closed since March and perhaps the...

Opinion: Former educator disheartened by lack of Massena library support

It was disheartening to see signs in my area encouraging citizens not to vote for a modest increase in taxes from outlying communities for support of a school district library.

As a retired...

Opinion: Don’t let councilmen influence library vote, says Massena woman

In response to letters from Louisville council members that appeared in the May 23-29 issue of North Country This Week: I have always felt nothing but respect and regard for our elected Louisville...

Opinion: Duvé has proven abilities to perform duties of county judge, retired police investigator says

County court judges greatly impact the entire criminal justice system of their counties, often setting the standard for everyone in the system to live up to. Their performance effects the lives...

Opinion: Duvé checks all boxes to be St. Lawrence County Court judge, former intern says

Generally, I do not express my political opinions or views. I do not engage in political discussions or publicly support candidates very often, unless I wholeheartedly believe in someone who I...

Opinion: OFA school board candidate cites experience

Hello, my name is James (“Jim”) LaFave, and I am announcing my candidacy for a seat on the Ogdensburg City School District Board of Education.

The following are some of my personal &...

Opinion: Library offers plethora of activities for all, says Massena woman

My letter is in regard to the June 9 vote in the Massena Central School District. This vote involves two separate items: First, passage of the Massena Central School District budget and secondly,...

Opinion: Library provides indispensable service to community, Massena resident says

As a lifelong reader and library user I want to encourage you all to vote on the upcoming proposition which changes how the Massena Public Library will be funded. Presently I am honored to be...

Opinion: Learn from history when it comes to pandemics, says Winthrop man

To you who want to kill the innocent men, women and children by opening. Let me tell you my great-grandfather is buried in a mass grave from the 1918 pandemic.

Yes he passed the second year...

Deadline for Parishville-Hopkinton Central seniors to apply for Kiwanis scholarship is June 1

I guess I'm from "the old school" when holidays were observed on the dates they actually happened (this was before the Monday Holiday Law went into effect).

I more or less forgot that...